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  • E-Resources
    Diveristy: Biomedical Research Posted Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 12:55 pm
    Lawrence A. Tabak referred to two articles on diversity during his keynote address at the Building Bridges: Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Retreat of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences held on Thursday, October 27th. Both articles, Weaving a Richer Tapestry in Biomedical Sciences and NIH Uncovers Racial Disparity in Grant Awards. were published in the August 19, 2011, issue of Science and are available from the   Library of the Health Sciences.
  • Web Site
    Zombie Preparedness (Disaster Preparedness) Posted Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 11:00 am
    Wonder why Zombies, Zombie Apocalypse, and Zombie Preparedness continue to live or walk dead on a CDC web site? As it turns out what first began as a tongue in cheek campaign to engage new audiences with preparedness messages has proven to be a very effective platform.  Director of the CDC's Office of Public Health and Preparedness and Response, Dr. Ali Khan , notes, "If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack." View Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic to get a kit, make a plan, and be prepared!
  • Library
    Markland in Spotlight! Posted Friday, October 21, 2011, 8:56 am
    Mary Markland, MA, AHIP, Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian, was featured in the September 2011 issue of MLA News, the monthly newsletter of the Medical Library Association.  Mary has been a member of the Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences reference team since 2001. To view the article and read about the library services Mary provides on the Southeast Campus of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences read Member Spotlight:  Mary J. Markland, AHIP, Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota - Fargo .
  • E-Resources
    PubMed Bolded Search Terms Posted Thursday, October 13, 2011, 2:25 pm
    Have you noticed that your PubMed search terms are now automatically displayed in BOLD in your PubMed search results!! Questions about PubMed searching?? Ask one of our librarians
  • Trials
    PAEasy: A Trial Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 2:56 pm
    PAeasy is a study aide for the PANCE and PANRE.  The PAEasy study aid is published by McGraw-Hill.  Go to PAEasy to give it a try between now and October 31, 2011.  Please share your interest in this program with Annette Larson in the PA department or Barbara Knight in the Library of the Health Sciences. Thank you for your interest in PAeasy! If you are not in the Health Science Building email Barbara Knight for a username and password to enter the trial.


  • Web Site
    Apothecary: Online Exhibit Posted Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:47 pm
    Mysterious Show Globes of the Apothecary
    The Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina announces the opening of this new web exhibit at
    http://waring.library.musc.edu/exhibits/ShowGlobes/index.php

    Throughout history, professionals have searched for recognizable signs and symbols to represent their occupation.  These symbols serve not only to call attention to businesses, specifically in times of low literacy, but also to distinguish a career field among the rest.  Much like the mortar and pestle as a sign of apothecaries, show globes, glass vessels of varying sizes and shapes, hold a significant and intriguing history as a symbol of early pharmacists. This exhibit, by MUSC/SCCP PharmD candidate Jessica Patton, explores the myths and facts of show globes featuring examples from the private collection of Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy Distinguished Professor Dr. C. WayneWeart.

    For more information about the web exhibit, please contact Jennifer Welch, Digital Archivist, welchje@musc.edu.
  • E-Resources
    Public Health and Medical Education Posted Friday, October 7, 2011, 11:42 am
    The October supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine is titled Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education, and is based on the September 2010 conference of the same name co-sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The conference and the supplement were funded by the CDC through the AAMC-CDC cooperative agreement.  
    The supplement includes 20 full-length articles and 6 brief reports that describe curricular innovations and resources to help integrate public health, population health and prevention in medical school and residency curricula. View this issue on the library web site at
    http://ezproxy.undmedlibrary.org/login?url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/07493797/41/4/supp/S3
  • Other
    Copyright Basics: A Video Posted Thursday, September 8, 2011, 4:33 pm
    The Copyright Clearance Center has produced a video, "Copyright Basics," that can be viewed at http://learn.copyright.com/int/cbVideo/ The program is 6 minutes long and made available for use by the rights licensing experts at Copyright Clearance Center. They welcome you to download it for non-commercial use within your organization. Their terms and conditions are at http://www.copyright.com/content/cc3/en/tools/footer/termsconditions.html
  • Other
    Athletes Pain series: New York Times Posted Thursday, September 8, 2011, 8:20 am
    The New York Times on Monday began a new series titled, "The Athletes Pain," that "will look at popular sports medicine procedures that remain unproven." The initial article, "As Sports Medicine Surges, Hope and Hype Outpace Proven Treatments" discusses platelet-rich plasma treatments.
    http://tinyurl.com/3q3yno3
  • E-Resources
    AccessMedicine: Print Chapter Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 11:38 am
    At the present time AccessMedicine is removing the PRINT CHAPTER option. The PRINT SECTION option will REMAIN available. The publisher provided the following reason for this immediate change: Last week the new edition of Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine was discovered circulating on a number of digital lockers, torrent sites, and other means of illicit file sharing. A quick examination of the file revealed that the parties who had created it simply printed every chapter of Harrisons, then bound it as an ebook and started distributing it. Presently, the Print Chapter view makes it far too easy to accomplish a task like this.
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