Tuesday, May 08, 2012

MEDLINE® Complete is Here!

MEDLINE® Complete , the latest product offering from EBSCO and described as "an unprecedented full-text collection of the most sought-after medical journals", is now available to our faculty and students! "This exceptional database provides full text for the most prominent journals used in the field of medical research. MEDLINE Complete is the largest full-text companion to the MEDLINE index, containing full text for more than 2,060 journals." This upgrade to our EBSCO subscription provides access to an additional 500 medical journals. Check it out on your computer or mobile devise utilizing your EBSCO login. Please pop in to see me in the library for further instruction on how to search this, or any of our other great library resource databases.

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Enjoy Your Summer Semester Break!

As another semester draws to a close, the Library Staff would like to say 'good-bye' and 'all the best' to those students who are moving onward and upward! It has been a sincere pleasure serving you all over this past semester, and we look forward to hearing of your continued success!

With the semester end, also comes the time to return all your checked out items to the library and settle your accounts. We very much appreciate your full and prompt cooperation.

Every semester, both students and faculty generously donate materials to the library. Please accept our gratitude and thanks! All donations are very much appreciated!

During the semester break the Library will be CLOSED from Saturday August 20th until Monday August 29. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
We will reopen Monday August 29 until Friday September 2 between the hours of 8am~6pm, and CLOSED Saturday & Sunday ~ Sept 3 & 4. Normal library hours will resume Monday September 5th.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Library Addition is now OPEN!

The new study room addition to the Anne Ross Library is now open to students with 32 private study carrels!
Your cooperation is needed to maintain this space, along with the rest of the library, as a SUPER QUIET & FOOD FREE ZONE! We are also making a special request that you all take great care to not allow the furniture to get wet!

In addition, take note that any items left unattended are left at your own risk , and may be moved if the carrel is wanted by another student!

The power bars need to remain 'ON' at all times.
The hours for the Library Annex are the same as for the rest of the library:
Mon~Fri: 7:00am~10:00pm Sat/Sun: 9:00am~9:00pm

The Library Staff extends its thanks to President Warren Ross for approving this welcome addition to campus & to Dan Vitalo and the Facilities Crew for a job well done!

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Learning the Basic Principles of Pharmacology with EDGT

Attention IUON Nursing Pharmacology students ~ please remember the online supplementary tutorials that we subscribe to on your behalf from EDGT [Educational Global Technologies Inc.]. The Basic Principles of Pharmacology is on online tutorial designed to help you learn the basic concepts and principles related to the field of pharmacology including the safe administration of medications.This resource is divided into five modules:
Module 1: Introductory Concepts
Module 2: Drug Facts
Module 3: Principles of Drug Action
Module 4: Responses to Drugs
Module 5: Test Bank
[Ask at Library Desk for login.]

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Sunday, April 04, 2010

Enhancing Mobility! Go Ahead ~ Try This at Home!

Now you can browse the holdings of the Anne Ross Library on your mobile device with the added feature of a new mobile-friendly interface!
Library World has added this new interface option to give you the flexibilty of browsing the physical and electronic resources of our library from wherever you happen to be.
To login:
1) Click on the post title.
2) Enter our Library's name ~ AnneRoss Library ~ [no space between Anne and Ross].
3) No password is required so leave it blank!

NOTE: Online materials that have been added to the catalogue include seamless linking to the full text ~ just click on the field 'Electronic Location and Access' in the item record.

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Student Nurse Association Election Results

Dear Students & Faculty,
I would like you to join the SNA Officers and myself in congratulating the newly elected Officers for IUON’s Student Nurse Association (SNA) Fall Semester 2009:
President: Amanda Barnes
Vice President: Rachita Patel
Secretary: Kristen Foster
Treasurer: Chris French
I am certain that with the support of their fellow student nurses, this team will accomplish great things next semester! Congratulations again to Amanda, Rachita, Kristen and Chris. I would like to encourage all nursing students to become a member of the association. Our officers are quite competent, but will certainly still need YOUR help to achieve their goals.
Thank you,
Juliet Battice, RN, B.Soc.Sc, BSN
Clinical Nurse Instructor

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Come Check Out the New Library Books

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Anne Ross Library Receives Donation of Fiction Books

Thank you to a wonderful group of American fiction writers for their generous donation to the Anne Ross Library!

A special thanks to our own IUON nursing student, Jack Allison for all his effort to make this happen, and best-selling author Jo-Ann Mapson for calling on her author friends and coordinating the donation state-side! Thanks also to Dr. Ross for providing shipping to St. Kitts!
The collection is now available for check out, so come and see the display.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Mark your Calendars!

Tuesday, October 7th
You are all invited [students & faculty ; medicine & nursing] to attend a training seminar on searching our online journal & point-of-care databases.
Eric Block, our EBSCO Rep., will be conducting 2 sessions, demonstrating the various features of DynaMed, CINAHL, Medline, the Nursing Reference Center,etc.
You are welcome to attend one or both sessions.

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Friday, September 12, 2008

More Accolades for the Mediterranean Diet

Researchers Say Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Cancer, Other Major Diseases
By Kelley Colihan
WebMD Health News

Sept. 11, 2008 -- More accolades are being heaped on the Mediterranean diet. This time, researchers say the diet may actually help prevent certain chronic diseases...

Our Healthy Women, Healthy Nation Project here in St. Kitts is promoting the right formula!

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

DynaMed available on your PDA

Attention students and faculty ~
Please let us know at the Library if you would like access to the DynaMed point-of-care database via your PDA. I will be putting in the request early next week [by May 20, 2008] ~ so if you desire access in this format PLEASE let us know ASAP

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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Nevis Historical Tour

The History of the Caribbean class will take a Nevis Historical Tour on
Saturday, March 22th.
We will meet at Port Zante at 7:45 am & take the 8:00 am ferry to Nevis.
The itinerary is chock-full of historical sites and our tour guide will be Mr. John Guilbert, an official of the Nevis Historical Society.
The tour starts with a walk to the Museum of Nevis History and then a short walk around Charlestown. After that we board a bus for a three-hour tour around the island. Tour ends by 1:00 pm.
The cost for the ferry is $40 EC round-trip, the tour is $20 EC.
If you are interested in joining us, please see Prof Mark Bernstein ASAP with your tour fee, and reserve your place. Places are limited so first come first served.
Click on title to link for more information on Nevis.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Excursion to Brimstone Hill

The History of the Caribbean class is planning an excursion to
Brimstone Hill Fortress
Saturday February 23nd.
We will board buses at the campus at 3 p.m.(sharp) and return by 5:15pm.
If you are interested in joining the class for this fascinating, historic excursion, please let me know by this Friday noon.
Transportation, entrance fee, and a guide will all be provided for $10 EC each.
Please come and join us! First come, first served!
Prof. Mark H. Bernstein

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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Annie's Walking Tour of Historic Basseterre

The Caribbean History class invites you for an historical 2 hour walking tour of Basseterre on Sunday February 10th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
Annie is famous for her tours and she has agreed to substancially reduce her usual fee for IUON personnel to $10 US per person!
Hear the detailed background of the exciting and often tragic history of the capital of this wonderful island. Visit the site of the first company, stroll through the old village of Irish Town, learn about Pall Mall (presently called Independence Square) where slaves were sold on arrival and goods exchanged or battered.
Please come pay me by Friday 3:00pm to reserve your place.
Prof Mark Bernstein

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Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Mental Health Nursing Assessment Tools

Of particular interest to NUR 313 students,
Prof. McClane has gathered various mental health assessment tools into a kit for students to access in the library.
The kit is available at the library circulation desk.
It includes assessment tools for depression, mental status, heritage assessment [culture], risk assessment, etc.
Sheets may be photocopied.

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Friday, February 01, 2008

IUON Writing Center Opens

The Student Services department, in collaboration
with the English department, announces the opening
of an IUON Writing Center
located in the Anne Ross Library.

You can sign up at the library circulation desk.
Appointments are for 30 minutes during the following hours:

Monday 4:00—6:00
Tuesday 8:00—10:00 & 4:00—6:00
Wednesday 8:00—10:00 & 4:00—6:00
Thursday 8:00—10:00 & 4:00—6:00
Friday 8:00—10:00 & 12:30—2:30
Saturday 4:00—6:00

Our goal is to improve you as a writer, not improve a specific paper.
We ARE NOT an editing service.

Steve Clark
Associate Professor of English/ESL

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Sugar Estate Tour

Here are some photos taken last Sunday during the historical tour of the sugar industry in St. Kitts:

Thanks to Prof Bernstein for organizing this great tour
& to Greg of Greg's Safari Tours for being our tour guide.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

St. Kitts "off the beaten track" Tour

Join the Caribbean History class students
on Sunday January 27
for an “off the beaten track” hinterland tour
of beautiful St. Kitts’
in specially modified 4x4 Land Rovers
to explore the legacy of Sugar.
Meet at IUON at 2:00pm.
Tour will return by 6:00pm.
Cost is $20 US or $55 EC.

Please see Prof. Bernstein ASAP to reserve your spot!

Stops on the tour include:
~ Sugar Plantation Home built in the mid 1700’s
~ cool mountain rainforest & panoramic mountain top views
~ ruins of the old "Muscavardo" Sugar Factory
~ Windmill and Boiling House
~ the sugar plantaion home of Lodge Estate

A not to be missed 4x4 driving adventure for an up-close look at the Sugar Heritage of beautiful St. Kitts as well as an unforgettable “off the beaten track” photo safari!

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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean: Guest Lecture

Dr. Kathleen Allen-Ferdinand,
the Island’s leading authority on HIV/AIDs, will be giving a guest lecture in the IUON Auditorium
Wednesday, January 23 at 6:00pm.

All students, faculty, and staff
are invited

She will be discussing the status of the epidemic in the Caribbean, with specifics about St. Kitts.
Please encourage all of your students to attend.
Catherine Garner DrPH, RN, FAAN
Provost / Dean

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Attention All Students!

Don't miss this important training session!

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