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UpToDate expanded access

UpToDate is now available both on and off campus.  Health practitioners are encouraged to register to gain continuing education (CME/CE/CPD ) credit and other benefits. However, users can skip registration and use UpToDate anonymously. NOTE:  uptodate.com/online continues to work from devices connected to the university network and  does not prompt for user registration. NOTE to Mobile […]

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LIVERTOX – free database from NIH of drugs associated with liver injury

“A free source of evidence-based information for health care professionals and for researchers studying liver injury associated with prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and dietary supplements … LIVERTOX also includes a case registry that will enable scientific analysis and better characterization of the clinical patterns of liver injury.” NIH news release.

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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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Google teaching search, lesson plans included

Google’s Search Education site offers a matrix of lesson plans for learning to search effectively, with its accompanying pros and cons.

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PubMed Filters Sidebar Replaces the Limits Page

Changes to PubMed interface to be aware of.

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Search engines and usability for finding medical information online: a new study

Search engines may be good places for people with adequate or better information literacy skills, but what of the majority of the population that has low health literacy?

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New look for STAT!Ref

The evidence-based e-resource STAT!Ref offered through the library’s website has a new user-interface. We invite our readers to try it and comment.

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PubMed Central facelift

As reported Friday in the NLM Technical Bulletin, PubMed Central has an updated user interface. Specific improvements include: A revamped homepage, which offers better navigation through the site as well as direct access to resources such as the Users’ Guide and NIH Public Access information Redesigned Advanced Search and Limits pages An updated search results […]

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NCBI Classes Available

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is hosting two NCBI classes in the coming week. Peter Cooper from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) will be presenting BLAST and Genomes Updates. Peter will present these two sessions via Adobe Connect. Please join us in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 3100B. There […]

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Library Catalog upgrade, May 26 – June 2

Due to upgrading software, the Library Catalog (USEARCH) may be temporarily unavailable May 26 – June 2, 2011. As an alternative, use WorldCat to find items in libraries near you. Please contact us with questions or concerns.

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