VisualDX Now Available to TNMC and UNMC

Funded in partnership with the UNMC Department of Family Medicine, we bring you VisualDx – a unique mobile and desktop application for diagnostic accuracy, patient engagement, and medical education.  All UNMC and TNMC clinical faculty and staff can access this powerful tool featuring more than 30,000 medical images and specialist-level knowledge to help diagnose, treat, and manage over 1,300 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, and infections.

In just seconds, VisualDx allows you to visually validate a patient’s diagnosis, quickly access next steps for management and patient care, see the differential as you enter patient findings, and provide on-the-spot patient education with real medical images a patient can relate to.

For your convenience, we have established several access points to VisualDx:

Be sure to get your mobile access for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices.   To learn more about VisualDx view the product overview.

 

Grammarly Trial Extended

Due to the popularity of the initial trial, the library’s trial access to Grammarly has been extended until the end of the academic year. If you think that the library should invest in a permanent subscription to Grammarly, let us know using the form at the end of this post!

Grammarly@EDU

Our students, faculty and staff now have access to the services of www.Grammarly.com/EDU, an automated grammar tutor and revision tool for students.

To access the program, go to www.Grammarly.com/EDU and register using your institutional email address. Once you have registered you will receive an email confirming your registration. Click on the link in the confirmation email and you will have full access to Sentenceworks for the period of the pilot at no charge.

Grammarly@EDU is an automated grammar tutor and revision tool for academic writing. A web-based application, Grammarly@EDU works one-on-one with a student to develop sentence-level writing skills, prevent plagiarism, and reinforce proper revision habits. Upload drafts of your writing assignments to Grammarly@EDU to receive immediate instructional feedback on over 100 points of grammar and double-check if all sources are properly cited!

Automated Grammar Tutor

Patent-pending technology identifies problem areas in student writing, and delivers instant instructional feedback on over 100 points of grammar.

Revision Tool

Engaging user-interface transforms the revision of text into a learning session that is both structured and connected to students’ immediate writing challenges.

Citation Audit

Originality detection technology allows students to check their own work for improper citation or potential plagiarism by comparing it against a database of 10+ billion documents.

What do you think of Grammarly? Let us know!

New books added in March

  • 100 questions & answers about biliary cancer Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, Eileen M. O’Reilly.  WI 735 A155b 2013
  • Advanced practice nursing: an integrative approach [edited by] Ann B. Hamric, Charlene M. Hanson, Mary Fran Tracy, Eileen T. O’Grady.  WY 101 A244 2014
  • Anatomy & physiology made incredibly visual! Cinical editor, Janyce Dyer.  QS 39 A5355 2014
  • Avicenna’s medicine: a new translation of the 11th-century canon with practical applications for integrative health care Mones Abu-Asab, Hakima Amri, Marc S. Micozzi.  WZ 290 Av52m 2013
  • Brunner & Suddarth’s textbook of medical-surgical nursing Janice L. Hinkle, Kerry H. Cheever.  WY 150 T355 2014
  • Classroom to clinic study system: personal professor for clinical rotations and PANCE/PANRE review Mona Sedrak, Scott L. Massey  W 18.2 Se29c 2011
  • Clinical psychopharmacology made ridiculously simple John Preston, James Johnson.  QV 39 P926c 2014
  • Crush step 1: the ultimate USMLE step 1 review Theodore X. O’Connell, Thomas Blair, Ryan Pedigo.  WB 18.2 Oc51c 2014
  • Developments in tissue engineered and regenerative medicine products: a practical approach Joydeep Basu and John W. Ludlo  QT 37 B327d 2012
  • Diabetic retinopathy: from diagnosis to treatment Homayoun Tabandeh, David Boyer.  WK 835 B6951d 2014
  • Essential cell biology.  Bruce Alberts [and seven others].  QH 581.2 E78 2014
  • Ethics & issues in contemporary nursing.  Margaret A. Burkhardt, Alvita K. Nathaniel.  WY 85 B959e 2014
  • First aid for the USMLE step 1, 2014: a student-to-student guide Tao Le, MD, MHS, Vikas Bhushan, MD, Matthew Sochat, MD, Max Petersen, Goran Micevic, Kimberly Kallianos, MD.  W 18.2 B575 2014
  • Food allergies: a complete guide for eating when your life depends on it Scott H. Sicherer ; foreword by Maria Laura Acebal ; introduction by Hugh A. Sampson  WD 310 Si124f 2013
  • Ham’s primary care geriatrics: a case-based approach edited by] Richard J. Ham, Philip D. Sloane, Gregg A. Warshaw, Jane F. Potter, Ellen Flaherty.  WT 100 P952 2014
  • Harrison’s Cardiovascular medicine editor, Joseph Loscalzo.  WG 100 H2487 2013
  • Harrison’s Endocrinology editor, J. Larry Jameson.  WK 140 H2487 2013
  • Harrison’s hematology and oncology editor, Dan L. Longo.  WH 120 H2487 2013
  • Harrison’s infectious diseases editors, Dennis L. Kasper, Anthony S. Fauci.  WC 100 H2487 2013
  • Harrison’s nephrology and acid-base disorders editors, J. Larry Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo.  WJ 300 H2487 2013
  • Harrison’s Pulmonary and critical care medicine editor, Joseph Loscalzo.  WF 140 H2487 2013
  • Health communication: from theory to practice Renata Schiavo.  W 84.1S329h 2014
  • Lewin’s cells [edited by] George Plopper, David Sharp, Eric Sikorski.  QU 300 L672 2013
  • Mosby’s Manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests Kathleen Deska Pagana, Timothy J. Pagana.  QY 39 P128md 2014
  • Obstetrics and gynecology board review [editor], Stephen G. Somkuti  WQ 18.2 Ob143 2014
  • The official guide to the GRE revised general test ETS.  LB 2367.4 G65 2012
  • Orthopaedic knowledge update: musculoskeletal tumors 3 editor J. Sybil Biermann, MD.  WE 140 M9867 2014
  • Physical biology of the cell Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot, Hernan G. Garcia ; illustrated by Nigel Orme.  QU 375 P5411p 2013
  • Physiology: pretest self-assessment and review Patricia J. Metting, PhD, [editor].  QT 18 P578 2014
  • Rudolph’s pediatrics: self-assessment and board review editor, Michael Cabana.  WS 18.2 R8358 2014
  • Step-up to pediatrics Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE, Jeanine C. Ronan, MD, [and] Brian Alverson, MD, WS 18.2 S525p 2014
  • Step-up to USMLE step 1 :|b2014 Brian Jenkins, Michael McInnis, Samir Mehta, Chris Lewis, Sonia Mehta, Sonul Mehta, Edmund A. Milder, Adam J. Mirarchi  WB 18.2 S827 2014
  • Strauss and Mayer’s Emergency department management chief editors, Robert W. Strauss, Thom A. Mayer.  WX 215 St827e 2014
  • Surgery review Martin A. Makary, Michol A. Cooper.  WO 18.2 M2892s 2014
  • USMLE step 1 Qbook.  W 18.2 D2382u Step 1 2013
  • USMLE step 2 CK Qbook.  W 18.2 D2382u Step 2 2013
  • USMLE step 2 secrets Theodore X. O’Connell, MD.  WB 18.2 O18u 2014
  • USMLE Step 3 Qbook.  W 18.2 D2382u Step 3 2013
  • Virtually embedded: the librarian in an online environment edited by Elizabeth Leonard and Erin McCaffrey.  Z 675 U5 V8199 2014
  • Western maternity and medicine, 1880-1990 edited by Janet Greenlees and Linda Bryder.  WA 11 FA1 W5251 2013
  • Wintrobe’s Clinical hematology editors, John P. Greer, Daniel A. Arber, Bertil Glader, Alan F. List, Robert T. Means Jr., Frixos Paraskevas, George M. Rodgers ; editor emeritus, John Foerster.  WH 100 W794c 2014
  • The wondrous story of anesthesia Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe, editors.  WO 211.1 W8461 2014