Monthly Archives: May 2009

Medical Alumni Weekend

1997_echo_576x384The University of Vermont’s College of Medicine Reunion this year is June 12 – 14, 2009. If you are planning on attending, stop by the Library during one of the organized tours to check out changes to the facilities and our newest exhibit.

Get all the details on the Reunion 2009 page.

Respiratory Resources

lungcaOur new acquisitions lists are now available as weekly RSS feeds. Subscribe to one or more feeds to receive weekly notification of titles in your field(s) of interest. Updates are posted on Friday morning.

This week many titles dealing with the respiratory system are featured. To subscribe to a feed on this topic, visit the Respiratory System feed page.

Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care
By Robert L. Wilkins, James K. Stoller, Robert M. Kacmarek
WB 342 E28f 2009

Principles and Practice of Mechanical Ventilation
By Martin J. Tobin
WF 145 P957 2006

Quick Facts Lung Cancer
By American Cancer Society
WF 658 Q6 2007

Respiratory Physiology
By John B West
WF 102 W518r 2008

Frozen Section Library: Lung
By Timothy Craig Allen, Philip T. Cagle
WF 600 A431f 2009

Introduction to Bronchoscopy
By Armin Ernst
WF 500 I618 2009

Help with Medical Images

A new Online Resource Guide has been created to assist patrons in locating and using medical images in papers and presentations. The guide provides a road map to general medical images as well as images in the areas of oncology, neurology and medical history, just to name a few. Copyright issues are also explained so you can feel confident using images in your presentation legally.


Marshall Fox. Histopathology of liver in fatal human plague. CDC. Public Health Image Library. [accessed 2009 May 11]. Available from: Image ID 728.

CINAHL Citation Matcher


Your professor may have told you to read a particular article, or maybe you saw a news story about a recent study in JAMA by a Dr. Morey and you want to read the full article. Stumped as to how to find it? Try the Single Citation Matcher feature, found in PubMed and now, CINAHL. You simply fill out a form with all of the information you have about the article (for example the article title and author), click search, and you are instantly brought to the article’s record in PubMed or CINAHL. From there, click on the appropriate icons (Find It@UVM or UVM E-Journal) to be brought to the full text.

Need help? Try these Help screens from PubMed and CINAHL:

Finding a Citation Using the Single Citation Matcher in PubMed
CINAHL/EbscoHost Citation Matcher Search Screen Help Sheet.

Behind the Libraries’ New Website


Paul Philbin, Head of Systems for the UVM Libraries and the project manager for the new Libraries Web Site sat down with Dana Medical Library faculty to talk about the making of a new web site, the most significant changes and his favorite features.

Philbin explained that the new site was designed to put the most frequently used information front and center, so that patrons wouldn’t have to drill down through hierarchies of web pages to find what they were looking for. Usability testing and careful analysis of statistics informed these choices. Creating an attractive, image-driven site was also a top priority. Work continues on the project, with refinements to the “Find” section of the site, based on user feedback and needs.

To read the full interview, see the Dana Medical Library Newsletter.