UBC Biomedical Branch Library Newsletter

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UBC Biomedical Branch Library Newsletter

  1. 1. UBC Biomedical Branch Library September 2011 Newsletter Library Advisory Committee (LAC) Drs. William Schreiber, John Cairns, Karen Joughin, Carey Matsuba, Jennie Mickelson, Charles Snelling (Medicine), Michelle Lai (New MDUG Rep), Dean Giustini (BMB Librarian), Monica Redekopp (VCH),Nilu Partovi (Pharmacy), Alyson Chin, Sian Roberts (Nursing), Stephanie Boll (CIBC Patient/Family Resources Centre) Contents • New MD Student Representative - UBC BMB Library Advisory • UBC Course - SPPH581F: Social Media in Health & Medicine • Fall 2011 Copyright Update at UBC (changes for your teaching/research~!) • Health care managers’ use of social media • Proquest Public Health Database “Trial” For more information about any topic, call your librarian dean.giustini@ubc.ca / 604.875.4505 Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011
  2. 2. 1. New MD Student Representative - UBC BMB Library Advisory A warm welcome to Michelle Lai, 2nd year medical student, UBC UBC Med 2014, active in her class & in UBC Medical Journal I am still looking for a new BMB LAC chair Chairing is not onerous; you and I meet for coffee every 4-6 weeks chair the LAC meeting once a year; attend a campus meeting (or two) Please let me know if you would be willing to serve Thank you Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011
  3. 3. 2. New SPPH581F: Social media in health & medicine This new course on social media in health and medicine, taught by me, begins September 7th, 2011 SPPH581F: Social Media in Health and Medicine see: 2011 Syllabus (25 pgs) Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011
  4. 4. 3. Fall Update on Copyright at UBC - http://copyright.ubc.ca/ UBC is transitioning to a new copyright environment …affecting your teaching & research in 2011 Basics General copyright information, what it covers, how long it lasts, how you get permission Campus ClassroomHow you and your students can use material in your presentations and in class. Digital Classroom What you can and can’t post on your website and UBC’s learning management systems and how to avoid copyright hurdles in your online classroom. Library Interlibrary Loan & E-Resources What you should know about copyright if you photocopy something or get articles via Interlibrary Loan. Course Packs How copyright works when you’re putting together printed courseware. Contacts & Resources Who is available to help you with copyright issues at UBC and other useful resources. Access Copyright – Canada’s copyright licensing agency UBC Opts out of Access Copyright ubc-copyright@interchange.ubc.ca Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011
  5. 5. 4. Health care managers’ use of social media [lit review] Health care managers & social media literature synthesis Read Giustini 2011 Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011
  6. 6. 5. Proquest Public Health Database “Trial” “…the purpose of this trial on Proquest Public Health is … so that we can gain a better understanding of this database and determine its suitability. Your response will help us determine how to allocate our resources for future electronic purchases. … Access here: ProQuest Public Health …a new and unique database …an ideal starting point for public health information … delivers core public health literature with access to over 690 publications with over 495 in full-text... includes newspaper articles for uncovering timely results on the latest breaking topics…” -ProQuest.com Giustini (tweet) Lancet "The case for books (and libraries)" http://bit.ly/ieeuX7 Or, ask BMB Librarian: dean.giustini@ubc.ca / 604.875.4505 Dean Giustini | UBC Biomedical Branch Library | September 2011

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