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Thanksgiving Break Closing 2016

Harvest sunset by Dave Grubb on FlickrThe Baugh Biomedical Library will close at noon on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and remain closed through Saturday, November 26. It will reopen with usual hours at 1pm on Sunday, November 27.

The Health Information Resource Center at UMC will be unstaffed from noon Wednesday, November 23, 2016 through Sunday, November 27. Card access will be available 24/7 during this time as usual. HIRC will open with regular staffing hours Monday morning, November 28.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

photo credit: Dave Grubb

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center Trial

The Biomedical Library has started a trial on Amirsys Imaging Reference
Center until October 15.

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center's content is authored by a team of over
300 leading radiologists, pathologists, and anatomists. Amirsys provides
medical information images ranging from clinical diagnostic support to
educational products.

Try Amirsys Imaging Reference Center

The Biomedical Library currently is also having a trial on VisualDX, a
differential diagnosis tool, focusing on improving diagnostic accuracy
through visualization of diseases. If you have not had chance,
please try VisualDX as well.

Please compare the two imaging products, and let us know which one you like.

Send feedback to Jie Li at 460-6890 or jli@southalabama.edu.

Closed Monday, September 5, 2016 for Labor Day

Workers picking shrimp, 1912 from the U.S. National Archives

The Biomedical Library will be closed Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day. Saturday and Sunday hours will not be affected. And the library will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday morning.

Have a safe and happy Labor Day!

 

 

 

photo: Workers picking shrimp, 1912 from the U.S. National Archives

VisualDx Trial

The Biomedical Library is having a trial on VisualDX until the end of September.

VisualDx is a differential diagnosis tool, focusing on improving diagnostic accuracy through visualization of diseases. It is also an educational resource for health sciences students and residents and can be used as a point-of-care reference. The database covers over 2,700 pediatric and adult conditions with almost 40,000 images, and is an appropriate application for the fields of dermatology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, and pediatrics. The tool supports limiting by symptoms/signs, location, patient age, sex, and more after the initial search. The VisualDx mobile app is available on iOS and Android. From the homepage, scroll down and click on "Get the Mobile App" to register for a personal account to be used on mobile device. Then download the app in the App store.

Try VisualDx

Please send feedback to Jie Li at 460-6890 or jli@southalabama.edu.


visualdx interface

Extended Weekend Study Hours - Spring 2016

students studying in a libraryThe Biomedical Library will be open with extended exam study hours this weekend, April 29th and 30th.

Friday, April 29 - 7:15am-9:45pm
Saturday, April 30 - 9:00am-9:45pm

 

 

 

 

photo credit: UBC Library Communications

Biomedical Library Closed Sunday 3/27/16

Eggs by Dean Shareski on Flickr

The USA Biomedical Library will be closed on Sunday, March 27, 2016. We will observe normal hours on Saturday and open on the regular schedule Monday morning.

The Marx Library will remain open on Sunday from 2pm-midnight.

Have a great weekend!

 

photo credit: Eggs by Dean Shareski on Flickr

Biomedical Library Closed for Mardi Gras 2/9/16

The Biomedical Library will be closed Tuesday, February 9, 2016 for the Mardi Gras holiday. We will open with regularly scheduled hours on Wednesday morning.

 

 

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closed Monday, Jan 18, 2016 for ML King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service Logo

 

The Biomedical Library will close Monday, January 18, 2016 with the university for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will be open with usual hours on Saturday and Sunday, and open at 7:15am on Tuesday the 19th.

 

 

 

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