27
Mar14

Data Citation Index: Access research data from around the world

Posted by: Jen Ferguson

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Data Citation Index provides a single point of entry for researchers seeking to quickly identify and access the most relevant data for their needs.

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Data is displayed within the broader context of scholarly research through linked content and summary information, making data discoverable, citable, and linked to primary research literature.

Data Citation Index searches across datasets from multiple repositories worldwide. Coverage spans a range of disciplines, including:

  • Life sciences 48%
  • Physical sciences 23%
  • Social sciences 20%
  • Arts & Humanities 7%
  • Multidisciplinary 2%

Give Data Citation Index a try, and let us know what you think!

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Posted in: Research Online

17
Mar14

Water Damage on Snell’s 3rd Floor

Posted by: thomas urell

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A quick note about the damage from a burst pipe on Snell Library’s third floor at the end of last week:

Collections in the PN1675 – PN6737 range on Snell Library’s third floor, including some theater, film studies, and graphic novel materials, were damaged by a burst pipe on Friday, March 14th, 2014. Affected materials have been removed for restoration.

Until these books and videos are re-shelved, please use inter-library loan services for access to materials from this area. For assistance, please inquire at the Help & Information desk on Snell Library’s first floor, or online at library.northeastern.edu/ask.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted in: Library News and Events

4
Feb14

DSM-5 Now Available Online

Posted by: Sandy Dunphy

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The library is pleased to offer online access to the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), as part of the PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection, which also includes top American Psychiatric Association journals, reference books and practice guidelines.

The DSM is the premiere guidebook for categorizing diagnoses and facilitating treatment, and is used by researchers and professionals across the health sciences, social work and legal/forensic specialty areas. It is also a tool for collecting and communicating accurate public health statistics.

The PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection includes:

  • Previous editions of the DSM
  • DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
  • DSM-5 Clinical Cases
  • 9 psychiatry reference texts
  • 6 key psychiatry journals
  • Am. Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines
  • Patient medication information handouts
  • News
  • Self-assessment tools

Features include cross-format searching, advanced search options, quick pathways to related material, hyperlinked references and mobile access.  Register for a free personal account to enable alerts, save tables and figures, and email links to articles.

Access it through Snell Library’s A to Z Index, Scholar OneSearch Library Catalog, or the Biomedical and Health Sciences Subject Guides.

Finally, some quick introductory links:

Posted in: Library News and Events, Research Online

9
Jan14

Faculty: Get Help Linking to Articles on Blackboard!

Posted by: Hillary Corbett

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Linking to articles and e-book chapters on Blackboard is a great way to help your students save money on classpacks. It’s also a good way to stay in compliance with copyright law!

We’ve created a new guide to help you find and create permalinks to articles and e-books in library databases – links that will persist over time and are best for including in an online reading list. Check it out here!

Posted in: Research Online, Tech Alerts

19
Dec13

ClinicalKey with Expanded Content Replaces MD Consult Effective January 1, 2014

Posted by: Sandy Dunphy

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Elsevier’s ClinicalKey will replace its older MD Consult resource beginning January 1, 2014. You will be able to find links to ClinicalKey from all of the same places you now can find MD Consult (the library’s A to Z index, Books & E-Books, and the Biomedical and Health subject guides).

ClinicalKey brings together greatly expanded content, including hundreds of additional e-books, e-journals, practice guidelines, videos, and images.

ClinicalKey includes the following expanded features:

  • single search interface across resources
  • 900+ top medical books in medicine and surgery
  • 500+ medical journals
  • 15,000 medical & surgical videos
  • 15,000 patient education handouts
  • 2,800 drug monographs from Gold Standard
  • 800+ First Consult point-of-care clinical monographs that assist with complex cases
  • more than 5 million images
  • 4,000 practice guidelines


Take a video guided tour of ClinicalKey now!

Posted in: Health Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Toxicology, Research Online