New Year Greetings

"Resolve to make at least one person happy every day, and then in ten years you may have made three thousand, six hundred and fifty persons happy, or brightened a small town by your contribution to the fund of general enjoyment."

Sydney Smith

NYCOM library staff wish you a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!




Database Reviews & Updates

ePub Ahead of Print Enhancement

MD Consult is an online resource available through NYCOM library webpage. It provides instant access to full-text articles from over 80 medical journals and Clinics, 50 leading medical references across a wide range of specialties, clinically relevant drug information, and over 13,000 patient handouts.

MD Consult has a link for Articles in Press above the journal’s table of contents in the left navigation. These specific articles will be labeled in red as “In Press Corrected Proof”. Also, PDFs will be available.

To Access MD Consult, click here.

Turning the Pages App

The National Library of Medicine, announced the release of a new Turning the Pages app for the iPad. The application is free, and features selections from three rare books including a 19th century Japanese manuscript by Hanaoka Seishu, the first surgeon to use anesthesia during an operation. Another book included is Hieronymus Brunschwig's De Arte Distillandi printed in 1512. The third book is an early Persian manuscript by natural historian Al-Qazwini entitled The Cosmography, includes colorful hand-drawn illustrations of zodiac constellations, animals and plants from the Islamic world of the period.

To get more information click here.

To download the TTP App, click here.



DynaMed and Faculty of 1000 Partnership

DynaMed and Faculty of 1000 (F1000), have partnered to better serve the needs of medical professionals looking for rapid access to the best available medical evidence. The partnership expands the DynaMed community to more than 4,000 medical experts, adding to the already extensive coverage of specialties in the point-of-care clinical reference tool. The partnership also leverages the expertise of DynaMed and F1000 in assessing the latest medical evidence to highlight research that changes the practice of medicine.

F1000 is an online service essentially providing post-publication peer-review. To date, more than 110,000 article evaluations across medicine and biology from more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals have been published by F1000.

To access DynaMed click here.

Did You Know..

How would People make the most of life back in 1915?

The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) is a digital curation collaborative among some of the world's leading medical libraries. The MHL promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. The goal is to provide the means by which scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and to strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. To explore the content and titles of this fascinating digitalized collection click here.



Beta Preview

Elsevier ClinicalKey is a unique resource that will revolutionize the way physicians search for clinical information. It provides the most current, relevant, evidence-based answers drawn from more than 850 books and 500 top journals in 52 specialties. The resource also provides access to in-depth disease information, procedural techniques and the latest development in multiple fields along with images, videos in addition to text results.

NYCOM Library will have access to the Beta preview of ClinicalKey in January, 2012. Please stay tuned for an e-mail alert to access the trial and send us your feedback.

Database Trial

VisualDx is an online resource for day-to-day clinical diagnostic support, helping clinicians see, learn, and discern to more accurately diagnose disease. Using VisualDx provides instant access to specialist knowledge and a logical method of clinical reasoning.

VisualDx has developed free "LearnDerm" resources for students and educators to supplement the overloaded curriculums of medical schools. LearnDerm consist 5 lessons, covering the basic skin exam, lesion types, distribution and body location, configurations, and an introduction to disease variation.

To explore the database trial click here.

Please send your feedback to Jeanne Strausman.