Thursday, October 27, 2011

Is it or isn't it Peer Reviewed?

Need help finding out if a specific journal is peer reviewed? Check out our "How to Determine if a Journal is Peer Reviewed" handout!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Do you know about the Plain Language Medical Dictionary?  The Plain Language Medical Dictionary widget is a project of the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library as part of the Michigan Health Literacy Awareness project.

To use, click on the drop down menu to browse the list of high-level medical terms. Once a word or phrase is selected, the plain language translation will appear in the box.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Animal Research

Are currently conducting animal research - or are you interested in learning more about animal research? Check out a great resource guide (developed by the University of Toledo Mulford Library: Animal Research Alternatives

Please keep in mind that if you are currently conducting animal research or plan to conduct animal research, there are various steps to take in order to make sure you are compliant with federal regulations. See FIU's Animal Research page to learn more.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

New Graphics Search Option in UpToDate!

One of the medical databases the library offers, UpToDate, now offers the Graphics Search option.

In order to find  medical images, select Graphics in the drop-down menu as shown below!