Johns Hopkins Pocket Guides Added to uCentral Subscription

May 30, 2011

Norris Library recently added three, highly regarded, Johns Hopkins pocket guides to its uCentral subscription, Unbound Medicine’s point-of-care mobile and web resource.  The new additions include: Read the rest of this entry »


Summer symposium will facilitate Bioinformatics collaboration

May 25, 2011

Interdisciplinary collaborations between bioinformatitians/biostatistitians and biology/medical researchers are becoming more important to every aspect of genomic research and are key to ensuring successful grant applications. As a means of establishing a campus-wide mechanism to systematically facilitate and support such collaboration, a half-day symposium titled “Navigating an ocean of ‘Omics data with bioinformatics collaboration” is scheduled for late summer and jointly organized by the Norris Medical Library and Keck School of Medicine Vice Present of Research, Dr. Randy Hall. Read the rest of this entry »


Micromedex 1 to Micromedex 2 Switch

May 18, 2011

Micromedex, the widely used electronic drug information tool, is made available to USC affiliates by the Norris Medical Library. In early 2010, Micromedex launched “Micromedex 2.0,” while still offering their old interface under the name “Micromedex 1.0.” Beginning June 1, 2011, only Micromedex 2.0 will be available to customers. Read the rest of this entry »


Free CME Available from MD Consult

May 12, 2011

MD Consult is best known for providing access to full-text journal articles, medical reference books, practice guidelines and patient education handouts. Now, MD Consult also offers quick access to free, easy-to-obtain CME Credit.

The newest addition is Internet Point of Care CME credit provided by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for self-directed, structured, online learning. Physicians may earn 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for each search conducted through MD Consult. Read the rest of this entry »


Lancet: From the Beginning

May 6, 2011

Thanks to year end funds from the Provost’s office provided through USC Libraries Dean, Catherine Quinlan’s office, the Norris Library was able to purchase perpetual access to the Lancet archives. Electronic access to the journal is now available from volume 1, number 1, published in 1823, to the present. Read the rest of this entry »