Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Temporary Suspension of Air-Conditioning Services in the Li Ping Medical Library

For urgent maintenance, the air-conditioning services of the Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily suspended on 11 November 2017 (Saturday) from 9am to 5pm.


We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Library Workshop on ExpertPath & STATdx Image Databases

The Medical Library has arranged with Elsevier to provide a training workshop on two Medical Image Databases. 

ExpertPath, written by renowned pathologists in each specialty, provides comprehensive anatomic and clinical pathology decision support for pathologists. This image database includes 51,000 searchable, high-quality annotated pathology images on over 4,000 topics covering all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. The images are annotated by experts and are included with key information such as differential lists, ancillary tests, image galleries, and specimen-handling protocols. 

STATdx is a diagnostic decision support tool for radiologists. This comprehensive imaging database includes over 200,000 images, including x-ray, CT, MR and ultrasound images. STATdx provides more than 4,300 diagnoses written by the world’s leading experts in radiology. Each diagnosis module contains key facts, terminology, imaging findings, differential diagnosis, pathology, clinical issues, diagnostic checklist, and selected references.

Date:           16 November 2017 (Thu) 
Time:            15:00 - 16:00 
Venue:         Computer Lab, Li Ping Medical Library 
Speaker:      Ms. Sharon Soon, Clinical Solutions Product Manager, Elsevier Health Solution 
Language:    English 

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form


Monday, September 25, 2017

Temporary Suspension of Electricity & Computer Services in the Li Ping Medical Library



Due to electricity maintenance, power supply and computer services in the Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily suspended during the following time period: 

Date:    30 September 2017 (Saturday)
Time:   9:45 am – 10:30 am 

Date:    3 October 2017 (Tuesday)
Time:   9:45 am – 10:30 am 


We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


New Gerontology e-Reources On Trial

Two databases on Gerontology are now available for trial use till 31 Oct 2017. Users are welcome to send their comments to the Library through the evaluation survey.

Ageline 
This database focuses exclusively on issues of aging and the population of people aged 50 years and older. Updated on a weekly basis, AgeLine is the premier online resource for social gerontology research. Subjects include:


  • Health sciences
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social work
  • Economics
  • Public policy 
(Evaluation survey)


Abstracts in Social Gerontology
This bibliographic database indexes essential age-related content for gerontology research. Those interested in the field of geriatrics will benefit from this resource, which includes records covering key areas relevant to geriatric studies. Subjects include:

  • The biology of aging
  • The politics of aging
  • The medicalization of aging
  • The elderly and their families
  • Aging and the economy
  • Aging and the workplace
 (Evaluation survey)
 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Visible Body Mobile Apps Extend Validity Period to 150 Days



The Visible Body mobile apps have further extended their validity period to 150 days.  only every 150 days. 

To continue using the apps after the validity period, you need to validate their access by opening the apps with your mobile device connected with CUHK Wi-Fi network or through VPN at least once every 150 days. 

For details of installation procedures, please visit the Visible Body Library Guide.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

中國中醫葯數據庫檢索系統

The Chinese medicine database, TCM Online (中醫藥在線) is now moved to the new platform Traditional Chinese Medical Database System (中國中醫藥數據庫檢索系統)

http://easyaccess1.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/limited/cintcm_pwd.htm

Friday, July 21, 2017

New Search Box for E-Resources



A new search box has been added to the E-Resources tab on Library webpage. You can now search the databases by name as well as browse them by subject, title or type.

http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/#e-resource-tab

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The new LibrarySearch is now live


The Library is glad to present to you LibrarySearch brings you a whole new experience in discovering information relevant to your studies and research. 
 
https://julac.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?vid=CUHK&tab=default_tab&lang=en_US&sortby=rank
LibrarySearch combines the previous Library Catalogue and the Easy Search, and provides a one stop searching for accessing and requesting various resources across the eight JULAC libraries. 

Click here for things you need to know about the new LibrarySearch.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

The Library has subscribed to new series of the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE):

 
JoVE Genetics publishes video articles demonstrating experimental approaches to investigate gene function and regulation. This includes methods to study gene expression, mutagenesis, epigenetics, genetic determinants of development, genetic disorders, population genetics and evolution.

JoVE Biochemistry publishes experiments that investigate the structure, function, and interactions of biological molecules. The experiments demonstrate methods to study nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids as well as enzyme function, protein folding, molecular interactions and biochemical reactions.

JoVE Cancer Research illustrates experimental approaches in biomedical research and clinical practice aimed at understanding, detecting, treating and preventing cancer. The video articles in this section demonstrate methods to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cancer, animal models of cancer research, development of new therapies and diagnostics, tumor imaging, chemical and radiation treatments, surgical procedures and improvements in therapy.  

JoVE Developmental Biology publishes research methodologies in the field of developmental biology. This includes methods that are used to study biological development in vitro and in vivo at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ and whole organism levels.

Essentials of Physical Examinations I provides the foundation for performing physical exams by introducing several universal concepts such as inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Essentials of Physical Examinations II includes more specialized examinations, from abdominal exams, male rectal exam, to breast assessment and evaluation of female pelvic structures.

Monday, June 26, 2017

PEMSoft

Designed by pediatricians and other medical specialists, PEMSoft is a pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource covering the entire spectrum of neonatal, infant, child, adolescent and young adult health. All topics are provided in list format with extensive internal links making it ideal for acute and emergency care. PEMSoft also includes a library of images and videos that are integrated within topics to assist in identification and diagnosis. 

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

The Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is a library newly subscribed human anatomy learning e-resource. This new resource contains about 330 videos of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors. The videos show complex structures step by step in order to provide a foundation for understanding anatomical structure and function.



The video atlas images are direct video recordings of real human anatomic specimens. As you watch, the fact that the specimen rotates lets you to see it as a fully three-dimensional object.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

A new online medical video resource, Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination is now available. This resource delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the clinical assessment course, featuring more than 8 hours of video content.




When paired with the e-book Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Bates’ Visual Guide serves as a complete learning solution for assessment instruction and student preparedness for the boards and the patient encounter.