Exam Master added a new mode – Learning

Exam Master now includes a new learning mode.  You can view the correct answer choice and question explanation immediately without generating a score report.

4 modes are available in Exam Master

1. Test Mode: Submit an answer choice for each question and click score to complete the session.  If score report access is allowed, go to My Stats to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses by topical area.

2. Review Mode: Available after an exam is scored in test mode.  Compares answer choice previously selected in test mode in correct answer choice and allows access to question explanations.

3. Study Mode: Review question feedback and access to an explanation upon submitting an answer choice for each question.  A score report is generated using the first answer choice submitted.  Click score to complete the study session.

4. New Learning Mode: View correct answer choice and question explanation immediately and learn the question content without generating a score report.

Exam Master includes material on:

Cytology and Histology
Internal and Clinical Medicine
Medical Microbiology
Clinical Modules for Physician Assistants
Medical Subject Review for Physician Assistants
PANCE/PANRE Certification Review – Updated July 2013
Dental Subject Review for NBDE Part I
Family Medicine Certification Review
General Pediatrics Certification Review
General Surgery Certification Review
Internal Medicine Certification Review
SPEX (Special Purpose EXamination)
Pharmacy Review (NAPLEX)
Supplemental Medical Sciences for Pharmacy
USMLE Step 1 Board Preparation
USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
USMLE Step 2 CK Board Preparation
USMLE Step 2 CK Medical Subject Review
USMLE Step 3 Board Preparation
USMLE Step 3 Medical Subject Review

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Graduate Student Spotlight : Anne Price

picture of Anne PriceName: Anne Price
Hometown: Columbus, NE
Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska – Lincoln BA English ‘12
Graduate Education: University of Iowa, MA Library and Information Science, ’14.
Future Plans: Hopefully a job working with either a museum collection or an archive. I’m also open to working in youth services at a public library.
Why I’m Working at Hardin: My interests are primarily special collections and the opportunity arose for me to work in the John Martin Rare Book Room
Favorite Part of Working at Hardin: Just seeing the daily operations it takes to keep a special collection accessible.
Fun Fact:  My great-great uncle was a third class passenger on the R.M.S. Titanic, and was among the people rescued by the R.M.S. Carpathia.

Anne works in the John Martin Rare Book Room as a Student Specialist I.

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Learn tips for searching gene, genome & protein information with our free workshop 8/27, 3-4pm

Overwhelmed by the number of databases that the National Center for Biotechnology Information has to offer on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins?

Wondering which database you should always start with?

Would you like to learn how to set up an NCBI account to link articles in PubMed to records in other databases?

Do you know about PubMed’s Gene Sensor? Are you familiar with the concept of linear navigation?

Learn all of these tips and more in this session that is designed for anyone who needs to search the NCBI databases for genetic information.

Our next session is 

Register for this session online: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ .  Can’t make it?  We are teaching 5 other sessions this semester, and you can always request a session!

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Interim Hours begin Saturday, August 3

The Hardin Library will be open shorter hours through August 25.

Summer Interim: August 3 – August 25
Monday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday noon – 4:00 pm
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4th of July Holiday hours @Hardin

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences will close early, at 6pm Wednesday, July 3.

The Library will be closed July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

The Library will reopen at 7:30 on Friday, July 5.

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Learn to measure your scholarly impact with our class Thursday, June 6

Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. All citations that are in EMBASE are also in Scopus.
This hands-on session will demonstrate
1) how to quickly find the articles you need for you research or systematic review in each database,
2) how to track an article’s cited and citing references in each database,
3) how to find journal Impact Factors using the Journal Citation Index in Web of Science, and
4) how to determine an author’s H-index using Scopus.
Our next session is Thursday, June 6
Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library for Health Sciences.image of sciverse scopus
Register for this class online (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/).
No time for class?  Contact your librarian for a personalized session (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/liaisons/).
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Learn to keep current with our class Tuesday from Noon – 1

Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue?
This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.
Our next session is Tuesday, June 4th
Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

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Learn something new with our summer open workshops!

Do you have more time to learn something new in the summer?  We can help with that!

Hardin Library is offering open workshops on a variety of topics:

  • EndNote
  • PubMed
  • Open Access publishing
  • Determining your scholarly impact
  • Keeping current
  • Toxicology resources
  • RefWorks
  • Scopus and Web of Science

Descriptions, schedule and registration forms at http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/

If none of these times work for you, but you would like an individual or group session, contact your librarian!



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