New Book List

2005 compendium of selected publications.

The cannabis health index : combining the science of medical marijuana with mindfulness techniques to heal 100 chronic symptoms and diseases

Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana

CBD : a patient’s guide to health with medicinal cannabis

Developing librarian competencies for the digital age

Evidence-based imaging : optimizing imaging in patient care

The geripause : medical management during the late menopause

Health behavior : theory, research, and practice

Information and innovation : a natural combination for health sciences libraries

Making Nature : the history of a scientific journal

Perinatal imaging : from ultrasound to MR imaging

Risk management in health care institutions : a strategic approach

Venous catheters : a practical manual

New Book Shelf at HSL for the week of December 3, 2018

School of Pharmacy Exhibit and Collection

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The School of Pharmacy exhibit in the main entryway.

 

You may have noticed in the main entryway the new School of Pharmacy exhibit. This exhibit features items from the new School of Pharmacy archives collection at HSL.

HSL has been working with the School of Pharmacy to digitize their archive. The School of Pharmacy has deposited physical items into the archive at HSL, and HSL has added digital-only items to the digital repository.

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences archive collection includes the School of Pharmacy newsletters (Pharmacy Perspectives, e-Scripts, Materia Medica, and School of Pharmacy News), the class photos, commencement programs, historical meeting minutes, historical prescription sheets, and the theses and dissertations, which have been housed in the digital repository prior to the project.

The exhibit in the main entryway has two examples of the Pharmacy Perspectives and School of Pharmacy News newsletters each, and printouts of other items in the collection. The yellowish printouts in the center are examples of the historical prescription sheets, with printouts of the commencement programs on the left in black and pink, and in between smaller versions of the class photos. On the right, there are printouts of the historical meeting minutes.

HSL is still working on digitizing the School of Pharmacy News newspapers and the class photos. Please check out the exhibit in the main entryway, and go to the repository to see the digitized materials. There will be more materials in the future!

 

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The main web page for the School of Pharmacy collection in the digital repository.

End of Open Access Week 2018

Open Access Week 2018, an annual international event promoting the use and scholarship of open access resources, is coming to an end.

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Why is Open Access important?

The Right to Research Coalition says it best, “Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon.  Price barriers should not prevent students (or anyone) from getting access to research they need.  Open Access, and the open availability and searchability of scholarly research that it entails, will have a significant positive impact on everything from education to the practice of medicine to the ability of entrepreneurs to innovate.”

 

Currently, the Library is having a difficult time affording the many databases, journals, and other resources needed by our users. However, Open Access allows researchers, faculty, staff, and students to use content freely available on the web without a library subscription. The production of more Open Access content worldwide means libraries do not need to depend on costly subscriptions for our users to access quality research.

 

What is the Anschutz’s Health Sciences Library doing to support Open Access?

The Library helps promote the use and publication of open access content. One example of the Library supporting Open Access is our investment in Mountain Scholar: Digital Collection of Colorado & Wyoming, our open institutional repository. The primary objective of Mountain Scholar is for Anschutz researchers, faculty, staff, and students to make their research and publications openly available. Take a look at our Mountain Scholar Guide for more information.

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Still want to learn more about the importance of Open Access?

Freely stream Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, an hour long documentary about open scholarship.

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New eResources in October!

HSL has some new ebooks, and a new database.  Check out the list here:

 

Ebooks List:

ICD-10-CM: Clinical Modification (2019 edition)

ICD-10-PCS: Procedure Coding System (2019 edition)

Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation by Dean Hess (4th edition)

Essentials of mechanical ventilation (4th ed)

Katzung & Trevor’s Pharmacology: Examination & Board Review (12th edition)

Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics (7th edition)

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology (13 edition)

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

 

Database:

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DCC is Now Mountain Scholar

HSL has an online repository where digital materials are available for our patrons.

Previously, the name of the digital repository was Digital Collections of Colorado, or DCC.

The digital repository is not just HSL, but a group of libraries. Recently, the University of Wyoming joined the repository group. Since the group is no longer only in Colorado, the name was changed.

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The new name of the digital repository is now Mountain Scholar: Digital Collections of Colorado & Wyoming. You will see the links changed on HSL’s main page.

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Please check out what’s available in the repository.  There’s lots of great stuff!

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Featured book in September

Pictorial atlas

Pictorial Atlas of Acupuncture: An illustrated Manual of Acupuncture Points

Knowledge of the exact status and relevance of acupuncture points is an essential tool for the acupuncture therapist.  The novice may worry that he will have to learn all the acupuncture points by heart.  But experience shows that only about one third of these points at most are actually used in treatment.  For this reason the value of an atlas that provides information about a currently important, but seldom used, point cannot be stressed enough.

This comprehensive atlas, beautifully produced with great graphic clarity, is the result of unique collaboration between German and Chinese experts.

The atlas is also noteworthy for the courage of the editors, authors, and the publisher in limiting the indications of the various points to their application uses.  This is an area in which the importance of the points has undergone great diversification.  These indications have been examined in a meticulous discussion process and redundant or dubious findings discarded.

This pioneering initiative means a substantial gain in practical use, which can only benefit the reader in the practice of acupuncture.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Ots

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New Resource: Improve Your Medical Spanish with Canopy

The library has access to a new Spanish language resource, Canopy.

Canopy is a web-based medical Spanish training tool that teaches and provides practice for specialized medical concepts and terminology for common clinical scenarios. By beginning with a Medical Spanish Assessment, Canopy will recommend where to begin your training. The course provides three levels of learning with numerous lessons in each level catered to specific skills and vocabulary. The lessons are interactive and include practice for both written and spoken language.

You can find Canopy listed on our databases page .

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Don’t want to work through the whole program? Skip around to the chapters that are most relevant to your practice!

Interested in trying out this new tool and improving your Spanish language skills for clinical practice? Contact Kristina Palmer at kristina.palmer@ucdenver.edu using your UCDenver email address to request your Canopy account.

Have you tried Canopy? Let us know what you think using the TellUs form.