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The Health Sciences Library provides current, authoritative information in a timely manner to all hospital staff and patients who request it.  The library acquires, preserves, organizes and disseminates a collection in a variety of formats that supports patient care and the research and educational programs of the hospital.  The Paterson campus library is located on the fourth floor of the Xavier Building at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. The Wayne campus library is located on the main level of the hospital behind the Meyer Conference Room.

Library Services include:

  • Literature Searches
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Reference Services
  • Current Awareness
  • Computer Access
  • The library also houses the Hospital Archives

The library provides support to hospital authors by performing literature searches, and delivering articles to authors. Some recent publications include:

  • Ahmed AM, Mohammed AT, Bastawy S, et al. Serum Biomarkers for the Early Detection of the Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis: A Single-Center Prospective Study. Adv Neonatal Care. 2019;19(5):E26-E32.
  • Alkomos MF, Aron P, Laxina I, Sanchez J, Agnelli A. COVID-19 Presenting as Acute Bilateral Submassive Pulmonary Embolism in a Young Healthy Female. Cureus. 2020; 12(7): e9266.
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, Goodrich JA, Dragoo JL, McCarty EC. Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Am J Sports Med. 2020;363546520909397.
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Smith JR, et al. Prevention of Cutibacterium acnes infection in arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020;29(5):867-873.
  • Brophy A, Cardinale M, Andrews LB, et al. Prospective Observational Evaluation of Sedation and Pain Management Guideline Adherence Across New Jersey Intensive Care Units. J Pharm Pract. 2019;32(5):529-533.
  • D'Amore K, Schulte A, Kashani J. The transmission of the influenza virus from patient to emergency physician: No flu for you. Am J Emerg Med. 2020;38(3):562-565.
  • de la Torre A, Ahmad M, Ayoub F, et al. Electronic health record year and country of birth testing and patient navigation to increase diagnosis of chronic viral hepatitis. J Viral Hepat. 2019;26(7):911-918.
  • Delmonte OM, Baldin F, Ovchinsky N, Marquardsen F, Recher M, Notarangelo LD, Kosinski SM. Novel Missense Mutation inSP110 Associated with Combined Immunodeficiency and Advanced Liver Disease Without VOD. J Clin Immunol. 2020;40(1):236-239.
  • Diko S, Sheeder J, Guiahi M, et al. Identification of obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIs) and other lacerations: a national survey of nurse-midwives [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 12]. IntUrogynecol J. 2020;10.1007/s00192-020-04304-6.
  • Elkafrawi D, Sisti G, Araji S, Khoury A, Miller J, Rodriguez Echevarria B. Risk Factors for Neonatal/Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in African American Women with Placental Abruption. Medicina (Kaunas). 2020;56(4):174.
  • Ephros H, Kim S, DeFalco R. Peri-implantitis: Evaluation and Management. Dent Clin North Am. 2020;64(2):305-313.
  • Estifan E, Cavanagh Y, Grossman MA. Hybrid Argon Plasma Coagulation for Treatment of Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia. Cureus. 2020;12(3):e7427.
  • Estifan E, Laxina I, Adib S, Suh JS, Baddoura W. A Case of Cryptococcal Hepatitis in an HIV Patient with a Negative Serum Cryptococcal Antigen. Cureus. 2019;11(12):e6496.
  • Fakhoury E, Lau I, Finlay DJ. Dermabond and Tegaderm: A Better Surgical Incision Dressing. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019;60:463-467.
  • Garris R, Abanoub R, Qaqa F, et al. Conquering the pneumococcal nemesis with oral antibiotics. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2020;10(1):65-68.
  • Haas MR, Haley K, Nagappan BS, Ankel F, Swaminathan A, Santen SA. The connected educator: personal learning networks [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 24]. Clin Teach. 2020;10.1111/tct.13146.
  • Ju C, Bove J, Hochman S. Does the Removal of Textbook Reading from Emergency Medicine Resident Education Negatively Affect In-Service Scores?. West J Emerg Med. 2020;21(2):434-440.
  • Kapoor A, Manje Gowda A, Kaur S, Estifan E, Maroules M. A Rare Case of Cerebral Amyloidoma Mimicking a Hemorrhagic Malignant Central Nervous System Neoplasm. Cureus. 2020;12(3):e7245.
  • Kest H, Kaushik A, Tehreem B, Goldberg D. It Is Complicated: The Medico-Social Journey of an Undocumented Pregnant Adolescent. Case Rep Pediatr. 2020;2020:6749630.
  • Manis T, George-Varghese B, Kashani J. Rhabdomyolysis - Go big or go home. Am J Emerg Med. 2019;37(12):2194-2196.
  • Mease SJ, Moontasri NJ, Kurowicki J, Long CL, Simone ES, Scillia AJ. Superior Capsular Reconstruction with Achilles Tendon Allograft. Arthrosc Tech. 2020;9(4):e527-e533.
  • Novack TA, Hoskins T, Patel JN, et al. Nail Salon a Potential Source of a Rare Mycobacterium Fortuitum Infection In Proximal Tibia Megaprosthesis? A Case Report. J Bone Jt Infect. 2020;5(3):133-136.
  • Ostroff MD, Pittiruti M. Alternative exit sites for central venous access: Back tunneling to the scapular region and distal tunneling to the patellar region. J Vasc Access. 2020; 1129729820940178.
  • Sahai N, Changoor S, Dunn CJ, et al. Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy as an Alternative to Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Unilateral Cervical Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019;44(24):1731-1739.
  • Swaminathan AK, Hochman SM, Saleem K. Rocuronium or Succinylcholine for Rapid Sequence Intubation: Does Noninferior Mean They Are the Same?: May 2020 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club. Ann Emerg Med. 2020;75(5):670-672.
  • Treu CN, Llamzon JL, Acquisto NM, Lazar JD. The impact of an emergency medicine clinical pharmacist on nursing satisfaction. Int J Clin Pharm. 2019;41(6):1618-1624.
  • Vasudev R, Shah P, Patel J, et al. Should Bangladeshi Race Be Considered as an Independent Risk Factor for Multi Vessel Coronary Artery Disease?. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2020;16:143-147.
  • Yuridullah R, Patel V, Melki G, Bollu J. Acute esophageal necrosis masquerading acute coronary syndrome. Autops Case Rep. 2020;10(1):e2019136.