McGoogan News

Resource cancellations announced

Due to budget cuts, the McGoogan Library of Medicine has identified the resources below for cancellation. For the majority of the resources, access will be retained to content published during the subscribing years. New content can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Cancellations will go into effect January 2018.

If you would like to provide feedback on these planned reductions to the library’s collections, please send your comments to Alison Bobal at abobal@unmc.edu by October 31, 2017.

  • Alcohol and Alcoholism
  • Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry
  • Annual Review of Clinical Psychology
  • Annual Review of Genetics
  • Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics
  • Annual Review of Nutrition
  • Annual Review of Psychology
  • Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics
  • Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals
  • Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Educause Review
  • Experimental Biology and Medicine
  • Frontiers In Bioscience
  • International Psychogeriatrics
  • JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services
  • Journal of Biochemistry
  • Journal of Clinical Ethics
  • Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  • Journal of Public Health (Note: This is the Oxford publication, not the American Public Health Association title)
  • Journal of Reproductive Medicine
  • Library Journal
  • Nebraska Medical Directory
  • Nebraska Nurse
  • Neonatal Network
  • Oncology Nursing Forum
  • Sleep
  • USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names
  • SpringerProtocols

 

Search tips: New Embase search form

By Roxanne Cox

Embase has a new and easy to use quick search form with multiple search lines that let you restrict your search to specific fields, such as title, journal name, country of journal, country of author, conference name and many other useful fields.  The new search form easily allows limiting retrieval to evidence based medicine with limits to Cochrane Reviews, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, randomized control trial or controlled clinical trial.

Embase covers the international biomedical literature from 8500 peer-reviewed journals from 1947 to the present.  Over 30% of the journals covered are unique and not covered by PubMed/Medline.

 

Journals and news resources added to the library’s collection

Through the cooperation and funding assistance from the University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries (UNCL), the McGoogan Library now has access to more than 3,700 journals from two major publishers: Wiley and Taylor & Francis. Funding for these high-impact, multi-disciplinary journal packages came from student library fees and one-time strategic investment funds from President Bounds.

UNCL is leading the University of Nebraska libraries to increase seamless access to information resources for teaching, learning, and research on all campuses and working to leverage purchasing power for the benefit of the system as a whole.

Our library also benefits from UNCL-funded resources that are of importance to the other campuses. Students and faculty can access the additional new resources funded from the incentive money provided by President Bounds. These include Bloomberg BNA, a database covering business and law news, Access World News, a resource that includes more than 9,000 international news publications and is updated daily, and the archives (1885-1983) of the Omaha World Herald.