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Check out the new Access databases

The Access databases (AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery, and AccessEmergencyMedicine) have a new look for the New Year.  Each home screen is now less cluttered and allows for quick linking to featured resources to Read (eBooks), Learn (quizzes), and Watch (videos). Click on the upper right corner of the search box for Quick Reference favorites such as guidelines,…

Welcome to the New WHSC Library Website!

The site, launched December 18th, offers a new look and has been reorganized to help users find needed information more quickly. Check out the new top navigation sections: Biomedical Resources, Using the Library, Writing and Publishing, and Training. The site still supports site searching and has prominent links to essential resources like PubMed, ejournals, discoverE…

Scientific Writing eBooks available

The WHSC Library has both eBooks and print copies available on specific scientific writing elements such as manuscript preparation and grant applications. Check out the library catalog to access eBooks and locate print books on common scientific writing tasks such as preparing a journal article, planning a poster or presentation, or writing a successful grant…

Winter Break Hours Starting Dec 20

Holiday hours will begin Friday December 20.  The WHSC Library will be closed Dec. 24 & 25, Dec. 31 & Jan.1, and the weekends preceding these days.  The Library will be open 8AM-6PM on all other weekdays, Dec. 21-Dec.30. Regular spring hours will begin Thursday January 2, 2014.  Please see below for further information, or…

New eBook: Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

An extensive new publication, this text reflects the diversity of research models, as well as animal care issues, alternatives and ethics. Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies and asseses important animal models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac, obesity, infectious diseases, diabetes, neurologic, and many others. To discover other available eBooks search the…

Calculators available on DynaMed

DynaMed offers a number of calculators and tools as one of its services.  Search by topic (Medical Equations, Statistics, etc.) or by specialty.  Click on “Calculators” in the blue bar at the top of  any DynaMed page, or click here to access it directly:  http://calculators.epnet.com.proxy.library.emory.edu/DynaMedCalcs/ For additional information on this or other point of care…

Qualitative Software Added to the Specialized Software Lab

The Specialized Software Lab now offers Emory access to MAXQDA and NVivo software. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library has recently acquired two (2) MAXQDAplus 11 licenses as well as a NVIVO 10 license. The software can be found on the 3 PCs located in the Specialized Software Lab.  The lab is open during library…

Try WHSC Library’s new mobile resource: Unbound Medicine via uCentral

Offline Access 5-Minute Emergency Consult, Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination, Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, and Medline Journals. This product is compatible with iOS for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.  Also available for Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone.  To register, visit Emory’s Unbound Medicine page and click…

Epocrates Essentials

This library funded app provides mobile access to the full version of Epocrates and includes information and features beyond the freely available version. With the licensed version of Epocrates Essentials, access not only the drugs and diseases information but treatment guidelines, lab tests and panels, reference values, formulary costs, most used ICD9s and more.  The…

Lasergene 11.2 Update

DNAStar has released an update to Lasergene 11. To update go to Emory software express and download the appropriate installer: Mac or PC.  Select the programs installed on your computer and install the update. For any questions or problems contact Ask-A-Librarian, or Jeremy Kupsco at  jkupsco emory edu.