Library Holiday Hours
Friday, December 9th, 2016 at
The TMC Library will be open Sunday, December 18 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm and 8:00 am – 5:00 pm December 19 – 29. The Library will be closed from Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 26 and Friday, December 30 – Monday, January 2, 2017. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Happy […]
Online Journals Maintenance
Friday, December 9th, 2016 at
The Taylor & Francis Platform is scheduled for maintenance Tuesday, December 13th from 5:30 am until 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 14th. During this time, the Taylor & Francis publisher’s website will be in read-only mode. Customers will be able to download and read content for which they have access rights but searching the site, viewing […]
Library Holiday Hours
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at
The TMC Library will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 26.
Study Hall Extended Hours
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 at
Effective Monday November 28, 2016 through Thursday December 15, 2016 Dr. Fred Study Hall will be open for extended hours: Monday – Thursday : 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m., Fridays : 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m., and Sundays : 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday hours will remain 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Entry to […]
Digital Commons Welcomes a 3rd Open-Access, Peer Reviewed Journal
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at
The first issue of JoNILQS Journal of Nursing & Interprofessional Leadership in Quality & Safety, is online! JoNILQS is published in spring and fall by School of Nursing faculty of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The journal’s focus is on practical, scalable quality improvement initiatives in healthcare. Clinical and administrative healthcare […]
NCBI Testing Public Servers
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at
NCBI will be testing https on public web servers from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT (13:00-17:00 UTC) on Thursday, September 22. You may experience problems with NCBI web sites during that time. Please plan accordingly. Read more.
Labor Day Holiday Hours
Friday, August 26th, 2016 at
The TMC Library will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 6.
Parking in Front of the Library
Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at
Please note: effective September 1, 2016, the circular drive in front of the Jesse H. Jones Library building will become a non-parking zone. Vehicles parked in front of the library will be towed.
PubMed Access Restored
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at
PubMed access problem has been resolved. Thank you for your patience.
PubMed Access Problems
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at
We are having an issue with our proxy access to PubMed. The problem has been reported to NCBI; we hope it will be resolved soon. Ovid Medline or Embase databases are other options for searching the medical literature. Thank you for your patience.
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Time: 9:30am – 10:30am Presenter: Marcus Spann Location: Street Level Classroom
This class will provide an introduction to PubMed/MEDLINE. PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that allows access to MEDLINE, the NLM database of indexed citations and abstracts to medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, health care and preclinical journal articles. Topics such as medical subject headings (MeSH), keywords, filters and more will be discussed.
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm Presenter: Rachel Helbing Location: Street Level Classroom
Build on the basics of PubMed by going deeper into MeSH searching, building searches in Advanced Search mode, discussing the benefits and features of MyNCBI, Clinical Queries, and more. This class is for anyone who has basic searching knowledge or brief experience searching in PubMed.
Provider: AARP Contents: full text, websites Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions:The Country Profiles section of the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) International website offers statistics on life expectancy and per capita healthcare expenditure worldwide. Keywords: aging, consumer health, open access
Provider: EBSCO -- TexShare Contents: Abstracts, Citations, full text Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions:This collection offers a broad spectrum of disciplines: computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Some full text from as far back as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 titles. Contains full text for nearly 7,300 peer-reviewed journals and 1,200 other serials, with indexing and abstracts covering in excess of 12,500 periodicals as well as about 700 reports, proceedings and short monographs. Keywords: multidisciplinary, periodicals
Provider: McGraw-Hill Contents: CME, E-books, full text, video Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions:Textbooks, procedural videos and animations, CORD cases, orthopedic and examination videos, drug monographs, calculators, decision rules, CME opportunities and more make up this comprehensive emergency medicine resource. Establish a "MyAccess" account while logged in to your TMC Library e-Resource Access account in order to use the Self-Assessment, Clerkship and Cases features. MyAccess will also allow you to receive alerts and save content for future reference. Mobile access is available to those with a MyAccess account and features device-responsive design. (Click here for instructions.)
Keywords: access emergency medicine, drugs, emergency medicine, infection, medical education, point-of-care, toxicology
Provider: McGraw-Hill Contents: E-books, full text, images, textbooks, video Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: AccessMedicine is an integrated database, updated daily, that draws on the more than 60 essential clinical and academic medical texts included, as well as a drug index, a differential diagnostic tool (called "Diagnosaurus") and an extensive library of images and videos. Also provided is a large selection of .pdf patient handouts. Note: The Self-Assessment and Cases features in AccessMedicine are accessible once you establish a personal login, which you must first do while logged in to your TMC Library remote access account. Once you have a personal "MyAccess" account, you will be able to use AccessMedicine from any location, whether you are logged in to your TMC Library account or not.
To access Mobile view log in with your MyAccess username and password. (See Mobile Instructions under Help at top right of the AccessMedicine home page.) Mobile devices supported: iPhone/iPhone 3G, BlackBerry Bold and Android. Keywords: clinical, diagnosis, drugs, evidence-based medicine, medical education, point-of-care
Provider: McGraw-Hill Contents: CME, E-books, full text, images, video Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: An integrated database of surgical texts and other resources, written and visual, that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers from trusted sources. Organized around the ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) mandate for a core curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context. This is a tool for the student, the educator, and the practitioner. Note: The Cases, Clerkship and Self-Assessment areas are fully accessible only after you have established an individual "MyAccess" account at the database site. This will also give you the ability to create alerts, save content for future reference, and set up your mobile access. Instructions for mobile access are located here. Patient education .pdf's are also provided in AccessSurgery. Keywords: access surgery, clinical, medical education, surgery
Provider: EBSCO -- TexShare Contents: Abstracts, Citations, index, links to full text Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: Compiled by the US National Agricultural Library, this bibliographic information resource consists of over 2 million citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including: plant and animal sciences; forestry; entomology; soil and water resources; agricultural economics; agricultural engineering; agricultural products; alternative farming practices; and food and nutrition. Keywords: agriculture, animals, nutrition
Provider: American Hospital Formulary Service/Stat!Ref Contents: drug monographs Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: A collection of drug monographs on single-drug entities available in the United States; information on various trademarked preparations and brands of a drug is contained in a single monograph. Monographs on principal ingredients also include descriptive information about drug combinations. There are general statements on groups of drugs whose activities and uses permit their discussion as a class. Information on older and prototype drugs is also provided. Keywords: drugs, formulary, pharmaceutical
Provider: EBSCO Contents: Abstracts, Bibliographic Records, Citations Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions:America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexing for 1,700 journals is included, from as far back as 1910. The database includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage and English abstracts of articles published in more than 40 other languages.
Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world excluding the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. It provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages, going back to 1955. Keywords: American history, Canadian history, world history
Provider: ProQuest Contents: full text, general reference, images, magazines Descriptions: Contains digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published between 1741 and 1900, derived from the American Periodicals Series microform collection. Actually includes more than 1,100 periodicals between colonial times and the advent of American involvement in World War II. Titles range from America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, to popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. Keywords: American history, culture, multidisciplinary, popular