| From DNA to Beer NLM Exhibit, February 8 - March 20!|
|The Medical Library is pleased to host the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit: "From DNA to Beer - Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry" in the Kresge Library Lobby from February 8 - March 20, 2016. The exhibit provides a fascinating historical look at how microorganisms have shaped the modern health and commercial industries: |
past two centuries, scientists, in partnership with industry, have
developed techniques using and modifying life forms like yeast, molds,
and bacteria, to create a host of new therapies and produce better foods
and beverages. The exhibition illustrates the history of this dynamic
relationship among microbes, medicine, technology, and industry, which
has spanned centuries."A digital gallery of images and digitized historical texts can be found in the exhibit's accompanying online gallery.
exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of
Medicine and the
Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
|24/7 Access to Kresge Library Remember that you will need your OU ID badges (Spirit Cards) to get into the Kresge Library building between midnight and 7:30am.
The building is open 24/7, but in order to maintain a safe environment,
only OU students, staff and faculty are allowed in "after-hours," and
you will not be admitted if you do not have your ID card with you.|
Explore the Library's USMLE Prep & Review Collection Join us for our next InfoBite to uncover the Medical Library's collection of online question banks, prep books, and more for studying for your organ system exams and Step 1. Come prepared to share your favorites too!
- When: Monday, February 8; 11:30am - 12:30pm
- Where: 110A O'Dowd
|Faculty Brown Bag Series Our 2016 faculty development series continues in February! Each session
will be held on Oakland's campus in Room 478 O'Dowd Hall from 12:00 -
1:00pm. Anyone interested in the topics
is welcome to attend. Please feel free to bring your lunch! Our next session will be:|
- Monday, February 15: Scholarship Redefined What is scholarly teaching? How is it different from scholarship of teaching? Where do I get my scholarship of teaching published? What is new with MedEdPORTAL? If you have any of these questions, this brown bag is right for you! We'll have a brief review of the classification of scholarship; discuss scholarly teaching and its difference from but relation to scholarship of teaching; and share the recent changes in requirements for submissions to MedEdPORTAL - a peer-reviewed online publication of educational resources via AAMC.
Miss the Jan 27 session on Citation Management Tools? The Medical Library piloted using WebEx to both allow remote participation from Beaumont as well as record the session. Check out the recording!
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In the News
|New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines - The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released new standards for when and how often women should be screened for breast cancer. The guidelines state women ages 40 - 49 should have the choice to be screened or not and women 50 - 74 should be screened every other year. For more information, visit the USPSTF's final recommendations and see a recent editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine. |
New Dietary Guidelines Emphasizing Healthy Eating to Reduce Chronic Disease - The US Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) released The 2015 - 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans in January 2016. The guidelines recommend forming lifelong healthy eating patterns, reducing daily sugar intake, and consuming a balanced diet of vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy, protein, and oils. Form more information, visit the HHS press release or the complete dietary guidelines.
Information Resources Addressing Health Concerns of Lead in the Flint Water System - The Specialized Information Services Division of the National Library of Medicine has compiled a list of resources related to the health effects and safety of lead in drinking water from a number of free online NLM resources as well as local, state, and federal agencies. For more information visit the Disaster Information Management Research Center news bulletin.
- Also check out the library's Nutrition Guide for additional print and online resources.
Resource News: New Titles to Our Collection
The Medical Library has added a number of new items to our collection
including eBooks, print books, and new editions of several textbooks
- 50 new or new editions of eBooks in AccessMedicine, ClinicalKey, and Ovid Books including both basic sciences and clinical texts.
- 21 new circulating print books in statistics, strategies for a successful residency match, LGBT health, and more!
- 11 new Board Review print books (non-circulating)
- 3 additions to our OUWB faculty collection
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