Library Policies 


The library is open to patients and their family members, faculty and staff, and affiliates of National Jewish Health. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Employees can request after-hours access to the library through Facilities or at the library's front service desk.


National Jewish Health faculty and staff may check out books and journals from the library. Anyone may check out books from the Patient Information Center. Fill out a Patron Data Sheet, available at the library's front service desk.

  • Books are loaned for two weeks
  • Journals are loaned for 3 days
  • Patrons billed for material after 2 overdue notices

Computer & Printer Use

The library maintains five computers for faculty and staff to access work email and research medical and health topics. Two PCs are provided in the Health Information Center for patients and their families. Printers are available for printing health-related information. Recreational use of the library's computers and printers is not allowed.

Conference Room

The library conference room (K104d) is available to all National Jewish Health staff during regular operating hours. It seats seven people and has a wall-mounted flat-panel monitor for connecting to laptops.  To reserve the conference room, please fill out a room request form online (National Jewish Health employees only).

Interlibrary Loan

All National Jewish Health employees may request books or articles we don't own through interlibrary loan. This is available at no cost. Learn more.

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.