Archive for 2012

Finalized list of journal subscriptions

Every year, the OHSU Library collects and analyzes data about library users, bibliometrics including publishing and citation patterns, collection usage, interlibrary loan requests, faculty purchase requests (we have 68 current journal subscription requests), cost per use, and more. We add and cancel journal subscriptions and modify database and book purchases based on the information we track. Since 2009, the OHSU Library has added 22 databases, 6,363 print and electronic books, and 157 new journal subscriptions. … Read More

Announcing Semantic LAMHDI

The Ontology Development Group recently received 4-year funding to enhance the Link Animal Models to Human Disease (LAMHDI) initiative with new semantic capabilities and functionality. The goal of the project is to provide a tool for researchers to query for organismal models of disease, to facilitate the identification of models for disease research, make better use of existing organisms and derived resources, and provide the ability to discover new relationships between disease, phenotypes and genes … Read More

Unlimited Access to McGraw-Hill Resources

Through careful negotiation the OHSU Library has come to an agreement on a site license for all of our current McGraw-Hill Access databases plus JAMA Evidence and USMLE-Easy. Where previously a limited number of people could access the databases at one time there is now no limit! Databases affected include the ones listed below. AccessAnesthesiology AccessMedicine AccessPharmacy AccessEmergencyMedicine AccessSurgery JAMAevidence USMLE-Easy The OHSU Library strives to provide resources that reflects the current state of knowledge … Read More


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OHSU articles for September

There were 177 articles by OHSU authors in September. These include pre-publication and published articles. Find them here. You can find 2011 and 2012 articles by OHSU authors at

The Great ShakeOut

Please join us in participating in the Great ShakeOut! Visit for more information.

New Library Books with OHSU Authors, September 2012

Peterson’s principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery, 3rd edition Contributors Leon A. Assael and R. Bryan Bell affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. The role of obesity in cancer survival and recurrence : workshop summary Contributor Bruce M. Wolfe affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Shackelford’s surgery of the alimentary tract, 7th edition Contributors John G. Hunter, Robert W. O’Rourke, Lee L. Swanstrom and Vassilliki Liana Tsikitis affiliated with Oregon Health & Science … Read More

October is National Information Literacy Month!

Information literacy is “… the ability to find information efficiently and effectively, using appropriate research tools and search strategies, and the ability to critically evaluate information based on reliability, accuracy, authority, point of view or bias. It’s the ability to sift fact from fiction. It’s also the wisdom to recognize potential personal safety and privacy risks when using the Internet and social media. It’s a life skill for the digital age.” (Courtesy of Washington County … Read More

Good news for off-campus users

OHSU library proxy user authentication has changed.  You may now use your OHSU network username and password to access the Library’s electronic resources from off-campus. No need to apply for a barcode. No need to remember your barcode number. You will continue to use your library barcode for borrowing materials. Please see: for more information.


NCME TV Did you know the library provides easy access to Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits – online? Choose one or more areas of interest and receive notices in your email regarding CME opportunities. Example areas of interest include: Allergy, Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, Dermatology, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Hematology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Medical Microbiology, Neoplastic Diseases, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Public Health, Primary Care, Hospital … Read More