Students: Get your flu shot at the library!
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at
There will be a flu shot clinic at the TMC Library on Wednesday September 19th, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Flu shots are first come first serve and administered by Walgreens pharmacy staff. For the flu shot to be covered by your health insurance, you need to complete this attached form and send it […]
Labor Day Holiday Hours
Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at
The TMC Library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 4.
A notice regarding our new authentication system, Open Athens
Friday, August 17th, 2018 at
Dear TMC Library users, Recently, the Library changed its method for accessing electronic resources to a new product, OpenAthens. While the transition has been bumpier than any of us would like, we appreciate your thoughtful feedback and patience. We chose the Open Athens product because it offered several new features, particularly Single Sign […]
Independence Day 2018
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at
The TMC Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
From the Library Director
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at
To all our Library Users: During the past several months, TMC Library staff members have been planning and preparing for our transition from EZ Proxy to Open Athens as our authentication system for electronic resources. We have done extensive testing in a test environment. Unfortunately, due to the nature of electronic resources, we were not […]
Library Hours: April 6 & 7
Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at
The TMC Library will close at noon this Friday, April 6 and remain closed on Saturday, April 7. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, April 8.
Easter 2018 – Library Closed
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at
The library will be closed on April 1, 2018 for Easter Sunday. Normal hours resume on April 2, 2018.
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/ProQuest 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 an award from Library Journal, Best Niche Product, in 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
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: EBSCO Contents: E-books, full text Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: An expanding collection with more than 100,000 titles in trade, reference, science, technology, medicine and literature. Some content is out of copyright, free with subscription; some is licensed by th