Library Updates

2015 Possible Journal Cancellations

Similar to other departments across campus and other libraries across the nation, the UTHSC Libraries must reduce some of our expenditures in order to stay within budget.  Below is our tentative journal cancellation list for 2015.  The titles on this list have low usage (less than 100 uses during the year), no usage, or we could not obtain usage statistics from the publisher.

Librarians do not make cancellations lightly and one factor is comments from faculty, staff, and students. If you would like to request any of these resources be kept, send your comments to John Weed, Head of Collection Resources, at weedj@uthscsa.edu.

Book Giveaway March 5-8

 The Briscoe Library will have a book giveaway March 5th – 8th.

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The book giveaway will start at 9 a.m. on Thursday March 5th at the entrance of the library, and will continue through Sunday March 8th.

Books to be included in the giveaway are old editions withdrawn from the library’s collection, or donations given to the library but not needed for the collection. All give-away books are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Feel free to bring bags to carry books since there will be plenty to choose from!

For more information about the book give-away, contact Andrea N. Schorr,
Cataloging & Acquisitions Librarian, at 567-2400 or at 
schorr@uthscsa.edu

ClinicalKey to replace MD Consult

MD Consult, a collection of electronic books and journals including the “Clinics in…” series published by Elsevier, will cease publication at the end of 2014. It is being replaced by ClinicalKey, a more comprehensive system that includes 1,100 e-books, 550 e-journals including most of the “Clinics in…” review journals, 13,00 videos, 4,000 practice guidelines, and a large collection of patient handouts. Following positive results of a trial period conducted last year, the library will be subscribing to ClinicalKey. There will be a transition period between canceling MD Consult at the end of April and licensing the content in ClinicalKey. During that time, ClinicalKey will be available on a trial basis here.

In order to mitigate some of the increased cost of ClinicalKey, the library will not purchase print copies of the books and journals in ClinicalKey unless requested by faculty, students or staff. Librarians will closely monitor the use of ClinicalKey in this first subscription year to make sure the cost of the system is justified by its use.

Please send comments about ClinicalKey to John Weed, Head of Collection Resources.

Color Copying and Printing Price Change

In response to the recent Student Satisfaction Survey and a review of current local market rates for color copying, the library will be changing the price for color copying and printing to 50 cents per page . The previous price was 75 cents per page. The price for black and white copying and printing will remain 10 cents per page.  The change in price for color copying/printing will take effect September 1.

Evidence-based acquisitions project means more e-books for UT Health Science Center Libraries

The UT Health Science Center Libraries have acquired a set of electronic books as part of an Evidence-Based Acquisitions project with several University of Texas System libraries. The project is funded by the University of Texas System Board of Regents and will include e-books from Elsevier/ScienceDirect that have a 2013 publication date. New titles will continue to be added through December 31, 2013. Subject areas include biomedical sciences & medicine, immunology, microbiology, psychology, nursing, dentistry and many more.ebooks

The evidence-based (also known as patron-driven or demand driven) acquisition model allows libraries to acquire more e-books at a reduced cost, while keeping specific user needs in mind. Exploring this collection is encouraged since acquiring content is dependent on user participation. The evidence-based acquisitions e-books can be accessed through the library catalog and can also be browsed by selecting the “Elsevier eBooks on ScienceDirect” link on the library’s e-book page.

Featured New Books for January 2015

Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end / Atul Gawande.
New York : Metropolitan Books : Henry Holt & Company, 2014.
WB 310 G284b 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Being Mortal

Blindspot : hidden biases of good people / Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald.
New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
BF 575.P9 B212 2013. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Blind Spot: hidden biases of good people

Conn’s current therapy 2015 / [edited by] Edward T. Bope, Rick D. Kellerman.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Elsevier/Saunders, c2015.
WB 300 C976t 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Conn's Current Therapy 2015

Current procedural terminology : CPT : 2015 / American Medical Association.
Chicago : American Medical Association, c2014.
WB 15 C977 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Current Procedural Terminology: CPT 2015

Dental secrets [electronic resource], 4th ed. / editor in chief, Stephen T. Sonis.
St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Dental Secrets, 4th ed.

Obesity interventions in underserved communities : evidence and directions
edited by Virginia M. Brennan, Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ruth Enid Zambrana.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
WD 210 O124 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Obesity Interventions

Remediation in medical education : a mid-course correction / Adina Kalet, Calvin L. Chou, editors.
New York : Springer, 2014.
W 18 R386 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Remediation in Medical Education

Sleep medicine pearls  [electronic resource], 3rd ed. / Richard B. Berry, Mary H. Wagner.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Elsevier/Saunders, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Sleep Medicine Pearls, 3rd ed.

Stem cells  [electronic resource] : scientific facts and fiction, 2nd ed. / edited by Christine Mummery…
London, UK : Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Stem Cells: scientific facts and fiction, 2nd ed.

Symptom to diagnosis [electronic resource] : an evidence-based guide, 3rd ed.
Scott D.C. Stern, Adam S. Cifu, Diane Altkorn. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Symptom to Diagnosis. 3rd ed/

Visual masking [electronic resource] : studying perception, attention, and consciousness
Talis Bachmann, Gregory Francis. Oxford : Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record 

Visual Masking: studying perception, attention, and consciousness

 

Purchase suggestions? Complete the online Purchase Suggestion Form or contact Andrea N. Schorr, Cataloging & Acquisitions Librarian.

Featured New Books for March 2015

Atlas of human anatomy, 6th ed. / Frank H. Netter.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2014.
QS 17 N474a 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

AtlasHumanAnatomy_6th

Basic & clinical pharmacology, 13th ed. [electronic resource]  / edited by Bertram G. Katzung,
associate editor: Anthony J. Trevor. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 13th ed.

Current diagnosis & treatment [electronic resource] : physical medicine & rehabilitation
[edited by] Ian B. Maitin, Ernesto Cruz. New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Current diagnosis & treatment: physical medicine & rehabilitation

DeGowin’s diagnostic examination, 10th ed. [electronic resource] / [edited by] Richard F. LeBlond, Donald
Brown, Manish Suneja, Joseph F. Szot ; illustrated by Elmer DeGowin, Jim Abel, and Shawn Roach.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Degowin's diagnostic examination, 10th ed.

The immune system, 4th ed. / Peter Parham.
New York, NY : Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
QW 504 P229i 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Immune System, 4th ed.

Laboratory medicine : the diagnosis of disease in the clinical laboratory, 2nd ed. 
edited by Michael Laposata. New York : McGraw-Hill Education Medical, c2014.
QY 25 L1235 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Laboratory Medicine, 2nd ed.

Medicine’s Michelangelo : the life & art of Frank H. Netter, MD / by his daughter Francine Mary Netter ;
with foreword by William L. Roper, MD, MPH.
Hamden, Connecticut : Quinnipiac University Press, 2013.
WZ 100 N474m 2013. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Medicine's Michelangelo

Nelson essentials of pediatrics, 7th ed. / [edited by] Karen J. Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman.
Philadelphia : Elsevier/Saunders, c2015.
WS 100 N425 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Nelson's essentials of pediatrics, 7th ed.

One doctor : close calls, cold cases, and the mysteries of medicine / Brendan Reilly.
New York : Atria Books, 2013.
W 62 R362o 2013. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

One doctor: close calls, cold cases, and the mysteries of medicine

Oxidative stress and redox regulation / Ursula Jakob, Dana Reichmann, editors.
Dordrecht : Springer, c2013.
QZ 180 O985 2013. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Oxidative stress and redox regulation

Pharmacology, 6th ed. / [edited by] Karen Whalen ; collaborating editors, Richard Finkel, Thomas A. Panavelil.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, c2015.
QV 18.2 M995p 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Pharmacology, 6th ed. (Lippincott Illustrated Reviews)

Rare diseases and orphan drugs  [electronic resource] : keys to understanding
and treating the common diseases
Jules J. Berman, Ph.D., M.D. London, UK : Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Rare diseases and orphan drugs

Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease, 9th ed. / [edited by] Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas, Jon C. Aster ;
with illustrations by James A. Perkins. Philadelphia, Pa. : Elsevier/Saunders, c2015.
QZ 4 P2946 2015. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of dieseas, 9th ed.

Symptom-based diagnosis in pediatrics / [edited by] Samir S. Shah and Stephen Ludwig.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.
WS 200 P3718 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Symptom-based diagnosis in pediatrics

Wheat and rice in disease prevention and health [electronic resource] : benefits, risks and
mechanisms of whole grains in health promotion, edited by Ronald Ross Watson,
Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi. Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Wheat and rice in disease prevention and health

 

Purchase suggestions? Complete the online Purchase Suggestion Form or contact Andrea N. Schorr, Cataloging & Acquisitions Librarian.

Featured New Books for November 2014

Basic molecular protocols in neuroscience [electronic resource] : tips, tricks, and pitfalls
John T. Corthell. Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Basic Molecular Protocols in Neuroscience: tips, tricks, and pitfalls

Cancer drug design and discovery, 2nd ed.  [electronic resource] / Stephen Neidle, School of Pharmacy,
University College London. Amsterdam [Netherlands] : Elsevier, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

CancerDrugDiscoveryDesign

Cognition, intelligence, and achievement [electronic resource] : a tribute to J. P. Das
edited by Timothy C. Papadopoulos, Rauno K. Parrila, John R. Kirby. London : Academic Press, c2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Cognition, Intelligence, and Achievement: a tribute to  J.P. Das

Current diagnosis & treatment [electronic resource] : pediatrics, 22nd ed.
edited by William W. Hay, Jr. [and others]. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, c2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Current Diagnosis & Treatment : Pediatrics 22nd ed.

Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success [electronic resource] / Marianne A. Buehler.
Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2013.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success

Dental implant prosthetics, 2nd ed.  [electronic resource] / Carl E. Misch.
St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier Mosby, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Dental Implant Prosthetics, 2nd ed.

Dream science [electronic resource] : exploring the forms of consciousness / J.F. Pagel.
Oxford : Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Dream Science : exploring the forms of consciousness

Essentials of stem cell biology, 3rd ed.  [electronic resource] / edited by Robert Lanza, Anthony Atala.
San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology, 3rd ed.

Handbook of nutrition, diet and the eye [electronic resource] / edited by Victor R. Preedy.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

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Heart and toxins [electronic resource] / Meenakshisundaram Ramachandran, editor.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Heart and Toxins

Human memory  [electronic resource] : a constructivist view / Mary B. Howes and Geoffrey O’Shea.
Amsterdam : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Human Memory : a constructivist view

Schwartz’s principles of surgery, 10th ed. [electronic resource] / editor-in-chief, F. Charles Brunicardi.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, c2014.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Schwartz's Principles of Surgery , 10th ed.

Symptom to diagnosis [electronic resource] : an evidence-based guide, 3rd ed.
Scott D.C. Stern, Adam S. Cifu, Diane Altkorn. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, 2015.
Click here to view the Full Catalog Record
Symptom to Diagnosis, 3rd ed.

 

Purchase suggestions? Complete the online Purchase Suggestion Form or contact Andrea N. Schorr, Cataloging & Acquisitions Librarian.

Group Study Room Online Reservation System Now Available

UT Health Science Center students, faculty, residents and staff can now reserve group study rooms using a new online system. Students have long been asking for the ability to reserve study rooms on their own, and this system allows them to make a reservation any time of day or night, showing room availability for easy selection and reducing wait time. It also frees up staff to assist others with their research needs. Data shows that 4 out of 10 questions received last year were about room reservations. Staff are still available to take reservations during library business hours.

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How to reserve a group study room:

  1. Reserve online at www.library.uthscsa.edu/rooms.
  2. Use a smartphone to scan the QR code located outside each room to check availability or reserve a room.
  3. Request a reservation in person at the Circulation Desk or call 210-567-2440.

Individual study rooms are on a first-come-first-served basis and are not available for reservation through the online system. All study rooms are limited to HSC ID holders, and library users are reminded to wear their ID badges so they are always visible. More information about library study rooms can be found at http://library.uthscsa.edu/2013/11/briscoe-library-study-rooms/. For further information, email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu or call 210-567-2450.

LearningExpress Library 3.0

LearningExpress Library provided by TexShare, the statewide library resource sharing consortium, is an interactive online learning platform that provides the most comprehensive selection of career-oriented and academic resources available.  This resource is moving to a NEW platform.  The current version (2.0) will remain online until June 30th, 2014 when it will be taken offline.

All user profiles (logons, passwords, work saved or in progress) will NOT migrate to the new platform (version 3.0).  Furthermore, all current users will be required to register as new users to access the new platform.  If you have any questions about this conversion to a new platform, please contact John Weed, Head of Collection Resources, weedj@uthscsa.edu.

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