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Streaming Video for Your Classroom

The University Libraries are providing even more access to streaming videos to support classroom instruction. Kanopy Streaming Video is now available through a joint pilot project with other regional colleges.

Kanopy offers more than 6,500 films in a wide variety of subject areas and from several educational film distributors including these popular collections: Criterion Collection, Symptom Media, PBS, Green Planet Films, First Run Features, California Newsreel, BBCActive, NEVCO and German Film.

Create clips/playlists and embed any video or clip in UBlearns. Questions? Please contact Multimedia Collections and Services at lib-media@buffalo.edu.

 

Global Health & Nursing – Upcoming Lecture

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“Global Health and Nursing: YIMBY* (*Yes in my back yard!)”

Date:  September 19, 2014

Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm with reception and refreshments immediately following lecture

Place: 105 Harriman Hall

The Lecture is FREE and OPEN TO ALL

To REGISTER for this event please email UBNursingAlumni@buffalo.edu

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MeSH on Demand

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Cool new tool! MeSH on Demand

Harness the National Library of Medicine’s text indexer program.

Enter your grant summary or manuscript text or abstract and it will identify and return a list of medical subject terms relevant to your text AND the top ten PubMed/MEDLINE citations related to your text.

More info here or ask me.

Nursing Postcard Collection

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Motor car nursesThe National Library of Medicine has launched Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection

 

The postcard is a fleeting and widespread art form influenced by popular ideas about social and cultural life in addition to fashions in visual style. Nurses and nursing have been the frequent subjects of postcards…

Check out the Digital Gallery.

Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions

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Hospital GuideHospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions (August 2014)

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/medicaidreadmitguide/index.html

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) commissioned this guide to identify ways evidence-based strategies to reduce readmissions can be adapted or expanded to better address the transitional care needs of the adult Medicaid population.

Welcome Nursing PhD Students!

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Welcome balloonsI am delighted to welcome you to the University and your new semester.

Please call on me to help you navigate the library landscape.

Sharon

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Helpful & Trusted Resources on Depression

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Courtesy of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/Middle Atlantic Region:

The recent death of Oscar-winning actor and comedian, Robin Williams, has brought attention to the challenges of those who suffer from depression.  It is estimated that 1 in 10 adults struggle with depression (Centers for Disease Control).  Depression can be debilitating to those who suffer, as well as affecting their family and friends.  It can also adversely affect outcomes of chronic and other health conditions.

Air Pollution & Nurses

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What does air pollution have to do with nursing practice and research?  Recently, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy highlighted the importance of nurses and environmental health in this blogpost: http://blog.epa.gov/epaconnect/2014/07/acting-on-climate-change-nurses/ which states, “ Nurses know that the easiest ailment to treat is one that never develops—and as trusted health professionals, our nation’s 3 million nurses can have a huge impact on their patients and communities.”

Come to a local workshop.  It’s free but register by September 5, 2014.

UB Air Pollution Workshop
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University at Buffalo
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

 

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Top Resources

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

As the gold standard in nursing research, CINAHL provides comprehensive coverage of journal literature in the nursing and allied health fields.  More Info
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Nursing Reference Center

a comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals  More Info
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MEDLINE

Extremely comprehensive, MEDLINE is the leading resource for locating biomedical journal articles. It contains significant nursing and nursing-related research and complements CINAHL.  More Info
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Journals@Ovid Full Text

Scientific, medical & technical-related research; full-text emphasis is biomedical, nursing, and psychology-related research.  More Info
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Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR)

Provides full-text article and topic reviews. EBMR is an excellent source for evidence based nursing research.  More Info
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PsycINFO

Comprehensively covering the professional and scholarly literature in psychology and psychiatry, PsycINFO is useful for behavioral-related research applicable to nursing.  More Info
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Web of Science Core Collection

This multidisciplinary resource searches several top tier nursing journals. It allows searching of journal articles that cite an author or work, thus, fast-forwarding your research.  More Info
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Databases

Allied & Complementary Medicine (AMED)

This resource searches a selection of journals in complementary or "alternative" medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.  More Info
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EMBASE via Elsevier

Covers the effects, use, and administration of all current, potential and experimental drugs, side effects, manufacturers, and trade names of approved and prospective drugs.  More Info
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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)

Provides access to information on evaluation and measurement tools used in the health sciences.  More Info
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Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports allows you to evaluate and compare scholarly journals in all areas of the sciences and social sciences. Results can be used to determine which journals are the most important and influential in their respective disciplines.  More Info
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Journals@OVID Full Text

A collection of full-text journals in the medical and health-related fields.  More Info
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Lexi-Comp Online (HUBNET)

Contains up-to-date drug information, dosage information, natural product information and drug toxicology information.
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National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. Includes links to some full-text documents.  More Info
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Nursing Measurement Tools and Instruments

Cataloging / finding aid of tools used by UB School of Nursing Faculty in their research endeavors. Items may be browsed ON-SITE only in the Center for Nursing Research. Items are not digitized due to copyright restrictions.  More Info
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R2LIBRARY

Health sciences books content with browsable nursing library.  More Info
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ScienceDirect - (Elsevier)

Provides full-text access to several journals in nursing.  More Info
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Encyclopedias

ClinicalKey

Search engine and database of peer-reviewed and evidence-based clinical information resources designed to support physician patient care decisions. More Info
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A searchable version of the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is contained in this resource. More Info
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HUBNET Resources - Electronic Books

Provides a multitude of online reference textbooks in medicine and related fields.
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Nursing Reference Center

A comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals. More Info
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UpToDate

Designed to provide practical, concise information needed at the point of care, UpToDate provides evidence-based answers to commonly asked questions in clinical practice.
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