New: Comprehensive Physiology

compphysComprehensive Physiology is an authoritative collection of review content assembled in the physiological sciences.

This publication includes the complete content from the Handbook of Physiology series and will be continually expanded through a dynamic program of updates.  The audience for Comprehensive Physiology is academic scientists in the life sciences, advanced students in the life sciences and medicine, instructors in these disciplines, and academic clinicians.

Key Features:

  • More than 30,000 pages of classic content from the Handbook of Physiology series
  • A publishing program that will add 4,000 pages of new content per year
  • An editorial team comprising leading names in the field
  • Fully citable content, qualifying for abstracting, indexing, and ISI ranking

Go to the Health Sciences Library eBook page to find a link to Comprehensive Physiology in the A-Z list.

The Sanford Guide is Now Available

SanfordGuideThe “gold standard” reference for the treatment of infectious diseases, the Sanford Guide is now online.

Updated monthly, the Sanford Guide provides health care professionals with comprehensive, evidence-based, point of care treatment recommendations for bacterial, fungal, mycobacterial, parasitic, viral and retroviral infections.

Navigate the entire Sanford Guide collection with just one click using the menu structure.

Access the Sanford Guide directly or find it under Core Resources on the home pages of the Pharmacy Resource Guide and the Biomedical Resource Guide .

New Digital Collection: The Elliston Project: Poetry Readings and Lectures at the University of Cincinnati

EllistonWordleThe Elliston Project holds over seven hundred recorded readings and lectures given under the auspices of the University of Cincinnati Department of English and Comparative Literature and the U.C. Libraries since 1951. Material includes readings and lectures on poetry by those who have served as George Elliston Poet in Residence, among whom are Robert Frost, Denise Levertov, Louise Glück, Thom Gunn, and C.D. Wright. Other major figures, including Czeslaw Milosz, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and Rita Dove, are also represented, as are many prose writers and a wide range of poets at various stages of their careers. Readings in this ongoing audio archive feature poets’ comments on their work; both complete performances and individual poems are accessible.
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Digitized Correspondence and Photographs of Albert B. Sabin Available on the Web

sabin1The University of Cincinnati Libraries have completed a  three-year project to digitize the correspondence and photographs of Albert B. Sabin,  developer of the oral polio vaccine and distinguished service professor at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Research Foundation from 1939-1969.

The collection is freely and publicly available via the Albert  B. Sabin website at and includes approximately 35,000 letters and accompanying documents totaling 50,000 pages of correspondence between Sabin and political, cultural, social, and scientific leaders around the world. Also included are nearly 1,000 photographs documenting the events and activities worldwide that were part of Sabin’s crusade to eradicate polio. Continue reading

New: AccessPediatrics, AccessPhysiotherapy, and AccessSurgery

Introducing AccessPediatrics, AccessPhysiotherapy, and AccessSurgery!  Three new ebook collections brought to you by the UC Health Sciences Library.

As with AccessMedicine and AccessPharmacy, each ebook collection includes special features such as:

  • multimedia
  • 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  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 or 558-1433.

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