Friday, November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving holiday hours

The Matas Library Thanksgiving week schedule:

Sunday, November 23rd- 1pm-6pm
Monday, November 24th- 8am-5pm
Tuesday, November 25th- 8am-5pm
Wednesday, November 26th- 8am-5pm
Thursday, November 27th- CLOSED
Friday, November 28th- CLOSED
Saturday, November 29th- CLOSED
Sunday, November 30th- CLOSED

The Matas Library will resume regular hours on Monday, December 1st.

Historical spotlight: Letters between former head of Internal Medicine George Burch and Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling

Housed at the Oregon State University Digital Archives, a collection of letters between former Tulane chairman of Internal Medicine George Burch and the Nobel Prize-winning researcher Linus Pauling are available online. The collection contains both personal and professional correspondence, with a focus on sickle cell research.

To access this collection of letters, and to view other correspondence between Linus Pauling and other researchers, go to the Oregon State University collection It's in the Blood! A Documentary History of Linus Pauling, Hemoglobin, and Sickle Cell Anemia.

Grand Rounds now available: Evidence-based approach to Labor; Pregnancy pharmacology & toxicology; Sickle Cell Disease; Ebola and pediatrics

Resources from Medicine Ground Rounds for November 20, 2014: "Objectifying the Subjective:  Physician attitudes, patient behavior and the data behind treatment of vaso-oclusive crises pain in Sickle Cell disease" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=288978&sid=5304784 

Resources from Pediatric Ground Rounds for November 21, 2014: "Pediatric Considerations for Ebola" are now available: http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=417190&sid=5311023

Resources from OB-GYN Ground Rounds for November 7, 2014: "Comfort During Labor: an evidence-based approach" and November 17, 2014: "Pharmacology/Toxicology of Pregnancy" are now available: http://libguides.tulane.edu/OBGYNgrandrounds

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for selected departments in the School of Medicine. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via these links.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Featured e-book: The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need

Need help figuring out how to read EKGs? Check out The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need at the Matas Library. In print, we have one copy on General Reserve, and one copy downstairs in our book stacks. The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need is also available electronically through Books@Ovid.


To access The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need, go to the Matas Library website* and select Medline-OVID under the Resources tab. Select Books from the menu bar on the top of the OVID screen, and search for The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need under the "O" tab.

*If you are not on campus, use the Off-Campus Login in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to sign-in to our site.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Health literacy project training

The Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences is training volunteers to teach patients  to find and evaluate online health information using iPads at the Ruth U. Fertel Center.

Next training: Thursday, November 13 at 3:15 in M207, Rudolph Matas Library. Please RSVP to ehicks2@tulane.edu and 504.988.2785

Provided through Federal funds: NLM, NIH, Contract #HHSN-276-2011-00007-C with the HAM/TMC Library.

Friday, November 7, 2014

e-Book spotlight: Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th ed., now in ClinicalKey

The newest edition of Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is available on ClinicalKey.

To access Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease in ClinicalKey, go to the Matas library website* and select ClinicalKey under the "Resources" tab. Sign in to your ClinicalKey account, select "Books" from the search bar in the middle of the ClinicalKey screen, and search for Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease.

You can also access Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease in ClinicalKey by searching the title in our catalog and selecting the electronic resource record.



*If you are not on campus, use the Off-Campus Login in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to sign in to our site.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Grand Rounds now available: Pulmonary fibrosis, even more Ebola

Resources from Medicine Ground Rounds for November 5, 2014: "The Age of Pulmonary Fibrosis" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=288978&sid=5304784

Resources from Pediatric Ground Rounds for November 6, 2014: "Treating Ebola patients in (very) limited resource settings " are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=417190&sid=5311023

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for selected departments in the School of Medicine. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via these links.