Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 11:45pm
Presenter: Marcus Spann
Location: Street Level Classroom
This class is designed to help individuals with database searching and planning.
Provider: United Way Houston
Descriptions: The United Way supports the needy through its many sub-agencies and service centers in the Greater Houston area, all of which are listed here. Disaster recovery is one of the many needs addressed by this charity. United Way's 2-1-1- helpline can be dialed from the website, and emailing questions via the website is also an option.
Keywords: disaster, jobs, multilingual, poverty, social services, women, workforce
Provider: Alexander Street Press
Contents: bibliographies, full text, general reference, index, primary source materials
Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User
Descriptions: Diaries, journals and letters written by women residents and visitors to North America between 1700 and 1950; includes the personal experiences of more than 1,300 women from all walks of life and classes in society.
Keywords: American history, biographies, culture, society, women
Contents: animation, audio files, charts/graphs, full text, handbook, images, index, links, patient education, video
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: This manual is a valuable medical resource for the layman, explaining medical conditions from every aspect, with introductions giving background information on the biology of body systems and organs, and providing supporting anatomical and 3-D visual aids. Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are defined. The Drugs section, with information on pharmacokinetics, drug interaction and adverse reactions, herbal supplements and over-the-counter drugs. The Special Subjects area contains information on medical decision-making, limb prosthetics, common imaging tests, travel health, women's health, alternative and complementary medicines, and more.
Keywords: alternative medicine, children, complementary medicine, consumer health, dental disorders, drug metabolism, drugs, elderly, First Aid, herbs, men, non-prescription drugs, women
Provider: National Library of Medicine
Contents: full text, mobile access, patient education
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: Residing within TOXNET, this is a peer-reviewed reference tool to help patients and healthcare professionals answer questions about drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, whether prescription, over-the-counter or illicit. Information is focused on the possible effects for lactating mothers and breastfed infants and includes links to related and/or alternate drugs. These detailed articles include references, chemical structure and registry numbers, and drug classification.
Keywords: breastfeeding, drug metabolism, drugs, infant, lactation, women
Provider: Georgetown University
Descriptions: The MCH Library develops knowledge paths, bibliographies, and other information resources. It is provided by the Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library, one of six Georgetown University libraries. This gateway site offers a compilation of maternal-child health information updated frequently, and also offers paths to information available from other websites. A Community Services Locator feature guides users to sources of support for mothers and children on the local level, in areas like child care, education and special needs, family and parenting issues, health, and financial support.
Keywords: consumer health, general health, genetics, infant, lactation, neonatal, news, portal, prenatal care, public health, spanish, wellness, women
Provider: Fordham University History Department
Descriptions: An extensive collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts and original sources, divided into sections on Ancient, Medieval and Modern history, with geographic and demographic sub-categories, as well as a number of special resource collections. Some resources are linked and others are provided directly by Fordham University.
Keywords: education, history, literature, multicultural, open access, philosophy, women