We are happy to announce the addition of 10 new eBooks to our electronic collection.
The first four ebooks are available Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:
Advancing your career: concepts of professional nursing, by Rose Kearney-Nunnery. (5th ed. 2012) [The print edition is on reserve at the Circulation Desk: WY 16 K21a 2012]
Essentials of nursing research: appraising evidence for nursing practice, by Denise F. Polit and Cheryl Tatano Beck. (8th ed. 2014)
Urinalysis and body fluids, by Susan King Strasinger and Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo. (6th ed. 2014)
Foundations of aural rehabilitation: children, adults, and their family members, by Nancy Tye-Murray. (4th ed. 2015)
The remaining 6 ebooks are available from EBSCOhost:
How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine, by Trisha Greenhalgh. (5th ed. 2014)
Health sciences librarianship, edited by M. Sandra Wood. (1st ed. 2014)
Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals, by David Haber. (6th ed. 2013)
Project planning and management: a guide for CNLs, DNPs, and nurse executives, edited by James L. Harris [and others]. (1st ed. 2011)
Teach beyond your reach: an instructor’s guide to developing and running successful distance learning classes, workshops, training sessions, and more, by Robin Neidorf. (2nd ed. 2012)
This is just a gentle reminder that our MDConsult access will expire on Sunday, 5/11/2014.
See our previous blog post here for more information: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/news/?p=9481.
Adios! Au revoir! Ciao! MD Consult will be going away. Our access is set to expire May 11, 2014. While Elsevier has developed a new product, Clinical Key, that replaces and expands MD Consult, the cost is currently far beyond our budget. Please know that we are making every effort to purchase essential MD Consult books and journals from other sources as they are available and affordable.
We recently purchased 10 of the most heavily used books on another online platform, R2 Digital Library. Many of the books can be found in the Library’s print collection. A library guide has been created to help users find alternative content. We have also subscribed to select journals via Science Direct. We will continue to make replacing this content a priority, however funding is limited.
The School of Medicine first acquired MD Consult in 1999. It was one of the earliest online resources for medical books and journals. Funding for this resource has always been a joint effort with costs being shared among some of the schools and, at one time, the regional Area Health Education Centers. For the last 10 years, funding has been provided by the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health, and the Library.
Thanks to everyone for your support of MD Consult over the past 15 years!
McGraw-Hill recently?áunvelied their new online platform which is designed to integrate all of their Access products. The look is very different but the content is all there, so don’t panic when you see it. If you have trouble getting to anything, just let us know. We will post more information about the new platform soon.
Thanks for your patience!
The Library is currently showcasing twenty new eBook titles that are available through nine of our subscription collections.
Library users also have the option of linking directly to the individual items at the New Books display shelves when visiting the Library, by scanning QR codes with their mobile device (code reader app required). The shelves are located in the Reference area (near the Library elevator), on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
These titles include:
1. Barash, Paul G. Clinical Anesthesia (also: Ische Reserve, WO 200 B23c 2013).
2. DiClemente, Ralph J. Health Behavior Theory for Public Health.
3. Moore, Keith L. The Developing Human: clinically oriented embryology (also: Ische Reserve, QS 604 M78d 2013).
4. Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2013.
5. DeCherney, Alan H. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: obstetrics & gynecology.
6. Mattox, Kenneth L. Trauma [AccessSurgery] (also: Ische Stacks, WO 700 M436 2013).
7. Burns, Catherine E. Pediatric Primary Care (also: Ische Reserve, WS 100 B93p 2013).
8. Gahart, Betty L. Intravenous Medications: a handbook for nurses & allied health professionals.
9. Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 (also: Ische Reserve, WM 15 Am3 2013).
Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:
10. Allen, Hugh D. Moss & Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, & Adolescents (also: Ische Stacks, WS 290 M85h 2013?á v1-2).
11. Klatt, Edward C. Robbins & Cotran Atlas of Pathology.
12. Kummer, Ann W. Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies: effects on speech & resonance (also: Ische Reserve, WV 440 K96 2014).
13. Lo, Bernard. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: a guide for clinicians (also: Ische Reserve, WB 60 L78r 2013).
14. Mitchell, Richard N. Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease.
15. Physician Assistant: a guide to clinical practice (also: Ische Reserve, W 21.5 B21 2013).
16. McGee, Steven R. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis.
17. Adams, Michael. Pharmacology for Nurses: a pathophysiologic approach.
18. Domino, Frank. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014.
19. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.
Thieme Electronic Book Library:
20. Koolman, Jan. Color Atlas of Biochemistry.
LSUHSC-NO Libraries have added 15 digital books to its customized R2 Library from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. Links to each digital version are accessible through a simple search in the LSUHSC catalogÔÇÖs holdings.
As a web-based ePlatform, the R2 Digital Library offers seamless eBook access on desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones and web-capable eReaders. An extensive image library, deep linking and integrated drug information provide an enhanced experience for the user. The R2 Digital LibraryÔÇÖs user interface is optimized for the health sciences.
The newest R2 eBooks that are now available through our Libraries are:
- Resolving Ethical Dilemmas, by Bernard Lo, 5th edition: 2013. Also in print at: WB 60 L78r 2013 (Isch?® Reserve).
- Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, by Vincent DeVita Jr., Theodore Lawrence, & Steven Rosenberg, 9th edition: 2011. Also in print at: QZ 200 D49c 2011 (Isch?® Reserve).
- The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Musculoskeletal System (Vol 6, Pt 1: Upper Limb), by Joseph Iannotti & Richard Parker, 2nd edition: 2013. Also in print at: QZ 17 N38n 2013?á Pt.1 (Isch?® Stacks).
- The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Musculoskeletal System (Vol 6, Pt 2: Spine & Lower Limb), by Lynn Lippert, 2nd edition: 2013. Also in print at: QZ 17 N38n 2013?á Pt.2 (Isch?® Stacks).
- Essentials of Medical Genetics for Health Professionals, by Laura Gunder & Scott Martin: 2011.
- Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, by Regula Robnett & Walter Chop, 2nd edition: 2010.
- Clinical Manual of Emergency Psychiatry, by Michelle Riba & Divy Ravindranath, 1st edition: 2010.
- Cases in Clinical Medicine, by Pamela Moyers Scott: 2012.
- Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology, by David Granet, Shira Robbins, & Leslie Baber: 2013.
- Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, by Richard Mitchell, Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, Nelson Fausto, & Jon Aster, 8th edition: 2012.
- Robbins & Cotran Atlas of Pathology, by Edward Klatt, 2nd edition: 2010.
- LippincottÔÇÖs Primary Care Musculoskeletal Radiology, by George Bridgeforth & John Cherf: 2011.
- Physician Assistant, by Ruth Ballweg, Edward Sullivan, Darwin Brown, & Daniel Vetrosky, 5th ed: 2013. Also in print at: W 21.5 B21 2013 (Isch?® Reserve).
- Concise Histology, by Leslie Garner & James Hiatt: 2011.
- Pediatric Nursing Procedures, by Vicky Bowden & Cindy Greenberg, 3rd edition: 2012.
The fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is now available through the PsychiatryOnline database. The DSM-5?« is the product of more than ten years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.
The DSM has been the most comprehensive resource used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. In the United States the DSM serves as a universal authority for the diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses. Treatment recommendations, as well as payment by health care providers, are often determined by DSM classifications, so the appearance of a new version has significant practical importance.
The DSM-5?« was published on May 18, 2013, superseding the DSM-IV?«, which was published in 1994. The development of the new edition began with a conference in 1999, and proceeded with the formation of a Task Force in 2007, which developed and field-tested a variety of new classifications. In most respects DSM-5?« is not greatly changed from DSM-IV?«. Notable innovations include dropping Asperger syndrome as a distinct classification; loss of subtype classifications for variant forms of schizophrenia; dropping the “bereavement exclusion” for depressive disorders; a revised treatment of gender identity issues; and a new gambling disorder.
?áAlso featured in PsychiatryOnlineÔÇÖs DSM Library are:
- Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV-TR?«)
- DSM-IV-TR?« Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
- Cases from DSM-IV-TR?« Casebook and Its Treatment Companion
PsychiatryOnline is a web-based psychiatry portal that includes books, journals, textbooks, practice guidelines, self-assessment, clinical and research news and medication patient handouts. LSUHSC-NO faculty, staff, and students can access PsychiatryOnline on campus, or off campus with use of a valid LSUHSC library barcode and PIN. Visit our PsychiatryOnline electronic resource page for more info. You can also connect to PsychiatryOnline by visiting the LibraryÔÇÖs website, and then selecting the ÔÇ£Online ResourcesÔÇØ category.
*Edit* Access was restored May16, 2012.
Off Campus access to the Thieme Books is currently not working properly through the Library’s WAM system. Titles may still be access if logged into either Citrix or the campus VPN. Thieme journal titles are working correctly. We are investigating the issue. Thanks for your patience.
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
2 Minute tips?áis a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.
This month, the Library’s books display features our eBook databases, and some of the popular, recent editions of titles that can be accessed through our website. eBooks can be located in the following online resources:
R2 Digital Library
Thieme ElectronicBook Library
These databases have been assembled on the Library’s website at:
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Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary – 21st Ed. (2009) provides audio pronunciations for 30,000 terms.
Look these up and pronounce them properly!
Taber’s is available in Stat!Ref, one of the library’s electronic textbook databases.
The 2010 edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?óÔé¼Ôäós Yellow Book includes new or expanded sections on medical tourism, traveling safely with chronic diseases and conditions, and expert perspectives on popular travel itineraries worldwide. The updated book, which is a definitive guide for healthy international travel, is now available online.
The LSUHSC Libraries have recently purchased over 70 health sciences books in multiple subject areas of medicine, nursing, and allied health through the Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library. R2 is available on campus and remotely through WAM. Please use our library Electronic Resources R2 page for access: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/library/ss&d/data/r2library.html. Searches can be performed on our entire R2 collection, a subject collection or an individual book. You may also browse a book from beginning to end or use the Table of Contents to help navigate your way. To see all currently purchased titles, please click “View all Titles.” To see books in a particular subject, click the subject menu tabs at the top or the subject “books” in the center. Dentistry and public health titles are included under the subject of medicine, and dental hygiene titles are included under the subject of allied health. You can also register for a free account which will allow you to customize your R2 Library by bookmarking chapters, saving images, assigning course links, and more.
STAT!Ref, an online book provider of over 80 medical, dental and nursing textbooks, is now optimized for mobile devices. Simply access the link from your phone or PDA’s browser and you will be automatically redirected to the mobile site.
You must be able to access to the internet on your mobile device to use STAT!Ref mobile.
STAT!Ref on campus: http://online.statref.com/Search.aspx?grpalias=StFH&mobile=true
STAT!Ref off campus: http://0-online.statref.com.innopac.lsuhsc.edu/Search.aspx?grpalias=StFH&mobile=true
More info from STAT!Ref.com.
The Electronic Links in the catalog, INNOPAC, are working on-campus only. We are still working on off-campus access