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: ProQuest Contents: full text, images Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: "Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War..." Historians of science and medicine may find useful material here. Keywords: English history, English literature
Provider: Exam Master Corp. Contents: tests, USMLE prep Descriptions: Exam Master's question bank contains exam practice material for: USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3; Medical Board Exams, including family practice, internal medicine, and surgery; several medical specialties, including anatomy, microbiology and physiology; and Part I of the National Board Dental Exam. Setting up a personal login with Exam Master allows users to create and save their exam questions to their own Exam Master accounts. In the database, follow the link that says, "Not registered yet?" if you are a new user. Please, use your institutional email address when signing up with Exam Master so we can authenticate you as a valid TMC Library user. Keywords: medical board exam preparation, medical specialties, USMLE
Provider: University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Contents: case reports, full text, links, tutorials, video, websites Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: This University of Iowa site contains a wealth of resources for the student of ophthalmology. It includes tutorials, case reports, an atlas and a video atlas, an extensive section on competencies, and links to videos of many surgical procedures. The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences has been ranked one of the top eye hospitals by U.S. News , and as one of the Best Overall, Best Clinical and Best Residency Programs by Ophthalmology Times. Keywords: Creative Commons, eye, ophthalmology
Provider: F1000 Contents: archive, charts/graphs, full text, images, meetings/symposia, posters, summaries Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: F1000Posters is an open-access repository of posters and slides in biology and medicine. Most are the normally ephemeral products of conference presentations, representing preliminary, unpublished research. F1000 gives this valuable and unique work a permanent home and makes it a resource for all. This provides a mutual benefit for authors and the scientific community, affording an opportunity to share findings and thus further develop ideas and research. More than 5,000 posters have been deposited here as of 2013, in a wide range of biological and medical fields and specialties. Also includes a list of upcoming conferences. Keywords: biology, biomedical research, medicine
Provider: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Contents: government documents, multiple databases, reports Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: MAUDE stands for Manufacturer And User Device Experience. Each year, the FDA receives several hundred thousand medical device reports (MDRs) of suspected device-associated deaths, serious injuries and malfunctions. The FDA uses MDRs to monitor device performance, detect potential device-related safety issues, and contribute to benefit-risk assessments of these products. The MAUDE database houses MDRs submitted to the FDA by mandatory reporters 1 (manufacturers, importers and device user facilities) and voluntary reporters such as health care professionals, patients and consumers. Some information dates back as far as 1991. Updates are posted weekly. Zip file format of Maude data is available for downloading. Keywords: medical devices, quality assessment, safety, U.S. Government
Provider: Frederick Fry, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Contents: Abstracts, Bibliographic Records, index Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: This database provides references to mostly historical (pre- 2007) abstracts in the scientific literature, primarily studies and reports, on the toxic properties and effects of poisonous plants. This database indexes only materials in the public domain. Keywords: botany, plants, toxins
Provider: Frontiers Contents: Abstracts, blog, E-books, full text, images, links, meetings/symposia, multiple databases, video Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: Frontiers was launched in 2007 by scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in a grassroots initiative. Frontiers is an open-access, scholarly, primarily scientific publisher, producing 26 community-driven journals with growing impact factors, and with more than 25,000 high-impact researchers on its editorial boards. Frontiers is notable for a democratic system of peer review, the details of which can be examined under the "About" section. Authors with accepted articles who demonstrably cannot bear the cost of publication can apply to the Frontiers Research Foundation for a grant to waive some or all author fees. Waivers are dependent on the World Bank economic status of the author's country. Many video lectures are posted in a keyword-searchable, subject-browse interface. Read abstracts of about 180 downloadable e-books, which can be purchased for a negligible fee. The Frontiers Community part of the site is home to an image bank, an international conference/events schedule, a blogging platform with numerous active blogs, and a jobs board. Authors, editors and reviewers come from prestigious institutions worldwide, many of them from the Texas Medical Center. To participate in the networking components, Frontiers Research Network and Frontiers Community, complete the free online registration form. Maintain contact and receive alerts via almost any social networking tool or via RSS feed. Many TMC researchers participate. Keywords: biomedical research, engineering, medicine, multidisciplinary, neuroscience, open access publishing, physical sciences, sciences