Thursday, December 3, 2015

December Holiday Hours - Medical Library

December Holiday Hours - Medical Library

December 19:10 am - 6 pm
December 20: 10 am - 6 pm
December 21: 8 am - 6 pm
December 22: 8 am - 6 pm
December 23 - 27: Closed
December 28, 29, 30: 8 am - 6 pm 
December 31: 8 am - 6 pm
January 1- 3: Closed

Medical Library will go back to regular schedule January 4th.
Holidays (College Closed)
Winter Break - December 23-25, 2015
New Year's Day - January 1, 2016

Friday, October 30, 2015

Trial Access to Case Files Collection Now Available!

Access Today at 

Summary from Publisher Website: "The Case Files Collection on AccessMedicine provides residents and students with more 1,150 real-life cases to assist them during coursework and clinical rotations, and to help them prepare for shelf exams and the USMLE. This unique digital resource includes the complete collection of basic science, clinical medicine, and post-graduate level cases from the renowned Case Files series."

Monday, October 26, 2015

Medical Library Hours / November Holidays...

Veterans Day

  • November 11: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 26: Closed
  • November 27: Closed
  • November 28: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, October 19, 2015

Web Version of Browzine Now Available!

We now have access to the Web version of Browzine

Everything you love about the Borwzine App, available from your desktop; BrowZine provides a great mechanism to keep track of your favorite journals and to learn about the new developments in your field; It also can allow you to easily see similar titles to the ones you are familiar with in order to broaden your knowledge of related scholarly literature.

From BrowZine Site:

“Study should not be confined to a search box

Browsing scholarly journals is key to the research process, a vital way researchers familiarize themselves with new academic disciplines. Unlike search services that presume users know what they are looking for, with browsing, researchers learn what topics are important to the field and gain insight into how research is conducted.

BrowZine’s easy to navigate bookshelves and compelling visual display allows users to easily find subject areas of interest, to see available scholarly journals, and get to content with a single click.

Find, follow and stay current with key journals

With the ever increasing scholarly output, staying current with key journals is now more important than ever. Old systems like email alerts and RSS feeds are clumsy, vary by platform, and give users links that provide no way for the user to authenticate for access.

BrowZine’s My Bookshelf feature makes staying up-to-date easy. Users simply find key journals, then click Add to My Bookshelf. New article notifications are sent automatically, synced across devices, and BrowZine always gets the user to full text, whether the user is on site or working remotely.

Promote serendipity

The chance encounters with information is often the catalysis for new ideas.
BrowZine’s amazing interface visualizes your collection and presents journals in a uniform way. Researchers can browse across many journals quickly and easily, enjoying a whole new way to use your e-journal collection and increasing the likelihood they will find what they didn’t know they were looking for.”

Friday, September 18, 2015

Attention PA Students - Off-Campus Access to Up To Date Now Available!

Off-campus access to Up To Date now available for Physicians Assistant (PA) students!

Access Up To Date Today!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

New Database Available - Access Emergency Medicine

New  Library Database available to FIU faculty and students: Access Emergency Medicine.  From product web site: "AccessEmergency Medicine from McGraw-Hill Medical helps meet the immediate needs of the emergency department (ED) – all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online emergency medicine resource provides quick diagnosis and treatment answers for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ED, ranging from neurologic and pediatric emergencies, to poisoning and trauma – specifically designed for optimized viewing on any device."

New Version Available: Epocrates App!

A new version of Epocrates is now available in the app store.

1 out of 2 US physicians rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information when it’s needed most.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Using Favorites on Your Unbound Medicine App

Want to consult a topic quickly? Save any record as a 'favorite' and instantly access when you need it. Simply look for the blue star icon within the topic and tap to save.
A brief demonstration of the Favorites feature which allows you to bookmark topics so you can find them quickly and easily. This feature is available in all Unbound Medicine apps.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Fall 2015 Library Hours - August 1 - 9

  • Saturday August 1st  -10am-6pm
  • Sunday, August 2nd -12pm-10pm
  • Monday, August 3rd –  Thursday, August 6th - 8am- 11pm
  • Friday, August 7th -8am – 6pm
  • Saturday, August 8th 10am-6pm
  • Sunday, August 9th  12pm- 1am

Monday, August 10th resume regular hours (exception: Sundays open at Noon until August 30 ). 

Regular Hours
Sunday- Thursday , 10am- 1am
Friday, 10am-10pm
Saturday, 10am – 10pm

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

New Name for Natural Standard - Natural Medicines

Natural Standard and the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database were recently combined to create a new resource: Natural Medicines. There are more topics in the newly redesigned site, an improved interaction checker and data, an effectiveness checker and a new CE Center.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Epocrates - New Version Now Available!

A new version of Epocrates is now available. Update to the latest release in order to ensure your content remains medically relevant.

Version 15.6 now includes:
  • Enhanced clinical search
  • athenaText access within Epocrates, a secure text messaging service designed for instant care team collaboration
  • Updated drug prescribing and safety information for thousands of brand, generic, and OTC drugs
To update to the latest version, go to the app store and download Epocrates.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us.

Monday, June 22, 2015

IM Essential Text

MKSAP 5 for students has been rebranded and is no longer available from the Medical Library.  It is only available as an individual purchase.  There are two texts available instead:
  • IM Essential Text
  • IM Essential Questions
ACP Medical Student Member Price is $44.95 for each text.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

June/July Medical Library Hours

Summer 2015

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 11:00pm
8:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm

·         Closed:  Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

FIU Medical Library Spring Intersession Hours

Spring Intersession Hours:
Sunday, May 3rd- 12pm- 1am
Monday, May 4th- Thursday, May 7th, 10am- 1am
Friday, May 8th – 10am- 10pm
Saturday, May 9th- 10am- 10pm
Sunday, May 10th- 12pm- 1am

Regular Library hours will resume Monday, May 11th, 2015 (Exception:  Sundays 12pm-1am).

*IMPORTANT: Please remember to bring your Panther IDs. The Medical Library staff and/or the security guard will be checking IDs at the 2nd floor entrance on the days the Green Library is closed.  If you have any questions, please contact Duke Ingram at 305-348-9022 or

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

First Consult iPhone/iPad App Available!

Ten New Lectures - The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

This month, ten online lectures have been added to The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection!

New talks added to existing series: 
Human Population Genetics II

The genetic history of Australia, Oceania, and Southeast Asia - part 1 of 2
Prof. Mark Stoneking, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, DE

The genetic history of Australia, Oceania, and Southeast Asia - part 2 of 2

Prof. Mark Stoneking, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, DE

Genetic variation in North America

Prof. Ripan Malhi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Human population growth and its impact on genetic variation

Prof. Andrew Clark, Cornell University, USA

Human admixture - part 1 of 2

Dr. Paul Verdu, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, FR

Human admixture - part 2 of 2

Dr. Paul Verdu, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, FR

Genetic variation in gene regulation

Prof. Jonathan Pritchard, Stanford University, USA

Cross-talk between cultural and genetic evolution in humans

Prof. Evelyne Heyer, National Museum of Natural History, FR

New talks added to existing series:

Non-Clinical Testing for Toxicity of Pharmaceuticals

Toxicology of the kidney

Prof. Lawrence Lash, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
New talks added to existing series: Topical Talks

Teixobactin kills pathogens without detectable resistance

Prof. Kim Lewis, Northeastern University, USA

Monday, April 6, 2015

MKSAP for Students: now only available through individual subscription

Access to MKSAP for Students is not available anymore as the American College of Physicians (ACP) stopped providing institutional access via secondary vendors.

Please contact ACP directly for individual subscription at

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Medical Library Spring Break Hours 2015

Please be aware that the University Spring Break  begins March 9th.   Although the Green Library building will have shortened hours, the Medical Library will still be open (times listed below).  During these times, the doors to the Green Library building will remain open until 11pm.  As long as you are in the Green Library by 11pm, you will be able to stay in the Medical Library on evenings where the Medical Library is open past 11pm.

Saturday, March 7th – 8am-10pm
Sunday, March 8th- 10am- 1am
Monday, March 9th -8am-1am
Tuesday, March 10th- 8am-1am
Wednesday, March 11th- 8am-1am
Thursday, March 12th- 8am-1am
Friday, March 13th- 8am- 6pm
Saturday, March 14th- 10am -10pm

Regular Hours resume: Sunday, March 15th – 10am- 1am