Category Archives: Databases

Double, double toil and trouble; what really made the cauldron bubble? 

Tis’ the season for trick or treat, and while our Himmelfarb Library resources might be limited on dragon scales and tooth of wolf, Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth was not entirely far fetched when it came to medicinal trends in the 1500s. … Continue reading

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Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism ?

Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism From the JAMA archives just in time for Halloween, check out The Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism which presents a new theory for what caused temporary blindness, skin lesions, convulsions, and hallucinations and eventually led to the Salem witch … Continue reading

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How the Nationals can make you happier!

Can supporting your local team (GO NATIONALS!) make you happier? Examining the Potential Causal Relationship Between Sport Team Identification and Psychological Well-being by Daniel Wann uses past research and theory to develop a team identification model which suggests that high levels … Continue reading

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PubMed is changing

PubMed is nearing the completion of a platform overhaul and the new interface is ready for testing via PubMed Labs.  Key features of the redesigned PubMed include: Updated mobile-compliant interface allows you to search from a desktop, laptop, or your phone via … Continue reading

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3D Anatomy on AccessMedicine! 

AccessMedicine has launched a series of focused 3D modules designed to guide medical and health sciences students through systems-based tours of human anatomy.  The modules are designed with an eye toward learning anatomy via an interactive,visual, and systems-based methodology. This new 3D … Continue reading

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DynaMed redesigned!

DynaMed has been redesigned!  DynaMed (formerly DynaMed Plus) debuted a sleek new interface this morning.  The new interface provides ongoing access to DynaMed’s collection of clinically-focused, evidence-based, routinely updated articles, images, and clinical calculators. DynaMed’s updated interface allows users to … Continue reading

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PubMed Links: Find It @ Himmelfarb

Beginning on June 10, PubMed’s full-text links to Himmelfarb Library’s collection have changed: Find It @ Himmelfarb links have been upgraded to default to PDF article delivery, if available. Find It @ Himmelfarb links connect users to full-text articles and to Documents2Go … Continue reading

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