Leading Infectious Disease Resource Available from the Health Sciences Library

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While treating an adult organ transplantee for TB, you remember the standard four-drug therapy: Rifampin, Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, and Ethambutol, along with vitamin B6. However, you do not recall enough about Rifampin, particularly about possible interactions with other medications. Where do you turn for the answer?  The Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide offers fast, reliable . . . → Read More: Leading Infectious Disease Resource Available from the Health Sciences Library

Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

In Hebrew, Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah literally means “Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism.” This year it began at sundown on Wednesday, April 11 and ended yesterday evening.  It honors the 6 million, men, women, and children who were murdered by the authority of the Third Reich. It is a day that also pays tribute . . . → Read More: Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

New Books: April 2018

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection: You can find these books on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Writing science: how to write papers that get cited and proposals that get funded, by Joshua Schimel.

“Writing Science . . . → Read More: New Books: April 2018

Best Practices for Course Readings

Occasionally the Library gets asked about course readings and copyright. There is an assumption that all course readings used for classes are protected under the doctrine of fair use. Unfortunately copyright challenges by publishers are looked at on a case by case basis and the doctrine of fair use is vague.

In general fair . . . → Read More: Best Practices for Course Readings

Library Resource Trials through April

 

 USMLE FirstAid eBooks collection

21 study resources to select from, including pharmacology flashcards and multiple editions of USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3. (ends April 19th)

 

  95 medical textbooks

Offering medical students, researchers, and clinicians access to lavishly detailed full-color textbooks with stunning visuals. Covering every course in the medical school curriculum, making . . . → Read More: Library Resource Trials through April