Vision & Mission

We support the clinical, research, and educational programs of National Jewish Health as a preeminent health  care institution. Our mission is to provide accurate and timely information, where and when it is needed, in the most useful format.

We pursue this mission by providing access to worldwide biomedical information networks and supplying an organized collection of electronic and print materials. We support informed patient care, provide current information for the conduct of novel, basic, translational, and clinical research, and provide educational resources for health care and research professionals.


Our Values

  • We adhere to the highest standards of fairness, justice and equality in our work.
  • We relate to each other with honesty and candor.
  • We maintain a strong work ethic, taking responsibility for our work and actions, keeping our word, and following through on our commitments.
  • We treat everyone with equal consideration and courtesy.
  • We encourage differences in perspective and maintain an openness to new ideas and adventures.
  • We engage others with compassion, empathy and tolerance.
  • To reach our full potential in intellectual vitality, innovation and flexibility, we are committed to an environment that is inclusive and diverse.
  • We are committed to excellence.
  • We employ the best tools, people and resources to accomplish our work.
  • We are dedicated to ongoing learning for individual and organizational growth.
  • We continuously improve our processes, procedures, and services to exceed the expectations of those we serve.
Creativity and Flexibility
  • We meet the changing needs of the library and its users by developing innovative solutions, practices, and services in a creative work environment.
  • We support flexibility, collaboration, and openness to new ideas and practices.
Open Communication
  • We promote an environment where communication is encouraged, open, and two-way.
  • We share information that keeps stakeholders actively involved in decisions and actions that affect the success of the Library, because we recognize the importance of institution-wide participation.

Faculty Publications

Motivational enhancement to improve adherence to positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial. PubMed

γδ T cells recognize the insulin B:9-23 peptide antigen when it is dimerized through thiol oxidation. PubMed

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Library News Blog

Read the latest news from Library and Knowledge Services on the news blog and set your RSS Reader to receive the latest bulletins.

New Title: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine launched in March 2013 and is the fourth Lancet specialty journal following in the footsteps of The Lancet Oncology, The Lancet Neurology, and The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Topics include but are not limited to asthma, COPD, tobacco control, critical care, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, mesothelioma, palliative medicine, and respiratory infections. Read more.

Colorado Healthcare Exchange

Starting Oct. 1st, Coloradans will be able to shop, compare, pick and purchase health plans at one site: Connect for Health Colorado! Wondering what individual insurance rates will look like? Looking for educational materials for your community members? Want to know who in your community is in the designated Health Assistance Network? Find out at the Connect for Health Colorado website. Read more.

Expert EndNote Tip

How to find and replace fields so that you can view metadata most efficiently… Recently, I was working on a project where I needed to sort EndNote records by publication type (the EN field, Type of Work). It’s simple enough to click on the the column header “Type of Work” and get it to sort alphabetically. BUT only one type of work displays in the library window, even when a record is indexed with multiple publication types! Read more.