Lexicomp Online has been re-engineered for increased speed, ease and more direct access to drug information. A new default view and a variety of enhancements are planned for roll-out March 26. Click the “Try it Now” button on the Lexicomp Onlineline splash page to try the new interface. Read the rest of this entry »
Learn about features you may be missing plus helpful hints on how to conduct quicker, more efficient searches at UpToDate’s Client Connection Webinar, “UpToDate Tips and Tricks – How to Search UpToDate and Get Answers Quickly” from the convenience of your own computer. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you curious about who might have written a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation in your subject field? Try searching ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT). It’s the world’s more comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Full text is available for most dissertations in Business, Health & Medicine, History, Literature & Language, Science & Technology, Social Sciences and The Arts added since 1997. Read the rest of this entry »
You are invited to attend a special USC EndNote Essentials webinar from the convenience of your own computer. Presented by Doug Nguyen, Thomson Reuters Education Specialist, the “customized for USC” webinar will be held Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from noon until 1:00. Topics to be covered include:
The Division of Specialized Information Services of the National Library of Medicine provides free access to TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork), a cluster of twelve searchable databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals and environmental health. The web interface is designed as an easy way to search databases of varying formats and content and can be used to locate toxicology data, literature references, and toxic release information on particular chemicals as well as to search and identify chemicals that cause specific effects. TOXNET offers a variety of ways to display and sort information. Its “Multi-Databases” feature provides an integrated search of any or all of the databases in the cluster and its “Search All Databases” feature provides a list of TOXNET databases in which a search term is found, each paired with the retrieval record count and with links to the Search Results page of those databases.
Mobile TOXNET is now accessible with any mobile device.
ToxLearn, a multi-module toxicology tutorial, is available to provide users with an introduction to basic toxicology principles.
Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, associate professor at the USC School of Social Work, has received the Book of the Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing for Health Technology Literacy: A Transdisciplinary Framework for Consumer-Oriented Practice (Norris Medical Library call number W 83.1 J82h 2011). Read the rest of this entry »