Article by: Linda M. G. Katz
Elsevier’s ClinicalKey, a new health sciences resource licensed by the Libraries, provides the Drexel community a more robust, yet simple, searching interface and access to thousands of information resources, detailed below. ClinicalKey is a comprehensive, trusted, and speedy source 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 replaces the electronic content that was formerly offered through MDConsult.
Health Sciences Libraries Associate Director Recognized for Service to the Medical Library Association
Linda M. G. Katz, Associate Director of Drexel’s Health Sciences Libraries, completed six years of service as the editor of the Medical Library Association (MLA) publication, MLA News, in December 2011.
“Editing MLA News has been one of the highlights of my experiences as a librarian,” Katz said. “During the six years of my editorship, I’ve worked hard, learned a great deal, and have been rewarded with kind appreciation from MLA members and staff.”
A joint researching team from The iSchool at Drexel and the Drexel University Libraries, including Kathleen Turner, Linda M. G. Katz, Gary Childs and Lenore Hardy, participated in a grant-funded project entitled “Increasing Parental Health Literacy to Optimize Pregnancy Outcomes,” from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region. The projected worked with the Philadelphia 11th Street Family Health Services Center to help educate pregnant women on health information.