The Dana Medical Library is your library, and whether you prefer to use the library’s networked study spaces or to access cutting-edge electronic resources from your UVM Medical Center desktop, we can meet your clinical research needs. Here are a few of the things we can do for you.
Resources: Journals, Books, and Mobile
- AccessMedicine Offers Harrison’s Online as well as other ebooks.
- ClinicalKey Search engine of clinical answers.
- Cochrane Library The “gold standard” for Evidence-Based Reviews. A full-text database with links to the literature.
- DynaMed Clinical Point of Care Reference. Provides clinically-organized summaries for nearly 2000 topics, is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals. Systematic and evidence-based.
- UpToDate Describes the clinical manifestations of a wide variety of disorders and provides current options for diagnosis, management and therapy, including the efficacy, doses, and interactions of individual drugs.
- VisualDx Point of care visual diagnostic tool.
- Web of Science Offers citation reference searching.
- Journals The Dana Medical Library has over 5000 health sciences journal subscriptions, over 4700 of which are available online.
- CATQuest The Library catalog of UVM holdings plus much more: journal articles, movies, government documents, etc.
- Mobile Resource Guide Provides detailed instructions on how to access library databases that are available as mobile apps.
Using Library Materials
- Off Campus Access through the UVM Medical Center intranet Log onto the intranet homepage with you “M” number. Follow link from UVM College of Medicine to Dana Medical Library under “Featured Links.”
- Off Campus Access through UVM EZProxy Click on a link (to UpToDate, PubMed, Dynamed, etc.) on the Dana home page and log in with your UVM NetID. Find your NetID and set your password at http://researchguides.uvm.edu/findnetid.
Borrowing Bring UVM Medical Center ID to Library for a barcode when ready to borrow material(s).
- Interlibrary Loan (ILL) (656-4382) Obtain journal articles/borrow books from other libraries at no charge via Dana’s website (library.uvm.edu/dana) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Articles sent directly to your email account.
- Document Delivery (656-2653) Request articles from Dana’s journal collection via Dana’s website (library.uvm.edu/dana) or via email (email@example.com). Articles sent directly to your email account.
The Dana Medical Library has an active Liaison Program whereby a professional Health Sciences Librarian is assigned to each residency specialty. Your Library Liaison can assist you with any of your information needs. A few examples of Liaison activities include:
- Conducting literature searches for clinical care, education, research;
- Helping with Journal Clubs;
- Setting up Alerting Services;
- Providing instruction and assistance with knowledge management tools like EndNote or with slide presentation software like PowerPoint;
- Assisting with My NCBI accounts on PubMed;
- Providing Research Guides that list the most important database, journal, and service links for general clinical care and specific medical specialties, such as Family Medicine or Radiology.