Friday, February 19, 2010

Global Health & Medically Underserved Week, February 22nd-26th

Lectures will be held in the main auditorium of the 1430 Tulane Avenue Building from 12 noon to 1 pm. Foundations credit for attending lectures. Lunch will be provided.
  • Monday - BodyTalk: U.S. Immigration Law the the Power of a Good Medical Exam
  • Tuesday - International Research: A student perspective
  • Wednesday - International Humanitarian Experiences
  • Thursday - Issues in Migrant Health
  • Friday - The People's Institute and Racism in Medicine
Brought to you by AMSA, Doctors for Global Health and Foundations in Medicine.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Carnival!

Mardi Gras Hours

  • February 12th, 2010 - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • February 13th, 2010 - Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • February 14th - February 16th, 2010 CLOSED

Reopen on Ash Wednesday with regular hours.

Monday, February 8, 2010

WHO DAT - The Matas Library will close at 1:00 p.m. on February 9, 2010

Tulane University (uptown, downtown and primate center) will close tomorrow, February 9, 2010 at 1 p.m. in honor of the Saints Super Bowl Victory! Read Scott Cowan's Tulane Talk, The Moment and the Future 02/08/2010.

The Matas Library will close at 1:00 p.m. on February 9, 2010

Enjoy the Saints Super Bowl Victory Parade to Begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday at LaSalle and Poydras.

Friday, February 5, 2010

PubMed® Advanced Search, Limits, and Homepage Revised

Recent changes implemented in PubMed include a new Limits page with additional limits for dates and search field tags.

For more information about the changes to PubMed see PubMed Changes by Re Mishra. Blogadillo: News from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region.

[Changes were implemented in PubMed on February 2, 2010.]

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Due to the humanitarian disaster in Haiti, GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network), an Infectious Diseases database, has launched a free E-book for health professionals interested in Haiti. You may read about the background here: THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF HAITI.

The Infectious Diseases of Haiti by GIDEON (321 pages, 2.75MB)

GIDEON, a point-of-care clinical decision support system provides a current, evidence-based resource for the diagnosis, treatment and teaching in the fields of Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Microbiology in all countries. It is available by license to the Tulane communnity. The database helps clinicians overcome information overload and save time by providing quick diagnosis and access to a vast source of high-quality medical content.

A Subject Guide on Disaster Management includes other links to information on for health professionals.

Donations to the Tulane University Center for Public Service campaign in support of "Stand with Haiti" are being accepted at the Matas Library Desk. "Stand with Haiti" is the official donation campaign of Partners in Health (PIH).