Alissa V. Fial, MA, MLIS 
Associate Librarian, Research & Instruction Services 
Raynor Memorial Libraries 
Marquette University 

ScienceDirect, which is available through Elsevier, launched in 1997. It is an extensive bibliographic database covering broad areas of science, medicine, and humanities. Publications include research articles, book chapters, encyclopedias, conference information, correspondence, patents, software, and videos. There are over 18 million articles and chapters, over 2,500 peer-reviewed journals, and over 42,000 e-books [1].  

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Jeffrey Coghill, CAS-HSL, MLIS, MA 
Outreach Librarian and Director, Eastern AHEC (Area Health Education Center) Library Services 
East Carolina University  

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

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Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/) is a freely available electronic resource available viaread more


Editor’s Note: Doody’s Special Topics Lists (DSTL) were born out of a desire to develop lists of books on a regular basis addressing timely, multidisciplinary topics to meet the information needs of health communities across the globe. With the help of our read more


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Reviewer Jamie Saragossi, Head of Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University, provided a critical assessment of this popular product, rating it for:

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Clinically focused and evidence-based, Harwood-Nuss’ Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition, is a comprehensive, easy-to-use reference for practitioners and residents in today’s Emergency Department. Templated chapters rapidly guide you to up to date information on clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, evaluation, management, and disposition, including highlighted critical interventions and common pitfalls. This concise text covers the full range ofread more


Piccin Nuova Libraria is located in Padua, Italy. Although medicine is their passion, since 1952, Piccin Nuova has been publishing books in a variety of disciplines from biological and technical-scientific to legal-economic and literary-philosophicalread more


Over the past year, we have received nine titles in the specialty of Physiology, ranging in price from $56.99 to $179.99 for an average cost of $133.33. Doody’s Core Titles 2021 lists 11 Physiology titles, six published by Elsevier and three by Wolters Kluwer. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medicalread more


Dr. Robert Gaiser is the Editorial Review Group Chair for Anesthesiology. Since March 2019, we have sent him 117 books. During that time, he and his expert team of reviewers have reviewed 69 titles.  

Dr. Gaiser is an obstetricread more

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