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eJournal Portal System Down

The eJournal Portal is currently down. This is the eJournal search tool located in Quicklinks.  We are working with our vendor ProQuest to restore access.  You can continue to access and search for eJournals using the library catalog.

Thank you for your patience.

-Library Staff

 

Posted in Uncategorized

Experience the ultimate dream cruise through the “The Changing Face of the Auto Industry” digital collection

Can’t make it out to the Woodward Dream Cruise? Take a drive through the Wayne State Libraries’ digital collection The Changing Face of the Auto Industry.” Explore Detroit’s rich automotive history through photos from 1902-1940.

The Changing Face of the Auto Industry Collection contains images from the Detroit Public Library’s National Automotive History Collection and Burton Historical Collections. These photographs and postcards document the auto industry in the Detroit area during the first half of the twentieth century. This digitized collection is the result of a partnership between the Detroit Public Library and Wayne State University. The original images are held in the Special Collections at the Detroit Public Library. Additional images and other related resources, including books, owner’s manuals, advertising, and archival materials can be found in the remainder of the National Automotive History Collection.

Click this link to begin browsing: https://digital.library.wayne.edu/digitalcollections/item?id=wayne:collectionCFAI&rendered=collection

Posted in Featured, Uncategorized

The LWW Health Library Available

The LWW Health Library provides online access to textbooks, case studies, videos, and self-assessment tools in anesthesiology, surgery, oncology, orthopaedic surgery, and emergency medicine. Titles such as Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy, Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination, and 5-minute Consult can be easily accessed through the LWW Health Library landing page.

Posted in Shiffman Library Featured Resources, Shiffman Library New Resources, Shiffman Library News

DynaMed Plus Available

DynaMed Plus, a clinical decision support tool from EBSCO, is available to WSU affiliates.  Similar to UpToDate, DynaMed Plus is designed for use at point-of-care.  Thousands of topic summaries covering diseases, disorders, diagnostics, and drugs are derived from peer reviewed journals and systematic evidence review databases and written by specialized physicians. It also includes patient information and links to PubMed citations and abstracts and practice guidelines.

Posted in Shiffman Library Featured Resources, Shiffman Library New Resources, Shiffman Library News

Clinical Pharmacology Upgraded

Clinical Pharmacology has been upgraded to Clinical Pharmacology by ClinicalKey. The new interface with intelligent clinical search engine helps you find accurate answers to your drug questions faster and provides deep access to evidence-based content. The interface is simple and easy to navigate, and the content is easier to scan and read for higher productivity. It includes information on:

  • Drug Monographs
  • Patient Drug and Disease Education
  • Pediatric/Neonatal
  • IV Compatibility
  • Toxicology
  • Oncology
  • Custom Reports and more

You can access Clinical Pharmacology or download native Clinical Pharmacology app to your mobile device and access it anytime anywhere.

Posted in Shiffman Library Featured Resources, Shiffman Library News Tagged ,

August Subject of the Month

Perhaps I did not succumb to ideology, as you put it, because I have never seen myself as a spokesman. I am a witness. In the church in which I was raised you were supposed to bear witness to the truth. Now, later on, you wonder what in the world the truth is, but you do know what a lie is.

– James Baldwin, 1984

James Baldwin, born in New York City in August of 1924, was one of the most prominent and eloquent speakers, essayists, and novelists of the American Civil Rights Movement. His visionary works attacked American race relations from a psychological perspective, and demonstrated the harm that racial inequality had on both the oppressed and the oppressor. He also struggled with his own sexuality, a theme that was reflected in his fiction and later essays. He has left an indelible mark on the culture of the United States and, indeed, the world, and is cited as a strong influence by many contemporary authors, one of the most prominent of which is Ta-Nehisi Coates. You can read more on Baldwin’s life in this short biography, and on his influence on Coates in this article appearing in The Atlantic.

Posted in Featured, WSULS News

eBook Library Down Tonight, July 23rd 1:00AM to 4:00AM EST

eBook Library, one of our largest eBook providers will be down tonight from 1:00AM to 4:00AM for scheduled maintenance.  eBook Library does allow for downloading of eBooks so you are encouraged to download materials before 1:00AM for use during this time.

Posted in Uncategorized

EBSCO Databases Down

Our EBSCO databases are currently not working. The vendor is working on a solution. Thank you for your patience in resolving this issue.

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