ACP Pier Morphs to ACP Smart Medicine

January 23, 2014

ACP Smart Medicine logoACP Smart Medicine is a Web-based decision support tool designed to provide clinicians with original content specifically developed for internal medicine.  Previously called ACP Pier, ACP Smart Medicine is designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for clinicians. Smart Medicine’s collection of modules is divided into five topic types:

  • Screening and Prevention
  • Diseases
  • Screening and Prevention
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Procedures

Additional features include:

  • ACP Single Sign-On allows you to log in using the same ACP username/password.
  • Integrates seamlessly with, ACP JournalWise, clinical guidelines, and other related content.
  • Claim “point of care” CME credits for your activity by documenting what you read and how it impacted your practice. ACP Smart Medicine tracks your usage.
  • ACP Smart Medicine is available for your favorite mobile device

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Hours

January 15, 2014

The Library will have reduced hours on Monday, January 20, 2014, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our hours will be 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Images in Your Presentation: Get the Picture?

January 14, 2014

Images can communicate more than words alone, but finding the right image can be difficult.  Learn how to find the best graphs, charts, and photos in library-licensed resources and the free web at “Images in Your Presentation:  Get the picture?” at Norris Medical Library’s Tech Lunch Series on Friday, January 24th from Noon – 1:00pm in the West Conference Room.  As always, we’ll provide pizza and water to all attendees.


Norris Sightings

January 10, 2014

Random notes of encouragement and support have been sighted at Norris Library.  Anonymous messengers have left tens of colored Post-It Notes encouraging students to “keep up the good work” and reminding them that “it will all be worth it”.  The library – a great place to find inspiration!

Below is a collection of some of the random notes that have been found all around the library by staff at closing time (click image to open full size file):


The Health Risks and Benefits of Drinking Coffee

January 8, 2014


Think you NEED that cup of coffee?  Learn about the health risks and benefits  of your coffee-drinking habit.