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JaySearch is Here!

JaySearch is Here!

The Creighton University Libraries are excited to bring you JaySearch beginning on Monday, May 16th. JaySearch is our new discovery service and will provide integrated searching across a wide range of print and online resources. While searching what has traditionally been available via our soon-to-be-retired online catalog (CLIC) as well as Summon, JaySearch will also provide access to a wide array of resources, including journal articles, photos, maps, as well as additional resources from organizations such as the Library of Congress, the Public Library of Science (PLoS), and the U.S. Department of Energy.The Creighton University Libraries continue to license a large number of collections and resources, most of which are searched when research is conducted via JaySearch.

Additionally, if you login to JaySearch with your netID and BLUE password, you will have the ability to request resources from the Creighton University Libraries, view your library record, as well as save, organize, e-mail, print, and export research items of interest.

Please contact Library Staff with questions – research or otherwise. We look forward to growing and realizing the potential of JaySearch with you.

Watch for JaySearch starting Monday, May 16th!

New ClinicalKey app for iOS and Android

New ClinicalKey app for iOS and Android

Fast answers with the ClinicalKey Mobile App 

Leverage insights for better patient outcomes anytime, anywhere with the ClinicalKey mobile app – available for both iOS and Android devices.

  • Open the App Store on your mobile device
  • Search for “ClinicalKey” and install at no charge
  • Once in the app, two options will appear – Click on ClinicalKey
  • Enter your ClinicalKey username and password used for remote access (if you have registered for a free personal account)
  • and start using the ClinicalKey App!

Posted February 18, 2016


New Look for VisualDx

New Look for VisualDx

Starting March 1st, the VisualDx database will have a new look, new search functionality, and content that includes more diagnoses, more images, and radiographs. The intent is to make it easier for clinicians to view symptoms and determine a diagnosis by adding the ability to search any chief complaint directly from the home page.

To view a tutorial of how to type in and follow a chief complaint guided workup within the new VisualDx:

To sign up for a 10-minute webinar aimed at introducing the new VisualDx to clinical staff:

Posted February 2, 2016

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce that we now subscribe to the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic database which is recognized as the global leader in evidence based healthcare. JBI Academic includes a comprehensive range of resources across seven publication types:

  1. Systematic Reviews
  2. Systematic Review Protocols
  3. Best Practice Information Sheets
  4. Technical Reports
  5. Evidence Summaries
  6. Evidence-Based Recommended Practices
  7. Consumer Information Sheets

The JBI Academic package also includes resources with an emphasis in the following areas:

  • Aged Care
  • Burns Care
  • Cancer Care
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency & Trauma
  • General Medicine
  • Health Management & Assessment
  • Infection Control
  • Mental Health
  • Midwifery Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Services
  • Wound Healing and Management
Posted November 12, 2015

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