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
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 finding aid for the University Hospital Patient and Operating Record Archival Collection is now available at the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. The collection contains a wealth of information on the early history of hospitals in the Cincinnati area and their patient demographics.
Also newly finished is the finding aid for the William A. Altemeier Archival Collection. Dr. Altemeier was known throughout his time at UC as an innovative and inspirational teacher. This collection includes materials on his work as a surgeon in Cincinnati, many drafts of his book, reference information on surgical infections, photographs and photographic slides.
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
University of Cincinnati Libraries has recently subscribed to Counseling and Therapy in Video. This collection includes over 700 hours of online media for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Transcripts are displayed and synchronized with the video enhancing the viewing experience. Basic and advanced search capabilities are available as well as the ability to browse by subject, therapy type, theme, and therapist.
Access is available through the University of Cincinnati Libraries A-Z index of databases
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
Now there’s a direct link from the Health Sciences Library (HSL) web home page to the HSL Subject Guides home page. Click on the Subject Guides link under Express Links in the middle of the HSL web home page.
The Health Sciences Library is transitioning the eResources (Electronic Resources) topics to a more user-friendly, robust CampusGuides interface. As guides are created or transitioned, they will be added to the HSL Subject Guides home page.
Take a brief visual tour of the HSL Subject Guides home page to see the list of subject guides, see where to find other UC Libraries (UCL) guides, how to search the HSL or other UCL guides, and how to get help. Then go explore the guides for yourself!