UpToDate is popular web-based information resource used by clinicians, faculty, residents, students, and more. UpToDate covers over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties and includes more than 97,000 pages of text, plus graphics, links to Medline abstracts, more than 385,000 references, and a drug database. Physician editors and authors, all experts in their respective fields, review and update content on a regular basis. UpToDate may be accessed from the Biomedical Libraries website, under “Resources.” Using either the Dartmouth VPN or DHMC Secure Access, UpToDate can also be accessed remotely.
UpToDate provides us with usage statistics, including information about the types of topics the are viewed most often by our clientele. The chart below show topics viewed by specialty from April 2010 through March 2011. (Click on the image for a larger view.)