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. 

Friday, August 31, 2018

Research to Publication

The Library has newly subscribed to the Research to Publication. It is a self-learning programme developed by the BMJ in collaboration with the University of California San Francisco. 

The programme, made up of the 6 courses listed below, is focused entirely on medical research. It guides learners through the entire process from designing a study, to seeing it published in an international journal. It is a online self-directed programme users can complete it at their own pace and in any order they choose. 

  • How to Write a Paper
  • What Editors and Peer Reviewers look for 
  • Publication Ethics 
  • Designing Clinical Research 
  • Responsible Conduct of Research 
  • Introduction to Clinical Trials

Friday, May 18, 2018

British National Formulary for Children

The Library has subscribed to the new pharmaceutical database British National Formulary for Children. It provides prescribers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with sound up-to-date information on the use of medicines in the UK for treating children.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

LWW Health Library for Speech, Language and Hearing

The new e-Resources, LWW Health Library for Speech, Language and Hearing provides access to 15 core books for speech pathologist, audiologists and healthcare professionals. It also provides over 235 video clips covering fluency, audiology, voice, neuroscience, and anatomy and physiology.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

New features of Anatomy.TV 3D Real-time Module

The Anatomy.TV (Primal Pictures) has developed a new feature, Side-by-Side 3D Model to Cadaver Dissection Images in the 3D Real-time Human Anatomy module.  

By supporting interactive labeling and colored highlights overlaid on top of the cadaveric dissections, it brings real-life context and relevance to digital anatomy learning experience and provides educators with an interactive tool that facilitates a flipped classroom approach, for improved student engagement.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Biomedicine Hub

Biomedicine Hub is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed Open Access journal that aims to bring together high-quality basic, translational and clinical research as well as public global health issues across biomedical fields to focus on interdisciplinary work at the forefront of medicine. 

Biomedicine Hub is now open to receive submissions. There is currently no Article Processing Charge!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Temporary Study Room

Renovation work on the 3/F of LCW Clinical Sciences Building will be carried out in Feb 2018. There may be some noise in the Library when the work is being performed. 

To minimize the disturbance caused to medical students, the Faculty has arranged a temporary study room for the staff and students of the Faculty of Medicine from 23 Feb until Sep 2018 tentatively

Ward 5H
5/F, Day Treatment Block and Children Wards
Opening Hours: Mon–Sun, 08:00–18:00

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) New Series

The following new series of the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) are now accessible via the Library website:

Essentials of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care delves into a wide range of procedures employed in emergency and intensive care settings, ranging from basic life support methods such as CPR and rescue breathing to other common procedures performed during emergency situations.

Essentials of Nursing Skills demonstrates medication preparation and administration, with videos highlighting important safety checks, considerations, dosage calculations, and common mistakes associated with improper medication administration.

Essentials of Physical Examinations III covers physical examination of two major systems in our body: neurological and musculoskeletal, with videos explaining relevant anatomy, the rationale behind the steps, and the interpretation of the exam findings.