UpToDate Mobile Changes

uptodateWe’re pleased to note that UpToDate has extended the length of the registration for access via mobile devices from 30 to 90 days.  Effective July 1, 2015, you’ll need to re-verify your affiliation by signing on to your UpToDate account on the Dartmouth or DHMC secure networks once every 90 days to ensure continued UpToDate access from your device from anywhere.  If you’re approaching the end of the 90-day registration period you’ll receive an email reminder.

If you have questions about registering your device for remote access, contact library staff at Biomedical.Libraries.Reference@dartmouth.edu or 603-650-7658.

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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – June 2015

Ancestors In Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution
Dana Library
QH447 .H368 2015
ancestors in our genome

Diseases of Poverty: Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, and Modern Plagues
Dana Library
RA418.5.P6 A33 2015
diseases of poverty

Junk DNA:  A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
Dana Library
QH447 .C37 2015
junk dna

Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
Dana Library
SF395 E64 2015
lesser beasts

The Design and Conduct of Meaningful Experiments Involving Human Participants: 25 Scientific Principles
Matthews-Fuller Library
R853.H8 B39 2015
design and conduct

The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer’s Family
Matthews-Fuller Library

RC523 .S277 2015
alzheimer's family

Evidence-Based Eye Care
Matthews-Fuller Library
RE48 .E95 2014
evidence-based eye care

Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States
Matthews-Fuller Library
RB113 .P675 2014

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Memorial Day 2015 – Library Hours

Memorial DayMemorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2015

  • Dana Biomedical Library
    General Public: 
    Medical/Grad Students with Dartmouth ID:  
    24 Hour Access
    All Others with Dartmouth ID:  
    7:30AM – Midnight
    (Reserves/Circulation Desk Access: Noon-Midnight)
  • Matthews-Fuller Library
    General Public:  
    Authorized Individuals:
      24 Hour Access
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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – May 2015

A History of the Brain: From Stone Age Surgery to Modern Neuroscience
Dana Library  
QP376 W485 2015
The Brain

Keep Out of Reach of Children: Reye’s Syndrome, Aspirin, and the Politics of Public Health
Dana Library
RJ520.R43 L37 2015

Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science
Dana Library  
QP26 P35 T627 2014
Ivan Pavlov

Urban Ecosystems: Ecological Principles for the Built Environment
Dana Library
HT241 .A35 2013
Urban Ecosystems

Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures
Matthews-Fuller Library
RB127 .D59 2015
Atlas of Pain

CCRN: Certification for Adult Critical Care Nurses
Matthews-Fuller Library
RT120.I5 C33 2013

Essentials of Hypnosis
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC495 .Y368 2015
Essentials of Hypnosis

Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Theory and Practice
Matthews-Fuller Library
RA643 .I6535 2014
Infectious Disease Epidemiology



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The Harmonograph: A New Exhibit at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

The Harmonograph by Don Fitzpatrick

Harmonogram-27-mediumA harmonograph is a mechanical apparatus that employs pendulums to create a geometric image. The drawings it creates are called Lissajous curves. The harmonograph was invented in 1844 by Hugh Blackburn, a professor of mathematics at the University of Glasgow. The harmonograph used to create the images in this exhibit employs three pendulums to control the movement of a pen relative to a drawing surface. Two linked pendulums move a pen in a circular motion along one axis and the third pendulum moves the drawing surface in a rotary motion along a perpendicular axis. By varying the frequency and phase of the pendulums relative to one another different patterns are created.  Don Fitzpatrick built the harmonograph used in this exhibit based on several different designs in order to make a machine that could be portable and multi-functional.  When not being used as a drawing machine the device can be disassembled and used as a coffee table.  This exhibit features many different types of drawings (harmongrams) using a variety of inks, colors and paper. The exhibit will be on display through July.

About the Artist:
Harmonogram-18-mediumDon Fitzpatrick is the IT Specialist for the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries and also a member of the Steering Committee for Twin State MakerSpaces, a non-profit organization currently in the planning and development stages of two makerspaces in the Upper Valley (The Claremont MakerSpace and The Upper Valley MakerSpace.)  Don enjoys spending his spare-time making stuff in his workshop, music studio, and kitchen.  Some of his recent projects include woodworking, microcontrollers, and synthesizers.



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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – April 2015

Clinical Guide to Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC533 .G73 2014

Making Sense of the ECG: Cases for Self Assessment
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC683.5.E5 H682 2014

Sherris Medical Microbiology
Matthews-Fuller Library
QR46 .M473 2014

Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences: Medical Articles and Other Forms of Communication
Matthews-Fuller Library
R119 .J46 2014

Darwin’s Orchids: Then and Now
Dana Library
QK495.O64 D292 2014

Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America
Dana Library
QL696.A52 B3348 2014

How to Cure the Plague and Other Curious Remedies
Dana Library
GR880 .W35 2013

Dana Library
QL703 .V38 2015


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Art for Kids Exhibit at Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

“Art for Kids” & DHMC Craniofacial Clinical Art Exhibit at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

art-for-kidsThe Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library is pleased to host a new collection of artwork made by children in the “Art for Kids” Program and the DHMC Craniofacial Clinic. Art for Kids (AFK) is a monthly art program at the AVA gallery in Lebanon, NH, for children with chronic medical conditions and their siblings. The dynamic and creative children work one-on-one with a volunteer student from the Geisel School of Medicine to create fun and magical pieces of artwork. The AFK program has since expanded to the DHMC Craniofacial Clinic with an interactive waiting-room arts program to keep the kids entertained during long appointments.

The exhibit will run from April 26, 2015, until the end of July and will display selected pieces of artwork made by the children over the past year. The collection is eclectic including everything from portraits, paintings and prints to sculptures and 3D installations.

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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – March 2015

The Body: A Complete User’s Guide
Matthews-Fuller Library
QP38 .B597 2014
the body

Nutrition in Clinical Practice: A Comprehensive, Evidence-based Manual for the Practitioner
Matthews-Fuller Library
RM216 .K37 2015

Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC388.5 .S85 2015

Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization
Matthews-Fuller Library
RA638 .C66 2015

Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
Dana Library
RD27.35.M88 A68 2014

Mathematics for the Life Sciences: Calculus, Modeling, Probability, and Dynamical Systems
Dana Library
QH323.5 .L39 2013

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: A Renowned Neurologist Explains the Mystery and Drama of Brain Disease
Dana Library
RC351 .R66 2014

The Wild Cat Book
Dana Library
QL737.C23 S862 2014
wild cats

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Change in Service Hours at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library

The Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

The Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library service hours will change effective Monday, March 2, 2015.

The new service hours will be:
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 6:00PM

24/7 library access is available to authorized individuals. Please inquire at the library service desk.

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New Artwork at Dana Biomedical Library

The Biomedical Libraries are pleased to announce that new works of art by the artist Jane Hammond are now on permanent display in the Dana Library.  Ms. Hammond has generously donated two of her botanical collages that use lithography, linocut, relief printing, digital printing, colored pencil, watercolor and gouache, hand cut and assembled on collaged Japanese papers to create unique flower arrangements.  The artist describes the process as a mime of the images: “Instead of an artist depicting a flower arrangement I have made vases, painted them, made a huge surfeit of flowers, cut them out and then arranged them to make a composition in the vase.”

Ms. Hammond was the Artist in Residence at Dartmouth in the spring of 2006. During her residency, she utilized Dana’s collections and staff to facilitate her work.  Ms. Hammond wrote about her work at Dana:

When I had my residence at Dartmouth one of the coolest things about it was the library privileges and all the librarians helping me. I spent hours and hours in the Dartmouth Medical Library and the librarians were super helpful. There were all these beautiful sets of books—the kind of taxonomies stemming from people going out into the world and assaying the mosses of Turkey, the orchids of Brazil. There was even a book on the lichens of Puerto Rico.  This period at Dartmouth helped the botanical collages be as good as they are.

We invite you to stop by Dana Library (37 Dewey Field Road, 3rd Floor) to admire these beautiful and unique works of art.

Jane Hammond CollageKorean Vase with Oriole Pitcher Plants and Chrysanthemum
Jane Hammond, 2014

Jane Hammond CollageKorean Vase with Cactus Lupine and Pinwheel
Jane Hammond, 2014

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