The Freakonomics of Bad Medicine

Freakonomics Radio is an award-winning weekly podcast with Stephen J. Dubner and Steve Levitt. The radio hosts base this podcast on their best-selling 2009 book, Freakonomics. The book is a fascinating look into the economic consequences and incentives of everything around us.

Listen to this highly recommended broadcast of their Bad Medicine series . . . → Read More: The Freakonomics of Bad Medicine

How to Identify a Questionable OA Journal

We are at a crossroads in scholarly communications. The scholarly journal as we know it is possibly an outmoded format. We are no longer reliant on the mail to deliver print copies of discrete issues to be housed in libraries or in academics’ offices. Most academic libraries don’t purchase print journals anymore. Articles are . . . → Read More: How to Identify a Questionable OA Journal

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

but the whole month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Did you know that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for residents—and the leading cause for male residents according to a July 2017 paper in Academic Medicine. Be sure to talk to a health care professional if you experience any of the . . . → Read More: This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

New Books: September 2017

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection. You can find the print on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found here or check the New Books shelf, for all new print items, by the lounge area.

Black bag moon: doctors’ tales from dusk . . . → Read More: New Books: September 2017

Henry Stewart Talks: New for August!

This month’s release in The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection includes new lectures on immunotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma, the effects of physiological factors and disease on drug metabolizing enzymes, and relationships of DNA damage, mutations and aging.

Also included are four new lectures in the series on Oral & Maxillofacial Medicine and an introductory lecture on Gene Drives.

 

Note to . . . → Read More: Henry Stewart Talks: New for August!