ABMS Directory: Now Completely Online

The ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists  has now completed its transition from print to online.  This directory provides access to “professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member  boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).” Continue reading ABMS Directory: Now Completely Online

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Open-i: a New Source for Biomedical Images

Check out Open-i (http://openi.nlm.nih.gov/), the National Library of Medicine’s new image retrieval project. Still in Beta, this new service “aims to provide next generation information retrieval services for biomedical articles from the full text collections such as PubMed Central.” Powered by the search engine Essie (that supports ClinicalTrials.gov) a search is able to retrieve both the text and images in the articles.

Other features include viewing search results in a citation list or image grid, limiting by image type (CT Scan, MRI, Photographs, etc), by subsets such as basic science, clinical journals, ethics or systematic reviews, by specialties, and more.

For more information go to http://openi.nlm.nih.gov/about.php or visit the Frequently Asked Questions page.

To find other health sciences image sources go to the UC Libraries Media guide http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/healthsciences

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Lynda.com: Technology Training Videos Now Available

The latest UC-licensed learning technology – Lynda.com is available to all currently registered students, faculty, and staff.  UCit partnered with several colleges and UC Libraries to provide full access to technology training videos.

Log in with your 6+2 username and password to access software, career development, and technology training videos from anywhere using an Internet browser. Lynda.com features software from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Blackboard, Facebook, Google, HTML, Microsoft, Open Source, SPSS, Twitter, and many more that allow users to learn the latest tools and techniques in business, digital media, design, and development. Visit http://www.uc.edu/ucit/learningtechnologies/lynda.html for more information.

This resource has been cataloged and linked in the UC Libraries’ online catalog and is also linked from the A-Z List of Databases.

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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 +

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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


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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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