Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Check out PLoS Medicine

Check out articles at PLoS Medicine. PLoS Medicine is the leading open-access medical journal. It seeks to publish papers which have relevance across a range of settings and that address the major environmental, social, and political determinants of health, as well as the biological.

Direct URL is : http://www.plosmedicine.org

Monday, September 21, 2009

Sign up for Natural Standard Mobile Access!

Did you know that you can access Natural Standard with your mobile devices?

To begin using the mobile Natural Standard,
  • Go to www.skyscape.com/natstd/fiu
  • Enter your first and last name and your FIU email address.
  • Your individual Natural Standard serial number license will be emailed to you.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

STAT!Ref Evidence Alerts

STAT!Ref is now offering STAT!Ref Evidence Alerts. With this service, STAT!Ref will email you notifications for recently published evidence based articles. To utilize this service you will need to set up a My STAT!Ref “Preferences” account. More information can be found on the STAT!Ref Evidence Alerts page.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

New thin clients in the library group-study room (GL361)

Have you seen the two new thin client laptops in the library group study room (GL361). For quiet study, try using this room. No log-in required and you would be also soon able to access VH Dissector, the anatomy softwrae, on these as well.

Check out the photo of our group-study room at our Facebook page:

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Library Brochure on MD2B

Have you visited the FIU Medical Student Intranet, MD2B? The library has resources for you in My Medical Library tab.

You can also find our scanned library brochure here: https://md2b.medicine.fiu.edu/mylibrary/Shared%20Documents/brochure.pdf

Make sure to log in with your AD account in order to access MD2B.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Medscape Mobile - Free WebMD drug database on iPhone/iPod

WebMD launched a free IPhone/IPod application, Medscape Mobile. It provides medical news and offers a free drug database.

You can download it here at: http://www.medscape.com/public/iphone/ghfa?src=iph_int_ban_MISC_mscp_faster

Medscape Mobile is a free information service and its comprehensive features include:
  • Drug database of over 6,000 generic and brand name drugs, plus hundreds of herbals, supplements and antidotes.
  • Drug interaction checker that quickly shows interactions for a combination of up to 30 drugs, herbals and/or supplements
  • Medscape Medical News with up-to-date, specialty-focused medical content across more than 30 specialties.
  • Continuing Medical Education from MedscapeCME in formats created specifically for the mobile device.
  • The WebMD Health Directory featuring contact information for over 400,000 physicians, 57,000 pharmacies, and 6,000 hospitals in a convenient search format.