UpToDate Adds Enhancements

June 29, 2012

UpToDate is now truly up-to-date.  The database has moved to a continuous publishing format, adding all updates to the program when peer review is completed instead of making only important updates as they are reviewed and doing periodic bulk uploading of the remaining updates. Initial estimates of the process indicate that approximately 150 to 200 topics are changed per day. Read the rest of this entry »


Productivity App Series: Pocket

June 27, 2012

Are you too swamped to read that article or explore that website you stumbled on while looking for something else?  Now you can put it in your “Pocket” to read at a more convenient time.  Formerly called “Read it Later”, the free, cross-platform app allows users to save articles, videos, images and web pages directly from browsers and more than 300 other apps.  Once saved, Pocket contents can be viewed on all your devices, even without an internet connection.


Lunchtime Workshop to Highlight Videoconferencing Software

June 21, 2012

Meet virtually using videoconferencing software and avoid the hassle of navigating city traffic and the expense of buying airline tickets. Software to connect desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets will be highlighted at the next Tech Lunch Series session on Friday, June 29th from noon-1 PM in Norris’ West Conference Room.  Read the rest of this entry »


Book by Pediatrics Faculty Member Added to NML

June 18, 2012

Hemodynamics and Cardiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies 2nd ed. (2012), co-edited by Istvan Seri, Keck professor of pediatrics and director of the Center for Fetal and Neonatal Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, was recently added to Norris’ ebook collection.  Read the rest of this entry »


Mobile App Show-and-Tell Declares a Winner

June 12, 2012

Shoulder Pro III with Animations, demonstrated by Julie Tilson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy, was the clear favorite among the apps shown at Norris Library’s Mobile App Show and Tell held Tuesday, May  29th. Part of the NOVA Professional Series available for iOS and Mac OS, the app gives users an in depth look at the shoulder, allowing them to cut, zoom & rotate the shoulder, view cross sections and cut away different layers to reveal muscles, blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue down to the skeleton. The first prize of two movie tickets went to Dr. Tilson, the app show’s overall winner. Read the rest of this entry »