Thursday, October 8, 2015

Reference Desk at i2PH will resume January 7

Librarian Elaine Hicks is taking a leave of absence from November 23- January 4 for shoulder surgery.

Our librarians are available from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday for help and consultation via email:, chat: via the website, and phone: 988-5155.

Beginning January 7, 2016, come to i2PH-sponsored help desk on Thursdays, from 12-3:00 pm in Tidewater Room 1714.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Family Medicine Clerkship Presentation ‐ Quick Tips Available

A PDF handout is available at the Matas Library Circulation desk.

It is also available on the Clinical Clerkships: Family Medicine subject guide:

Molly Knapp is available to help with Family Medicine projects, contact

Good luck! 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Domestic Violence Resources

The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology of NLM has created a new health services research resource on domestic violence. The new resource has been created to supplement NLM’s most recent exhibition, Confronting Violence, Improving Women’s Lives. Material can be found on the domestic violence topic page. It  includes the subjects of Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive and Sexual Coercion, Child Abuse and Maltreatment and Elder Abuse.

While you're there, check out other topics on the Health Services Research Information Central’s web portal, HSR Info Central. The portal is designed to inform individuals involved in the detection, prevention and treatment services for the under-served.

Friday, September 11, 2015

2015 State Baby Facts

Zero to Three, the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, presents the 2015 factsheets for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. These provide information for early childhood professionals and policymakers about the status of infants, toddlers, and families in their state. The State Baby Facts present data in the framework of good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences. To learn more about how to use State Baby Facts in your advocacy efforts, download the toolkit.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Remembering Katrina (Ten Years Later) A Matas Library Photo Album

We are reposting a number of the photographs from the Katrina Display that was at the entrance of the Rudolph Matas Library in the Spring of 2006 are available on the web. Many of the photos were taken by the Matas staff that were sheltered at the Health Sciences Center during the storm and aftermath in August of 2005. (Original Posting, 8/29/07)

See more about the Katrina & Beyond exhibit on the Uptown campus. 

Leave no one behind : Hurricane Katrina and the rescue of the Tulane Hospital / by Bill Carey.Matas (Books Stacks): WA 295 C37 2006

Thursday, August 20, 2015

ILLiad system upgrade complete- new log-in procedure

The ILLiad system upgrade has finished and ILLiad is now available for interlibrary loan requests.

With this upgrade, your log-in to ILLiad will be your Tulane username and password. If your ILLiad username and password were a combination other than your Tulane username and password, the system has automatically updated your log-in information.

If you have any questions, please contact the reference desk at 988-5155 or

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Where to publish: Top journals for physicians in training

how to break into medical publishing
Looking for an outlet for your research, observations or projects? AMA Wire provides an excellent overview of journals that publish work of medical students, residents and more:

For more writing resources, check out the Matas Library Writing and Publishing Guide: