2014 MeSH Terms Released

It's the most wonderful time of the year, Medline Data Changes for 2014 have been announced! 304 new Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms were added to MeSH for 2014.   Some of the new concepts are: (Anatomy) Autografts, Heterografts, and Isografts; (Organisms) Lancelets; (Chemicals and Drugs) Filamins, Nutritive Sweetners; and (Phenomena & Processes) Portion Size, Serving … Continue reading 2014 MeSH Terms Released

Welcome New University of Michigan Medical School Faculty!

As you're enjoying your orientation sessions today, we've compiled some of the resources you may come across if you stop by the Taubman Health Sciences Library booth in Palmer Commons: Find your Liaison Librarian Health Sciences Mobile Device Resources Health Sciences Grant Information Portal (HS-GIP) Don't forget, you can always access the Taubman Health Sciences … Continue reading Welcome New University of Michigan Medical School Faculty!

Taubman Health Sciences Library moves print collection

The moment Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) director and associate university librarian Jane Blumenthal has been patiently awaiting has finally arrived. “The books are moving,” says Blumenthal, “beginning on March 4.” She expects the move, which will shift the bulk of THL’s print collection to an off-campus storage facility, to be complete by the end … Continue reading Taubman Health Sciences Library moves print collection

Try this database: Nursing Reference Center

Nursing Reference Center is a web-based nursing reference system designed to provide the latest evidence-based clinical information for nursing practice, education and research at the point-of-care. It is international in scope and includes the following features: evidence-based content clinically organized quick lessons evidence-based care sheets nursing practice & skill worksheets skill competency hecklists internationally accreditred … Continue reading Try this database: Nursing Reference Center

New Library Resource: Where Business & the Life Sciences Meet

The Taubman Health Sciences Library is now subscribing to a publication at the intersection of business and life sciences: SciBX: Science-Business Exchange SciBX offers a way to keep on top of trends in biomedical research and their commercial potential.   This weekly publication “distills the flood of information down to the 25 most important developments. And by … Continue reading New Library Resource: Where Business & the Life Sciences Meet

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) New Website

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) has released a new website to explore its content.   JoVE is a peer reviewed, video journal on biological, medical, chemical and physical research that is indexed in PubMed and whose content is made available by the Taubman Health Sciences Library. "The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) was established as … Continue reading Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) New Website

Asian Bioethics Review

Interested in bioethics, especially in a global context?  Take a look at the Asian Bioethics Review, published by the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at the National University of Singapore, an academic journal that focuses especially on issues relevant to the region. This month’s table of contents includes: Articles Confucian Reflective Equilibrium: Why Principlism Is Misleading … Continue reading Asian Bioethics Review

New History of Medicine and Nursing Resources Available

Two resources which concentrate on the history of medicine and the history of nursing are now at your fingertips.   Nursing, History and Health Care provides historical background information on issues regarding the nursing profession and the provision of nursing care in the United States.  The site includes essays on the history of public health … Continue reading New History of Medicine and Nursing Resources Available

“Print Chapter” Feature of AccessMedicine To Be Turned Off Sept. 1

Last week, only a few days after the newest version of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine had been posted to AccessMedicine, the title was discovered circulating on a number of digital lockers, torrent sites, and other means of illicit file sharing. A quick examination of the file revealed that the party (or parties) who had created it simply … Continue reading “Print Chapter” Feature of AccessMedicine To Be Turned Off Sept. 1