Friday, 4 January 2013
Wednesday, 5 December 2012
The New Books List for November is now ready with titles ranging across a wide spectrum. We have purchased the new edition of the Oxford handbook of nutrition and dietetics as well as the 18th edition of Smith and Tanagho's general urology. We have also acquired titles on radiology such as Chest x-rays for medical students and Primer of diagnostic imaging.
Surgical titles include Handbook of surgical consent by R Nair and How to operate: for MRCS candidates and other surgical trainees by M Stephenson which contains three DVDs covering 10 hours of introduction to each procedure. Nurses will be interested in Becoming a registered nurse: making the transition to practice by J Temple and An introduction to evidence-based practise in nursing and healthcare by A Poole.
Feel free to recommend titles for us to add to our stock and if all you need is a novel, don't forget our General Reads shelves.
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Monday, 3 December 2012
Friday, 16 November 2012
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You will find it linked from the bottom right hand corner of the Barts Health Intranet and all of the intranet links you may previously have used are now up and running again.
The very good news is that we have also been able to Athens enable UpToDate.
For those not already familiar with UpToDate it is a point of care tool to help you answer clinical questions quickly. It has a straightforward search box and offers topic reviews that include a synthesis of the literature, recent evidence and specific recommendations for patient care.
Athens access means you can use at the location of your convience. While not mobile optimised it is also possible to open the system on the device of your choice.
You can self register for Athens from any Barts Health PC and once registered you can use it from any PC. The same login will give you access to all our electronic resources (more announcements to come on these). If you already have an Athens login but have forgotten your details or just need some help contact the teams at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Monday, 12 November 2012
Do you need information about how to access articles online from home or at work? Would you like to know more about what the Library gives you access to? Then join one of these sessions and learn quick ways to find out what is available to you.
Friday, 9 November 2012
Searching on Google needn't be tedious or frustrating. Join a session for tips to improve your Google searching skills. Come along and learn easier ways to make web searching more defined.
The session will show you how to
- use search techniques to solve real, everyday problems
- use Google features to focus your searches
- use hints and tips to generate better results
- dispel popular Google myths
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Friday, 2 November 2012
The New Books List for October 2012 is now here with over 100 items. We have purchased the new editions of Kumar & Clark's clinical medicine and Mim's medical microbiology.
Medical students will be interested in Foundation programme: 250 SJTs (Situational Judgement Test questions) for Foundation Year entry and Doctor's guide to critical appraisal. We also have several new titles on Anaesthetics including AAGBI core topics in anaesthesia 2012.
There are several new titles on Nursing such as Mentoring in nursing and healthcare: a practical approach by K Kilgallon and the new edition of Essentials of pharmacology for nurses by P Barber.
You can check in NewhamCat to see what else we have and if what you want is out on loan, we can always reserve them for you. If all you need is a novel, browse our Newham General Reads shelves.
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