Discounted EndNote software through the Levy Library

Starting Thursday, November 1, 2007 Mount Sinai faculty, staff, and students can purchase EndNote X1 software (Windows or MAC) through the Levy Library for only $50, a 75% discount off the retail price.  EndNote X1 is the latest version of the popular reference management software used for managing and citing references in papers and bibliographies.

To purchase EndNote, please contact the Media Resource Center at ext. 47091 or email  For questions about using EndNote please contact a reference librarian at or ext.47204.   To read more about this offer please click here. 

“SPSS for Dummies” Now Available in Books 24X7

In the library, we frequently hear requests for SPSS reference materials.  SPSS for Dummies (2007) is now available as an online full-text book through Books 24X7.  Books 24X7 is a collection of thousands of full-text computing and IT textbooks including many on desktop and office applications such as PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and SPSS.  To access the new SPSS book, go to Books 24X7 and search for spss.  The first time you use Books 24X7 you will be asked to register for a free username and password.  Please let us know if you have any questions.       

PubMed Problem is Fixed

Yesterday’s problem linking to full-text from PubMed has been fixed.  You can now use the blue and yellow buttons in PubMed, or the ejournals page to connect to full-text journals provided by the library.

PubMed LinkOut Problem

Our full-text links in PubMed (both the blue MSSM/Levy Library button and the yellow FIND IT icon) are currently not working.  This is a problem on PubMed’s end.  The problem has been reported to the National Library of Medicine and will hopefully be fixed soon.  Please note that you can obtain full-text access to  library e-journals by going to our ejournals page:  Please let us know if you have any questions.