TML News and Notes: Digital Collections
You can search and retrieve full-text articles using PubMed on your mobile device.
Start by bookmarking the VCU Libraries Mobile site: http://m.library.vcu.edu
Then 'Search Collections'. You can see we have mobile version of things like MD Consult as well.
There are several ways to search MEDLINE from the NLM mobile site.
For example, the MEDLINE/PubMed search, that also includes systematic reviews or clinical queries:
Here are the search results of a systematic review search:
As well as the Full Text, which really links to the full-text once you have entered your eID and password, the TBL is 'The Bottom Line' abstract, a short abstract that will help you decide if you need to read the full article.
If you have any problems or need some help with your research, please don't hesitate to email us at email@example.com
- Electronic Books:contains
more than 60 f titles. These books not only contain the full text of
the book you would find on the shelf, but also many have exclusive
online content that is updated regularly. Some of the titles that are
contained in the database are
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2012
Hurst's The Heart, 13e
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12e
Williams Obstetrics, 23eBasic & Clinical Pharmacology, 11e
Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 9e
Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, 9e
- Case Files: there are 150 cases that are selected from the LANGE Case Files™ series and Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, 6e that can be searched by case number or by specialty. Each case provides information on the case or condition along with questions to help the user to assess their understanding.
- Question & Answer (Q&A): this section is good for self-assessment on an assortment of medical topics. In this section you can access the USMLE Lite
along with questions from other texts in the collection. The nice
thing about these assessments is that links are provided upon answering
that provide further information.
- Clerkship Corner: provides a set of readings that are targeted to students who are doing internal medicine rotations.
- Other Highlights: the database also contains treatment guidelines and drug monographs.
The VCU Libraries is pleased to announce the release of a new addition its digital collections: The First 125 Years of the Medical College of Virginia. MCV celebrated its 125th anniversary in 1963, culminating in the publication of this volume. Issued as hard- and soft-back publications in the college's bulletin series, the 96-page photo history, largely the work of Thelma Vaine Hoke, was the college's first full-length history. Hoke pulled photographs, letters, documents, reports, and publications for the book from a rich collection of historical materials gathered and preserved by James Ralph McCauley, who served as secretary-treasurer for the college and secretary for the Board of Visitors from 1902 until his death in 1950.
Visit the VCU Libraries Digital Collections
The Medical Artifacts Collection consists of instruments and equipment related to the history of health care in Virginia over the last 150 years. The collection contains representative instruments from nineteenth-century medical practice including lancets, amputation sets, medicine chests, stethoscopes, obstetrical forceps, microscopes and dental forceps. This digital collection provides access to images of a representative group of 168 objects.