New e-book: Medicine Science and Dreams : The Making of Physician-Scientists

Medicine Science and Dreams : The Making of Physician-Scientists

Description: “Physician-scientists are unusual creatures. While we are drawn to the clinical challenges of our patients, we are also drawn to the opportunities that our patients’medical problems bring to science. This book contains the unique experiences and encounters that drew 20 accomplished physician-scientists to this profession. These personal stories are those of people and circumstances that have had profound effects on our career decisions, our creative opportunities, and our lives. These stories also serve to highlight the lessons learned along the way and the distinct attributes of these women and men of medicine and science. Our combined hope is that our collective biographies will enhance the public understanding of our profession, will move people from medicine to science and from science to medicine, and will inspire those who are contemplating this extraordinary profession. “It is a rare gift to benefit from the collective wisdom of so many individuals at the same time. These physician scientists have provided readers with helpful advice and thoughtful encouragement. The interesting and thought provoking essays in Medicine Science and Dreams can be read and digested one at a time or all at once in sequence. They provide lessons to be learned by any physician-scientist, whether just starting out or in the middle of a research career. Schwartz has done readers a great service and has added to the legacy of these prominent and successful physician-scientists.”

-Book review in JAMA, September 7, 2011—Vol 306, No. 9 by Derek S. Wheeler, MD

Colorado Open Scholarship Series

Heather Joseph and Nicole Allen of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will be talking about all things related to open scholarship April 10-14th. The Health Sciences Library will be live-streaming some of their talks in TL-3 (Teaching Lab 3). Come and learn about open data, open access publishing, open educational resources and more! Times, dates and topics:

 

New e-books

Check out our latest e-books! You can find them on the e-books page or on the R2 site.

tactics CRITICAL THINKING TACTICS FOR NURSES: Achieving the IOM Competencies

DNP DNP EDUCATION, PRACTICE, AND POLICY: Redesiging Advanced Practice Roles for the 21st Century
florence Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing and Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes : Commemorative Edition with Historical Commentary

 

ScienceDirect problems with Article Linker

UPDATE: ScienceDirect reports that they have fixed the problem. If you still encounter any problems, please contact the library.

ScienceDirect articles are having problems linking through Article Linker. Users are seeing this error message:

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Workaround #1: (on campus, within the campus network, or if off campus – using Google Scholar preferences to select HSL as your library) Click on the link to search Google Scholar:
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Next, click on the article title and NOT the Full text@Anschutz link or you will just circle back:

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Workaround #2: (either on or off campus) try to go to the journal and click down to your article:

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If you need assistance, please contact the library. ScienceDirect is working to correct this error and we will update this post with any news.

BrowZine and BrowZine Web: browse E-journals on your iPhone or your computer

browzine BrowZine is an app that can help you stay current with academic journals!  After downloading the free BrowZine app select our institution: University of Colorado Health Sciences Library and enter your usual library login credentials. Authentication FAQs.
The library only subscribes to the iOS version of this resource at this time. Reviews

Don’t have an iPhone or iPad? Try BrowZine Web. Browse top journals from your field from your desktop or laptop computer. Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field. You can find a link on the library’s database page.

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With BrowZine, you can:
– Browse and read top academic journals: Browse journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles

– Use the durable linking capability of browzine.com to easily link to specific sub-disciplines.

In the BrowZine app for iOS, you can create a personal experience:
– Create your own bookshelf: Add journals to your personal bookshelf and be notified when new articles are published
– Save and export articles: Save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, Papers and more.