Monday, March 11, 2019

Library Survey 2019
As part of our continuous effort to improve services, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library is conducting a Survey from March 11 to 29, 2019.  Your response will help us to improve resources and services for you.
The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.
Eligible participants will have the chance to win a Microsoft Surface Go (with Type Cover), an Apple iPad or book coupons. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

New Cochrane Interactive Learning Module

A new module on network meta-analysis (NMA)has been added to the Cochrane Interactive Learning.

This module will give you an introduction to NMA in the context of a systematic review of randomized trials. This module will teach you to:
  • Decide when it is (not) appropriate to do an NMA
  • Understand assumptions required for NMA
  • Plan an analytical strategy to address a particular question by an NMA
  • Understand the results of an NMA
  • Assess the confidence in results from an NMA

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays

The Medical Library will open 24/7 during the Lunar New Year holidays while the book stacks and staffed service hours are as follows:

4 February 2019        9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

5-7 February 2019    No services

8 February 2019       9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9 February 2019       9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For details, please visit the Library webpage.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Dynamic Health Mobile App

The Dynamic Health mobile app is now available in the Apple and Android app stores.  

Dynamic Health is a comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and allied health professionals, directly at the point-of-care. 

The mobile app offers easy access both online and offline to a wealth of evidence-based information to help users master critical nursing and allied health skills. See the Library Guide for details.

Monday, December 10, 2018

New Series of The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

A new series on Drug Delivery has been launched this month in The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, edited by Prof. Vladimir P. Torchilin of Northeastern University (Editor-in-Chief of Current Drug Discovery Technologies, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Drug Delivery, and editor of other leading journals in the field). 

The series will cover principles, challenges and tailored approaches aimed at achieving optimal therapeutic responses with minimal side-effects.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Temporary closing of the Li Ping Medical Library on Dec 23 2018

The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed at the time below for carpet cleaning.

Date: 23 December, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Gale Databases on Health Sciences

New resources of Gale databases on health sciences are now available:

Gale Health Reference Center Academic 
It integrates millions of articles from a wide range of nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and with full-text reference works and health-related multimedia.

Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy
It is an interactive model allowing users to better visualize and understand human anatomy. Users can manipulate and explore 3D models that are paired with reference and periodical content for further understanding. 

Gale Nursing and Allied Health Collection
It serves the needs of nursing professionals in allied health fields who are looking for answers related to the specialised care, treatment and management of all types of patients.

Gale Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
It provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.