Thursday, February 28, 2013

Pediatric Grand Rounds References Now Available

References from the January and February 2013 Pediatric Grand Rounds are now available:

Recent topics have included: sickle cell disease, physician burnout, venereal disease in New Orleans, and headaches in children.

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for the Department of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal on a customized web portal. Email for more information.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

EndNote for iPhone and iPad

Big news for any EndNote users! Thompson has finally released an app for EndNote & EndNote Web:


More info:

It looks like EndNote desktop users will still need to register for an EndNote Web account to sync their libraries to the app. 

Questions? Email or check out one of our upcoming Citation Management classes.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

New versions of study aids & CME - Henry Stewart Talks, EXAM MASTER OnLine, ClinicalKey & ACP's MKSAP 16 Self-Assessment Print set

New talks are added to every month Henry Stewart Talks, online animated audio visual presentations by leading world experts on various biomedical topics.   Check out the recent additions in The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection -

Studying for the USMLE?  EXAM MASTER OnLine just released a new USMLE Step 1 practice exam that offers carefully selected premium questions based on user performance and degree of difficulty. While based on our previous well-known Step 1 practice exams, this new version contains psychometrically evaluated questions.  Tulane users will still need to register for a personal account in EXAM MASTER OnLine access this new content.

Rudolph Matas Library is pleased to offer the latest print edition of the American College of Physicians' (ACP) MKSAP 16 Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program for 2 day checkout from the Matas Library Commons.  There are two parts with  10 individual volumes.  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available until July 31, 2015.

 The Matas Commons has a number of student recommended programmed texts from such series as BRS, Case Files, First Aid and more.  Ask for these books at the Matas Information Desk.  Books in the Commons area check out for 2 days.  Holds are allowed for books currently checked out.

Did you know that ClinicalKey and other online resources offer CME credit?  First register for a ClinicalKey password! Earn free CME credit for searches conducted.

There are links to these resources and more at the Learning Portal:

Mark your calendar for the Global Health Summit #OneWorldProblems (March 6-8 @ SPHTM)

Global Health Summit produced by the Student Government Association of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

The  Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s annual open house and the 2nd annual Global Health Summit are scheduled for March 6-8, 2013.  The open house will include tours of the departments and classrooms, a crawfish boil at beautiful Audubon Park, and a number of interactive Q&A events.  The second annual Global Health Summit will explore the theme of  #OneWorldProblems, highlighting the interconnectedness among health concerns and issues across the globe.

March 6-8, 2013 at the School of Pubic Health and Tropical Medicine (Tidewater Building)