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Medical Library News
Volume 4 | Issue 12 | December 2014         

In this issue
Catch Up on 'Reading' with Podcasts  |  Student Corner  |  Faculty Corner  |  Gaming Fundraiser

Catch Up on your 'Reading' Over Break with Podcasts!

Going somewhere over the holiday break and need something to keep you occupied on the long drive or flight? Keep up with the latest medical and research news by downloading podcasts to your favorite device before you go!
  • NIH Social Media & Outreach - includes links to several podcasts from a variety of NIH-associated organizations including All About Grants (Office of Extramural Research), Office of Research on Women's Health, and various offices in different specialties.

Just for Fun - Medical Library Faculty & Staff Podcast Picks

Student Corner

Library Building Hours during upcoming Winter Break Kresge Library will have reduced hours and close in accordance with University closings on the following dates & times:
  • Friday, December 12: Closes at 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 13 - Friday, December 19: Library open 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, December 20 & Sunday, December 21: CLOSED
  • Monday, December 22 & Tuesday, December 23: Library open 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 24 - Sunday, January 4, 2015: CLOSED
  • Monday, January 5, 2015: Library opens at 7:30am; 24/7 resumes

Medical Library Student InfoBites
Join us for our second series in the winter semester starting in January. 

January: Finding that Diamond in the Rough - Best Resources for Excelling at Organ System Exams & Step 1
  • When: Wednesday, January 28 from 11:30 - 1:00pm
  • Where: 110A O'Dowd Hall
  • Description: Learn about question banks and prep books available from the Medical Library including ExamMaster, USMLE Easy, and the Lange Educational Library for studying for your organ system exams as well as prepping for the Step 1 exam. Also come prepared to share your own favorites!

Snacks will be provided (not lunch) so please RSVP via the online registration form.

Faculty Corner

Faculty Brown Bag Series The faculty series will continue in January! Anyone interested in the topic is welcome to attend and please feel free to bring your lunch!

January: Common Mistakes in IRB Submissions
  • When: Wednesday, January 21 from 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Where: 478 O'Dowd
  • Description: Hear about common mistakes in IRB submissions and get all of your questions answered about the IRB application process from our guest speakers: Rebecca Sandborg, PhD, CHRC, CIP, Director of Regulatory Support in the OU Office of Research Administration and our own Victoria Lucia, PhD, a current OU IRB application reviewer.  

For those faculty who could not attend November's Faculty Brown Bag session on November 19, be sure to check out the literature tracking apps demonstrated by Keith Engwall on our Mobile Resources page

If you have any questions about the series, please contact us at


10th Annual Authors at Oakland - Submit your Journal Publications for Recognition

The Senate Library Committee and Kresge Library are pleased to announce Authors at Oakland will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., on the 4th floor of Kresge Library to honor faculty who have recently published. This year, following our tradition of celebrating books and journal articles in alternating years, the Authors at Oakland event will focus on journal publications.

The committee invites all faculty who have published one or more articles, essays, or creative pieces in peer-reviewed journals in 2013–2014 to submit one of these for recognition at the event. All submissions will be on display, and refreshments will be served. In addition, the Senate Library Committee will invite two authors to present their work at the event. The deadline to submit your journal publications is January 11, 2015 to the online submission form.

If you encounter problems with the online form or have further questions, please contact Flora Dallo, Chair of the Senate Library Committee, ( or Kath Borg (, Assistant to the Dean of University Libraries.


OUWB Publications

Chehab M, Hlubocky J, Olariu E, Bloom D, Nandalur K. Comprehensive magnetic resonance enterography of Crohn's disease in the pediatric population: technique, interpretation, and management. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2014. [ePub ahead of print]

  • Dr. David Bloom specializes in diagnostic radiology at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and is Associate Professor in the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Molecular Imaging and Pediatrics at the OUWB.
  • Dr. Kiran Nandalur specializes in diagnostic radiology and anatomic pathology and is Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the OUWB.

Dejam A, Malley BE, Feng M, et al. The effect of age and clinical circumstances on the outcome of red blood cell transfusion in critically ill patients. Crit Care. 2014; 18(4):487. (Brian Malley is an MD Candidate in the Class of 2017 at the OUWB).

Mogrovejo E, Manickam P, Polidori G, Cappell MS. Dislodgement of variceal bands after esophageal balloon tamponade for variceal bleeding. Ann Hepatol. 2014; 13(6):832-837. (Dr. Mitchell Cappell serves as Section Head of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and is Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the OUWB.)

New Additions to our Collection

The Medical Library has added several new print and electronic books to our collection this quarter including on topics such as conducting systematic reviews & meta-analyses, medical education research, the Mary Fisher collection as well as many new titles for USMLE and board review. Highlights include:

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