Information Resources

Bates Visual Guide vs. JoVE

The library will run two trials over the next month (from Sept 15 – Oct 15). Both resources offer visual reference guides/videos for physical examinations and other clinical skills.

  • Bates Visual Guide to Examination, including OSCE Clinical Skills Videos
  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) offers two modules:
    • JoVE Clinical Skills, including Nursing Skills
    • JoVE Medicine

See the Trials Libguide for additional information on resources, along with links, and a survey. Which resource do you prefer? Let us know!

Chat With a Librarian

Briscoe Library now has a chat service that allows you to chat directly with a librarian. The chat is managed during our regular on call hours (10 AM – 4 PM) and can be access through the orange chat button on the bottom right of each page of the library’s website. When a librarian is available for chat, the button will display “Chat Now”. When offline, you will have the option to submit your question through an online form (all questions will be answered during on call hours) or search for your answer in our LibGuides with the “Ask Us” button.

Coming Soon: Chat With A Librarian

Briscoe Library will soon be introducing a chat service which will allow you to chat directly with a librarian. The chat will be managed during our regular on call hours (10 AM – 4 PM). Keep an eye out for the orange chat button on the bottom right of each page of the library’s website. When a librarian is available for chat, the button will display “Chat Now”. When offline, you will have the option to submit your question through an online form (all questions will be answered during on call hours) or search for your answer in our LibGuides with the “Ask Us” button.

Chat Now Ask Us

We will provide more information when the chat service is available!

E-Resource of the Month: Bates Visual Guide

Bates’ Visual Guide to Examination delivers 18 clinical skills videos featuring head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques, as well as 15 OSCE clinical reasoning modules. Bates’ is available through institutional access (no sign-in needed) and can be shared by copying/pasting direct urls into syllabi and lectures.

Bates Visual Guide

Key features include:

  • Anatomy review
  • Record your findings
  • “See also” videos
  • PDF transcripts and closed captioning
  • Searching for video clips

Bates’ Visual Guide to Examination, now available through the library database page, was offered as a trial during the fall of 2018. Thanks to the numerous faculty members willing to test the resource, the library was able to begin a subscription on January 1, 2019.

E-Resource of the Month: ClinicalKey Presentation Maker

ClinicalKey, well known for its books and journals content, offers a variety of other services. Looking for a video or image to add to your presentation? ClinicalKey has over 4 million images and over 50,000 videos available for use. Simply search and select images, insert into Presentation Maker and export into PowerPoint (with citation included).

See ClinicalKey Presentation Maker video for quick demonstration.

 

 

E-Resource of the Month: NEJM Resident 360

Designed specifically for residents, NEJM Resident 360 gives you the information, resources, and support you need to approach your rotations – and life as a resident – with confidence.

NEJM Resident 360 offers the following sections:

  • Rotation Prep – choose from over 30 rotations to learn fast facts; landmark clinical trials, reviews, guidelines and additional articles; and procedure videos such as “placement of an arterial line”
  • Learning Lab – insights into teaching tools and learning resources
  • Resident Lounge – information and inspiration through blogs, podcasts, and discussions
  • Career – guidance on topics such as negotiating contracts, managing education debt, and more

To access the NEJM Resident 360, register for a personal account using your UT Health San Antonio email address. Access is provided with the library subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine.

Find Your Space: A Quick Guide to Briscoe Library’s Study Spaces

Briscoe Library is pleased to present a new pocket guide that details the study spaces available to students on each of the library’s 4 floors. View the PDF version here or stop by the front desk at Briscoe Library to pick up a guide for yourself!

Librarians Create UT Health Faculty Publications List

To support our faculty’s research efforts, Briscoe Library has added an additional feature to our monthly newsletter. You will now be able to view citations and link to articles from our UT Health Faculty Publications list.  As an added feature, altmetric information is also included. This list will be produced monthly by our Library Liaison group who can also provide further assistance with scholarly publication efforts. If you do not see your publication listed, you can provide us with the proper citation information by completing this form.

Click here to view the citations for September 2018 publications.