Category results for: Health Sciences

Now offering the LWW Health Library: Premium Basic Sciences Collection

VCU Libraries now provides access to the LWW Health Library: Premium Basic Sciences Health Collection, which includes core biomedical science ebooks in anatomy, microbiology/immunology, pathology and physiology. This resource also includes ebooks on basic clinical topics, such as Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, as well as skill performance evaluation lists, case studies, […]

VCU Libraries enters a partnership with PLOS to cover publishing costs

VCU Libraries has just entered a partnership with PLOS, a non-profit Open Access publisher. All PLOS journals are Open Access, Plan S compliant, (initiative for full and immediate Open Access publishing supported by cOAlition S funders), and Open Data compliant. Articles are peer-reviewed. Under this new, non-APC based business model, institutions pay an annual fee […]

AccessPhysiotherapy platform includes unlimited physical therapy ebooks and more

VCU Libraries has a new subscription to AccessPhysiotherapy that includes physical therapy ebooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment questions and an interactive cadaver dissection tool.  Among the ebooks in this resource are the latest editions of: Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention; Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation; Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical […]

New subscription to JAMA resource supports Evidence-Based Medicine

VCU Libraries now provides access to JAMAevidence, an online resource that has guidance and tools for practicing evidence-based medicine (EBM). It includes the most recent editions of Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature, The Rational Clinical Examination, JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods and Care at the Close of Life. It also has calculators, a […]

New edition of ‘AMA Manual of Style’ available online

Find It  VCU Libraries now offers an online version of the newest edition of the The AMA Manual of Style. This is a must-use guide for those seeking to publish research findings in the health and biomedical sciences fields. In addition to nuts-and-bolts guidance on punctuation, capitalization and grammar, the new online edition covers how […]

The Emerging Sources Citation Index: Discover trending research

Find It The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) was added to the Web of Science (WoS) platform to deepen and expand the subject coverage of WoS’ Core Collection, including in the humanities and social sciences. The peer-reviewed publications curated for this index are selected partly for their emerging research content, international scope and regional importance. […]

Embase: Broaden your biomedical and pharmacological research

Find It Embase is now available at VCU. VCU Libraries recommends users turn to this vast biomedical and pharmacological research database as a companion to PubMed/MEDLINE because of its broad international research scope. This deep resource draws on publications from more than 90 countries. Embase provides access to 30 million abstracts and citations from more […]

After National Guideline Clearinghouse shutdown: Use these library resources

Due to a loss in federal funding, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Guideline Clearinghouse was shut down on July 16, 2018. To continue accessing current, evidence-based clinical guidelines, VCU Libraries’ users can tap the following resources. PubMed (1-minute video tutorial) Conduct a search for a condition (e.g. diabetes). To the left of your […]

Merck Index Online: for research and everyday

Find It Merck Index Online is an authoritative source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. You an search or browse its more than 11,000 monographs (chemical compounds) that can be explored for research and everyday practical purposes. Ideal for quick searches to reveal the properties of compounds and biologicals, Merck Index Online provides identifiers such […]

Anatomy.TV: Explore the human body in 3D

Find It VCU now offers unlimited access to Anatomy.TV, which features comprehensive and interactive 3D models of the human body. This digital medical resource provides more than 6,500 anatomical structures, clinical slides, dissections, illustrations and animations that span every region of the body. The models are developed using real scan data providing medically accurate representations. […]

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