The library staff meeting took place on January 24th, a rainy, windy, and cold day outside, however, inside the comradery of the staff warmed us up. In addition to staff from our NYC locations, the meeting included library staff from as far away as California and Nevada, and closer to home from NYMC and Middletown. Continue reading
Call numbers allow us to pinpoint the exact location of a book, even if its one among thousands. But what happens if a book gets put back in the wrong place?
Congenial colleagues, research scholars, engrossing speakers, and good food made for a most stimulating annual Faculty Author reception. Continue reading
On Monday June 29th the Touro College libraries held their semi-annual staff meeting at the newly refurbished Kings Highway library. Library staff members from New York Medical College, Middletown, and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine participated in the conference. Continue reading
On December 9, the Touro College Libraries hosted the 4th annual Faculty Author Reception. We are honored to recognize the contributions of our faculty to academic scholarship. The library publishes an annual book, as well as an online database, listing publications by Touro community members in many fields, including science, medicine, art, literature, and history. Beginning in 2009, the library took the initiative of collecting this wealth of material, and we feel privileged to share it with the world of academic research. Continue reading
On June 16th the Library Staff semi-annual full-day meeting was held at the Brooklyn, Avenue J campus. Librarians and staff from the campuses at Harlem, Middletown, New York Medical College and Bay Shore joined us for a most informative meeting. Continue reading
Welcome to the Touro College Libraries’ blog. We plan on providing the Touro community with informational tidbits and updates about our libraries. Join us in touring the Touro College Libraries and keeping up with our happenings.
Currently, we are excited to share with you our two newest initiatives. iPads are now available for circulation at two Touro libraries. Midwood (Ave J) and Midtown (23rd Street) libraries have iPads for student and faculty use for 24-hour checkout. Additionally, the library at Kew Gardens Hills has recently acquired an iPad cart containing 20 iPads for library classroom instructional use – Information Literacy on wheels. Every indication is that it has been very well received by the students. (Check out our Facebook for more photos!)
We look forward to sharing with you other library news. Touro College Libraries will keep you updated as we work to anticipate and meet your ongoing needs for research and information.
Director of Libraries