The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences has three Windows 7 beta test machines available on the 3rd floor. Try them out and report your problems to Information Technology Services.
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Do you like Twitter? Now you can get journal alerts for titles like NEJM and Lancet. See spreadsheet.
The Libraries now subscribe to Proquest Digital Dissertations, which includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Most U.S. and Canadian dissertations from 1997-present are available as downloadable pdfs.
For more information, see the library guide to dissertations.
Alltop is a website which is described as an “online magazine rack” of popular topics.
Hardin Library has created a list of medical journals and magazines to assist in finding exactly what you need.
You can find the link to Hardin Library’s list right here .
The NCBI BioSystem, a new pathways database (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/biosystems/) is now public.
The database can be searched directly or accessed via links from databases such as Entrez Gene, Protein, PubChem Compound, and more.
This free resource may be a good solution for researchers who can’t afford Ingenuity Pathways or similar products.
Ready to get started? A quick start guide is available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Structure/biosystems/docs/biosystems_how_to.html
A new collaborative online medical resource is now available, Medpedia. Medpedia is an up-and-coming website seeking to bring together those in the medical fields and their respective research. It currently is looking for members to contribute to its growing repository, and at its young age, is already a useful resource tool.
It can be found at: http://www.medpedia.com/
If you ever need to record anything and upload it to a computer, you now need to look no further than the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Recently, a stereo digital audio recorder was purchased for the library. It is kept in the Info Commons East and can be rented out for a maximum of 3 days.
The University of Iowa Libraries now has 60 Second Tutorials available online. From the tutorials, you can learn how to use InfoLink, request article delivery, request books from other libraries, and much more. The condensed tutorials include audio and graphics that are easy to use and follow.
The 60 Second Tutorials can be viewed at: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/help/tutorials/videos.html#about
With election season in full swing, The New England Journal of Medicine recently posted the healthcare reform positions of both presidential candidates. Accompanying the candidates’ plans are also commentary and critiques of the proposals by individuals with differing political views. The positions were posted on The New England Journal of Medicine website beginning Sept. 24th, however won’t be fully in print until Oct. 16th.
Obama and McCain’s plans and the critiques are posted on The Journal’s site and can be viewed at: