Due to a planned power outage in the New College Building, Hahnemann Library -- including the 24-hour study area -- will close at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, May 8th. The Library and the 24-hour room will reopen at 7:45 am on Thursday, May 9th.
The ClinicalKey Experience Kiosk is coming to Hahnemann and Queen Lane Libraries. ClinicalKey is our new clinical medicine resource which integrates thousands of electronic books and journals, practice guidelines, videos of procedures, and more with a state-of-the-art search interface. Representatives from Elsevier will be visiting to demo ClinicalKey, with giveaways and prizes!
Come visit the ClinicalKey Experience in Geary Lobby, New College Building on Tuesday April 30th, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm, or at Queen Lane in the lobby outside of the Library on Wednesday, May 1st, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Stop by with your challenging questions!
Congratulations to Michael Yudell and Jonathan Purtle, of the School of Public Health! Their blog, The Public's Health, was recently named one of the top 30 best public health blogs. Hosted on philly.com, recent posts have included such topics as teen pregnancy rates, bird flu and the importance of programs in city parks.
The other award-winning blogs, from the CDC, Johns Hopkins, NIH's Fogarty Institute, etc. are all crucial additions to your daily reading if you're interested in public health, whether on a global or local level.
Hahnemann Library will be closed on Sunday, March 31st for the Easter holiday; the 24-hour study space will be open as always. The library will be open for usual on Saturady, March 30th, 10 am to 10 pm.
From Monday evening of this week through Wednesday morning, the Libraries experienced problems with a number of our online systems, including the Group Study Room Reservation system. We are discovering now that some reservations made earlier in the week may have been lost from the system. If you made a reservation earlier this week -- even if you received an email confirmation -- please log in at https://www.library.drexel.edu/spaces/login to confirm that your reservation is still there.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience that may be caused by this unfortunate occurence.
To assist in diagnosing problems with wireless connectivity in the New College Building, IRT has asked that anyone experiencing difficulty connecting to the wireless service in Hahnemann Library, or elsewhere in the building, provide information to them about the problem by completing the form at http://www.drexel.edu/irt/networks/wireless/wireless_trouble_report/. Your assistance in improving wireless service will be greatly appreciated!
ClinicalKey, our new clinical information resource from Elsevier, is now available for use on iPads. All of the content of ClinicalKey, including journal articles, e-books, point-of-care monographs, Procedures Consult and medical and surgical videos is included.
A User ID Number and password is required to initiate use on an iPad; this can be obtained from the Hahnemann Library reference desk by anyone with current Drexel affiliation. Please contact us at 215-762-7184 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our reference desk for more information.
The Libraries' iPad Lending pilot project is moving on; the iPads have been taken out of circulation at Hahnemann Library, and early next week will be available at Queen Lane. After a testing period at Queen Lane, the project will be evaluated using the valuable feedback provided by borrowers to determine whether they will become a permanent part of the Libraries' services.
The Libraries have subscribed to Elsevier's ClinicalKey online service, which replaces the electronic content that was formerly offered through MDConsult. It offers a more robust (yet simple) searching interface and access to thousands more books and journals, as well as other sources, as noted in the following list. ClinicalKey is a comprehensive, trusted, and speedy resource for clinical information, enabling faculty, residents, and students to locate topic overviews as well as in-depth information in order to meet every day and unusual clinical challenges. ClinicalKey includes:
- ALL Elsevier medical and surgical books (over 800)
- ALL Elsevier medical and surgical journals (over 500)
- ALL Medical and Surgical Clinics of North America
- ALL Elsevier First Consult Point-of-Care clinical monographs
- ALL Elsevier Procedures Consult content and associated videos
- ALL Elsevier medical and surgical videos (over 9,000)
- ALL Clinical Pharmacology drug monographs
- Practice guidelines
- Patient education handouts
- Graphics for presentations
- Clinical trials information
- All Elsevier-associated and supplemental images and videos
- Expert commentary
- MEDLINE abstracts
- Select third-party journals
- Authenticated links to Drexel University Libraries licensed journals
Access ClinicalKey via the Quick Link on the Health Sciences Homepage at www.library.drexel.edu/healthsciences, and look for upcoming announcements about demonstrations of and orientations to the new resource!
Prepping for the NCLEX? Davis's NCLEX-RN Success is now available online through the Libraries' Stat!Ref e-book collection. In addition to the comprehensive review text (up-to-date for 2012) and study strategies, this resource includes a downloadable file that provides a customizable pre-test/self-assessment mechanism. Please note that the online text is limited to 5 concurrent users.
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