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2 minute tip

What’s a library database? It’s all about the buckets.

Confused about how library databases work? This short video from RMIT University in Australia explains library databases from a student’s perspective.

For subject guides from LSUHSC Library, visit http://libguides.lsuhsc.edu/

2 minute tips: Natural Standard Recipes

Natural Standard, our?áevidence-based information provider for integrative medicine,?árecently added a Healthy Recipes database. ?áThis new database features a wide range of healthy recipes.?áEach recipe provides details on preparation time, difficulty, diet and nutrition, as well as direct links to Natural Standard evidence-based systematic reviews for studied ingredients. Watch the video for more information and how to access.

Natural Standard is also available as an app – contact us for a serial number to install.

Write n Cite 4 from RefWorks now available

A new edition of Write n Cite is now available from RefWorks, our bibliographic citation manager. The new edition fits seamlessly into MS Word.

Features:

  • Windows: MS XP, Vista and Windows 7 compatibility (Support Word 2007 and 2010)
  • Mac: OS X 10.5-10.7?ácompatible (Support for Word 2008 and 2011)
  • Instant citation formatting
  • Seamless online/offline access
  • Fully integrated into the Office Ribbon (Windows version)

Here’s a short video showing how it works. For help installing onto your computer, contact Molly Knapp at mknapp@lsuhsc.edu?áor attend one of our RefWorks Classes.?á(There’s one tomorrow – Tuesday 6-12 at 10 AM in the library.)

 

If the link doesn’t work point your browser to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qObr6QoBh2c&feature=player_embedded.

2 Minute Tip: Welcome to The JAMA Network

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association recently debuted a substantial redesign of its website for the first time since 2001.

When?áJAMA?áand the 9?áArchives?áJournals launched their website in 1999, smartphones had not been invented, Google was still a noun, Mark Zuckerberg was 15, and Steve Jobs was about to become CEO of Apple. While the journals transitioned to a new platform in 2001, most of them have not moved since. In the meantime, the web world evolved and in medicine ÔÇ£digitalÔÇØ became much more than part of the physical examination. Source

New features include a smarter search engine utilizing semantic technologies, more multimedia content, and enhanced CME. At 1:40, this overview of the new JAMA Network definitely qualifies as ?áa two minute tip!

2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Stat!Ref mobile

Online textbook provider Stat!Ref has just released an iPhone & Blackberry app, so you can read books on your phone.?áCheck out the video below for how to enable access. Android app is coming soon.
Stat!Ref Mobile video

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2 Minute tips?áis a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Course Reserves

Our next installment of 2 Minute Tips shows how you can search our catalog for a required textbook.
INNOPAC Course Reserves

2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Off Campus Databases

Our next installment of 2 Minute Tips reveals the steps to access a database like PubMed or CINAHLplus with full text when you are off campus.

View VIDEO: Accessing databases off campus

2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Off Campus Books/Journals

Spring semester is here! Brush up on your tech skills with this short video on accessing books and journals off campus.

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Two Minute tips is a series on our blog where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Create a PIN

Our newest 2 minute tip shows you how to create a PIN number for off campus access.

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2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Course Reserves

Our next installment of 2 Minute Tips shows how you can search our catalog for a required textbook.
INNOPAC Course Reserves

2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Write-n-Cite

Two Minute tips is a series on our blog where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

Today weÔÇÖll look at Write-n-Cite. ItÔÇÖs a Microsoft Word Add-in from RefWorks (our bibliographic manager) that inserts citations as you write a paper, then formats the whole thing into a bibliography for you. Check it out!

Write n Cite Video tutorial

Want to learn more? ThereÔÇÖs a RefWorks class on Monday August 15th 10-11 AM. Call us to sign up.

2 Minute Tips: RefGrabit from RefWorks

2 Minute tips is a new series on our blog where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

Today we’ll look at RefGrab-it. It’s a bookmark tool from RefWorks (our bibliographic manager) that makes it easy to grab PubMed citations and format them into a bibliography. Check it out!

RefGrab-it Video tutorial

Want to learn more? There’s a RefWorks class on Monday August 15th 10-11 AM. Call us to sign up.