Category Archives: Online Resources

Using WEB OF SCIENCE to Determine Your H-index

The h-index is a measure to characterize the scientific output of a researcher. The value of h is equal to the number of papers (N) that have N or more citations. The h-index was developed by J.E. Hirsch and published … Continue reading

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Newspaper Readers: Read All About It!

Do you regularly read the The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post?  Did you know that UVA subscribes to Factiva, an electronic collection of these leading newspapers as well as others from across the nation … Continue reading

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New E-books for April

The book titles listed below are new to the Library’s growing collection of electronic books.   Click on the linked title below to browse a table of contents or to read the full-text.  A more comprehensive list of e-books available can be found … Continue reading

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New E-books for March

Listed below are some 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.  A more comprehensive list of e-books available can be found on the Library’s … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Action! Videos!

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the Health Sciences Library maintained a large collection of video materials, mostly in magnetic tape formats now extinct: remember VHS, U-Matic, and Betamax tapes and the bulky equipment one needed to … Continue reading

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New E-books for February

          Listed below are some 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.  A more comprehensive list of e-books available … Continue reading

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Enhanced ClinicalKey Searching

In December, the Health Sciences Library upgraded our MDConsult subscription to ClinicalKey. To increase the usefulness of ClinicalKey, create a personal account, and then try the features below for more effective searching: 1. Saved Searches – to save a search … Continue reading

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New E-Books for January

No need to face frigid temperatures getting to the Library when the latest books are just a click away!  Listed below are recent additions to the Library’s growing collection of electronic books.   Click on the linked title to browse … Continue reading

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The BIG Easy (USMLEasy)

The Library now provides online access to the full-scale version of  McGraw-Hill’s USMLE Easy exam preparation tool. Prior to this, there was a very limited version of USMLE Easy available as part of the Library’s  Access Medicine license.  USMLE Easy helps medical students … Continue reading

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December 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.  For a more comprehensive list of e-books available, go to the Library’s E-Books … Continue reading

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