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Proposed New Look for Nutrition Facts Labels

The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. The Nutrition Facts label, introduced 20 years ago, helps consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy dietary practices. If adopted, the proposed changes would include the following. 1. Greater Understanding of Nutrition Science Require information… Read more »

November E-books from the Library

Listed below are recent additions to the Library’s growing collection of electronic books.   Click on the linked title to browse a table of contents or read the full-text.  Additional online books and journals can be found in VIRGO, the University’s online catalog.             Acupuncture for Pain Management Advance Directives Advances in Nutrition… Read more »

Health Sciences Library Implements a New Service Model

Time is a valuable commodity to all of us.  Therefore, we are adopting a new consultation-based service model for in-depth reference assistance and training.  This model will ensure that you will always get the best-qualified person to assist you with your information needs and it will afford us lead time to prepare for the consultation. … Read more »

iPhone 5 Charger Available for Checkout

Separated from your iPhone 5 charger?  We can help.  An iPhone 5 charger is now available for checkout at the Service Desk.  You asked for it, and we got it.

New From the Library: Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence Based Practice Database

On August 1, access to the Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence Based Practice (JBI EBP) database became available. The Australia-based Joanna Briggs Institute is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading providers of evidence–based information and tools to help healthcare professionals provide the best possible patient care. The JBI EBP database covers a wide range… Read more »

New eBooks in the Library

These electronic books were recently added to our collection.  Click on the linked title to browse a table of contents or read the full-text. A Guide to Neonatal and Pediatric ECGs Autism and the Brain Cancer Grading Manual Caregiving for Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Diabetes and Viruses Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders… Read more »

New Names for 9 JAMA Network Archives Journals Starting January 1, 2013

The nine specialty Archives Journals in The JAMA Network will change their names effective January 1, 2013, part of the ongoing evolution to more closely interconnect the scientific journals published by the American Medical Association. The journals will be renamed JAMA Dermatology, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Neurology, JAMA Ophthalmology, JAMA Otolaryngology-Head… Read more »

American Academy of Pediatrics Online Book Collection

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a leading publisher in the field of pediatrics. With titles covering all areas of health care for children, AAP publications are among the most respected and frequently referenced in the world. Throughout the last quarter-century, AAP publications have been impacting the practice and clinical application of pediatric medicine… Read more »

Thanks for Your Service: Adrienne Granitz Retires

Adrienne Granitz retires today after six years of service as the manager of the Library’s Service Desk.  Adrienne’s library career included librarian at 4 elementary schools in Western Pennsylvania, at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC), and the Roger Milliken Textile Library at Institute of Textile Technology (ITT).  After ITT closed, Adrienne worked for 1 year… Read more »