Love Your Data Week

It’s Love Your Data Week! A five-day international event to help researchers take better care of their data. Did you know there are resources on campus to help you create a management plan to store, organize, document, share, and preserve your research data? Research Data Services can help!

If you have questions about any of the services described above, please contact us for assistance. And make sure to stop by one of the campus libraries this week for candy and a bookmark!image of candy

New Resource: The Medical Letter (site license) and its Mobile App

Hardin Library for the Health Sciences now has a site license for the Medical Letter at Medical Letter can also be found on the Health Sciences Resources A-Z .

The Medical Letter’s home page shows the current issue of The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics.

  • To view full text articles and to find the  Download PDF link, click on the title of the article.
  • Use the navigation links on the left side of the screen to access other contents, including previous issues, continue education (CME/CE), Drugs for Parasitic Infections, and The Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy.

Note that the library also has print copies of the Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, Drugs for Parasitic Infections, and Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy. Search InfoHawk Catalog  for more information.

medical letter homepage

Content in the Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics can also be accessed via the Medial Letter mobile app. Follow the steps below to install the app.

  1. Go to letter app
  2. Click the Mobile Apps link under Products on the left side of the screen.
  3. Fill in the registration form using your Iowa email to set up a password.
  4. Open the App Store on your mobile device, search for “the Medical Letter” and install at no charge.
  5. Log in with the password you created earlier.

Questions? Comments? Email us at or call (319) 335-9151.

EXAM MASTER® Upgrades Scheduled on June 23 &24

An upgrade for EXAM MASTER® has been scheduled over this weekend. You will not be able to login to your account from about 11:00 PM Saturday, June 22 (CDT) to 6:00 AM Monday June 24 (CDT). Your registered email address and password will remain the same, but remember to update your URL bookmark to or simply go to Hardin homepage and click Health Sciences Resources A-Z.

Enhanced features highlights:

The dashboard allows easier access to recently created, accessed and scored exams.
In-system messaging.
Two interface choices for the testing environment.
Select multiple topical areas to pull questions into a single exam.

EXAM MASTER® is a library subscribed resource that allows people to prepare for USMLE, Medical Specialty Board Certification, PANCE/PANRE Certification (Physician Assistant), NAPLEX (Pharmacy) and Dentistry (NBDE Part I). For more information on preparing for licensing/certification exams, visit our guide at

American Pharmacists Month

October is American Pharmacists Month!  The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) reminds the public, policymakers, and other health care professionals to  “Know Your PHARMACIST, Know Your MEDICINE.”  If you are on Twitter, follow #APhM2012 see how people are celebrating American Pharmacists Month.

For information on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, which is the 4th oldest College of Pharmacy in a state-supported university, visit its website at


Learn to use EndNote with our free workshop Thursday, July 12

EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing.

This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations.  The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

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Sign up online or by calling 319-335-9151