Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Videos Tutorials on Using AccessMedicine

Three new video tutorials have been created to assist UMHS Faculty and Students with using the valuable AccessMedicine database.
  • 'How to Login to AccessMedicine' (4 minutes)
  • 'Searching AccessMedicine' (7 minutes)
  • 'Setting Up the AccessMedicine App' (2 minutes)
These are available for viewing by going to the Training Kit page on the Library website, and clicking the links provided under the 'Resource Guides' column.

Screen Shot of Advanced Search in AccessMedicine for updates on 'dementia'

Please contact me if you need to be reminded of your login credentials for AccessMedicine. 

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Fun Medical Words Tutorial

Understanding Medical Words:
A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

"This tutorial teaches you about medical words. You'll learn about how to put together parts of medical words. You'll also find quizzes to see what you've learned." You will need Flash Player to view the programs.
But for those interested in a more serious online tutorial for learning medical terminology check out this excelence offering from Des Moines University.

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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

CINAHL Database Makes Research Easier

"In the 1950s there were seven nursing journals;
today there are close to 500.

It’s essential that any kind of student, in nursing or any other field, has access to information because that’s part of the learning experience. They are required to do research and, in order to do it in a timely manner, they need a biblographic database. The one that covers nursing is CINAHL, ...”
June Levy, Director of CINAHL Information Systems.

As IUON students you have access to the CINAHL database
through your EBSCO login; via the regular EBSCO interface
or the new Nursing Reference Center interface.
[See the links in the sidebar.]

CINAHL = "Cumulative Index for Nursing & Allied Health Literature"
Title link to article by Christina Orlovsky posted on NurseZone.com

Check out this great CINAHL tutorial:
"Using CINAHL Plus with Full Text to Find Medical Information"
by James Carson, Librarian at Lake-Sumter Community College.

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