New Books: April 2019

Select newly added HSL titles. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Brain rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school, by John Medina.

“Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, . . . → Read More: New Books: April 2019

New Books: March 2019

Select newly added HSL titles. A full list of new titles can be found online.

How humans learn: the science and stories behind effective college teaching, by Joshua R. Eyler.

“Even on good days, teaching is a challenging profession. One way to make the job of college instructors easier, however, is to know more . . . → Read More: New Books: March 2019

New Books: February 2019

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Giving voice to values as a professional physician: an introduction to medical ethics, by Ira Bedzow [NYMC Author].

 

“Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician provides students with the theoretical background and . . . → Read More: New Books: February 2019

Watch the Movie: The Life Equation: Big Data and Global Health

The Library has acquired rights to this 2016 documentary about the intersection of big data and individualized care in healthcare settings across the globe. The film follows two cases where number-crunching and decision-making collide.

“THE LIFE EQUATION introduces us to Jose, a new kind of health worker. When he meets Crecencia Buch, a mother . . . → Read More: Watch the Movie: The Life Equation: Big Data and Global Health

Ten Signs that a Journal Might be Predatory

Predatory publishers and journals are entities that take advantage of an academic’s need to publish without giving anything in return. They engage in questionable business practices and fail to adhere to industry standards, especially in regards to peer review. Unfortunately, the number of these fraudulent publishers and journals continue to increase over time. Therefore, . . . → Read More: Ten Signs that a Journal Might be Predatory