Customize Your OVIDSP Searches

August 22, 2008

Tired of using “vanilla” options to refine your searches in OvidSP? The most recent update is the first of a planned two-part enhancement based on feedback from users and offers increased flexibility, customization and improved workflow tools.  Read the rest of this entry »


VisualDx Aids Point-of-Care Diagnosis

August 19, 2008

VisualDx is a diagnostic decision support system designed to assist medical professionals in diagnosing visually identifiable diseases. The system is organized to match the way a doctor thinks about symptoms and diagnoses, and presents multiple images of each disease, showing how each might look at different stages and in people of different ages and races. Read the rest of this entry »


VPN Access to USC-Licensed Resources Disabled

August 8, 2008

VPN (virtual private network) was one method of accessing library resources licensed only for USC users.  However, because of increased VPN traffic by unauthorized users, the library proxy server will now be the only method for accessing USC resources. Read the rest of this entry »


Browse Recent New Books

August 8, 2008

Click here for a listing of new books currently on the Norris Medical Library new book shelf.  The list also has a link to a list of books that were on the new book shelf during the past three months.

Click on the title of any book on the list to see if it’s available in the library or to place a hold.


8 Reasons to Use Web of Science

August 5, 2008

Web of Science includes not only Science Citation Index but Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities databases, as well. Read the rest of this entry »