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: Merck Contents: audio files, E-books, full text, mobile access, patient education, video Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: From the mission statement: "MerckMedicus is an advertising-free medical portal designed specifically for U.S. healthcare providers. MerckMedicus provides breaking medical news, a wide variety of scientific learning resources, and cutting-edge diagnostic tools... Merck launched MerckMedicus in 2001 as part of its century-long commitment to providing unbiased health information as a public service to consumers and health care professionals..." Free registration is required for access to the resources provided here, which include: full text content from books and journals (Springer journals, recent JAMA articles, and "latest updates" from The Lancet), patient handouts, news, a PDR drug database, an image/media library, and audio files. Keywords: drugs, general medical reference, news
Provider: Truven Health Analytics Contents: drug monographs, full text, protocols, summaries Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: Micromedex is a quick and in-depth source of information on drugs, toxins and natural/herbal products. Each component of Micromedex addresses a broad subject area: medication safety, disease management and treatment (both general and emergency medicine), patient education, toxicology, laboratory tests. Each broad category is fed by a cluster of relevant databases. Each category is accessible in tabs on every page, and affords the user a drop-down choice to narrow a search to a specific database, or a specific topic. Drug interaction information, various calculator tools, a neonatal drug resource (NeoFax), a database of international drug information (Index Nominum), MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) and more additional resources are included.
Please Note: Micromedex is licensed to us for academic and training use only. Application of this subscription to affect outcomes in any actual clinical setting, whether a laboratory or a care facility, is strictly prohibited by the terms of our license. Please comply with this restriction.
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Provider: EBSCO Contents: Citations, images, index, partial full text Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User Descriptions: Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and includes cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 academic journals and other periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. The series, Background Notes on Countries of the World is here in full text, from 2004-2011. Congressional Digest and CQ Weekly Report are indexed here, but without full text. Keywords: American history, foreign policy, military science
Provider: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Contents: full text, index, links to full text, mobile access, practice guidelines, summaries Access Level: Free, Open Access Descriptions: National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents, updated weekly. User-friendly features of the site include: summaries available for download to hand-held devices; a guideline comparison utility for the end user; guideline syntheses prepared by NGC staff; an expert commentary feature from the editorial board; and an annotated bibliography of resources about guidelines- their development, methodology, structure, evaluation and implementation. Keywords: clinical evidence, clinical medicine, evidence-based medicine
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Keywords: medical research, medicine
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