Heidi Zuniga, MA, MSLS
Science Librarian
Colorado State University



Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary online journal and video collection of scientific experiments and laboratory methods. JoVE produces videos in laboratories throughout the world and makes them available online through its website along with text-based protocols for each demonstration. It is targeted toward researchers, educators, and students with the aim of sharing research methods, increasing reproducibility, and improving science education and laboratory efficiency.

JoVE features two distinct resources — JoVE Video Journal and JoVE Science Education Library — each … read more

Rebecca Raszewski, MS, AHIP
Associate Professor and Information Services & Liaison Librarian
Library of the Health Sciences Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago

Editor’s Note: The reviewer first reviewed Plum Analytics in the December 2016 issue of the DCDM Newsletter. (You can read that review here.) At the time of that review, Plum Analytics was transferring ownership from EBSCO to Elsevier, which made reviewing the resource challenging. As you’ll see from this updated review, the tool has undergone significant transformation under Elsevier’s ownership.

PlumX Dashboar … read more

Ryan Rafferty, MLIS
Visiting Instructor & Regional Health Sciences Librarian
Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana
University of Illinois at Chicago


The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) has provided access to DynaMed for several years as one of the databases through our EBSCOHost package. Conversations about upgrading to DynaMed Plus (DMP) with the Isabel differential diagnosis generator began in the winter of 2016-17, led by health sciences bibliographer Estelle Hu. The UIC Library hosted a trial of DMP w/Isabel in Januar … read more

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People’s Medical Publishing House was founded in June 1953 in China and is now the largest medical publisher in that country, producing over 4,000 titles a year, including medical textbooks and monographs, among others. In 2008, it acquired BC Decker, a Canadian medical publisher, and established an … read more

Over the past year, we have received six titles in Toxicology from three different publishers. Three of them are currently out for review. These books are fairly pricey, and these six range from $119.95 to $239.00, for an average price of $182.15. Despite the low annual output in this specialty, Doody’s Core Titles 2018 features 15 titles in Toxicology, with one designated as … read more

Dr. Udayan Apte has been Editorial Review Group Chair for Toxicology for the past four years, since January 2014. Before that, however, he reviewed for our then Chair in Pharmacology, Thomas L. Pazdernik, PhD, who was profiled in our July 2015 newslette … read more

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