Alissa V. Fial, MA, MLIS
Education & Research Services Librarian
McGoogan Library of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Library


The Cochrane Library provides evidence-based research through six databases, covering systematic reviews, protocols, clinical trials, methodological studies, technology, and economic evaluations. There are approximately 1.2 million records across databases.


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Relaunching UpToDate

Both publishers and librarians are invested in a successful launch of a new electronic resource, so we decided to start the conversation with librarians who have recently added new resources in order to learn more about this process and the best practices for a successful launch. We talked with two librarians about a relaunch of UpToDate at their institution.

Contacts: Jie Li, Assistant Director for Collection Management; Geneva B. Staggs, Interim Director
Institution: University of South Alabama Biomedical Library


How was the availability of the new product communicated to users? … read more

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This publication introduces the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process, which was adopted in May 2014 by the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP), a group of 11 national pharmacy organizations. The goal is to help pharmacists understand the components of the standard patient care process and apply the process to patients in all pharmacy practice settings. 

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ISBN-13: 9781492505716
Copyright:  2018
384 pages

Advanced Exercise Physiology: Essential Concepts and Applications builds upon foundational topics and looks further into key physiological components to help advanced students gain a deeper level of understanding. Authors Jonathan K. Ehrman, Dennis J. Kerrigan, and Steven J. Keteyian address a wide range of complex topics with evidence-based information and a … read more

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ISBN-13: 9781492544470
Copyright:  2018
288 pages

Exercise testing plays an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and assessment of heart disease and lung disease in children and adolescents. In Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents, leading expert Thomas W. Rowland, backed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Me … read more

Morgan & Claypool Publishers LLC was formed by experienced publishing professionals to serve the global research and development communities in science and technology with the mission of creating “next generation” digital information products. The Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Com … read more

Over the past year, we have received 107 titles in Diagnostic Radiology from 10 publishers, and we have published reviews of 53 of them. Prices of these books range from $29.99 to $349.99, with more than two-thirds priced at more than $100, for an average price of $144.30. The 45 titles selected for Doody’s Core Titles 2017 are from just five publishers. Perhaps befitting such a broad- … read more

As one of our newer Editorial Review Group Chairs, Dr. Tara Catanzano has been overseeing reviews of books in the heavily published specialty of Diagnostic Radiology since January 2016. In that relatively short period, we’ve sent her 267 books and she has organized reviews of 138 of them. She has recruited 21 reviewers from her institution, but … read more

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