Winter 2004 Vol. XIX, No.

In this issue:

The Director's Report: Library Renovation

Highwire: An e-journal platform that keeps getting better

Finding Meeting and Conference Paper Abstracts

Security for your PDA

Pubmed Update

Electronic Journals FAQ

Web Watcher:
Grants or Funding Sources

Depression and Anxiety: The Johns Hopkins White Papers

New Circulating Laptops

New Public Computers
Coming Soon!

e-Medicine: A New Database

Longer Sunday Hours

Create Change: An advocacy brochure for Open Access

Highlights from the Library
Open House, Fall 2003

Update Archives


Editor: Robert M. Joven, MLS Information & Education Services Ext. 8493 E-mail - joven@uchc.edu




eMedicine: A New Database
by Hongjie Wang, MLS
Head, Information and Education Services Dept.

The library has added eMedicine to our electronic resources. Available from the library’s homepage at http://library.uchc.edu, it can be found either from the “Databases” link or under "What's New" on the homepage. The library also offers training classes on how to efficiently and effectively use the database. Click on http://library.uchc.edu/eduoff/ for class information.

eMedicine is a collection of peer reviewed information and it provides:

· Articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders.
· The latest practice guidelines in 62 medical specialties.
· A collection of medical images.
· CME credits at a discount price of $6.50 per course payable by the individual with up to 1.5 hours of credit.
· Basic and advanced searching that allows searches by specialty and date and the use of Boolean Operators.

eMedicine Access

· Access is through IP validation, and no password is needed.
· Two people can use eMedicine at the same time.
· Always remember to log off when finished.

eMedicine Usage Statistics (by sessions)

May - 46
June - 5
July - 10
Aug. - 95
Sept. - 67
Oct. - 387
Nov. - 837

If you have any questions, please contact Hongjie Wang at (860) 679-4053 or wang@nso.uchc.edu


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