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:

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
The Journal of Biological Chemistry
Nature (London)
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Pediatrics (Evanston)
JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association
PNAS : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Journal of Neuroscience
Cell (Cambridge)
Cancer Research
The Lancet (British edition)
Annals of Internal Medicine
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Journal of Immunology
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Circulation Research
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Journal of Cell Science
Critical Care Medicine
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Clinical Cancer Research

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

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

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