Quick Tip

Dry Erase Boards Now Available!

Dry erase boards are now available to use on the 4th and 5th floors of the Isché Library. Our boards are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Look for them on your floor and feel free to use any available boards.

Dry erase marker kits are available for checkout at the front desk.

Boards for the Dental Library should be available by next week!

 

New Coffee Vending Machine in Library Commons!

A new coffee vending machine has been installed in the Isché Library Commons! When the need to refuel while studying strikes, just go to the 3rd floor Library Commons for a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.

Don’t forget that the Commons are open 24/7!

Coffee is $.75, and everything else is $1.00 (tea, hot chocolate, latte, etc.). The machines take cash only (no PayPaw).

Enjoy!

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.