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Voluntary Faculty : Library Overview

The Health Sciences Library at Upstate offers many resources for Voluntary Faculty.

Top 5 Voluntary Faculty FAQs

1. How do I access Health Sciences Library electronic resources?

Log in using the OpenAthens account type

 2.  How do I access the full text of an article?

  • Click the link Owned by Upstate? in the article abstract.
  • Click the blue Article link to open the full text.
  • If there is not an Article link, click Check the New York State Library (NYSL) (if you are eligible for a NYSL card)

3.  Why should I get a New York State Library (NYSL) borrower card?

  • Physicians licensed in NYS are eligible to apply for a NYSL borrower card and gain access to databases and journals in several relevant subject areas.  
  • More information and an application for a NYSL borrower card can be found here

4. Where can I get books unavailable from the HSL or the NYSL?

  • Connect with your local libraries.
  • It is common for college and university libraries to allow visitors to use resources in the building.  
  • Public and community libraries offer interlibrary loan.

5Who do I call for Help?

  • Our Reference team will support you with your research questions, navigating the Library webpage, and finding articles.
  • Our Technical support team will help you troubleshoot access problems when they occur.
  • Our Interlibrary loan team will deliver articles and book chapters to you at no cost, please complete the form at the link!

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Looking for a reference book online? 

To search for electronic books by title, description or topic:

 Enter key terms in the Search Our Site box and click the "E-books" option from the drop down menu


Click the "Resources" drop down menu and click on "E-Books

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