The Medpedia Project: A Medical Wiki

October 28, 2010

The Medpedia Project is a long term, worldwide project to evolve a new model for sharing and advancing knowledge about health, medicine and the body among medical professionals and the general public. This model is founded on providing a free online platform that is collaborative, interdisciplinary and transparent and available to any individual or organization that can benefit from its use. Read the rest of this entry »


Who Has Cited This Article?

October 26, 2010

Have you ever wondered who has cited the article that you’re reading?  Ovid MEDLINE’s new “Find Citing Articles” feature shows the Ovid articles that have cited the article that you’re looking at.  Keep in mind that you’ll see citing articles from the Ovid database only. Read the rest of this entry »


Facts & Comparisons E-Answers Now Available

October 14, 2010

Facts & Comparisons E-Answers  is now available at the Norris Library.  The new e-resource is from the publishers of the classic print drug reference, Facts & Comparisons, and offers online access to the most up-to-date drug information, patient handouts and information on nonprescription drugs, orphan drugs, pregnancy and lactation warnings.  Also included is: Read the rest of this entry »


CardioSourcePlus for Institutions

October 11, 2010

CardioSourcePlus for Institutions is an online resource for cardiovascular and heart-related information from the American College of Cardiology. The software enables cardiovascular professionals to easily stay up-to-date with the most relevant research findings and best practices, with analysis and commentary by experts in the field to help put the findings in perspective for immediate application in practice. Features of Cardiosource Plus include: Read the rest of this entry »


The Affordable Healthcare Act: Know the Facts

October 8, 2010

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The law puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over four years and beyond, with most changes taking place by 2014. HealthCare.gov contains comprehensive information about the health care reform law that will provide Americans with new rights and benefits and access to recommended preventive services without cost-sharing. Read the rest of this entry »


Can't Get into Ovid?

October 6, 2010

…tearing your hair?  That new pop-up menu as you start Ovid is the problem.  Despite your instinct to check the box of the database you want to search, doing so won’t work.  The check boxes are inactive.  Click on the title of the database you’ve chosen and voilà, you’ll be taken to the search form and can begin your search.   If you have further questions, please call the NML Reference Desk at 323.442.111.