New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – June 2016

costa-ricanCosta Rican Ecosystems
Dana Library
QH108.C6 C664 2016




parallaxParallax of Growth
Dana Library
QH540.5 .B54 2016




serengetiThe Serengeti Rules
Dana Library
QH501 .C376 2016




ricketyStrange Case of the Rickety Cossack
Dana Library
GN281 .T374 2015




biostatistics2A Biostatistics Toolbox for Data Analysis
Matthews-Fuller Library
RA409 .S327 2015




spine-1Diagnostic Imaging. Spine
Matthews-Fuller Library
RD768 .D535 2015




language medicineThe Language of Medicine
Matthews-Fuller Library
R123 .C43 2017




zollingersZollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations
Matthews-Fuller Library
RD41 .Z65 2016

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Memorial Day 2016 – Library Hours

memorial-dayMonday, May 30, 2016

  • 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 2016

PECANThe Pecan                              
Dana Library
SB401.P4 M39 2013

stem-cellPrinciples of Stem Cell Biology and Cancer
Dana Library
RC269.7 .P756 2015

prophetsProphets and Moguls, Rangers and Rogues, Biason and Bears
Dana Library
SB482.A4 H34 2015

shadeThe Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast shade gardening
Dana Library
SB434.7 .Z54 2014

basicBasics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory
HA29 .C7724 2015

bypassCardiopulmonary Bypass
QP34.5 .M265 2016

humanHuman Anatomy & Physiology
RD598 .C35377 2015

synopsisSynopsis of Spine Surgery
RD768 .A5 2016

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Art for Kids Exhibit at Matthews-Fuller Library

AFK16The Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library is pleased to host a new collection of artwork made by children in the “Art for Kids” Program. 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.

Art for Kids Program:

The exhibit will run from April 24, 2016, until the end of July and will display selected pieces of artwork made by the children over the past year.

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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – April 2016

animal-experimentsThe Design and Statistical Analysis of Animal Experiments
Dana Library
HV4930 .B38 2014

elements-ecologyElements of Ecology
Dana Library
QH541 .S624 2009

pattern-discoveryPattern Discovery in Bioinformatics: Theory & Algorithms
Dana Library
QH324.2 .P373 2008

zoo-storyZoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives
Dana Library
QL76.5.U62 T36 2010

adventures-humanAdventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum
Matthews-Fuller Library
QP34.5 .F697 2015

diagnostic-brainDiagnostic Imaging of the Brain
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC386.5 .D515 2015

medical-statisticsAn introduction to Medical Statistics
Matthews-Fuller Library
RA409 .B55 2015

ekg-bookThe Only EKG Book You’ll Ever Need
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC683.5.E5 T43 2015

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Dartmouth VPN is Changing


  • Effective Monday, May 2, 2016:
    The Junos Pulse/Network Connect VPN system will be shut down. Logging into the VPN using Junos Pulse/Network Connect will no longer work.
  • Users need to transition to the F5 Big-IP VPN client.
    Installation instructions for F5 Big-IP VPN client:
    Linux | Macintosh | Mobile Devices | Windows
  • The Dartmouth WebGateway (Juniper’s Secure Access Service) will continue to work for quick access to Library resources using a web browser:


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ClinicalKey Mobile App Now Available!

clinicalkey-mobileA ClinicalKey mobile app is now available for affiliated users.

  • Do you have a ClinicalKey personal account already? 
    You will use that account information to login after installing the app on your smart phone or iPad. With ClinicalKey your username is case sensitive.
  • No personal account yet? 
    Go to the ClinicalKey home page and click on the Register link in the upper right corner of the page and create your personal username and password.  Register using your or email address.
  • You can download the ClinicalKey mobile app from the iTunes Store (for iPhone/iPad) or from Google Play (for Android devices.)
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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – February 2016

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine
Matthews-Fuller Library
RC564 .P75 2014


Concussion Care Manual:
A Practical Guide

Matthews-Fuller Library
RC394.C7 B76 2015


Psychodynamic Pychotherapy:
A Clinical Manual

Matthews-Fuller Library
RC489.P72 P75 2011


The Butterflies of North America
Dana Library
QL548 P43 2015


La Brea and Beyond:
The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas

Dana Library
QE747 C2 L33 2015


On the Move
Dana Library
RC339.52 S23 A3 2015


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New Photography Exhibit at the Health Sciences Library: Shawna Gibbs

Inchworm, Animal InstinctsShawna Gibbs Project Statement and Bio:

These photographs are part of an ongoing series, “Animal Instincts”, where I observe my young children learn to understand patience and compassion as they interact with nature and wildlife in our backyard.

Shawna Gibbs is a visual artist based in New Hampshire. Her work was recently selected for publication in PDN Photo Annual 2015 and American Photography 30; has been exhibited at the Currier Museum of Art, Minneapolis Photo Center, AVA Gallery, Panopticon Gallery; and has been featured on several prominent websites including Fraction Magazine and Lenscratch.

Shawna’s photographs will be on display at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library beginning February 4th, 2016 until April 15th, 2016.

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Research Tuesday Seminar Series at DHMC

The Biomedical Libraries are pleased to offer a seminar series at DHMC beginning on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Join us for one, a few, or for all sessions to learn about a variety of topics from systematic reviews to data management to copyright. Please register by following the links in the event titles.

Managing Your References: Why it’s Important and How to Simplify the Process 

Date: February 2, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Cook Conference Room
Instructor: Heather Johnson, MLIS, Research and Education Librarian, Biomedical Libraries; Tom Mead, MLS, Research and Education Librarian, Biomedical Libraries

Description: Managing your references is a critical part of the research process. There are many products, such as EndNote, Refworks, Zotero, and Mendeley that can help. These tools can import references from article indexes (e.g., PubMed), organize references in a database, and insert citations into your paper. During this seminar, we will demonstrate RefWorks, a free online product with optional plugins for ease of inserting references, as well as EndNote, a reference management software with robust organizational capabilities.

Where to Publish: Evaluating Journal Publishers

Date: February 9, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Conference Room 4H
Instructors: Jen Green, MLIS, Digital Scholarship Librarian., Dartmouth College Library; Barbara DeFelice, MLIS, Program Director for Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing, Dartmouth College Library

Description: The proliferation of journal publishers and journal titles has created both opportunity and confusion in the world of journal publishing.  As an author, you have many more choices among publishers and journal titles.  You even have choices in how you can increase access to your work and the impact of your work.   Despite this growing complexity, there are new tools and reliable tricks for evaluating publishers, choosing journals, and making your work more broadly known. Hear about these, share how you choose a publisher and a journal, and bring your questions!

So you’re thinking of doing a systematic review?

Date: February 16, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Cook Conference Room
Instructor: Heather Blunt, MLIS, Research and Education Librarian, Biomedical Libraries

Description: Writing systematic reviews is not for the faint of heart; it’s an elaborate process. This seminar will:

  • Identify the steps in the systematic review process.
  • Review the timeline and other resources necessary to complete the project.
  • Explore standards for systematic review development, including PRISMA, Cochrane, and the Institute of Medicine.
  • Review how reference management software (e.g., EndNote or Refworks) can organize the process.
  • Discuss how the librarian can help.

Managing Personal, Journal and Article Impact: What does it all mean?

Date: February 23, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Cook Conference Room
Instructor: Pamela Bagley, MLIS, PhD, Research and Education Librarian, Biomedical Libraries

Description: Research impact is a buzz word in academia.  Metrics, such as journal impact factor, h-index, citation analysis and altmetrics attempt to quantify impact.   In this workshop we will:

  • Discuss impact metrics, what they measure, and why (and if) they matter
  • Show tools to determine these metrics (e.g. how to calculate your h-index?)
  • Demo ways of tracking interest in your publications using Web of Science
  • Highlight features of the Becker Model for assessing research impact
  • Discuss best practices for optimizing measurement of your research impact

Copyright: Can I use this?

Date: March 1, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Cook Conference Room
Instructor: Jen Green, ,MLIS Digital Scholarship Librarian., Dartmouth College Library; Barbara DeFelice, MLIS, Program Director for Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing, Dartmouth College Library

Description: In this workshop, we’ll learn about the most important parts of U.S. copyright law as they pertain to use, reuse and sharing of all kinds of materials in settings such as presentations, teaching, and publishing. We’ll address questions such as:

  • “How can I know if my use of copyrighted materials falls under ‘Fair Use’?
  • “Is it OK to post PDFs of articles, chapters, images, or video materials, and how much can I post?”
  • “I want some – but not all – of my course website to be publicly available — is this possible?”

Using Dartmouth’s copyright policy and guidelines, as well as best practices in specific fields such as documentary films, and other tools such as Creative Commons and open educational resources, we will decipher what copyright and Fair Use mean for your work.

Facilitated by Barbara DeFelice, Program Director for Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing, and Jen Green, Digital Scholarship Librarian, Dartmouth College Library.

Elements of a Research Data Management Plan

Date: March 15, 2016
Time: 12:00- 1:00 PM
Location: DHMC, Conference Room 4H
Instructor: Lora Leligdon, MSLIS, Physical Sciences Librarian, Kresge Physical Sciences Library, Dartmouth College

Description: Many funding agencies require or encourage the development of data management plans for research.  But what are the essentials of a fundable data management plan?  This workshop will cover the basics of research data management and the elements of data management plans.  Useful tools that enhance the public access components of grant proposals and research, including the DMPTool, will be discussed.

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