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Ebola Information

Whenever there is big news like the Ebola outbreak, all kinds of information can be found on the web, some of it reliable and valid, some false and misleading. It is important to consider the source. The Washington Post recently reported on self-published … Continue reading

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Fall Library Workshops

Now that the school semester is underway, there’s no better time to become familiar with some of the Ginsburg Library’s research databases. Our Workshop offerings usually last about an hour and are conveniently scheduled around lunch time. So, whether you’re … Continue reading

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Library Use Survey

Survey to Gather Information Regarding Library Use The Ginsburg Health Sciences Library will be participating in a library use study sponsored by Temple Controller’s Office for a 12-month period starting July 31st. The study will be conducted during randomly selected … Continue reading

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Leisure Reading at Ginsburg

Now that the long days of summer are here, you might have a little more time to relax and catch up on some laid-back leisure reading. Did you know that Ginsburg Health Sciences Library now has a Leisure Reading Collection … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Philosophy

Come see our exhibit on the connections to Renaissance medicine and philosophy in the Harry Potter novels! We have put together a display of images and materials in the library’s four exhibit cases, many of which come from Temple University … Continue reading

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Grey Literature

- a research resource for things not always  evident Have you ever come across research roadblocks, wherein your topic yields too few publications or good leads to follow? Well, beyond the article searching done in standard databases, there are hidden … Continue reading

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Database Enhancements

New Year Updates Several of the databases that we subscribe to have a new look for the New Year. The content hasn’t changed but the layout has. The design changes make it easier to find the content within. Here’s just … Continue reading

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MDConsult Transition

MDConsult is being discontinued and will end in June 2014. In preparation for this change we have created a guide to help you locate the resources you are used to finding in MDConsult. The library has made every effort to … Continue reading

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New technology in study rooms

Ginsburg Library has added new technology to some of the study rooms. Ask about them at the circulation desk. Interactive Projectors- Projector displays directly onto White Board where you can use the Interactive pen to draw on and highlight areas. … Continue reading

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New PubMed feature

PubMed Commons A new pilot project from NLM will allow you to comment on abstracts in PubMed.  While in the closed pilot phase there is a limited list of potential participants based on specific organizations. Check to see if you … Continue reading

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Thieme Clinical eBooks

The library has purchased the Thieme Clinical Collections from 2010 to the present. Over 100 titles are included. Use the library catalog to look for a title, then click the “access electronic resource” link under Link to Additional Content to … Continue reading

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Fall Hours and Labor Day Weekend

The Ginsburg Health Sciences Library will start transitioning to Fall hours the week of August 11th. Week of the 11th the library will be open: Sunday August 11: 1pm-10pm Monday-Thursday August 12-15: 7am-12am Friday August 16: 7am-10pm Saturday August 17:9am-10pm … Continue reading

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Summer Hours

The library will transition to summer hours starting Wednesday June 12th. Sunday through Friday the library will close at 10pm. Saturday the library will open at 9am and close at 5pm. Sunday the library will open at 1pm. New Hours: … Continue reading

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USMLE Study Resources

Here is a list of some of the resources available at Temple Health Science Libraries to help you prepare for the United States Medical Licensing Examination –USMLE: Online Question Banks USML Easy- From McGraw-Hill, USML Easy provides thousands of online … Continue reading

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Psychiatry Books Online

Psychiatry Online makes a free pdf available through their Book of the Month feature. The Temple Libraries subscribe to Psychiatryonline.org. Each month a free pdf version of a highlighted title will be available. This month, March, the title is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy … Continue reading

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NIH Public Access Policy

News is buzzing about the new NIH Public Access Policy. There will be stricter standards starting this July. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-12-160.html Here are a few news items about the new policy: From the Whitehouse SPARC applauds the policy  Here are some specific … Continue reading

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Anatomy Resources Online

Did you know that in addition to the many anatomy books in print the library also has online resources? Find these listed under the Multimedia heading on the Health Sciences website. Primal Pictures (OvidSP)-3D images, quizzes Anatomy and Physiology Online (OvidSP)-guided learning Search … Continue reading

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Find a Resource

     With classes now starting with this new year, why not take a few moments to discover or maybe just re-acquaint yourself with some of our databases. Try clicking on a few tabs and links that you’ve never tried and … Continue reading

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USMLE Easy

The library has a new subscription! USMLE Easy available now. Helps you prepare for the USMLE Step1, Stp 2 CK and Step 3. Create your own account Practice at your own pace Customize practice exams Track performance Thousands of online questions, … Continue reading

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Try “Clinical Key”

ClinicalKey from Elsevier Trial available until December 30, 2012 Access to current medical and surgical content including:  First Consult  Top journals  Best-selling medical and surgical books  Thousands of medical videos, millions of images, and much more content across 12 distinct content … Continue reading

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Follow Us on Twitter

The Health Sciences Libraries are on Twitter Follow @templehslibs We will be Tweeting facts about our exhibition “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons”. Be sure to come by to see it in December and January along with our new … Continue reading

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“Opening Doors” Exhibit

        The Ginsburg library will be hosting the traveling exhibition, “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons” On display: mid-December, 2012-early February, 2013 This is an exhibition celebrating the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine … Continue reading

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PubMed YEP

PubMed is currently in the stage where it will not be receiving indexed Medline citations. This happens every year during “Year End Processing.” Read an earlier post “Medline Updates” for more information. Have more questions about MEDLINE or PubMed? Contact … Continue reading

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