Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse

This New Year will start with the first of 6 eclipses. The “Super Blood Wolf Moon” eclipse will be visible in the northern hemisphere on January 20 beginning at 10:30pm with full coverage expected at about 12:12am. January’s full moon is known as the Wolf moon, a Super moon is when the moon is . . . → Read More: Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse

University of South Carolina’s Memmys Video Competition

The School of Medicine Library at University of South Carolina offers a parody music video competition for any health sciences students. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to the NYMC community and share your health care education with the larger health sciences community.

“This national music video contest seeks . . . → Read More: University of South Carolina’s Memmys Video Competition

Watch the Movie: Paywall: the Business of Scholarship

The Library has acquired rights to stream the documentary, Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. The film is about the costs, pains, and business of scholarly publishing. This is an important movie for those who want to understand how valuable information is hidden behind high-cost and seemingly free information. A critical article in Nature (Sep . . . → Read More: Watch the Movie: Paywall: the Business of Scholarship

Magic in Ancient Egyptian Medicine

Halloween is steeped in all sorts of rituals. Many of which include a magical exchange between the netherworld and the physical world. Exchanges like these are documented in ancient Egyptian medicine manuals.

For ancient Egyptians, “the whole conception of life was magical.” (Bromage, 1953). For them, life was a “never-ending miracle” (Bromage, 1953) that . . . → Read More: Magic in Ancient Egyptian Medicine

InfoTreats: Day of the Databases

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce a special, sponsored Halloween Vendor fair! 

On October 31, 2018 from 11-3pm ClinicalKey, McGraw-Hill, and Thieme will be in the BSB Lobby to serve up knowledge with light refreshments and treats.

Come by to say hello to the Reps of some of our most valued resources. . . . → Read More: InfoTreats: Day of the Databases