E-Resource News

BrowZine search options expanded

If you use BrowZine, you might have come across times when you wanted an issue from a year earlier than currently listed, were looking for a journal that was not included, or needed an article where the full-text was not available. We are happy to report that recent enhancements have supplemented your ability to browse more journals and articles.

For the web version, if you find a journal in BrowZine and you would like to see issues earlier than the years that are available click the “View all back issues and sources for this title” after you click the “Change Year” link:

BZ Web Additional Issues

This will bring you to a search of the E-Books & E-Journals A to Z List and shows any additional years and sources the Library has for the full-text of that journal.

Also only available in the web version, if you cannot locate a journal when you search for it, BrowZine now gives you the option to search the E-Books & E-Journals A to Z List for that title:

BZ Web No Match

Finally, a third new feature for the Library’s BrowZine will work in both the web and mobile versions. When you come across an article that might not be available due to restrictions that delay the availability of that article from the source BrowZine uses for the journal, you can now check the Library’s WebBridge Link Resolver for any other places where the full-text is currently available.

If you see a notice that new full-text is unavailable for a journal for a stated amount of time and the article you wish to view is within that time frame, click on the article’s title. In the web version you will see the following notice giving you the opportunity to check for the availability of the article through the link resolver:

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If you run across a similar situation when using the app version of BrowZine, click the article title and then “Open” in the popup window that appears:

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Hopefully these new features will help you when you’re using BrowZine, but if you need any assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

REMINDER: ClinicalKey for Nursing expires April 25, 2016

The Library is not able to renew our subscription to ClinicalKey for Nursing due to lack of funds. Our access is set to expire Monday, April 25, 2016.

Many of the online journals offered through ClinicalKey for Nursing are also available through our ScienceDirect package. While there isn’t an online alternative for accessing the books, many of these titles can be found in the Library’s print collection.

Please be sure to check the Library’s INNOPAC catalog for the most accurate information regarding our journal and book collections.

Feel free to contact the Library if you need assistance.

EBSCO e-Books and Firefox Browser

There is a problem accessing EBSCO e-books using Firefox Web Browser. EBSCO is working to resolve it. In in the meantime, please use Internet Explorer or another browser.

ClinicalKey for Nursing expires April 25, 2016

The Library is not able to renew our subscription to ClinicalKey for Nursing due to lack of funds. Our access is set to expire Monday, April 25, 2016.

Many of the online journals offered through ClinicalKey for Nursing are also available through our ScienceDirect package. While there isn’t an online alternative for accessing the books, many of these titles can be found in the Library’s print collection.

Please be sure to check the Library’s INNOPAC catalog for the most accurate information regarding our journal and book collections.

Feel free to contact the Library if you need assistance.

 

BrowZine My Bookshelf updates

BrowZine now supports syncing the journals you have saved to My Bookshelf across all devices, including the web version of the service. If you have not yet done so, you will need to create a BrowZine Account in order to see your favorite journals saved to the bookshelf regardless of how you access BrowZine.

Additionally, you will now see the unread issue notifications on the web version of BrowZine as part of this update, whereas these notifications were previously only available through the mobile version:

BZ New Issue Indicator

If you find that journals you saved on one device are no longer available, please refer to this support document from BrowZine to restore the journals you previously saved to your bookshelf.

Need any help with BrowZine or other Library services? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Wiley maintenance, Saturday, March 19

Users of the Wiley Online Library—which includes resources such as Cochrane, the Current Protocols, and a number of full-text journals—should be aware that service will be unavailable for up to 3 hours on Saturday, March 19, from 6:00-9:00 CDT for essential maintenance.

UPDATE! DRAW IT TO KNOW IT registration change

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The registration form for DRAW IT TO KNOW IT – NEUROANATOMY has changed.

DRAW IT TO KNOW IT – NEUROANATOMY is available through our subscription to STAT!Ref.

Initial registration still must be completed on-campus.

From the “Select an institution” drop-down menu, select LSU New Orleans.  Leave the Group PIN blank.

Check out the following handouts for more information.

Draw it to Know it Neuroanatomy YOU HAVE IT Handout Draw it to Know it Quick Guide for IP Access

Let us know if you have any problems with registration as we are happy to help you get this set up!

 

BrowZine Tips: Export to RefWorks

For those using the BrowZine app to browse the Library’s online journals, we are happy to now offer the ability to export references to RefWorks. You can access this feature when you’ve retrieved the full text of an article.

If you’re in the iOS BrowZine app, tap the export/send-to icon in the upper right and under “Bibliographic Management” tap RefWorks:

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When using the Android BrowZine app, use the pull-down menu in the upper right to get to the “Send to RefWorks” command:

RefWorks Android Step 1

Then you will need to scroll to the end of the next screen with the citation and click the “Export to RefWorks” button:

RefWorks Android Step 2

In either version of the app, you’ll then be asked to login with your RefWorks i.d. and password and the citation will be added to your account. All of the usual citation elements are automatically filled in, but you will also see information in the “Notes” and “Data Source” fields indicating that it came from BrowZine.

If you need more information about how to access BrowZine check out our LibGuide.

New Books 2016!

The Isché Library is featuring 17 recently published books on display near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include physiology, epidemiology, respiratory care, nursing, psychology, speech-language pathology, audiology, cardiology, physical therapy, and more.

These books are now available for check-out.

Featured titles:

  1. Netter’s Essential Physiology, 2nd ed., by Susan E. Mulroney (Call no.: QS 4 M26 2016)
  2. Teaching Epidemiology : A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health, and Clinical Medicine, 4th ed.edited by Jørn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Call no.: WA 18 OL8t 2015)
  3. Disaster Medicine, 2nd ed.edited by Gregory R. Ciottone (Call no.:  WA 295 C49 2016)
  4. Foundations of Epidemiology, 4th ed., by Dona Schneider, David E. Lilienfeld (Call no.: WA 950 L627 2015)
  5. Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th ed.by Douglas S. Gardenhire (Call no.: WB 342 R239r 2016)
  6. Braddom’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 5th ed.by Randall L. Braddom (Call no.: WB 460 B72p 2016)
  7. Physical Therapy Case Files: Pediatricsby Eric S. Pelletier (Call no.: WB 460 P36 2016)
  8. A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, 4th ed., by Elaine Atkins (Call no.: WE 103 At5 2016)
  9. Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 7th ed., by Eric J. Topol (Call no.: WG 168 T62t 2016)
  10. Management of Swallowing and Feeding Disorders in Schools, by Emily M. Homer (Call no.: WI 250 H75 2016)
  11. Supporting Family Caregivers of Adults with Communication Disorders: A Resource Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologistsby Joan C. Payne (Call no.: WL 340.2 P34 2015)
  12. Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6th ed.by Thomas P. Habif (Call no.: WR 17 H11c 2016E-book also available.
  13. Avery’s Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn, 7th ed.by Gordon Bennett Avery (Call no.: WS 420 Av3n 2016)
  14. Innovations in Nursing Education, Volume 3: Building the Future of Nursingby Linda Caputi (Call no.: WY 18 C175b 2016)
  15. The NLN Jeffries Simulation Theoryedited by Pamela R. Jeffries (Call no.: WY 18 J38n 2016)
  16. Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management, 7th ed.(Call no.: WY 154 Sw3m 2016)  E-book also available.
  17. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practiceedited by Angela Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula (Call no.: WY 170 Am3 2016)

Oxford journals and security warning

A recent change to the web address for Oxford journals is resulting in a warning about a security certificate. Although the warning is rather forceful, it is safe to proceed to the site but sometimes it might be difficult to figure out where to go. The following steps show you what you need to do in each browser when you attempt to access an Oxford journal:

In Chrome, click the “Advanced” link:

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Then click the link that begins with “Proceed to…”

Oxford Chrome 2

For Firefox, click the “Add Exception” button:

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Then click “Confirm Security Exception”:

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When using Internet Explorer, click the link “Continue to this website (not recommended)”:

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Finally, for Safari users click the “Continue” button in the dialog box:

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Once you’ve confirmed the exception for the Oxford sites, you should not see the cautionary message in that browser again.

If you need any more help with this or any other Library services, please feel free to contact us.

BrowZine Tips: Managing your app Bookshelf

While giving you easy access to your favorite journals, the BrowZine app also lets you customize a bookshelf to get to these publications quickly.

Regardless of whether you’re using the Android or iOS app for BrowZine, you can have at your fingertips up to 64 journals spread across the four bookshelves available. You can then see any titles on your own virtual browsing shelves:

Android BookshelfiOS Bookshelf

There are slight differences, though, in how to add a publication to your bookshelf. When you’ve found a journal you would like to easily access through the BrowZine Android app, click the icon at the upper right to get the “Add to My Bookshelf” command:

Android Add to Bookshelf

When in the iOS app tap the “Add to My Bookshelf” icon:

Add to Bookshelf

 

Removing items from the Bookshelf can also be done when viewing the journal; the commands to remove items replace those that were used to add the title initially.

You can also customize where the journals appear on your Bookshelf as well as specify the names of each shelf. In the Android app, press and hold anywhere on the shelf and you’ll be able to move the journal placeholders to a new shelf and once you tap on the label you can specify the text to be displayed there:

Android Edit Label

In iOS, you can either use the “Edit” function at the top left or press and hold anywhere on the screen to change the shelf labels or move the journals around:

Edit Bookshelf iOS

At present you are unable to sync your web and app BrowZine Bookshelf, but that enhancement is coming soon.

If you need more information about BrowZine, check out our LibGuide.

ProQuest maintenance 2/13-2/14

All ProQuest databases will be unavailable beginning at 9pm on Saturday, February 13th, lasting until 3am on Sunday, February 14th for scheduled maintenance.

This outage will affect ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source, ProQuest Dissertation and Theses, and the LSUHSC-NO Dissertations and Theses.

BrowZine Tips: Getting started with the app

If you’d like to keep current with your favorite journals or subjects, BrowZine is there to help you. Although you can use the web version, they also have apps available for Android and iOS devices so you can take your journals with you wherever you go. You can download the app from the Amazon AppStore, Apple App Store, or Google Play from this page.

When you first open the app, you will be asked to choose your preferred library; you can either browse or search for “LSU Health Sciences Center” :

Library Choice

Next, you will be prompted to input your Library off-campus access information. Enter your name, barcode, and PIN:

WAM Login

More information about off-campus access to Library resources as well as how to register for an account is available here.

Once you’ve set all of these up, you’re ready to start browsing or searching for your favorite journals. There are slight differences in how to do this in the apps for Android and iOS.

In the Android app, you can search for journals or browse subjects from the “BrowZine” Library tab:

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For iOS devices, you can browse topics by choosing the “Subjects” pull-down menu, or search for a specific title by using the “Titles A-Z” option:

Search or Browse

You can now choose to view any journals that pique your interest.

This should get you up and running with the BrowZine app, but stay tuned for more tips about how to use other features.

If you need any help with BrowZine or any other Library services, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

The Medical Letter online

The Library is pleased to announce that we now have The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics online.

The Medical Letter, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide unbiased drug information.  The Medical Letter does not accept advertising, grants, or donations from any outside source, and it is solely supported by subscription fees.  The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics was first published in 1959.  The online collection begins in 1988 with v.30.  The Library’s print collection includes v.1 (1959) – v.56 (2014).  The Medical Letter includes peer-reviewed, evidence-based drug information, CMEs, and 2 ebooks: Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy and Drugs for Parasitic Infections.

Access is available on campus, as well as off campus by logging in through the Library’s remote access proxy, WAM.  There is also an app available from Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s App Store for Android after registering on the Medical Letter’s web site.

The Medical Letter has generously donated access for our university at no charge for one year.

BrowZine Tips: Managing your web Bookshelf

You can use BrowZine to keep up with your favorite journals and subjects, but it also provides a great way to easily access your favorite publications. The web version of BrowZine lets you create, customize, and organize your personal bookshelf.

First, click on “My Bookshelf” at the top of the page and you will be prompted to create an account or log in if you have already done so:

BZ Web Bookshelf Signup

Once you’ve created your account, you can the start adding journals you want to access quickly. After you search or browse the journal you want to add to your collection, click the “Add to My Bookshelf” button:

BZ Web Add to Bookshelf

You Bookshelf will now display that journal as well as any others you choose.

Each Bookshelf has four Bookcases with four shelves each. You can have a maximum of four titles per shelf in each Bookcase, so your Bookshelf can ultimately house 64 of your favorite journals. You can also move titles to any shelf or Bookcase to arrange them as you wish.

You can rename the Bookcases and shelves in your Bookshelf by clicking on the pencil icon next to the label you want to change:

BZ Web Bookshelf Rename

After you’ve added titles and renamed the labels, your Bookshelf will look like this:

BZ Web Bookshelf Named Better

An upcoming enhancement will provide the ability to sync your BrowZine web Bookshelf with the one in the app on your mobile device. The folks behind BrowZine, Third Iron, have a page that provides information about the web Bookshelf and new features on their site.

If you need more information about BrowZine or any other Library services, please do not hesitate to contact us.