New ebooks recently added:
376 chapters are divided into 4 volumes, each chapter falling into a subject category including Applied Ethics; Bioethics; Computers and Information Management; Economics/Business; Environmental Ethics; Ethics and Politics; Legal; Medical Ethics; Philosophy/Theories; Social; and Social/Media.
This book is written to supplement Junqueira's Basic Histology: Text & Atlas. It can also be used as a self assessment tool to help readers determine what areas to focus on as they prepare for exams or board reviews.
New editions in AccessMedicine
DSM 5 now available
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
FIFTH EDITION | DSM-5
The most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers,and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders, and is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.
CLIC library catalog upgrade
The library catalog, CLIC, will be upgraded starting Thursday May 30, 2013 at 10 am. The CLIC interface will probably be unavailable on Thursday. All of the indexes will have to be reprocessed to be compatable with the upgraded software. As an alternative you might want to search using Summon or Worldcat. If you need assistance, please call the reference desk for help at 402 280 5138 or email email@example.com.
Library Closed Due to Power Outage
Due to an unexpected power outage, the Health Sciences Library is closed on Monday, May 20, 2013. The estimated time for restoration of power is unknown at this time. We apologize for the inconvience.
"Binding Wounds Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine" exhibit at HSL.
Come to the Health Sciences Library to view the National Library of Medicine's exhibit, “Binding Wounds Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine.” It will be on display through May 18th. In conjunction with the exhibit and the Nebraska Humanities Council, Dr. Spencer Davis, Professor of History, Peru State College, will speak at the Health Sciences Library on Friday, May 10th at 1:30 p.m. His presentation, “African American Troops in the Civil War: Fighting on Two Fronts”, will describe the challenges that African American troops faced in the Union army and Confederate forces.
For more information about the exhibit please visit http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/bindingwounds/index.html
Posted April 17, 2013
TEDMED is coming April 16th-19th.
TEDMED is a unique conference that brings together people with many different backgrounds and experiences to hear insightful speakers talk about issues relating to health care, bio-medical research, bioethics, and education. The Creighton Health Sciences Library will carry the webcasts of the main sessions in the Library’s Thune Seminar Rooms A & B beginning at 7 p.m. on Tues., Apr. 16th and running through Noon on Fri., Apr. 19th. Links to information on sessions and speakers is available on the TEDMED website. (Note that times are Eastern and the schedule is subject to revision.) If you have additional questions, contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL Education Coordinator at (402)280-5143 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Some sessions will be recorded and may be available at a future date.
Posted April 7, 2013
Global Health Databases Trial
Global Health provides indexing and abstracts of public health research and practice around the world, including over 2 million scientific records from 1973 to the present from over 6,000 serials, books, book chapters, reports, conference proceedings, patents, theses, electronic publications and other hard-to-find resources. Over 3,600 of the journals are unique to Global Health.
Global Health Archive, containing over 800,000 records from six printed abstract journals published between 1912 and 1983, provides a historical context for current international and public health problems, with information on public health, communicable diseases, nutrition, entomology, bioterrorism, food security and the effects of economic development on health.
Click on the database titles above for access via EBSCOhost.
To provide feedback, or for more information, please contact Bryan Stack, Collection Services Librarian in the Health Sciences Library, at 402-280-5137 or email@example.com.
ExamMaster Offline for Upgrade
ExamMaster will be offline for 30 hours beginning at 11:59 pm Saturday, March 16 through 6:00 am Monday, March 18, 2013. All user accounts and saved exam information will be migrated to the enhanced version. The new enhanced version of the ExamMaster interface includes the ability to choose either Exams or Practice Exams to get started, select multiple topics or subjects to pull into an exam, create an exam from questions previously answered incorrectly, and the ability to name your exam if you choose.
Posted March 7, 2013
New AccessMedicine editions
AccessMedicine has released three new books: Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics and Gynecology 11e; Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests 6e; and Pathology: The Big Picture.
Posted March 5, 2013
Cancer Statistics 2013 published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival based on incidence data from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Read the HTML or PDF.
Posted February 10, 2013