The Health Sciences Library is an integrated system that includes libraries at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. All employees of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, attending physicians on staff, students participating in current clinical rotations, and authorized volunteers are eligible for library privileges. The library is open to the public for use of on-site collections and access to consumer health online and print resources including authoritative consumer health web sites.

The Long Island Jewish Medical Center library subscribes to over 600 online or print journals and maintains an on-site collection of 20,000 books and journal volumes covering all medical specialties, nursing, and health care administration.

The Mission of the Health Sciences Library is to manage and provide effective access to knowledge based information and information resources which support excellence in patient care, patient education, teaching/learning, and research conducted at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and all its affiliations.

EMIL (Electronic Medical Information Library)

EMIL is the acronym for the North Shore-LIJ Health System Electronic Medical Information Library. Accessible through HealthPort, EMIL enables staff throughout the health system to access a comprehensive suite of databases, e-journals, e-textbooks and reference services, both on campus and remotely, from one single platform. The EMIL initiative is funded by an Information Systems grant from the National Library of Medicine.