Friday, April 18, 2014

TMC Library Holiday Hours

The TMC Library will be closed on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in observance of Easter.

Regular hours resume on Monday, April 21.

Happy Easter.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

New Website Design

Notice anything different?

The TMC Library just unveiled our new website, redesigned with you, the user in mind. Highly simplified, intuitive and clean, the website is easy to use and navigate.

Come visit the site at where you’ll find some of the best biomedical resources at your fingertips. We’re just a click away! Problems? Just "Ask Us.

Or share your feedback: Website Feedback

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Student Appreciation Day a Big Success!

Students enjoying therapy dogs during Student Appreciation Day.
The TMC Library held its first annual STUDENT APPRECIATION DAY on March 5th to give students a respite from study and exams.

Nearly 400 students from all over, including, BCM, MDA School of Health Professionals, HCC- Coleman College, Prairie View School of Nursing, UTHealth – GSBS, SON, Dental School, Medical School and TWU showed up for free food, drinks, giveaways, free gift card drawings, and to get free hugs from Faithful Paws’ furry friends.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Clinical Access-- Product Trial Extended

Trial access to McGraw-Hill's evidence-based point-of-care resource, Clinical Access, has been extended to run through May 4th. 

Links from the text in Clinical Access lead to sources of the summarized information-- AccessMedicine, DrugPoints, PubMed and McMaster University’s McMaster Plus evidence database. 

You can explore Clinical Access fully without using your Library log-in: just go to .  Once there, log in to Clinical Access with
user name:  hamtmc 
password: medicine

If you are already logged in with the library and want to take a look at Clinical Access, simply go to .   

If you are in AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery or AccessEmergencyMedicine, you can also click on Clinical Access in the page header or footer, under Sites, to get in.

When you’ve investigated this database, please take a few minutes to tell us what you think of Clinical Access, by taking a short survey hereYour feedback is valuable!

Friday, February 28, 2014

New Journal Subscriptions!

Future Oncology (Future Medicine) 2005-present
Impact Factor 3.202, ranks 76/196 in Oncology
Indexed in MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, Chemical Abstracts, Science Citation Index

Future Oncology examines scientific and clinical issues, together with economic and policy issues surrounding the ever-changing field of cancer care. Content includes news and
views, literature awareness regarding new biomarkers,concise commentary and analysis
reports from the conference circuit and full review articles.

British Journal of Pharmacology (Wiley Blackwell) 1946-present
Impact Factor 5.067, ranks 21/261 in Pharmacology; Pharmacy

A broad-based journal giving leading international coverage of all aspects of experimental pharmacology, BJP publishes high-quality original research, and authoritative reviews and commentaries. Each year a range of themed issues are published and a must-read supplement, the Guide to Receptors and Channels (GRAC) is published every other year. 

Prosthetics and Orthotics International (Sage) 1977-present
 Impact Factor:0.624, ranks 51/63 in Orthopedics;  Rehabilitation
Indexed in MEDLINE, Social Science (SSCI) and Science Citation (SCI) Indexes
An international, multidisciplinary journal for all professionals who have an interest in the medical, clinical, rehabilitation, technical, educational and research aspects of prosthetics, orthotics and rehabilitation engineering, as well as their related topics.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Monday, February 24, 2014

JAMAevidence Trial
The TMC Library has a 30 day trial of JAMAevidence, an online website that incorporates evidence-based medicine into daily practice.

The website includes customizable evidence-based worksheets and other fundamental tools for clinicians, residents and students.

Take a site tour by visiting the following link:

To further explore JAMAevidence go to: using the following login information:

Tell Us What You Think - give us your feedback about this product Click here to take survey

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Student Appreciation Day - March 5, 2014


All TMC students are invited to attend a Student Appreciation Day event at the TMC Library.

Faithful Paws will be on-site for unconditional "love" and petting opportunities.

When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

 Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Where: The TMC Library - first floor

Free food, drinks, and giveaways!! Enter a drawing to win App store gift cards.

Note: This is a student only event. Please bring your student ID.