Monday, September 17, 2007

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine (HistSciTechMed)

The History of Science, Technology and Medicine, is the first of our databases to migrate from the Eureka (RLG) platform. At this point, it is not cross-searchable with other FirstSearch databases. This database is international in coverage (since 1973) and integrates four bibliographies that reflect the influence of medicine on society and culture from prehistory to the present. This interdisciplinary database and includes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other materials.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Come Meet with your Librarians, Library Lunchtime classes, begin Sept.17, Tidewater Computer Lab

There will be a series of Library Lunchtime classes open to the TUHSC community in the Tidewater Computer Lab, Room 1220 (1440 Canal Street). All classes are scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and no reservation is required. The first of the series will cover general electronic resources and the library website. There will be time for specific questions and problems. Mark your calendars for the classes that interest you.
  • Monday, September 17, 2007 - Overall Library Resources
  • Thursday, September 27, 2007 - OVID vs PubMed (MEDLINE Battle)
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - RefWorks (Citation Management)
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007 - Major Non-Medline Databases
  • Monday, November 12, 2007 - RefWorks (Citation Management)

Friday, September 7, 2007

Medic Latina, Busque Aquí

Medic Latina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals. This database provides access to full text peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish [available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color]. A wide range of topics include neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. Examples of publications in this database include Revista Medica del IMSS, Revista Mexicana de Patologia Clinica, Boletin Medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Archivos de Neurociencias, Revista Biomedica, Veterinaria Mexico, Salud Publica de Mexico, ACIMED, and more.

There are a number of helpful tips and hints you can use to improve your search results. Ask if you need assistance.

Saturday, September 1, 2007

LinkOut Problems in PubMed

There is a problem with online links going to a blank page in PubMed when trying to link to full-text Tulane resources. It is a systemic PubMed problem that affects all LinkOut and Outside Tool libraries. NLM is aware of the problem with PubMed and is currently working vigorously to resolve the problem.

We will keep you posted on the resolution of this issue. Resolved: Oct. 11.2007

From: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), (Monday, 01 October, 2007 11:28)