Understanding the need to refuel while studying in the library, UC Libraries have installed two coffee vending machines in Langsam Library. One is located by the main entrance on the 4th floor of the library and the second is located in the UCit@Langsam 24/7 lab. Continue reading
Miss the Health Sciences Library’s February Lunch & Learn series? Don’t worry! You can now watch all four instruction sessions online. Check out videos by following the links below. The videos are also available on the HSL’s Tutorials guide at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/hsltutorials.
Excel Tricks: Learn about some of the newer features available in Excel to make you a more effective user.
Free Screencasting Tools: Learn the basics on how to record a video of what you do on a computer screen using two free screencasting tools, Screencast-O-Matic and Jing.
iPad 101: A beginners’ look at iPads, including settings and some helpful apps.
Time Saving Tech Tips: Learn to leverage productivity apps (Evernote) and shortcuts to save you time and hassle.
Note: Videos are available in WMV format.
The ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists has now completed its transition from print to online. This directory provides access to “professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).” Continue reading
- drug information
- ability to create personal accounts to access Board Review or NPTE review questions
Each collection also includes some unique features:
- AccessPediatrics: calculators, algorithms, and a Clerkship Corner; textbooks, cases, and Q&A especially for medical students
- AccessPhysiotherapy: topics by modalities and an interactive cadaver dissection experience in its Anatomy and Physiology Revealed section
- AccessSurgery: images, videos, and descriptions of procedures.
Bookmark these new resources or go to the Health Sciences Library’s home page http://libraries.uc.edu/hsl/ and click on eBooks from the menu on the left under Quick Links or Point of Care eResources in the center of the page under Express Links.
If you have any questions, please contact Edith Starbuck at email@example.com or 558-1433.
Check out Open-i (http://openi.nlm.nih.gov/), the National Library of Medicine’s new image retrieval project. Still in Beta, this new service “aims to provide next generation information retrieval services for biomedical articles from the full text collections such as PubMed Central.” Powered by the search engine Essie (that supports ClinicalTrials.gov) a search is able to retrieve both the text and images in the articles.
Other features include viewing search results in a citation list or image grid, limiting by image type (CT Scan, MRI, Photographs, etc), by subsets such as basic science, clinical journals, ethics or systematic reviews, by specialties, and more.
To find other health sciences image sources go to the UC Libraries Media guide http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/healthsciences
The latest UC-licensed learning technology – Lynda.com is available to all currently registered students, faculty, and staff. UCit partnered with several colleges and UC Libraries to provide full access to technology training videos.
Log in with your 6+2 username and password to access software, career development, and technology training videos from anywhere using an Internet browser. Lynda.com features software from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Blackboard, Facebook, Google, HTML, Microsoft, Open Source, SPSS, Twitter, and many more that allow users to learn the latest tools and techniques in business, digital media, design, and development. Visit http://www.uc.edu/ucit/learningtechnologies/lynda.html for more information.
The Joanna Briggs Institute evidence based nursing database, JBI COnNECT +, has recently moved to a new platform and a new name. The new name is Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database and is now provided on an Ovid search platform. Ovid search capabilities make the search process more user friendly. In addition to the high quality evidence based literature that has always been available through the Joanna Briggs Institute; access to Ovid electronic journals and books purchased by the library are readily available. Continue reading
Thanks to a recent agreement between UC Health and the University of Cincinnati, UC Health employees now have access to health sciences and research-level library collections and services through UC Libraries’ Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library.
To access library resources and services, UC Health employees need only to register online at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/uchealth. This web site will also serve as UC Health employees’ gateway to the information resources and services provided by the Health Sciences Library and UC Libraries.
For more information about the library resources and services available to UC Health employees, or to schedule an instruction session, contact:
Leslie Schick, Associate Dean, UC Libraries and Director, Health Sciences Library
(513) 558-4321 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristen Burgess, Information Services Librarian
(513) 558-3071 email@example.com