Library Building Closed
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at
The TMC Library building will close at 6:00 pm Friday, September 8. The building will remain closed until 6:00 am Monday, September 10th.
TMC Library Remote Access
Monday, August 7th, 2017 at
The TMC Library is experiencing some problems with remote access this morning. We apologize for the inconvenience. Our IT department is working on the issue.
Houston Archives Bazaar
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at
Join us at the Houston Archives Bazaar! HOUSTON, Texas, Archivists of the Houston Area – Join the Archivists of the Houston Area for the Houston Archives Bazaar on Sunday, September 10 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009. The Bazaar will feature over a dozen […]
Library Hours – Independence Day
Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Wednesday, July 5.
Library Holiday Hours
Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 30.
Sibley Appointed Executive Director of the TMC Library
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at
Ms. Deborah Sibley has been appointed Executive Director of the TMC Library effective August 28, 2017. She will replace Stephanie Fulton, Executive Director of the Research Medical Library at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, who has also been serving as the Interim Executive Director since Dr. L. Maximilian Buja stepped down from […]
Roof Work at the TMC Library
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at
Diversified Roofing will begin their work for the Roof Replacement and Exterior Waterproofing project at the Jesse Jones Library on Tuesday, May 2nd. This project will take approximately 4 months to complete. Advanced notices will be sent out throughout the project to notify occupants of any potential building disruptions that may occur. Diversified Roofing will […]
New England Journal of Medicine Editor-in-Chief to Discuss Data Sharing in Clinical Trials
Monday, April 24th, 2017 at
Dr. Jeffrey M. Drazen, New England Journal of Medicine Editor-in Chief and Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School will discuss the importance of sharing clinical trial data in biomedical research. Dr. Drazen will guide us through the complex issues surrounding data sharing by summarizing the recommendations for data sharing set forth […]
Easter Holiday Hours
Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Sunday, April 16 in observance of Easter. Regular hours will resume Monday, April 17. Happy Easter
Building Healthy and Resilient Communities Lecture
Monday, March 27th, 2017 at
Building Healthy and Resilient Communities lecture April 3, 2017 from 12:00 – 1:00, Room 1.006 at the McGovern Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX. (lunch will be available for the first 150 attendees). Q&A Open Forum with Dr. Benjamin and Community Leaders The Future of Public Health April 4, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:00, RAS […]
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