New Guide for New Titles

We have a new guide to showcase new resources acquired by Lister Hill! The New Resources guide has pages that provide lists of new books and e-books, databases (coming soon), and journals (coming soon). In addition, there are pages with tips on how to find these and other resources on the UAB Libraries websites. Below are just a few of the new books and e-books acquired last month (September 2014):

Free Food for LHL Renovation Focus Groups!

SHP students, we need your input on the library’s upcoming renovation projects. Specifically, we want to know how UAB students use or would like to use the physical library building. Your thoughts and ideas will be extremely helpful as we develop a renovation plan for the library. In exchange for participating in a 1-hour focus group session, we will provide you with free lunch! Please sign up for one of our focus groups listed below. Pre-registration is required to participate in these focus groups.

LHL Tea Recipes on Pinterest

If you haven’t already stopped by Lister Hill Library’s afternoon tea on Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 on the first floor, well… then you’ve really been missing out! Come take a quick break and enjoy a home-baked goody and some tea! And find recipes for our most popular tasty treats, now on our Pinterest page!

10 Things to Know as You Start Your Semester

Whether this is your first semester at UAB or you are returning for another semester… welcome! The following 1-page flyers (the first one for students, the second one for faculty) were created to help you hone in on some of the most helpful things to know about Lister Hill Library. Please let me know if you have questions about any of the items mentioned.



LHL Times: June 2014

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Lister Hill Library’s Tech Lister Blog

Tech ListerAre you interested in learning about new apps and tech tools? Then check out Lister Hill Library’s Tech Lister blog. The columns are all written by Lister Hill Library faculty and staff, including yours truly (Susie Smith, SHP liaison). The blog has actually been around for several years, so you’ll find a lot there, including reviews on apps and productivity tools and posts on how Lister Hill librarians use technology to accomplish their work. Have a techie tool you’ve heard about and want us to scope it out? Be sure to share your comments or suggestions for other tools we should review or try!

National Library Week: April 13-19

Don’t miss the special activities planned for April 13 – 19 at Lister Hill Library:

2014 Physician Salaries Report

Medscape has just released their 2014 Physician Compensation Report. Here is a description of what is included in this report:

Over 24,000 physicians in 25 specialties responded to this year’s Medscape Compensation Report and described their compensation, number of hours worked, practice changes resulting from healthcare reform, and adaptations to the new healthcare environment.

Click the link above or the image below to access the report.

Medscape Physician Salaries

New Online Resources

Lister Hill Library recently added new online resources from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Titles in this package of 30 e-books include Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy, Neuroanatomy: An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems, and many more. You can find individual titles in our catalog or E-Books search (use the “E-Books in the A-Z List” search blank) or browse and access the entire list of new LWW e-books via the LWW Health Library Premium Basic Sciences Collection link on our Databases page.

Our newest evidence-based practice tool is the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database. This database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes evidence summaries, evidence–based recommended practices, best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information sheets, systematic review protocols, and technical reports. You can access the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database through our Databases page. Off campus access requires a Blazer ID and password.

Psychiatry Online provides access to a collection of journals, e-books including the DSM Library, APA guidelines, and self-assessment & CME tools from American Psychiatric Publishing, a division of the American Psychiatric Association. Access these resources via Psychiatry Online listed on our Databases page, or look up individual e-book titles in our catalog or E-Books search (use the “E-Books in the A-Z List” search blank).

Patent Searching Workshop February 6 & 7

Learn to use UAB’s new advanced patent search and analysis tool Relecura. Join Relecura trainer Alan Shih for a hands-on interactive training workshop. Training will be offered at both UAB libraries. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

All are welcome! Registration is encouraged. Register by clicking the links above.

If you have any questions about the Relecura training, please Ask a Librarian.