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Monthly Archives: October 2009

PUBMED HAS A NEW LOOK!

PubMed has a new interface that launched October 27, 2009. The functions are the same or improved, but there is a very different web page design. To access full-text articles licensed to Wayne State University, always use the PubMed@Wayne link on the Shiffman homepage. Look for the 360 link to Full Text. For an explanation of […]

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Two memorial funds created to further Lothar Spang’s committment

Two memorial funds were recently created to further Lothar Spang’s commitment to the things that meant the most to him. The School of Library and Information Science established the Lothar Spang Memorial Annual Scholarship in honor of the longtime librarian’s years of dedication and service to the university and Detroit community. The Spang fund will […]

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Wayne State University Libraries Offer Amnesty for Overdue Billed Items October 1 – November 15

We forgive you! The Wayne State University Libraries are encouraging patrons to return their overdue books and other library materials without penalty or fine during an amnesty period to be held October 1 – November 15, 2009. Materials returned need to be in good condition. “This program is particularly important in the current, difficult economic […]

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Drop In Computer Workshops on Hiatus

The Drop In Computer Workshops are not currently being offered so they may be reassessed in order to better fit our users’ needs. Visit the Library System Web site for the latest news and updates: library.wayne.edu. If you would like to provide us with any input, please use the suggestion box on our Web page: […]

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PubMed@Wayne

PubMed@Wayne The National Library of Medicine’s premier bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles from the 1950s to the present in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.

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Faculty: The University Libraries want to meet you! Stop in for an event that will help you in your research and instruction October 27

The University Libraries want to meet you! Introduction to the New Library Website, Encore, and LibGuides Tuesday, October 27th 10:30-11:30am Simons Room, Purdy Library, 1st floor Find out about all the new things that the University Libraries have to offer this semester, including a new Web site, new subject guides and a new catalog interface. […]

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Epocrates Essentials Now Available on BlackBerry for Medical Students at the WSU School of Medicine

Medical students at the WSU School of Medicine can download Epocrates Essentials, the integrated drug, disease, and diagnostic reference including 5 Minutes Clinical Consult (5MCC),  to their Blackberry handheld device. Epocrates Essentials is available on most handheld platforms, including iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile/Pocket PC, and now Blackberry! Visit Shiffman Mobile website for detail download instructions.

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Free Trial of E-Anatomy

The Shiffman Medical Library has arranged a free trial of E-Anatomy for the WSU faculty and students.  The institution-wide trial will run from Oct 9 to Oct 30, 2009. E-Anatomy contains more than 1500 anotated medical images from normal CT and MR exams. The images cover the entire sectional anatomy of the human body. This online resource is very useful for teaching, […]

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Annual scholarship set up in honor of librarian Lothar Spang

The Wayne State Library System’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) recently established the Lothar Spang Memorial Annual Scholarship in honor of the longtime librarian’s years of dedication and service to the university and Detroit community. The Spang Scholarship Fund will recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress and provide assistance to students in financing […]

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