The Joanna Briggs Institute evidence based nursing database, JBI COnNECT +, has recently moved to a new platform and a new name. The new name is Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database and is now provided on an Ovid search platform.  Ovid search capabilities make the search process more user friendly. In addition to the high quality evidence based literature that has always been available through the Joanna Briggs Institute; access to Ovid electronic journals and books purchased by the library are readily available. Continue reading JBI COnNECT +

Counseling and Therapy in Video

University of Cincinnati Libraries has recently subscribed to Counseling and Therapy in Video. This collection includes over 700 hours of online media for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.  Transcripts are displayed and synchronized with the video enhancing the viewing experience.  Basic and advanced search capabilities are available as well as the ability to browse by subject, therapy type, theme, and therapist.

Access is available through the University of Cincinnati Libraries A-Z index of databases


Library Services for UC Health Employees

Thanks to a recent agreement between UC Health and the University of Cincinnati, UC Health employees now have access to health sciences and research-level library collections and services through UC Libraries’ Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library.

To access library resources and services, UC Health employees need only to register online at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/uchealth. This web site will also serve as UC Health employees’ gateway to the information resources and services provided by the Health Sciences Library and UC Libraries.

For more information about the library resources and services available to UC Health employees, or to schedule an instruction session, contact:

Leslie Schick, Associate Dean, UC Libraries and Director, Health Sciences Library
(513) 558-4321   leslie.schick@uc.edu

Kristen Burgess, Information Services Librarian
(513) 558-3071   kristen.burgess@uc.edu

Tour the Health Sciences Library Subject Guide Home Page

Now there’s a direct link from the Health Sciences Library (HSL) web home page to the HSL Subject Guides home page.  Click on the Subject Guides link under Express Links in the middle of the HSL web home page.

The Health Sciences Library is transitioning the eResources (Electronic Resources) topics to a more user-friendly, robust CampusGuides interface.  As guides are created or transitioned, they will be added to the HSL Subject Guides home page.

Take a brief visual tour of the HSL Subject Guides home page to see the list of subject guides, see where to find other UC Libraries (UCL) guides, how to search the HSL or other UCL guides, and how to get help. Then go explore the guides for yourself!

Check Out HSL Tutorials on YouTube and CampusGuides!

The University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library has a YouTube page for our customized instruction videos.

Subscribe to our channel today for updates on new tutorials!

Tutorials include:

  • UC HSL Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Registration
  • Access UC HSL Resources from Off-Campus
  • Access eBooks at the UC HSL
  • Retrieve Full Text Articles Not Available at UC

Continue reading Check Out HSL Tutorials on YouTube and CampusGuides!

Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1912: records added

Over 4000 records from two surname ranges missed in the original scanning project, Schoner-Schroeder and Tucker-Underheuser, have been added to the collection of birth and death records for the City of Cincinnati from 1865-1912.  This completed collection now contains over 528,000 individual records and is an important resource for genealogists, as well as researchers in public health and epidemiology.     Continue reading Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1912: records added

Free Trial: Nursing Reference Center

Nursing Reference CenterOn trial until October 31, 2012, the Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nurse faculty. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface.

The Nursing Reference Center free trial includes:

Continue reading Free Trial: Nursing Reference Center

DynaMed: Point of Care Tool

DynaMed™ is now available!  Created to use at the point-of-care by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals,  DynaMed is a clinical reference tool with clinically – organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics. DynaMed is updated daily and provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience.

  • DynaMed is available from on and off campus
  • Install DynaMed on your mobile device: request a serial number from Edith Starbuck at edith.starbuck@uc.edu or 558-1433

Continue reading DynaMed: Point of Care Tool

New HSL Campus Guide: Citation Analysis

 The Citation Analysis guide is available at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/researchimpact. It provides information on citation analysis tools available at the HSL.

The guide includes information and instructions on how to find the following:

  • Citation counts for your research publications
  • Citation counts from patents
  • To see who’s citing you
  • The ranking or impact factor of a specific journal
  • To learn more about the H-index and other new indexes for calculating impact
  • Explanations of citation research concepts and terminology
  • More information on the rationale behind citation research
  • Information on altmetrics
  • Citation research tutorials for various databases

Instructions are provided for Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar. The guide also provides a list of important terms and their definitions and links to tutorials.

See all current Health Sciences Library CampusGuides here.  As more topic guides are published, the links on the Electronic Resources page will be changed to lead directly to the new topic guide.

Please contact us if you have any feedback and suggestions for us as we work to make these guides as useful as possible!