Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year from the staff of the Health Sciences Library. Click here for our pdf Christmas Card.
1. Rubin's Pathology Fifth Edition
2. An Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer
3. Mims'Medical Microbiology Fourth Edition
4. Cell Biology Second Edition
5. Introduction to Public Health Second Edition
6. Atlas of Anatomy
7. Physician Compensation and Production Survey 2003
8. Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry: Principles and Practice
9. Medical Terminology for Health Professions Sixth Edition
The Creighton University Health Sciences Library is hosting the National Library of Medicine’s exhibit, “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons” until January 26. This exhibit honors four African American surgeons, including Creighton University School of Medicine graduate and head of surgery, the late Claude Organ, M.D.
1. Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing 1850-1945
2. Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
3. Body of Work Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
4. Handbook of Forensic Pathology Second Edition
5. Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics Second Edition
6. Neuroscience Fundamentals for Rehabilitation Third Edition
7. Dental Terminology Second Edition
8. Drug Information Handbook for Oncology Sixth Edition 2007
9. Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research A Casebook
1. Orthopaedic Examination Evaluation and Intervention
2. Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health
3. Health Psychology A Cultural Approach
4. African American Women's Health and Social Issues
5. Matters of Life and Death
6. The Pharmacist's Role in Patient Safety
7. Galileo's Gout Science in an Age of Endarkenment
8. My Office is Killing Me!
9. Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies
For the 16th straight year the Health Sciences Library is collecting Food for Fine$. For every dollar that is owed as late fees we are accepting one food item from now until December 19th. All donated food will in turn be donated to the Omaha Food Bank. Over the past years we have collected more than 300 food items/year over the month long drive and hope to top that this year. Bring your food items to the elves at the Health Sciences Library and erase your fines!
1. Science and Practice of Occlusion
2. Minimally Invasive Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine
3. Contemporary Nursing Issues Trends and Management
4. The Periodontic Syllabus Fifth Edition
5. Decision-Making in Nursing Thoughtful Approaches for Practice
6. Innovation in Medical Technology Ethical Issues and Challenges
7. Therapeutic Exercise Treatment Planning for Progression
8. Polymorphism in Pharmaceutical Solids
9. Clinical Electrophysiology Electrotherapy and Electrophysiologic Testing
Open access information is free of charge, free of licensing restrictions, and online. As an author you will have a larger potential audience than any subscriber-restricted journal can give you and open access can increase the impact of your work. As a student you will have free online access to the literature necessary for your research. As a teacher you will know that your students have convenient access to the information they need and when they need it.
Join us on Monday, November 10, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Harper Center Room 3028 for a stimulating talk by Julia Blixrud (Assistant Director for Public Programs, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) followed by a lively panel discussion. Click here for full agenda.
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) is now an ebook available through STAT!Ref. The ICD-9-CM is recommended for use in all clinical settings but is required for reporting diagnoses and diseases to all U.S. Public Health Service and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (formerly the Health Care Financing Administration) programs.
1. Introduction to Multicultural Counseling for Helping Professionals 2nd Edition
2. African American Bioethics
3. Health Policy and Politics A Nurse's Guide Third edition
4. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice
5. Pharmaceutical Care with Dietary Supplements
6. Allergy and Asthma Practical Diagnosis and management
7. Recurrent Hernia
8. The Lonely Patient
9. Essentials of Public Health
Stop by the Health Sciences Library's Thune Seminar Room on Friday, October 10th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and see the new simulators we've recently purchased. Injections, examinations, and catherization. Oh my! We've got something for everyone so come on over and see for yourselves.
Help us to continue to celebrate by attending one of our education sessions listed below. All of these sessions will be held in the Thune Seminar Rooms A & B on the first floor of the Library. For more information contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL/LRC Education Coordinator at 280-5143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted October 10, 2008
PULSE—Emergency Medial Update: Patient Refusal. July, 2008, 30 minutes.
Patient refusals are high-risk situations medico-legally speaking. This program defines a high-risk refusal, explains how to properly document a patient refusal, and describes how to refute challenges to your refusal documentation in and out of court. DVD 8003 JUL 2008
Posted Sepember 26, 2008
1. Total Burn Care
2. Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling
3. The Corrosion of Medicine
4. Single-Molecule Technique
5. Improving Hand-Off Communication
6. Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment Fourth Edition
7. Culture and Health Second Edition
8. The Health of Aging Hispanics
9. Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health
1. The Medical Detectives
2. Forensic Pathology
3. Healing Body and Mind
4. Hodgkin Lymphoma
5. Thoracic Imaging
6. Introduction to Public Health
7. Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
8. Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient
9. Katzung and Trevor's Pharmacology
10. Neurological Rehabilitation
After nearly 21 years of excellent service to Creighton University and to the Health Sciences Library/Learning Resources Center, Jane Romack announced her retirement effective September 1, 2008. Cards and messages of congratulations and well wishes can be sent to Jane in care of the Health Sciences Library/LRC.
An upgrade to the library catalog, CLIC, is scheduled for 7:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 1, 2008. Re-indexing should be completed by Saturday afternoon, August 2, 2008. Please note that during the re-indexing on Friday afternoon to Saturday afternoon, searches on CLIC could produce incomplete results.
Contact the Reference Desk at 402-280-5138, email@example.com, or IM Name=cuhslrefdesk for assistance.
The Health Sciences Library has purchased 132 titles from OCLC's Medical Core eBook Collection. NetLibrary eBooks consists of titles in health related disciplines that have been selected from the acclaimed "Doody's Core Titles in Health Sciences" collection. Contact Health Sciences Library at 280-5138 with any questions.
SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition and the ARL, Association of Research Libraries have prepared a detailed response to arguments submitted by the Association of American Publishers to the NIH, related to copyright law and international trade. Essentially the message from SPARC and ARL is that “the NIH Public Access Policy does not affect U.S. copyright law in any way.” Click on the link for more information.
Please stop by or call 280-5131 for further information.
1. Mosby's 2008 Nursing Drug Reference
2. Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification
3. Culture and Clinical Care
4. Ethical Desision Making in Nursing and Health Care
5. Priorities in Critical Care Nursing
Nature has issued a press release saying that they will deposit accepted manuscripts into PubMedCentral later in 2008. Additionally, they will extend the service to institutional repositories that comply with Nature's policies. For further information about PubMedCentral and for assistance with depositing grant funded papers, please contact Judi Bergjord or 280-4803.
The comprehensive review for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination is now available through the HSL/LRC license to Exam Master which is located on the LRC website. This new release offers access to over 1,000 questions covering 8 key subject areas. Users may take practice exams and quizzes, review their results, and study the detailed explanations in a fast and efficient format. Major topics include Preparation and Dispensing of Medications; Safe and Effective Pharmacotherapy, and Providing Healthcare Information. This material covers Compounding, Dispensing and Administering Medications and more…user registration is required one time to enter Exam Master at: http://www.exammaster2.com/wdsentry/cuhsl-1.htm
EBSCOhost is now one of the most important tools for finding journal articles in many academic disciplines. Creighton Libraries now provide access to IPA—International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, CINAHL—Cumulated Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, PsycINFO and many other databases via EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost has an easy feature for directly exporting citations to Refworks or other bibliography management software. EBSCOhost is introducing a new interface this summer. You can watch this 6 minute EBSCOhost 2.0 tutorial to learn about the new features or take it for a test drive.
Posted July 11, 2008
1. Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient
2. The Encyclopedia of Aging
3. Challenges of an Aging Society
4. An Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer
After more than a decade, WebSPIRS has reached its end of life and will no longer be available after June 30, 2008. The Health Sciences Library has migrated the databases that were provided via WebSPIRS to other vendor's interfaces, primarily EBSCOhost.
IPA is now available via Ebscohost.
Drug Info Fulltext had the full text of AHFS (now available on Lexi-Comp Online with AHFS).
Reactions is now available via Ovid.
1. Williams Gynecology 2008
2. Ingle's Endodontics 2008
3. Quick Answers to Medical Diagnosis and Therapy 2008
NOTE: Previous editions were called CURRENT Consult Medicine
1. Cultural Diversity: A Primer for the Human Services
2. Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice
3. Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health
4. When Parents Say No: Religious and Cultural Influences on Pediatric Healthcare Treatment
5. Guide to Clinical Cultural Competence
6. The Kawa Model: Culturally Relevant Occupational Therapy
7. Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment
8. Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients
Check out the complete list of 55 Sage eReference Encyclopedias
A new National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical research program will aim to provide answers to patients with mysterious conditions that have long eluded diagnosis. Called the Undiagnosed Diseases Program, the trans-NIH initiative will focus on the most puzzling medical cases referred to the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD. With the program infrastructure now in place, the program is ready to accept patients. For more information about the Undiagnosed Diseases Program, visit the NIH website. Physicians and patients with specific inquiries may call the NIH Clinical Center clinical information research line at 866-444-8806.
Mosby's Nursing Index, a journal index similar to CINAHL, is offering an "open house" through Monday, June 30, 2008. Each user needs to register at www.mosbysnursingindex.com
Please give this resource a try, and compare it with CINAHL at http://hsl.creighton.edu/cinahl/
Send comments to Bryan Stack, Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian, Creighton University Health Sciences Library. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 402-280-5137.
Due to a scheduled power outage on the main campus, the library catalog, CLIC, will be offline from 5-6 pm on Monday, May 12th.
Creighton University employees and students are entitled to certain software at extremely discounted pricing. Employees and students can purchase software through this location: http://www.creighton.edu/doit/software/personal rather than through the Health Sciences Library as in the past. For approximately $25 the Office 2007 suite is available for the Work at Home license. Log in with your netid and password, fill out the online form, add the software to your shopping cart, and check out like any online storefront. The license allows Creighton employees and students to install Office on one personal computer at home and is NOT for university owned computers.
Improving Acute Pain Management in Children: Essential Tools, Techniques, and Treatments. Neil L. Schechter, MD. University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Released 2/26/08. This DVD points out effects of pain and stress in children, delineates the general principles of pain management in children, describes developmentally appropriate strategies and tools for assessing pain in children, use of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic pain treatments in children, and more…Ask for DVD 228
VisualDx is visual clinical decision support software—the only patient-based decision support tool merging medical images and clinical information to build a pictorial differential diagnosis based on actual patient findings. VisualDx allows clinicians to compare diagnostic possibilities side by side, providing further review of the differential both with medical photographs and with handbook-length clinical information. The technology includes over 16,000 images covering more than 900 visually identifiable diseases in areas such as dermatology, infectious disease, drug reaction, ophthalmology, oral disease, MRSA, acute pulmonary infections and other pattern-recognition-based specialties.
Modules include Dermatology, Infectious Disease, Ophthalmology, Bioterrorism, MRSA, Oral Lesions, Drug Eruptions, Cancer, Radiation, Injury, and more…this license can be accessed through “Hot Picks” on the LRC website. For further information, please call the Learning Resources Center at 280-5131. Click Here to enter VisualDX
Beginning in April, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2007 (H.R. 2764) will take effect. This law requires that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication. For more information and assistance, please contact Judi Bergjord at 280-5199 or email@example.com.
PubMed classes will be held in the Thune Seminar Rooms A & B from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday March 27th and again on Tuesday, April 1st. Classes will focus on utilizing some of PubMed’s special options to get more out of your searches.
Beth Furlong, Ph.D., JD, will share some of her most noteworthy insights gained while following the Jesuit Mission in the Seven Tribal States region of North East India. This program will begin at noon on Thursday, April 3rd in the Library’s Thune Seminar Rooms.
For more information, contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL/LRC Education Coordinator at 280-5143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Café a la Cart, along with rest of campus, is now serving Green Mountain Coffee. The coffee is organic and well known for its superior taste. Even better, Green Mountain is a company whose beliefs in sustainability and fair trade are compatible with Creighton’s own Vision and Mission. If you would like more information about this remarkable company visit their website www.greenmountaincoffee.com while you enjoy a cup of one of their delicious coffee blends.
On Friday March 14th, the entire Creighton University network will be offline for renovation of the campus data center. Work will start at 7:00 p.m. and will last a minimum of six hours. Services will return to normal slowly as more and more systems come back online throughout the evening of the 14th or the early hours on the 15th.
1. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine 2008
2. Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, 2008
3. Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology 2008
4. Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Otolaryngology 2008
The online library catalog, CLIC, will be down for maintenance Friday, February 22, 2008, from 10pm to 11:30pm. The maintenance is expected to take 90 minutes during which time the library catalog may give incomplete results until re-indexing is completed.
Writing, learning, researching, and teaching are all tasks that can benefit from using the bibliographic management program, RefWorks. Learn more about how this popular Internet based program can make all these tasks easier and more productive on Tuesday, Feb. 12th, from 12-1 p.m. or Thursday, Feb. 14th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Both sessions will be in the Health Sciences Library’s Thune Seminar Rooms A & B. Handouts and sweets will be provided. For more information contact John Mitchell, Reference Librarian at 280-5138 or email@example.com
Too few people realize that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. National Wear Red Day, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is a campaign to raise awareness of heart disease and empower women to reduce their risk. These are the women of the Health Sciences Library dressed to show their support of this campaign.
Stop by the HSL and check out these books for more information on Women and Heart Disease:
1. How to Bypass Your Bypass WG113 F598H 1997
2. New Dimensions in Women's Health WA300 N532 2004
3. Heart Health for Black Women: A Natural Approach to Healing and Preventing Heart Disease WG210 Y31H 2000
4. Nutritional Concerns of Women WA309 N9765 2004
5. Nutrition in Women's Health WA309 N976 1996
6. Slow Dance: A Story of Stroke, Love, and Disability WG113 K64S 1998
7. Add Years to Your Life! Maintain or Regain a Healthy Heart WG113 S683A 2002
8. Women are Not Small Men: Life-Saving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease in Women WG210 G618W 2002
9. How to Keep from Breaking Your Heart: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Cardiovascular Disease WG113 R643H 2004
10. Women and Heart Disease WG113 W872 2005
On December 26, 2007, President Bush signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008 (H.R. 2764) which requires that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication. Previously this was requested, but was not required. This requirement goes into effect for all peer-reviewed articles accepted for publication on or after April 7, 2008.
The Library would like to support faculty participation in this effort, by offering to assist in submitting manuscripts via the NIHMS System. Information on NIHMS and links to a detailed FAQ are at: http://www.nihms.nih.gov/. For more information, please contact Judi Bergjord at 280-5199 or Bergjord@creighton.edu
Shock (Series). Concept Media, c2007. This series reveals the personal stories of a dozen people who underwent electroconvulsive therapy for the treatment of severe depression or bipolar disorder. This program concludes with a discussion of how the effects of ECT on the brain's physiology make it a successful treatment modality for depression, and demonstrates ECT administered to a patient. Ask for DVD 203
1. Principles of Health Care Ethics. WB60 P957 2007
2. Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. WD375 W432E 2008
3. Poisoning and Toxicology Handbook. QV600 P7533 2008
4. Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention. WO700 H2355 2007
5. Using and Interpreting Statistics: A Practical Text for the Health, Behavioral, and Social Sciences. WA950 C831 2007
6. Rheumatology. WE544 R47145 2008
Interpreting ABG (Series). Concept Media, c2007. Includes Basic Interpretation, Advanced Interpretation, and Clinical Applications. The series describes the components of the acid-base balance, listing their normal values & compensatory mechanism for restoring homeostasis, offers clinical scenarios in which the viewer uses critical thinking to interpret the ABG results of six patients, and more... Ask for DVD 205
1. Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise. W32.5 AA1 F4566H 2007
2. Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging. WN445 M595E 2006
3. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: A Guide to Successful Implementation. WB102 B573E 2006
4. Vaccinated: One Man's Quest to Defeat the World's Deadliest Diseases. WZ100 H6530 2007
5. Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2 vols. WI900 S9617 2007
The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Bio-Information Center will be held on Friday, January 18, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in the Browsing Area in the Health Sciences Library. Reception following. See you there!
RefWorks has announced that Write-N-Cite III for Windows (Beta version) is compatible with Microsoft Vista and Microsoft Word 2007 is now available for download. It is also compatible with Microsoft XP and Microsoft Word 2003. Write-N-Cite III also produces single document formatting. Click here for a pdf document on how to use WNC III.
The Health Sciences Library collected 152 food items through our 2007 Food for Fines Program. The items were delivered to the St. Martin DePorres Food Bank on December 19th. This was our 18th year of serving the food bank and we'd like to thank all of our generous donors.