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Presentation given at the SWOMEN (Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network) on October 30th, 2010

Presentation given at the SWOMEN (Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network) on October 30th, 2010

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    • 1. New Medical Information Tools from UWO Oct 30th , 2010 Robin Featherstone Clinical Medicine Librarian Slides: Website: Libraries
    • 2. Libraries How would you get the PDF? Pluye P, et al. Seven reasons why health professionals search clinical information-retrieval technology (CIRT): toward an organizational model. J Eval Clin Pract. 2007 Feb;13(1):39-49. Review. PubMed PMID: 17286722.
    • 3. 129.100.*.* Off-Campus Access
    • 4. Option A: Log in at Option B: Use the EZ Proxy button Option C: Use customized bookmarks created with the EZ Proxy Link Generator: How to Log In
    • 5. Accessing Full-Text • Once logged in to the proxy server, look for the “Get it @ Western” button
    • 6. Full-Text from PubMed Remember to use the PubMed link from the library website.
    • 7. Get it @ Western Option 1: Link to Full-Text Option 2: Check the catalogue
    • 8. Libraries Agenda: New Information Tools • Two third-party search engines for PubMed – GoPubMed – Pubget • Medical image collection – SMART Imagebase • Clinical Support Tool – Dynamed (& Dynamed mobile)
    • 9. Libraries Situation: The Bibliographic Analysis • You need an overview of scholarly activity within your field
    • 10. Libraries PubMed search
    • 11. Libraries GoPubMed:
    • 12. Libraries Situation: The Rush Job • You need the full-text of an article RIGHT NOW
    • 13. Full-Text from Pubget Remember to use the Pubget link from the library website & to log in to the proxy server.
    • 14. Libraries Need an image? Medical Illustration © 2010 Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.,
    • 15. Libraries SMART Imagebase: Scientific & Medical Art • Includes animations and interactive tutorials • For non-commercial use (teaching, presentations, closed websites, etc...) • Connect to SMART through the clinical outreach page (select tab “Multimedia”):
    • 16. Libraries New Point of Care Tool: DynaMed
    • 17. Libraries DynaMed • Evidence-based • Over 3000 clinical topics (monitors content of 500 plus journals) • Updated daily • Drug information from AHFS • Includes calculators, decision trees, dose converters, patient handouts • Mobile versions available
    • 18. Libraries DynaMed Searching • What is the treatment for denture-related oral candidiasis?
    • 19. Libraries Recap • What third-party search engine will analyze PubMed results for you? • How do I see full-text PDFs (for UWO subscriptions) in my PubMed results sets? • How can I get images from SMART without the watermark? • How can I install DynaMed on my mobile?
    • 20. Robin Featherstone Clinical Medicine Librarian Slides: Website: