Early Closure – January 16, 2018
Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at
Due to weather conditions, the TMC Library will close at noon on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Please be safe and stay warm! Image Source: Colleen McMahon (CC BY 2.0)
Library Hours & Closure – January 12-15
Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 at
The library building will be closing at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018 through the weekend for electrical work. We will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
2017 Winter Holiday Hours
Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be open the following hours during the winter holidays: Sunday, December 17 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Weekdays of December 18-29 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 23 & 30 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 24 Closed – Christmas Eve Monday, December 25 Closed – Christmas Day Tuesday, […]
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 25. Happy Thanksgiving.
TMC Library Hours
Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at
The Herbert L. Fred Study Hall at The TMC Library will be open 24/7 from November 27 – December 17 during final exams. A valid student ID and a sign-in sheet will be required during the hours of 9:00 pm – 6:00 am. If you haven’t registered your ID badge with the library, stop by […]
NEJM 360 a Tool for Residents
Friday, October 27th, 2017 at
NEJM Resident 360 helps you prepare for your next rotation and supports learning with an overview of the basics, and chosen resources that provide the foundational information during residency. Explore the educational features in Learning Lab, ways to connect with peers in Resident Lounge, and find career tips and guidance in Career. Educational features in […]
Quack Medicine Seminar at the Health Museum, Sept. 19
Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at
Philip Montgomery of the McGovern Historical Center will be giving a seminar at The Health Museum on Tuesday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The presentation is titled “Quack medicine: selling hope for profit and glory.” Continuing Education Credit is available. Register here: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx… Mr. Montgomery will explore the history of quack medicine and […]
Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Presenter: Travis Holder Location: Street Level Classroom
Learn how to search PubMed effectively using keywords, subject headings (MeSH), limiters, search field tags and more! Build a search and access millions of full text articles through the TMC Library's electronic resources.
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Presenter: Amy Sisson Location: Street Level Classroom
Have you heard about EndNote? It's a software tool for storing and managing citations while doing research or writing a manuscript. In this introductory class, you can learn how to add citations to an EndNote library, format them in different bibliographic styles with the click of a mouse, and insert them seamlessly into a Word document.
Provider: Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing,is the evidence-based geriatric clinical nursing website of The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, at New York University's College of Nursing. Endorsed by the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA), the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN), The National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA), and others. New York University College of Nursing Contents: case reports, CE, patient education, practice guidelines, protocols, standards, video Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: This is a rich collection of evidence-based geriatric clinical nursing resources provided by The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. ConsultGeriRN is endorsed by several organizations, including National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA), the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN), and The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA). Practice guidelines, assessment tools, a Best Practices series from NYU College of Nursing called "Try This", recommended competencies, continuing education resources, and links to nursing organizations are some of the materials available here to supplement learning and practice. Free registration required for CE activities. Keywords: evidence-based nursing, evidence-based practice, geriatric nursing, nursing, nursing education
Provider: Gale Contents: bibliographies, full text, general reference, index Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: A bio-bibliographical guide that covers more than 124,000 current writers in a wide range of media, including: current writers of fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, and drama; prominent print and broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, screenwriters, television scriptwriters, and other media people; authors who write in languages other than English, provided their works have been published in the United States or translated into English; and literary greats of the early twentieth century whose works are popular in today's high school and college curricula and continue to elicit critical attention. Keywords: biographies, culture, humanities, literary criticism, literature, students
Provider: Alexander Street Press Contents: CE, CME, teaching aids, video Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: This is an online collection of more than 350 videos invaluable for studying counseling in the psychotherapy, psychology, psychiatric and social work settings. Footage of real and demonstration sessions, designed to illustrate issues and scenarios that commonly arise in the therapeutic setting, can be viewed in conjunction with their transcripts. Text is highlighted as it is spoken. Some units provide a theoretical context through narration or other structural elements.
Additional videos feature consultations (specialists advising other therapists) lectures, interviews, teaching guides. Some can be viewed for CE credit. Using this collection, it is possible to compare the application in practice of various therapeutic theories to a single problem.
Semantic indexing and multiple access approaches to the materials that are available, such as thumbnails, enhance the user's search and browse results.
This collection received a database award from Library Journal as Best Niche Product for 2011. Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, cultural competence, education, point-of-care, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, social work, substance abuse
Provider: The TMC Library Contents: archive, Bibliographic Records, dissertations Access Level: Free, Open Access, Partially Open Descriptions: Digital Commons@The Texas Medical Center is the institutional repository of works produced by TMC faculty, researchers and students. This open-access digital library contains preprints, postprints, data sets, conference proceedings, working papers, teaching materials, dissertations and more. In cases where full text is not immediately available, the expected release date is noted below the record's download icon. Keywords: medicine, nursing, scholarly publishing
Provider: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Contents: full text, images, index, protocols Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: Sections of this CDC resource, developed and maintained by CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM), include: Parasites and Parasitic Diseases/Parasites and Health; Diagnostic Procedures; Diagnostic Assistance; a section on training materials and announcements; and the Parasite Image Library. Includes information of interest to consumers as well as health professionals. Most images and material are in the public domain; to re-use, simply cite the source. A few images do require permissions to re-publish. Researchers may also contribute images to the database by contacting the DPDx team- see About DPDx for information. Includes instructions for specimen collection and shipping to CDC, under Diagnostic Procedures. Keywords: diagnosis, parasitic diseases, parasitology, pathogenesis, physicians, public health
Provider: David Wishart/University of Alberta, CA Contents: full text, open-source Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: A bio- and chemical informatics resource that combines detailed drug (chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug targeting (sequence, structure, and pathway) information. The database contains nearly 4300 drug entries, including FDA-approved small molecule drugs, FDA-approved biotech (protein/peptide) drugs, "nutraceuticals" and experimental drugs. Contains more than 6,800 drug entries with almost 4,300 non-redundant protein sequences linked. Each entry, or DrugCard, contains more than 80 data fields, half of which are devoted to drug/chemical data and the other half to drug target/protein data. Downloads and information on rights, acknowledgement and usage are available here. Keywords: bioinformatics, biomedical research, biotechnology, chemical compounds, chemical structure, drug metabolism, drugs, peptides, pharmacology, proteins, scientists, sequencing