Notable New E-Book Editions

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The 19th Edition of Harrison’s features a new slimmer presentation, logically divided into two volumes. Volume 1 covers essential foundational-level material on the basic principles underlying optimal patient care and assessment of signs and symptoms. Volume 2 is devoted to specific diseases and the best evidence based approaches to their management.

Recently published new editions include:

New BioConnector Data “Wrangling” Service

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UVA BioConnector:  Data Analysis Support Hub (DASH)

The newest BioConnector data support service, the Data Analysis Support Hub (DASH), provides guidance with data intensive research projects. Data are messy and simply preparing data for analysis is an increasing challenge for researchers.  DASH is happy to provide consultations on how to “wrangle” your data into a useable format, instruction on how to utilize the R statistical software environment, or on how to create exploratory visualizations that assist your research. Learn more at https://www.bioconnector.virginia.edu/dash.

Contacting Us:

Want to know about other BioConnector services?   Contact bioconnector@virginia.edu.

BioConnector data services are not intended to reproduce more substantive and comprehensive research support services currently available within the Health System.  Requests beyond the scope of these services will be referred to other University resources when appropriate.

Pillbox: Pill Identification Website

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PillboxThe National Library of Medicine’s Pillbox website is designed to aid in the identification of unknown pills. It combines images of pills to enable users to visually search for and identify oral solid dosage form medications. 

Once a pill has been identified, additional information is provided, including brand/generic name, ingredients, and the National Drug File identification number. Links are provided to NLM drug information resources, such as drug labels from DailyMed and the Drug Information Portal, which searches NIH and FDA drug information resources.   

New Print Book: Writing Science

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The book takes an integrated approach, using the principles of story structure to discuss every aspect of successful science writing, from the overall structure of a paper or proposal to individual sections, paragraphs, sentences, and words.

Schimel’s book takes an integrated approach, using the principles of story structure to discuss every aspect of successful science writing, from the overall structure of a paper or proposal to individual sections, paragraphs, sentences, and words. Click on image to see availability.

 

 

Article Level Metrics: Altmetric.com

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You can discover the interest or attention that an article is receiving from news agencies and social media sites by using article level metrics.  One tool for accessing this information is the free bookmarklet from Altmetric.com.

Please contact Andrea Denton, CMHSL Research & Data Services manager, for additional information.

 

We Teach iMovie

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Learn how to use iMovie by taking a class or requesting a consultation.

CLASS: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — 1pm to 3pm, CMHSL Tolleson Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Fielding

Class Description:
This is a basic introductory course into using Apple’s iMovie 11 software.  iMovie is an easy-to-use video editing software that allows users to take their movies and projects and turn them into edited videos for DVD or the web.  You’ll learn key video editing skills like capturing and adding video to your iMovie project, editing clips to make a complete video, color correcting poorly shot video, working with transitions and effects, and a whole lot more.

Registration Link: Click here to register

CONSULTATION
Consultation Link: Click here to submit a consultation request

CMHSL Librarian Creates Coursera Class

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kimberleyheadshotKimberley Barker, CMHSL Emerging Technologies Librarian, has created a Personal Branding class, which is now available on-demand through Coursera.

The course is designed to teach learners what personal branding means, how to become established on at least three social media platforms, and how to become familiar with the basics of digital security and reputation management.

Kimberley is available to anyone in the Health System for consultations about social media, podcasts, and reputation management.  Please email her at krb3k@virginia.edu.

 

Notable New E-Book Editions

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After more than 75 years, the new 20th edition of Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics continues to be an indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care, embracing new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice.

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Popular for its highly visual and easy-to-follow approach, this new edition of Nolte’s The Human Brain helps demystify the complexities of the gross anatomy of the brain, spinal cord and brainstem. A clear writing style, interesting examples and visual cues bring this extremely complicated subject to life.

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Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant remains the definitive source of information in this field. The 8th edition provides the most up-to-date and complete guidance on infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period in both premature and term infants. Special attention is given to the prevention and treatment of these diseases as well as the latest findings about new antimicrobial agents, gram-negative infections and their management.

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