The Steve Kaufman Library

The Steve Kaufman Library, located within The New York College of Health Professions facility, contains the most extensive collection of materials about Holistic medicine available on Long Island. It is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public.

The library houses an ever growing collection of anatomical models, books, magazines and journals, specializing in Oriental medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage therapy, Cooperative agreements with hospital and medical school libraries provide an invaluable resource for obtaining additional material. DVDs and CD-ROMS are also available for loan and in-library use.

Several networked workstations provide access to the Library’s catalogaccess to the Internet, e-mail, word-processing, and spreadsheet applications. Online indexes to professional periodical literature include subscriptions to online resources and are available on and off campus.  These databases include full-text research articles focusing on holistic approaches to health care and medicine.

The College’s Library catalog is found at

A reserve tutoring room is now available for one-on-one assistance and small study groups.

Library Information

Hours of Operation:

Monday –Thursday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday 11 AM to 3 PM

Check for updates as intersession hours and hours during exams may vary


Cynthia Cayea
Librarian and Career Services Assistant
(516) 364-0808 ext 521

Online Resources

Acupuncture in Medicine:

Acupuncture in Medicine is a scientific and clinical journal aimed at Western-trained physicians and other health professionals, and uses understanding of neurophysiology and anatomy to interpret the effects of acupuncture.

Alt HealthWatch:

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated
approaches to health care and wellness.

Liebert Online Journal Collection:

Scientific, technical and medical

Alternative and Complementary Therapies:

Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine:

Medical Acupuncture:


Citations for biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals and online books

Medline Plus:

The National Institute of Health’s Web site, produced by the National Library of Medicine

Medline Plus Magazine

Bio Med Central (BMC):

Open-Access (free), Scientific Journals:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine:

Health Services Research:

Musculoskeletal Disorders:

Public Health:

Chinese Medicine:

Nutrition Journal:

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork:

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA):

Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies (JAMS):

Journal of the Chinese Medical Association:

Western Journal of Medicine:

Annals of Internal Medicine:

Alternative Medicine Review:

Integrative Practitioner: Community for Integrative Health Care Practitioners

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: Western Medical Text

ScienceDirect:  ScienceDirect is a site for peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters which will help keep up to date with health and medical developments to stimulate research and improve patient care.
    1. You can access your subscription at while at the college.
    2. Register with your college email and save articles OR sign in by searching for the college