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How Should you Measure your Research Impact?

Publishers, funders, promotion committees and researchers use metrics–like impact factor or h-index–to assess how pivotal research was in a given community. Learn about new metrics to assess impact.

New Permissions Allow Nature Article Sharing

Nature announced this month a new content-sharing policy. The policy allows all research papers within the publication to be shared by subscribers to anyone via a screen-view format. Read more.

LexiComp Mobile

It will look familiar to you because UpToDate uses a limited version of Lexi-Comp for drug content. See how to get mobile access.

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

Differential susceptibility of human lung primary cells to H1N1 influenza viruses. PubMed

Right ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in COPD. PubMed