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Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January 2015         

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NLM Traveling Exhibit: Surviving & Thriving  |  Student Corner  |  Faculty Corner  |  New Online Databases

NLM Traveling Exhibit - Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics & Culture

The Medical Library is pleased to host the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit 'Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, & Culture' now through the end of February in the Kresge Library Lobby.

The exhibit chronicles the history of AIDS in the US from the 1980s to the present, including ad campaigns, government actions, and grassroots movements such as ACT UP.

Accompanying the traveling version is an online exhibition featuring additional content and a digital photo gallery.

This exhibit is brought to you by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

Student Corner

Medical Library Student InfoBites Join us in February for our next InfoBite!

February: "To Prescribe, or Not to Prescribe": Quick Resources for Finding Drug Information and Alternative Therapies
  • When: Wednesday, February 11 from 11:30 - 12:30pm
  • Where: 110A O'Dowd Hall
  • Description: Whether you're just starting your organ system courses or getting ready to finish them, pharmacology is a major topic across all years. Discover the major resources for locating drug information (uses, dosing, interactions) and alternative therapies (herbs, supplements, etc) including Micromedex, Natural Standard, Epocrates, and free online resources from the National Library of Medicine!

Snacks will be provided so please RSVP via the online registration form.

Miss the January InfoBite? For a comprehensive list of study and review resources for organ system exams and Step 1, check out the Exam Prep Resources Guide.

Faculty Corner

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

February: Copyright Issues for Educators
  • When: Wednesday, February 18 from 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Where: 478 O'Dowd
  • Description: Explore the implications of using copyrighted works in your teaching and scholarship such as including images and multimedia in your lectures to understanding your rights as an author regarding copyright when publishing your scholarly works.

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


OUWB Publications

Kazanji N, Davila F, Manickam P, Wang Y, Bossory L. A case of invasive cytomegalovirus duodenitis in an immunosuppressed patient 15 months after renal transplantation. Infection. 2015. [ePub ahead of print] (Dr. Francisco Davila specializes in Internal Medicine at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the OUWB; Laurie Bossory is an MD Candidate in the Charter Class of 2015 at the OUWB)

Mi M. Expanding librarian roles through a librarian initiated and facilitated faculty learning community. J Libr Adm. 2015; 55(1):24-40. (Dr. Misa Mi is Associate Professor & Medical Librarian in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the OUWB)

Mundell T, Miladore N, Ruiter T. Extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis rupture in a boxer. Eplasty. 2014;14:ic40. (Timothy Mundell is an MD Candidate in the Charter Class of 2015 at the OUWB)

New Online Databases

The Medical Library has recently subscribed to three new databases as part of the McGraw-Hill Access collection focused on neurology, pediatrics, and surgery.

The Neurology Collection includes 11 eTextbooks in neurology, neuroanatomy, ophthalmology, such as Adams & Victor's Principles of Neurology and Clinical Neurology, as well as lectures, videos, and images. You may also create a custom self assessment exam from McGraw-Hill's Specialty Board Review: Neurology.

AccessPediatrics houses over 20 eTextbooks in pediatrics including Rudolph's Pediatrics, 22e and the Pediatric Practice series in cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, neurology and ophthalmology. Also features Case Files: Pediatrics and the ability to create a custom self assessment exam from PreTest: Pediatrics, McGraw-Hill's Specialty Board Review: Pediatrics, and Rudolph's Pediatrics to prep for the Step 2 exam.

AccessSurgery is similar to AccessPediatrics and includes 20 eTextbooks in various surgery topics, including Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 10e and Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations, 9e. Also features self-assessment items from Case Files: Surgery and PreTest: Surgery as well as descriptions of specific surgical procedures.

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