Ebola Updates from our E-Resources


These recently published articles discuss the Ebola virus from a variety of perspectives:

“Ebola and Marburg Viruses” (chapter from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine)

“Evaluating Novel Therapies During the Ebola Epidemic” (Journal of the American Medical Association)

“Ebola and Quarantine” (New England Journal of Medicine)

“Imagining Ebola’s Next Move” (Science)

“Ebola and Other . . . → Read More: Ebola Updates from our E-Resources

Cases Database

In December 2012, BioMed Central launched the Cases Database, a semantically-enriched open access database of medical case reports.


Cases Database is a freely accessible tool, which aggregates case reports from open access or Creative Commons licensed articles from multiple publishers including Springer, BMJ, and PubMed Central. Currently, there are more than 11,000 cases . . . → Read More: Cases Database

If This Then That – Managing Digital Interactions

If This Then That, or IFTTT, is a service that connects web applications based on parameters that you define. The connections are called “recipes,” and currently integrate with over 50 web applications, called “channels.”

For example, a recipe could automatically send a new WordPress blog post to Twitter or Facebook . . . → Read More: If This Then That – Managing Digital Interactions

Internet Explorer 8 required by PubMed as of January 1, 2013

It’s easy to forget or procrastinate when it comes to keeping your browser current. However, it is just as important as keeping your car well maintained. For instance, did you know that after January 1st, PubMed will no longer support Internet Explorer 7? So be sure to keep your browser current. For more information regarding . . . → Read More: Internet Explorer 8 required by PubMed as of January 1, 2013

Healthy People 2020 Released

On December 2, the Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the new Healthy People 2020 objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Visit the Healthy People 2020 site and see the entire list of objectives, measures and other associated resources at http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx . . . → Read More: Healthy People 2020 Released