Roxanne Backowski, MLIS
Assistant Professor, Head of Electronic Resources and Acquisitions
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Human Kinetics Library is a collection of over 150 ebooks and over 200 videos on sports and physical activity content. Available via Bloomsbury Digital Resources’ platform, all titles are from the independent publisher, Human Kinetics. In November 2020, dance content was released adding access to over 500 videos, 850 audio clips, seven additional ebooks, and over 125 images. 

The content for Human Kinetics Library is broken into three major categories, with topics surrounding physical activity and specific sports and activities, including dance. It isread more

Jessica Sender, MA, MLS
Liaison to the College of Nursing
Michigan State University

This is an update of a review I wrote that was published in the April 2018 issue of Doody’s Collection Development Monthly. You can find the original review here.

As medicine, nursing, social work, and other healthcare fields become more and more interdisciplinary and interprofessional, Sociological Abstracts continues to be an important research tool for many. The database provides subject coverage in predominantly the social and behavioral sciences. Sociological Abstracts database also includes the Social Services Abstracts, which provides coverage on social work, human services, and other related areas. These can include, but are notread more

Editor’s note: The health sciences librarians and healthcare professionals we work with are on the front lines responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are honored to be able to bring you some of their accounts about what those efforts look like.

Elisabeth Marrapodi, B.A.
Library Director
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Copyright by and used with permission of BMJ Insiders.

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  • Technology used in the early response to infectious diseases such as COVID-19
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Edra Publishing is one of Doody’s newest publishing partners. Edra Publishing was founded in January 2020 with a U.S. office in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. However, it is part of the larger Edra, a Milan-based multinational company that, since 2013, operates in fourread more

Over the past year, we have received 25 titles in the specialty of Gastrointestinal Surgery, with 14 of those titles having been reviewed. The books range in price from $79.99 to $299.99, with an average cost of $161.99. Doody’s Core Titles 2020 features 17 Gastrointestinal Surgery titles from six publishers, including seven titles from Springer. Tworead more

Dr. Peter Nau has served as Editorial Review Group Chair for Gastrointestinal Surgery since 2017, though he has been a reviewer for even longer. Since 2017, he and his group of reviewers have reviewed 71 of the 112 books we have sent.

Dr. Nau is a clinical associateread more

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