Notice to Google Scholar Users

November 21, 2014

Google ScholarGoogle Scholar users will not be seeing links to USC online journals for a few more days. Google has informed the University that the issue has been resolved, but the links will not appear again until Tuesday, November 25 or Wednesday, November 26.

Neglected Databases for Clinicians class on 11/20

November 18, 2014

nml2Do you know what these questions have in common?

  1. Why do some patients take all their medications, and some don’t?
  2. Is vibration therapy or neuromuscular electrical stimulation more effective for muscle pain?
  3. If an American returns from a visit to Eritrea with a respiratory infection, do they need to be quarantined?

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NLM Launches Web Collecting Initiative to Capture and Preserve Selected Ebola Related Content

November 7, 2014

ebolaThe National Library of Medicine (NLM) has launched a Web collecting initiative to capture and preserve selected born-digital content documenting the 2014 Ebola outbreak. This initiative is a part of its previously-announced Web content collecting effort, which is guided by the NLM Collection Development Manual and other strategic collecting efforts.

Initiated on October 1, 2014, selected content related to the current Ebola outbreak includes Web sites and social media from Government and non-government organizations, journalists, healthcare workers, and scientists in the United States and around the world, with an aim to collect and preserve a diversity of perspectives on this unfolding health crisis. Read the rest of this entry »