Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Stat!Ref Medical News Feed

Stat!Ref launched a new feature last month in conjunction with Reuters Health Medical News called Stat!Ref Medical News Feed.

This is a news service produced by a team journalists specialized in the fields of medicine and pharmacology.
 Key features include:
  1. coverage of 200 leading international medical journals and 80 major conferences and symposia
  2. flexible content and delivery including customized topic feeds
  3. access to daily updates and  news archives of 20-25 stories a day

 To register, go to the Library website, click on Databases and go to Stat!Ref

Go to preferences and establish or access your personal login

Click on Stat!Ref Medical News Feed link on the left side of the page

Select the topics on which you are interested in receiving information

For more information go to:

http://www.statref.com/products/medicalnewsalerts.html#features


Top 25 Electronic Journals Accessed in 2010

2010 is ending and we thought it will be interesting to find out what the Library’s most popular electronic journal titles were for 2010 and the number of full text articles accessed per title. 

A comparison of usage data from all publisher websites produced the following table of the top 25 journals accessed by Library users from January – October 2010.  

The New England Journal of Medicine
60,634
The Journal of Biological Chemistry
33,771
Nature (London)
30,745
Circulation
21,509
Science (New York, N.Y.)
20,981
Pediatrics (Evanston)
19,683
JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association
19,253
PNAS : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
17,033
Journal of Neuroscience
17,112
Cell (Cambridge)
17,005
Cancer Research
16,334
Development
11,125
The Lancet (British edition)
10,940
BMJ
10,087
Annals of Internal Medicine
9626
Clinical Infectious Diseases
9588
Journal of Immunology
9569
Journal of Clinical Oncology
9517
Circulation Research
9013
Stroke
8101
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
7745
Journal of Cell Science
7651
Critical Care Medicine
6980
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
6947
Clinical Cancer Research
6850

Monday, December 13, 2010

Library Classes December 13-17, 2010

PubMed - Basic
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 6:30PM - 7:30PM

This class teaches how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases. How to se arch subject headings, keywords, and authors use limitations and search for clinical queries will be covered. Contact Time: 1 Hr(s)

Taught by: Emmanuel Onwuachi, Night Manager - Circulation
Phone: 713-799-7150

Register Here




Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Library Holiday Hours

The Texas Medical Center Library Wishes You a Happy Holiday

Sunday December 19    1 p.m. - 6 p.m.*
Monday-Thursday December 20-23 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Friday December 24 Closed
Saturday December 25 Closed
Sunday December 26 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.*
Monday-Thursday December 27-30 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Friday December 31 Closed
Saturday January 1, 2011 Closed
Sunday January 2, 2011 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.*
Monday January 3, 2011 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.*

*No Reference assistance except for Circulation Desk

** Reference assistance upon request



Library Classes This Week

Finding Quality Nursing Literature
Wed, December 08, 2010 10:00AM - 12:00PM


Looking for quality nursing literature for patient care, that next process review meeting, or your own research? This class will address search techniques and tricks for uncovering this information quickly in key databases, such as CINAHL, ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source, PubMed and Scopus, as well as HAM-TMC Library’s own NurSearch tools.

Taught by: Sheila Green, MLS, Partnership and Marketing Librarian - Reference
Phone: 713-799-7176

Register Here

RefWorks
Thu, December 09, 2010 2:00PM - 4:00PM


RefWorks is a web-based citation management program that allows you to organize references in one convenient location, and also format your paper and bibliography. RefWorks contains several hundred citation output styles such as APA and AMA, in addition to individual journal submission formats. This class will teach you to set up an account, import citations, build your bibliography and format your paper. *It is highly recommended that participants in this class have experience searching PubMed or other databases, and using Microsoft Word.

Taught by: Shannon Basher, MLS, Education and Emerging Technologies Librarian - Reference
Phone: 713.799.7109

Register Here