AccessSurgery now Available

The library has added AccessSurgery to its suite of McGraw Hill offerings, including AccessMedicine and AccessPharmacy.

Turn to Trusted Surgical References
More than 20 leading textbooks, including the most current Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Maingot’s Abdominal Operations, and Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery and updates.

Watch Multimedia to See Medicine in Action
A collection of more than 150 videos and animations including procedures from Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations.

Consult an Image Library for Visual Diagnosis
A library of clinical photographs and illustrations available for educational use.

Search for Drugs and Patient Handouts
Integrated drug database provides critical information as well as patient handouts.

Test Yourself on Key Concepts and Prepare for the Boards
More than 4,000 Q&A to help you ace the boards.

Utilize Point-of-Care Tools for the Busy Professional
Treatment answers are available for rapid access

Grammarly Trial


Do you need a speedy proofreader who will work 24-hours a day, will work for free, and will show you the grammar rules that you’ve violated?

Have you wished you could easily check your documents (or the documents of others) for plagiarism of internet-based materials?

If so, give Grammarly a try during UNMC’s free trial (trial ends November 28th).  Grammarly is an internet-based writing assistance program that also provides plagiarism checks.

To get started:

  • Go to (Be sure to use the web address ending in  /edu)
  • Click the “Sign up”  link at the top of the page.
  • Use the z2N2NwgrhH5b8u8x access code to create your account.
  • Either click the “Use the sample” link, the “upload” button, or the “paste” button to add text to the editing box.
  • Click the “Start Review” or the “Plagiarism” button

You can track your writing skill level over time by clicking the “Dashboard” link.

After you’ve tried Grammarly, please, e-mail your thoughts about the product to akaste@unmc.eduWe know the product isn’t perfect, but no computer-based writing check is.  If we purchased a Grammarly site license, do you think the product would be used?  Do you think it would be helpful?

New Books Added in August

AIDS : science and society Hung Y. Fan, Ross F. Conner, and Luis P. Villarreal. WC 503 F1991a 2013

Clinical nursing skills & techniques Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, Wendy R. Ostendorf. WY 100 C6413 2014
Clinical research manual : practical tools and templates for managing clinical research R. Jennifer Cavalieri, Mark E. Rupp. W 20.5 C376c 2013
Do babies matter? : gender and family in the ivory tower Mary Ann Mason, Nicholas H. Wolfinger, Marc Goulden. LC 212 M3981d 2013
Emerging trends in cell and gene therapy Michael K. Danquah … editors. QH 573 E534 2013
Fundamental concepts and skills for nursing Susan C. deWit, Patricia O’Neill. WY 100 D521f 2014
Fundamental immunology editor, William E. Paul. QW 540 F9804 2013
Gerontological nursing. Charlotte Eliopoulos. WY 152 E42g 2014
Growth and development across the lifespan : a health promotion focus Gloria Leifer, Eve Fleck. WS 103 L527g 2013
Happy-people-pills for all Mark Walker QV 21 W1772h 2013
Harrison’s neurology in clinical medicine editor, Stephen L. Hauser ; associate editor, Scott Andrew Josephson. WL 140 H323 2013
Health professional and patient interaction Ruth Purtilo, Amy Haddad, Regina Doherty. W 21.5 P986h 2014
Introduction to critical care nursing [edited by] Mary Lou Sole, Deborah G. Klein, Marthe J. Moseley. WY 154 H335i 2013
Introduction to nursing research : incorporating evidence-based practice edited by Carol Boswell, Sharon Cannon. WY 20.5 I6196 2014
Kanerva’s occupational dermatology Thomas Rustemeyer … [et al.] (eds.). WR 600 K1636 2012
Marketing public health : strategies to promote social change Elissa A. Resnick, Michael Siegel. W 74 S571m 2013
Molecular genetics of bacteria Larry Snyder … [et al.]. QW 51 S675m 2013
Nursing interventions classification (NIC) editors, Gloria M. Bulechek … [et al.]. WY 15 N974 2013
The only EKG book you’ll ever need Malcolm S. Thaler. WG 140 T365o 2012
Orthopaedic basic science : foundations of clinical practice edited by Regis J. O’Keefe, Joshua J. Jacobs, Constance R. Chu, WE 168 Or76245 2013
The PTSD workbook Mary Beth Williams, PhD, LCSW, CTS, and Soili Poijula, PhD. WM 172.5 W7211p 2013
Public health leadership : putting principles into practice Louis Rowitz . WA 525 R882p 2013
Wong’s essentials of pediatric nursing [edited by] Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson. WY 159 W552e 2013