Category: News

Featured Data Sets

by on February 22, 2017 2:38 pm
Project Tycho from the University of Pittsburgh provides free data sets on diseases. Science Magazine, editorial Feb 17 2017: “Analyses of these data revealed that vaccine development and systematic vaccination programs have led to dramatic reductions in the number of cases.” — Data in Public Health, by Jeremy Berg Contains information corresponding to nearly 88… Read more Featured Data Sets

Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

by on January 11, 2017 2:02 pm
Altmetrics, an alternative to impact factor and traditional ranking to evaluate journals, has published its list of top 100 articles of 2016, ranked based on “conversations” about the article in social media (Twitter, FaceBook, etc.), news, YouTube, as well as post-publication reviews. Looking over this list you will find that 15 out of the top… Read more Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

The Career Center for the School of Medicine moved its library online and into Lane

by on September 14, 2016 12:32 pm
The Graduate Careers Collection found a new home in the “Duck Room” of Lane Library over the summer. We are working with the Career Center to migrate as many titles as possible to e-books. But some titles are not available in electronic format,¬† including one of the most popular titles in the collection: MARKERMARKER M… Read more The Career Center for the School of Medicine moved its library online and into Lane

VisualDX trial July-August

by on July 6, 2016 3:43 pm
From July 1 to August 31, 2016 use trial access to VisualDX to build or expand your differential diagnosis. VisualDx, originally focused on dermatology, has expanded this year to include infectious diseases and general medical diagnoses. Please Give us your feedback, both good and bad in the coming days and weeks. How can it be… Read more VisualDX trial July-August

Aliso Canyon Natural Gas (Methane) Leak

by on February 9, 2016 4:48 pm
Several California, local, and federal agencies are responding to the natural gas leak at the Southern California Gas Company Aliso Canyon Facility that is affecting the Porter Ranch neighborhood in Los Angeles. The National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center (NLM Disaster Health) provides information on public health aspects of chemical incidents for… Read more Aliso Canyon Natural Gas (Methane) Leak

Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System - Info Resources

by on February 8, 2016 4:06 pm
Several Michigan, local, and federal agencies are responding to the presence of lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan. The National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division (NLM SIS) provides information on the medical and public health aspects of chemical incidents for health professionals, policy makers, and volunteers who may be responding to… Read more Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System - Info Resources

Zika Virus Health Information Resources

by on February 5, 2016 4:27 pm
Discovered in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947 by a Scottish Researcher Alexander Haddow, the virus received almost no attention until a mutated strain appeared on Yap Island in Micronesia in 2007. The 2015 outbreak in South America gained attention because of the possible connection to the birth defect microcephaly. (1) The USHHS Disaster… Read more Zika Virus Health Information Resources

6 Reasons You Need to Try the Beta Version of Lane's Newest Search Engine

by on October 21, 2015 10:46 am
Here at Lane Medical Library, we’re constantly¬†innovating and improving our search technology to better meet your needs, and we need your feedback to make our best search engine yet even better. Here are 6 reasons you need to try the beta version of our newest search engine: Our most comprehensive search engine yet Lane’s newest… Read more 6 Reasons You Need to Try the Beta Version of Lane's Newest Search Engine

Taking My Medicine -- new book by SOM graduate Melanie Watkins

by on September 17, 2015 5:35 pm
¬† MAR MARKER Taking My Medicine: My Journey from Teenage Mother to Physician A memoir by Melanie Watkins (M.D. Stanford Medical School, 2003) describing her experience as a single mother, first generation college student and medical doctor. Dr. Watkins kindly donated a copy of this book to the library. She presently practices psychiatry Walnut Creek.… Read more Taking My Medicine -- new book by SOM graduate Melanie Watkins

Scanners Replace Photocopiers in the Lane Medical Library

by on September 2, 2015 1:54 pm
Lane Medical Library leaves the 20th century behind as we have replaced the old photocopy machine and the old scanning stations with 3 new scanning stations. You can find one these new scanners in the Consulting area and two will replace the old ones in the Redwood Room. You can scan PDFs to a flash… Read more Scanners Replace Photocopiers in the Lane Medical Library