Did you know October is National Medical Librarians Month? Come celebrate with your colleagues and meet the library staff at the Pratt Research Library during our open house on Monday, October 21st from 11am-2pm. Enjoy cake and coffee with us in S9.100 and learn more about our library and resources by testing yourself on our library facts and viewing our archival displays with tangible pieces of our amazing history at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
PubMed is getting a new look early next year including a new hompage, online user guide and much more. PubMed Labs, the test site, has been set up for users to try it out before it is released.
Join us for a quick Pratt Library orientation on 10/8 from 10:00-10:30am. This course provides an overview of services and resources available from Pratt Research Library. It is intended for new employees, those new to using library resources, and those interested in refreshing their knowledge of Pratt Library.
Please register in ELM by going to My Hub > My Learning and search for
EndNote has made us aware that when macOS20.15 Catalina is released in the fall all Mac users must use Endnote X9 (including all updates) in order to aviod interruption in your workflow. You can contine to use an older version as long as you do not upgrade to Catalina.
MAGPIE (Map Assisted Generation of Procedure and Intervention Encoding) was released on 5/28/2019 by the NLM. This interactive tool enables users (including professional coders, research, clinicians) to find SNOMED CT (designated clinical terminology in the U.S.
The Advanced Google Searching webinar recording is now available through ELM for those would like to document their completion. Search for Advanced Google Searching (PS_07184) in the Learning Catalog. This webinar provides an overview of how Google searching works and introduces how to use advanced searching techniques and the Advanced Search interface, and how to set up search alerts.
Topics covered include:
Advanced searching interface
The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) has released their newly revised Health Statistics tutorial, written by staff at AcademyHealth. This introduction to the principles behind health statistics is for students, librarians, and other professionals interested in common terms, health data sources and finding health stati
NCBI is working on updates to PubMed which will eventually replace the current version. The updated PubMed is viewable on the experimental PubMed Labs platform.
Features of the upcoming version of PubMed include:
The results page will include highlighted snippets of text from article abstracts.