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Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January 2012         

In this issue
New Resources    |   Student Corner   |    Faculty Corner   |    Opening Doors Exhibit

New Resources from the Medical Library

Acland's Video Atlas
Human Anatomy

  Acland's Video Atlas is a five-volume online video collection featuring
  demonstrations and 3D visualizations of the entire human anatomy. Videos are
  usually less than five minutes and organized by the Upper Extremity, Lower
  Extremity, Trunk, Head & Neck, and Internal Organs. You may search, browse the
  A-Z Index, or navigate the hierarchy of videos in each volume.


  DynaMed is an evidence-based, point-of-care clinical reference tool featuring
  over 3,200 topics with comprehensive clinical summaries. All content in
  DynaMed undergoes a rigorous evaluation process to determine the quality of
  evidence which is accordingly mapped on a three-tier grading/recommendation
  scale. DynaMed Mobile is also currently available and free to all of our users to

Scriver's OMMBID

  Scriver's Online Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease is organized
  into 30 sections, featuring 255 total chapters detailing the metabolic and molecular
  bases of a variety of inherited diseases found at all cell levels and in all organ
  systems. Descriptions, pathophysiology, and treatment of the disease are
  featured. You may search or browse the various sections and download pdfs of
  every chapter!

ScienceDirect eBooks

  The library just purchased several collections of new eBooks in the fields of
  behavioral sciences, biochemistry, dentistry, genetics, immunology, medicine,
  microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and toxicology. You
  can use LibraryOneSearch to locate and access all of these online!

Student Corner

Organ System Textbooks Now Available! The following textbooks for your winter semester organ system courses are in the Medical Library Study Room and/or online!

  • Neuroscience
    • Manter and Gatz's Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology, 10th Edition by Sid Gilman (2 copies in the Medical Library Study Room)
  • Cardiovascular
    • Pathophysiology of Heart Disease: A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty, 5th Edition by Leonard S. Lilly  (2 copies in the Medical Library Study Room)
    • Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts, 2nd Edition by Richard E. Klabunde (2 copies in the Medical Library Study Room)
    • Physiology of the Heart, 5th Edition by Arnold M. Katz (online and 2 copies for the Medical Library Study Room are on the way!)

Debut of the Organ System Course Guides We know it's overwhelming to remember all those resources for your classes, so the Medical Library has developed one stop shops for resources you need for your Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, and Respiratory courses! Find the location of your textbooks quickly and easily, browse supplemental eBooks and other resources, and check out some authoritative websites in each of these organ systems!

All of these guides are also linked from the Medical Library website under Research Guides!

Faculty Corner

Highlighted Faculty Publications


The New England Journal of Medicine celebrates 200 years!
Check out the special 200th Anniversary issue of the journal featuring articles, reviews, editorials, interactive timeline, and more to commemorate the special event!

Faculty Development Opportunities

Information Mastery Program with CME Credit The Information Mastery Series continues in February with a brand new session! 
  • Accessing Online Information Resources from Your Desktop The session will focus on how to access and use a variety of library full text medical information resources to answer questions in basic sciences and clinical medicine. In the session, participants will learn about these resources, their unique features, scope/content coverage, and tips of searching these resources.
    • Royal Oak: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 4:00-5:00pm, Administration Building West Main Floor Classroom 3
    • Troy: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 4:00-5:00pm, Hospital Ground Floor, Computer Lab
    • Grosse Pointe: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 4:00-5:00pm, Lower Level Information Technology Training Room
    • Oakland University: Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:30-2:30pm, Kresge Library 430R (eLIS)
William Beaumont Hospital designates this training activity is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


February Brown Bag Sessions Just a reminder about these upcoming Brown Bag sessions from the Medical Library! These informal sessions include a brief presentation and demonstration followed by an open forum driven by participants! All OU faculty are welcome!

  • Tuesday, February 14: PubMed v. Google (12:00-1:00pm, KL 100) Misa Mi will explain the difference between PubMed and Google and share tips and tricks for advanced searching in PubMed and Google.
  • Tuesday, February 28: Keeping Up with the Literature (repeat) (12:00-1:00pm, KL 100) Stephanie Swanberg will share strategies and techniques for keeping abreast of the latest research and news using RSS & email alerts. Demonstrations of Google Reader, PubMed, and Web of Science will be featured.

Medical Education Research Faculty Learning Community is underway! Join us for the following February events, beginning with the opening retreat on Friday, February 3, 2012! Please email Misa Mi,, to register for the retreat!

  • Friday, February 3, 2012: Conducting Educational Research - Alternative Approaches to Educational Research (12:00-1:30pm, KL 225B). Presenter: Eileen S. Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University.
  • Friday, February 10, 2012: Combining Scholarly Teaching with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (12:00-1:00pm, KL 100). Facilitator: Misa Mi, PhD, Associate Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.
  • Friday, February 24, 2012: How Students Learn (12:00-1:00pm, Heritage Room, Oakland Center). Presenters: Jennifer Eastwood, PhD, Assistant Professor and Misa Mi, PhD, Associate Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

All OUWB faculty interested in education research are encouraged to participate. Visit the website to learn more about the faculty learning community or view the complete 2012 Program Schedule.

NLM Opening Doors Exhibit

Check out the new National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit from the Medical Library!

Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

Now on display in the Kresge Library lobby through February 3, 2012!

The exhibit features the journeys of four contemporary African American surgeons and educators:

Alexa I. Canady, MD

LaSalle D. Leffall, MD

Claude H. Organ, MD

Rosalyn P. Scott, MD, MSHA

The exhibit was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture.

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