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Volume 6 | Issue 7 | July 2016

NLM Civil War Medicine Exhibit, Now Through August 31!
The Medical Library is pleased to host the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit: "Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War" in the Kresge Library Lobby now through August 31, 2016.

"More than three million soldiers fought in the war from 1861-1865. More than half a million died, and almost as many were wounded but survived. Hundreds of thousands were permanently disabled by battlefield injuries or surgery, which saved lives by sacrificing limbs. This exhibit describes the damage caused by the weapons of the time, the treatment of wounds, and their consequences for the young men who survived. The narrative highlights aspects of life after the amputation of a limb, from military service in the Veterans Reserve Corps to civilian life and the use of artificial limbs."

A digital gallery of images and digitized historical texts can be found in the exhibit's accompanying online gallery.
This exhibition is brought to you by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

Student Corner 
Welcome (or Welcome Back)! Each month, the Medical Library Newsletter features our upcoming events, new additions to our collection, including exam review resources, and other news items! As you prepare for your first semester or are a returning student, here are just a few reminders about how the Medical Library can make things a little easier:
  • M1 Textbooks & M2 Textbooks Remember to visit our textbook pages on the website for a list of all the course textbooks, including required and recommended as well as the ones available from the library electronically. Note that these lists are updated on a rolling basis as courses run.
  • Course Resource Guides are available for most courses and serve as a one-stop shop for the essential resources. Each guide lists items such as textbooks, USMLE prep and review material, links to other supplementary eBooks and databases, as well as links to outside resources.
  • Library Hours Kresge Library is open 24/7 (excluding official University closings and holidays) including the Medical Library Collaborative and Quiet Study Rooms!

Medical Library Student InfoBites For the fifth year, the Medical Library is hosting a series of extracurricular lunch seminars that complement information mastery topics taught in the curriculum. Join us for our first InfoBite in August -- Panera lunch will be served!
  • What: Exploring Online Anatomy Resources for AFCP & Organ System Courses
  • When: Monday, August 15; 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Where: 110A O'Dowd

Register today via the online registration form!

OUWB Publications

Brown JR, Rezaee ME, Marshall EJ, Matheny ME Hospital Mortality in the United States following acute kidney injury. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:4278579. (Michael Rezaee is an MD Candidate in the Class of 2017 at OUWB)

Mi M, Halalau A. A pilot study exploring the relationship between lifelong learning and factors associated with evidence-based medicine. Int J Med Educ. 2016: 3(7):214-9. (Dr. Misa Mi is Associate Professor, Information Literacy & eLearning Librarian in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at OUWB; Dr. Alexandra Halalau specializes in internal medicine at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at OUWB)

Swanberg SM, Dennison CC, Farrell A, Machel V, Marton C, O'Brien KK, Pannabecker V, Thuna M, Holyoke AN. Instructional methods used by health sciences librarians to teach evidence-based practice (EBP): a systematic review. J Med Libr Assoc. 2016;104(3):197-208. (Stephanie Swanberg is Assistant Professor, Information Literacy & eLearning Librarian in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at OUWB)

New Additions 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 including the following:
  • How to Succeed at Medical School (2015) by Dason Evans (eBook)
  • The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide (2015) by Laurie Baedke. Available on Kresge Library 3rd Floor R 729.5 .H4 B34 2015
  • Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues (2015) by Martin J. Blaser. Available on Kresge Library 3rd Floor RM 267 .B57 2015
  • Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies (2016) edited by Anna Triandafyllidou. Available on Kresge Library 3rd Floor JV 6035 .R67 2016

Check out the complete January - April 2015 New Titles List

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