Find Free Full Text in the Directory of Open Access Journals

November 30, 2010

While not everything on the web is free, increasing numbers of scholarly articles are available, without cost, from journal publishers.  An open access journal is freely available to the user, using an alternative economic model instead of subscriptions to recover the publishing cost. Read the rest of this entry »


November 19, 2010

SpringerLink is a full-text database containing thousands of books, eBooks, eReferences, protocols, journal articles and book series in the biomedical and life sciences published by Springer.  SpringerLink currently contains 2,524 fully peer-reviewed journals and 41,362 books online and free access to search, tables of contents, abstracts, and alerting services. Read the rest of this entry »

PubMed Enhanced with Images

November 15, 2010

Citations in PubMed now include images from the new NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Images database . The database contains more than 2.5 million images and figures from medical and life sciences journals. Currently only images from articles included in PubMed Central are available. Read the rest of this entry »

No Flu for You: Vaccination 2010

November 11, 2010

Will you beat the flu this year?  Do you know who should be vaccinated against the seasonal flu or the difference between a cold and the flu?  Read the rest of this entry »

AccessAnesthesiology Added to Collection

November 8, 2010

AccessAnesthesiology is the newest addition to Norris’ series of “Access” electronic resources (AccessMedicine, AccessPharmacy, AccessScience and AccessSurgery).   It combines a number of classic anesthesiology reference tools, with exclusive “how-to” videos and powerful search functions, along with tables and charts designed for quick reference. This online resource offers multiple tools for certification and recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine. Read the rest of this entry »

Let Us Teach You a Thing or Two and Feed You Pizza!

November 3, 2010


Want to learn about EndNote, Picnik, Skype, or mobile device apps?  Come to one of the library’s upcoming workshops!


We have basic productivity workshops that take place in the library’s computer classroom.  These workshops will give you hands-on practice in learning EndNote and Picnick.  What the heck is Picknik?  It’s an online photo editing service!  Read the rest of this entry »

New EBM Resource Added

November 1, 2010

JAMAevidence has been added to the Library’s collection of electronic resources that support clinical decision making and education. JAMAevidence helps identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care. Read the rest of this entry »