Keith Pickett, MLIS
Coordinator, Research Services and User Resources
Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences
Tulane University


Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Database is an evidence-based tool published by CRC/Taylor & Francis for identifying and comparing adverse reactions of more than 1,750 drugs, supplements, and other commonly used medical products. The database’s content is based on Litt’s Drug Eruption and Reaction Manual, published annually and currently in its 26th edition.

Users can search drug profiles by trade or generic name, herbal or supplement name, class, or manufacturer. Users can also identify drugs by searching for specificread more

Victoria Messana, MSLIS, MA
Digital Services Librarian
Health Sciences Library
New York Medical College

When we encounter new situations requiring decisions, one of the most important steps is to make sure we have the information necessary to inform our actions. However, when the volume of information grows so large that it eclipses our ability to parse through it, it inhibits our ability to make decisions based on evidence. Nowhere is this more evident than in the current COVID-19 pandemic. The extent of the crisis has accelerated the pace of research, resulting in a flood of information for scientists and public health experts to wade through in search of the evidence needed to inform public health decisions and the search for treatments.

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Editor’s Note: One of the hallmarks of Doody’s Core Titles is the number of individuals who contribute to its development year after year, including health sciences Librarian Selectors, Content Specialists, medical book distributors, and the staff of Doody Enterprises, Inc. Their belief in the importance of this endeavor and willingness to offer expert analysis is critical to DCT’s success. Because of the cumulative efforts of over 180 individuals, we are able to produce a reliable list of core titles in just over two months every year. With gratitude, this month we present the profile of Lorna Springston of Indiana University Health, who has servedread more

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The European Respiratory Society (ERS) produces a range of publications, including books and journals, to promote knowledge and research in respiratory health. The ERS Monograph is a quarterly book series, guest edited by leaders in the field, withread more

Over the past year, we have received 23 titles in Cell Biology/Histology from eight publishers, with five reviews published. The books have ranged in price from $33.95 to $240.00, for an average cost of $152.65. Doody’s Core Titles 2020 features 19 titles in Cell Biology/Histology from nine different publishers with six of those titles published byread more

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