Category Archives: E-Texts

Proquest e-book access issue?

Have you had any difficulty accessing a Proquest or ebrary e-book? Himmelfarb Library‘s ebrary e-books recently transitioned to the vendor’s new Proquest Ebook Central platform and some users have experienced access issues. When you access e-books via Proquest Ebook Central, … 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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Understanding Mental Disorders

Patient handouts are a great tool for clinicians, improving a patient’s commitment to a treatment plan as well as providing information for future reference. A new edition of a popular patient handout title is available for psychiatric conditions – Understanding … Continue reading

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ClinicalKey for Nursing

Himmelfarb Library is pleased to announce the availability of a new tool: ClinicalKey for Nursing.  ClinicalKey for Nursing will replace both Mosby’s Nursing Consult and Mosby’s Nursing Skills; these resources are being retired by the vendor on December 31, 2015. ClinicalKey for … Continue reading

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Simbryo – New @ Himmelfarb

Simbryo: An Animated Tour of Human Development is now available via Himmelfarb Library.  Simbryo provides access to a set of animation modules of the embryology system.  Modules include Early Development, Cardiovascular, Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal, Pulmonary, Head and Neck, and Limbs. Simbryo … Continue reading

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Red Book Online

The Red Book Online is a digital resource that is part of Himmelfarb Library‘s online collection.   The Red Book Online provides full-text access to the current (2015) edition of the American Academy of Pediatric’s Red Book as well as related resources. … Continue reading

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