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October 11, 2017

OMMBID - Trial Now Available!

We invite you to test out OMMBID. OMMBID is an essential online resource delivering comprehensive coverage of genes and genetic mechanisms underlying human disease states. Trial access will be available until November 9th. Please provide your feedback to Debra Rand at debra.rand@hofstra.edu.


April 19, 2017

VisualDx - Filter Image Function Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to apply filters to images in VisualDx. One of the filters featured allows you to filter by skin pigmentation.


January 20, 2017

Library Subscription Activated for DynaMed Plus

The subscription to DynaMed Plus is now active. This point-of-care resource provides current, evidence-based information in the easy-to-read format that you are accustomed to from DynaMed with enhanced content and features. The link to the resource is available on this announcement and on the Databases page.


November 30, 2016

ORCID LibGuide now available

The ORCID LibGuide is now available under the Subject Guides page. The LibGuide provides information on how to register, connect, and manage your ORCID profile.


May 26, 2016

Library subscription to Board Vitals - Cancelled

Due to low usage, the library subscription to Board Vitals has been cancelled.


March 24, 2016

UpToDate Mobile app now available!

The UpToDate Mobile app is now available. The app provides you with easy access to all UpToDate content. Users must register for a personal UpToDate account using the UpToDate links on the library website. Click here for directions.


January 5, 2016

Library subscription activated for the OB/GYN Collection on AccessMedicine

The OB/GYN Collection is now available on the AccessMedicine platform. The resource is a collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions, lectures, videos, and images on the subject of obstetrics and gynecology. The link to the resource is on the Databases page.


December 4, 2015

Library subscription activated for the Case Files Collection on AccessMedicine

The Case Files Collection is now available on the AccessMedicine platform. The collection features case files on subjects such as anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, emergency medicine, pediatrics, and many more. The link to the resource is on the Databases page.


November 9, 2015

Library subscription activated for the Clerkship Collection on the LWWHealth Library

The Clerkship eBook collection is now available on the LWWHealth Library platform. The link to the resource is on the Databases page.


October 1, 2015

Clerkship eBooks on LWWHealth Library- Now on Trial!

We invite you to view the Clerkship eBook collection on the LWWHealth Library platform. Trial access will be available through the month of October. Please provide your feedback to debra.rand@hofstra.edu.


August 14, 2015

NLM Citation Style Guide Updated

The NLM citation style guide, Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, has recently been updated with over 40 new examples, including new references for datasets, data repositories, ahead-of-print articles, and more. In addition to the new references, almost all of the manual’s chapters and two of the appendixes were edited and updated. View all of the changes in the Content Updates appendix.

*Parts of this article were reprinted from the National Library of Medicine – Citing Medicine and Citing Medicine has New Examples announcements.


Library subscription activated for AccessPharmacy and AccessPediatrics

AccessPharmacy is an expanded resource for pharmacology and toxicology textbooks including case studies and monographs on herbals. AccessPediatrics provides access to textbooks on pediatrics, neonatology, and case files. Links to both resources are on the Databases page.


Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) - Now Available!

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a collection of peer-reviewed videos of scientific research experiments. The link to the resource is located on the Databases page.


July 24, 2015

AccessPharmacy and AccessPediatrics - Now on Trial!

We invite you to trial AccessPharmacy, an expanded resource for pharmacology and toxicology textbooks including case studies and monographs on herbals. Access will be available through the month of July. Please provide your feedback to debra.rand@hofstra.edu.

We also invite you to trial AccessPediatrics, with textbooks in pediatrics, neonatology, and many case files. Please provide your feedback to debra.rand@hofstra.edu.


VisualDx

Try VisualDx today! VisualDx is a clinical tool that provides access to over 23,000 peer-reviewed images and concise information for over 1200 diagnoses. This product is fully integrated with UpToDate detailing diagnoses relating to visual conditions and infections.


March 31, 2015

Library subscription activated for Board Vitals review program!

Register now for access to Board Vitals. If you registered during the trial your account information and usage are pre-loaded, just login here.  Board Vitals is a board review tool that consists of over 3,000 USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 level review questions and over 5,000 Shelf Exam review questions.

Additional features include: the ability to create customized practice tests; advanced statistics to track your strengths and weaknesses based on your performance; detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer; and 24-hour access anytime and anywhere: from your phone, tablet and computer.  At the end of each question there is a link to provide feedback to Board Vitals editors if you think there is a problem with the question or answer explanations.  

When registering, please note the following:

  • Make sure to use your @hofstra.edu, @pride.hofstra.edu, or @nshs.edu email address.
  • Click the Sign Up button and the system will send a validation e-mail.
  • Check your e-mail and click on the validation link.

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before registering. Sections of particular importance are as follows:

  • Board Vitals, Inc. may monitor all keystrokes made within the product and disables all clipboard functions within the browser being used (copy-paste-print, save-to-disk).
  • “Postings by a User on any public arena, such as a message board or in any chat room, will not be protected as confidential, and Board Vitals, Inc. may use and disclose information contained in any such postings (including any ideas, concepts, know-how, or other intellectual property) for any purpose deemed appropriate by Board Vitals, Inc.”
  • “The information that is posted on Board Vitals, Inc. Forums is routinely indexed by search engines and web crawlers (like Google, MSN, Yahoo, etc.). Therefore, when an online search is conducted, the information posted might  show up in search results. If you do not wish your posting to be made publicly available or indexed by third-party search engines, then do not make a post on our forums.”

January 15, 2015

Trial version of Board Vitals now available!

Register now for the trial version of Board Vitals. Board Vitals is a board review tool that consists of over 3,000 USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 level review questions and over 5,000 Shelf Exam review questions. Additional features include: the ability to create customized practice tests; advanced statistics to track your strengths and weaknesses based on your performance; detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer; and 24-hour access anytime and anywhere: from your phone, tablet and computer.

When registering, please note the following:

  • Make sure to use your @hofstra.edu or @nshs.edu email address for trial registration.
  • Click the Sign Up button and the system will send a validation e-mail.
  • Check your e-mail and click on the validation link.

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before registering. Sections of particular importance are as follows:

  • Board Vitals, Inc. may monitor all keystrokes made within the product and disables all clipboard functions within the browser being used (copy-paste-print, save-to-disk).
  • “Postings by a User on any public arena, such as a message board or in any chat room, will not be protected as confidential, and Board Vitals, Inc. may use and disclose information contained in any such postings (including any ideas, concepts, know-how, or other intellectual property) for any purpose deemed appropriate by Board Vitals, Inc.”
  • “The information that is posted on Board Vitals, Inc. Forums is routinely indexed by search engines and web crawlers (like Google, MSN, Yahoo, etc.). Therefore, when an online search is conducted, the information posted might show up in search results. If you do not wish your posting to be made publicly available or indexed by third-party search engines, then do not make a post on our forums.”

If the library decides to subscribe, all account information and usage will be maintained. Please provide feedback to Debra Rand at debra.rand@hofstra.edu


Resources recommended by ACE Clerkship Directors

The ACE Libguide contains links to resources for the MS3 clerkships and MS4 acting internships. The resources on the guide have been recommended by ACE clerkship directors. To view additional LibGuides, click the Subject Guide tab on the library website.


June 18, 2014

DR MERL

DR MERL (short for Dependable Reviews of Medical Education Research Literature) is a monthly review service of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School that has been made available to NEGEA members. The reviews are written by Rutgers RWJ Medical School teaching faculty and include articles published in journals such as Academic Medicine, Medical Teacher, BMC, Medical Education, JGME and more.


May 28, 2014

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy - Now on Trial!

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy contains more than 300 video clips of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors. Unique features include a truly three-dimensional look at anatomy, complex structures built step-by-step and much more. Please send your feedback to medicine.library@hofstra.edu.


March 24, 2014

Access Emergency Medicine - Now on Trial!

Access Emergency Medicine is a collection of comprehensive online emergency medicine resources that provide quick diagnosis and treatment answers for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ED. Click here to view the brochure. Please send your feedback to medicine.library@hofstra.edu.


December 2, 2013

ClinicalKey - Now on Trial!

ClinicalKey is replacing MDConsult with a new search interface, over 1,000 textbooks over 300 procedures videos, and much more. Please try it and provide feedback to us at medicine.library@hofstra.edu.


April 8, 2013

Web of KnowledgeSM and EndNote Basic

The Libraries of the School of Medicine and the NS-LIJ Health System have obtained a full site license for Web of KnowledgeSM. The subscription includes the Science and Social Sciences Citation Indexes as well as access to EndNote Basic. EndNote Basic is a web version of the popular EndNote citation management software. Citations can be loaded directly from database searches or entered manually. Users can easily share citation files with other EndNote and EndNote Basic users to facilitate collaboration between students, residents, and faculty.

To view publisher provided tutorials on how to use Web of Knowledge and EndNote Basic visit the following sites:

EndNote Basic: http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/training/endnoteweb/

Web of Science: http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/training/wos/

If you would like an individual or small group training session on using Web of Knowledge or EndNote Basic please contact Wendy Herman, Education and Liaison Librarian at Wendy.Herman@hofstra.edu.


March 11, 2013

New Trial Ebook Platform: LWWHealthLibrary

The Health Sciences Library has initiated a trial of a new ebook platform from Lippincott called the LWWHealthLibrary that provides access to eight of our required textbooks, not formerly available online via a library subscription, as well as other basic science texts. Please take the opportunity to test the access for the books including the full text by chapter, images, animations, quiz reviews, and videos of the physical exam. You can also search a topic across all of the books. Three of the required books for the upcoming Homeostasis course are accessible. Mark's Basic Medical Biochemistry and Principles of Pharmacology by Golan are included.

Please send feedback to Debra Rand about ease of use, navigation problems, changes you would like to see in the product, etc. The product is currently in beta mode and they want our feedback. The link will be on our library website under Library News and we will link pre-readings in Blackboard to specific books.

Click here to access LWWHealthLibrary.


December 12, 2012

NSLIJ Full-text Articles in Google Scholar

School of Medicine students and faculty can now access full-text articles from Northwell Health found through Google Scholar. Google Scholar will display Full-Text@NSLIJ Libraries with citations, related articles and web search results. Access to NSLIJ results is only available via the Google Scholar link on the Database page.


June 26, 2012

New Featured Resource: CultureVision™

Introducing a new comprehensive resource meant to assist health care professionals who are interested in developing their cultural knowledge by asking thoughtful questions. Click here to access CultureVision™.


June 7, 2012

New iPad Lending Program

The Health Sciences Library would like to introduce our new iPad lending program as an addition to our circulation services. Students and Faculty may check out one of the five available iPad 2 devices equipped with interactive textbooks, access to our online library resources, and assorted apps. Upon checkout, you are required to sign an iPad Loan Policy form. The iPad loan period is a maximum of 72 hours.

Due to the limited amount of iPads, borrowers must return the devices on time to library staff only. Late returns are subject to a late fee at $10 per day. Please do not place the device in the book return box.
**iPads must be checked out or returned during staffed hours 8AM – 6PM.

You are free to install your favorite apps for the duration of your loan period. All personal content will be removed from the device immediately upon return.

Consider checking out the iPad to access interactive content for the following titles:
Full Textbooks
Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination (10th Edition)
Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

Partial Textbooks
Histology: A Text and Atlas (6th Edition) Includes Chapters 8, 16, 17, and 18
Principles of Pharmacology (3rd edition) Includes Chapters 19 -31, 41 - 48
Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry (5th edition) Includes Chapters 3, 5, 6, 21, additional review
Clinically Oriented Anatomy (6th edition) Includes Chapters 1, 2, 3

We will review any suggestions for additional textbooks and apps.
Visit our iPad Libguide for more info: http://libguides.hofstra.edu/SOM_ipad_lending. If you have any questions, email us at medicine.library@hofstra.edu.


February 2, 2012

New electronic resource trial - VisualDx 

VisualDx is a clinical tool that provides access to over 23,000 images and over 1200 diagnoses. This product is fully integrated with UpToDate, detailing diagnoses relating to dermatologic conditions and infections. VisualDx can be accessed via mobile devices.

VisualDx is now on our library web page and can also be accessed directly while on site at http://www.visualdx.com/visualdx.

Read more about VisualDx (printable):
VisualDx Mobile
VisualDx & UpToDate
VisualDx Now Available 


November 2, 2011

New Featured E-Book: Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide by Stern

Check out this recent addition to our E-books collection located under Internal Medicine. Also, check the AccessMedicine home page for other new books and updates.


October 28, 2011

New Online Guide – The Initial Clinical Experience

The Health Science Library is happy to announce the creation of a new online guide to provide medical students and faculty with resources to be used during your Initial Clinical Experience encounters. This guide contains links to databases, electronic books and select websites specifically to assist with patient encounters and provide ready reference researching. The guide is also viewable by smartphone and ipad for ease of use. Please see http://libguides.hofstra.edu/SOM_ICE for more information.


June 16, 2011

New Health Sciences Library site
The staff of the School of Medicine Library is here to assist and guide you in using our information resources and services.  We welcome your questions and suggestions.  Stop by for a chat or contact us via email.

New! Electronic Resources

Anatomy.tv 
3-D Real Time Viewer of anatomical structures and Regional Anatomy Package including MRI views and movies.

DynaMed
An evidence based clinical reference tool organized by disease and condition topics. Trial version available now.


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