Monthly Archives: August 2016

Labor Day Weekend Hours

Himmelfarb Library will be open our regular 24/7 hours throughout the Labor Day weekend.

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Medicine on the Go – Introducing Himmelfarb Library’s Emerging Technologies Black Bag Collection

Check out digital blood pressure cuffs, otoscopes, an ECG…even a portable ultrasound machine! Try out these new devices!  Hook them up to your iPad, iPhone, or Android and explore their features. Each item can be checked out individually; ask for … Continue reading

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Downtime: RefWorks & Proquest platform journals

  RefWorks and full-text journals available on the Proquest platform will be unavailable for an eight hour period this weekend in order to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain product reliability.  These resources will be unavailable to users from 10 p.m. on … Continue reading

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PlumX Now Available on Health Information @ Himmelfarb!

PlumX is now available via Health Information @ Himmelfarb.  Health Information at Himmelfarb is the search tool that appears on the library’s homepage, and PlumX provides metrics so users can track different types of usage for individual articles. PlumX provides … Continue reading

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DNA and the Ethics of Genetic Modification

Check out this freely-accessible National Geographic article titled “How the DNA Revolution is Changing Us”.  This article explores the role of CRISPR in gene modification efforts, its potential, and the ethical challenges it raises. Genetic modification has improved disease control … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Your LGBT Patients

Medicine Grand Rounds this Thursday, August 11 will focus on What You Need to Know About Your LGBT Patients.  This presentation by Shane Snowdon, MA,  founding director of the Center for LGBT Health & Equity at the University of California San … Continue reading

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wepa printing and google drive

    Just a heads up: wepa is having compatibility issues with Google Drive as of late.  They are trying to work things out.  We will let you know when this is all resolved.

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