Health Library Training Programme: Resource of the week #25

What is it?
The Health Library Training Programme is a schedule of face-to-face training courses, designed to help you to develop your information skills. It is issued every 3 months.

Key Features
The courses available include
  • Health Library Induction Plus – where you can get an introduction to the library facilities, services and resources as well as an overview of some of the most important online healthcare resources.
  • Literature Searching using databases – this course is provided in 2 versions, one covering NHS-based databases and one covering Keele-subscribed databases. You’ll learn how to create a search strategy and apply it to specialist healthcare databases.
  • Evidence-based Databases – this is another course available as either an NHS or Keele version. Here you’ll learn about secondary evidence-based resources such as the Cochrane Library along with others.
  • Critical Appraisal for Beginners – start developing your critical appraisal skills and practice appraising a research paper. You can book on the course to appraise either a qualitative paper or a randomised controlled trial.
  • RefWorks – this course is available to Keele students to help them to get to grips with Refworks, the Keele-subscribed reference manager software.
All our courses are delivered by qualified librarians. They include plenty of opportunity to practice your skills.

How can it help you?
Our training programme will help you to develop your information skills, so helping you to find the right information you need for your assignments, dissertations, research or work more effectively.

How to access it?
You can find a list of our training courses and dates available on our website and on leaflets at the library. You can book online or get in touch with our training team.

ClinicalKey Content Updates: March 12, 2018

New Clinical Overviews (past 30 days) – CK Global
  • Adhesive capsulitis (Frozen shoulder)
  • Corneal abrasion/foreign body
  • Diabetic foot infection
  • Fibrous dysplasia and McCune-Albright syndrome
  • Lipomas
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Vitiligo
Journal Added
International Journal of Surgery Protocols; Years of Coverage: 2016 to present; ISSN: 2468-3574; Package/Collection: Surgery Extended;

Journals Removed
  • International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus; ISSN: 1877-5934; Package/Collection: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Transferred to another publisher. Recommended alternative – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease; ISSN: 2212-8328; Package/Collection: Pediatrics; Transferred to another publisher. Recommended alternative – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Books Added – CK Global

Books Removed – CK Global
  • Atlas of Spine Trauma: Adult and Pediatric (Kim, Daniel) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416034285; Package/Collection: Neurosurgery. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Rothman-Simeone and Herkowitz’s The Spine, 7e.
  • Breast Cancer Imaging (Tartar, Marie) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323046770; Package/Collection: Radiology Extended. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Breast Cancer Screening.
  • Clinical Examination (Epstein, Owen) 4th ed; ISBN: 9780723434542; Package/Collection: Flex Only. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Macleod’s Clinical Examination, 13e.
  • Essential Interventional Cardiology (Norell, Michael) 2nd ed; ISBN: 9780702029813; Package/Collection: Flex Only. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 7e.
  • Female Urology (Raz, Shlomo) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9781416023395; Package/Collection: Urology. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Campbell-Walsh Urology, 11e.
  • Intensive Care: A Concise Textbook (Hinds, Charles) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9780702025969; Package/Collection: Flex Only. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Oh’s Intensive Care Manual, 7e.
  • Pediatric Dermatology: Requisites in Dermatology (Pride, Howard) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780702030222; Package/Collection: Pediatrics. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, 5e.
  • Practical Neuroimaging in Stroke (Rabinstein, Alejandro) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780750675376; Package/Collection: Neurology. Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Netter’s Correlative Imaging: Neuroanatomy.

New edition of ebook Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine for UHNM Staff

UHNM Athens users can now access the latest edition, 3rd edition (2018), of the Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine.

You can find a list of all the Oxford Handbook ebooks that we subscribe to on our website.

Medline: Resource of the week #24

What is it?
Medline is a medical bibliographic database, containing the details and abstracts of thousands of articles relating to medicine. You can search across a wide range of medicine-related journals.

Key Features
We provide access to the Medline database via 2 routes:
  • Ebsco databases – for Keele staff and students
  • HDAS databases – for NHS staff
Both these routes allow you to use the following functionality:
  • Perform simple and advanced searching
  • Use thesaurus searching
  • Save searches
  • Export results
  • Access some full-text articles
How can it help you?
The Medline database allows you to search a wide range of medicine and related topics, to find the research you need for your assignments, dissertations and research.

How to access it?
Medline is available on the Internet via the Ebsco databases and the Proquest databases.

You will need to log on:
  • Keele staff and students have access via the Ebsco databases. You should use the Medline link on your subject page and log on with your Keele computer log in details.
  • NHS staff should log in to the HDAS database using your NHS Athens username and then select the Medline database to search.
More help?
For more help check our online guides section:

Ebsco Login to Cinahl and Medline with Full-Text for NHS Athens Users

If you are using the NHS Journal A-Z list and select to access ejournals available via Ebsco Cinahl or Medline with full-text databases, then you may be prompted to log in. Please select the “openathens login” link and enter your Athens username / password if prompted.

Screen-shot of the Ebsco Login Screen

What are the top 10 popular ejournals on ClinicalKey?

Clinical Key is a clinical search engine made available to UHNM Athens users. It includes a wide range of resources such as full-text journals and ebooks.

Our most accessed ejournals during 2018 were:
  • Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Neuroimaging Clinics of North America
  • Heart Rhythm
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
  • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Schizophrenia Research
Why not check out which ejournals are available in your specialty?

Watch our short demo to learn how to access ejournals on Clinical Key