The Daniel Drake Archival Collection: An Introduction

By Hannah Stitzlein

Edited by Laura Laugle

Until now, the Daniel Drake Archival Collection at the Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions had been partially inventoried but all of our “Drakiana” had never been brought together in a cohesive collection. Since beginning my internship at the Winkler Center in October, I have been working on the compilation and organization of the materials and documents and I am coming to a close on the project. By the beginning of next year a finding aid will be made available through OhioLINK so that this collection will be searchable on the web. Continue reading

Free Trial: BMJ Case Reports

BMJ Case Reports

A free trial to BMJ Case Reports until August 31, 2012 at http://casereports.bmj.com! BMJ Case Reports has published more than 2000 peer-reviewed cases making it the world’s largest repository of clinical cases online.  The case reports published online cover over 32 specialties and topics.

The free trial to BMJ Case Reports entitles UC users to:

  •   Submit an unlimited number of cases (Please note: requires a Fellowship code – contact edith.starbuck@uc.edu  to request the code.)
  •   Access over 2000 peer-reviewed case reports across all specialties
  •  Reuse any of the published material for teaching and personal use without any further permission
  •  Search published cases by specialty, type of case, patient demographics and date of publication

Watch an Overview of BMJ Case Reports

Watch How to Write a Full Text Case Report

Watch How to Submit a Full Text Case Report

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We encourage you to check out BMJ Case Reports, submit your own cases, and let us know if you’d like the library to subscribe to this resource.  Please send comments or questions to edith.starbuck@uc.edu

 

 

See the UC Libraries International Edible Books Festival 2012 Entries

The University of Cincinnati Libraries celebrated the International Edible Books Festival for the 10th year on April 5, 2012. Twenty UC students, librarians, and staff submitted entries. For more information about the participants and the International Edible Books Festival see the UC News and Magazine article.  Or view the video below of edible book entries from the UC News and Magazine article. Continue reading

OhioLINK Access Tip

OhioLINK is a wonderful resource for Ohio students, faculty, and researchers.  Thousands of electronic journals, e-books, images, videos, and sounds are available from anywhere at any time.  That’s especially true when you are on campus.  But when you’re off campus, the OhioLINK authentication process may slow down the ease of access.

Access Tip:  bypass the OhioLINK authentication process by logging into the UC proxy server instead, then go to OhioLINK.

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Requesting an Article Using the Online Request System ILLiad

If UC does not have the article you want, request it through ILLiad, the online request system.

Benefits:

  • Login using your UC central login.
  • Fill out a profile once and ILLiad will supply your information for all future requests
  • Able to track requests by logging into ILLiad
  • Able to revise citations and re-submit requests, or cancel requests electronically
  • Able to request an article on the spot when searching a database via the UC Article Linker button.

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The Eugene Ruehlmann Papers Show the Dramatic Changes in Cincinnati in the 1960s

The construction of Riverfront Stadium, June 1969, from the Municipal Reference Library Collection in the Urban Studies Collection.  This collection is not processed.The 1960s were a tumultuous time in American history, and the city of Cincinnati was not immune to the changes during this decade. Riots displayed the city’s difficult race relations, the Bengals brought professional football to the city, Riverfront Stadium was built and changed the layout of the riverfront, and the city of Cincinnati grappled with urban renewal. Each of these events is documented in the papers of Eugene Ruehlmann, which are housed in the Archives and Rare Books Library’s Urban Studies Collection. Continue reading

Camp Washington Chili in the Urban Studies Collection

camp_washington_chiliThis past summer, Lilia Walsh, who is the 2009-2010 intern in the Archives & Rare Books Library, took an Honors Seminar at the University of Cincinnati entitled Envisioning the City. The focus of the course was how artists, writers, cartographers, photographers and others have visually portrayed cities from the 15th century to the present, using the holdings of ARB’s rare books collection and its Urban Studies Collection.  One of the experiential assignments given to the students in the seminar involved the practice of “lurking.”

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