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Hidden Treasure: A weird and wonderful collection

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among […]

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Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) – additional sections now available

Eccles Health Sciences Library has expanded its subscription to the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) to include: General Neuroscience Immunology and Infection Clinical and Translational Medicine   JoVE is a peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in video format. If you are not familiar with JoVE […]

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New open access journal, PeerJ

“PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. Initially, it will be publishing Research Articles in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It will aim for rapid decision making and will publish articles as soon as they are ready… PeerJ operates a ‘Lifetime Membership’ model. Unlike many Open Access publications which charge authors per publication, PeerJ […]

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PubMed LinkOut Icons Updated

Our LinkOut icons in PubMed have a new look. See our PubMed example. When viewing the “abstract” display from the library’s link to PubMed, you will see our new icons for either online fulltext, “Eccles Online” or the physical print volume, “Eccles Print” which is available in the physical journal collection, located lower level of […]

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JAMA moves to new publishing platform May 15, 2012

Links to the new JAMA Network should be working. Citation level links from within PubMed and eJournals’ CitationLinker as well as Journal title links with eJournals and the Library Catalog are functioning properly. Contact us if you experience difficulties accessing JAMA or its speciality journals via Ask A Question or by phone, 801-581-5534.

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eReaders and Mobile Devices for Check-out

The Library has purchased three iPads, three Motorola Xooms, six Amazon Kindles and six Nooks from Barnes and Noble for faculty and students to check out and try. Details available at the front desk.

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Wed, Sept 7 LIFT Forum — Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders

The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Current […]

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Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse newsletter now available

The Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is now available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director — New Beginnings Library Champion — Don Blumenthal Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Eccles Library — Part II Introducing . . . Amy Honisett Research Support for You […]

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Finding great eBooks sites

Do you enjoy reading eBooks? Are you looking for good sources of eBooks? The Designers Terminal Design Blog has posted a list of 15 Best Websites To Find And Download eBooks. Do you have an eBook site to recommend? Tell us about it!

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University of Minnesota medical students using iPads

Per the iMedicalApps blog: The medical students at the University of Minnesota’s Duluth campus have all been given iPads to help with medical education — adding to the growing list of medical schools implementing “iPad medical curriculums”. Why the iPad? The University of Minnesota’s Duluth medical school had received a $2.3 million Health Resources and […]

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