There are two library facilities, one at each building. The library located at 226 West 26th Street on the 6th floor serves the Massage Therapy program and includes resources in the biosciences, nutrition and complementary and alternative medicine, including acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
The second Swedish Institute library is located at the 151 West 26th Street building on the 4th floor and includes specialty resources for the Nursing, Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant, Surgical Technologist, Advanced Personal Training, and Medical Billing and Coding programs. Libraries are equipped with computer terminals, study table, printers and copiers.
All students and instructors have access to a 75,000+ volume online collection through ebrary. The collection supports all programs and includes standard library collections in general education including social sciences, humanities, English, mathematics and sciences. Students can access full-text items through a virtual bookshelf and use study/research tools including web links, highlighters and bibliography and footnote formatting templates.
The college also subscribes to online nursing and allied health periodicals and a multimedia database through ProQuest. Students and faculty can access journal, magazine and newsletter articles through the ProQuest portal.
Swedish Institute is a member of the METRO consortium of New York metropolitan area public, medical, and university libraries. Through METRO, students can access collections on-site at other METRO member libraries with several libraries offering borrowing privileges. METRO includes a number of nearby medical library collections.
A library cooperation agreement also exists with our sister school, nearby Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.