Touro College recently opened the doors to a brand-new dental school, located on the NYMC campus in Valhalla, New York. Over 100 eager soon-to-be dentists had their orientation last week, and I was invited to come up to let them know about the many library resources that are available to them. Even if you’re not a dental student, most of the following applies to you too! Here’s a summary: Continue reading
The other day, I received a video clip from a friend in my email. It was on photography: how it has affected people throughout the years and how it is still influencing viewers every day. It seemed interesting, and I wanted to watch the complete film. The documentary was by PBS, and since I knew that our library has a streaming video collection from PBS, I checked to see if we own that particular title.
Videos can offer a break from a heavy reading load, refreshing your mind and allowing you to refocus your attention. If last week’s lecture is fuzzy in your memory, you will likely be able to find a video on your topic to help refresh the material in your mind. Video clips can also be extremely useful in giving oral presentations. Continue reading
The popular Access Medicine Database now has an app for mobile devices! This app represents a portable, concise, easily searchable, version of the Access Medicine Database, making it an essential point of care tool and quick reference guide!
The App is organized into four distinct sections that provide speedy access to information:
Four years ago Touro College Libraries debuted its digitization of David Tidhar’s 19-volume Encyclopedia of the Founders and Builders of Israel, which can be found at www.tidhar.tourolib.org. This valuable resource is used by scholars and historians worldwide as well as by the Touro community. Recently, the Encyclopedia reached 1 million hits, and the views continue to grow. Continue reading
Touro College now has access to an exciting new resource specifically formulated for point of care use!
What is DynaMed?
DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and health care professionals for clinical/point of care use. DynaMed provides current evidence-based information that is accessible anytime, anywhere.
New York City Streets are rich with history. Two of the most famous streets in New York City are Broadway and Wall Street. Broadway is best known for the theater district, bright with lights and marquees, advertising the dozens of shows currently playing. Wall Street is associated with money, the financial district, and the New York Stock Exchange. But have you ever thought about the humble beginnings of these famous New York City Streets? Continue reading
Are you a Touro College professor? Then chances are you’ve published some sort of work, whether it is a book or a journal article. You may have even had an exhibition of your artwork, or gotten a patent. If this is the case, we’d like to include your work in the Touro College Faculty Publications Database. Continue reading
The LibGuides system has given Touro Libraries a one-stop location to highlight a handful of the best bets for researching a variety of subjects, but it also allows us to provide more in-depth coverage in our areas of expertise. Continue reading
If you rely on Google or Wikipedia for drug information, you could be missing important updates on safety. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues safety warnings when a prescription drug is found to have an adverse reaction in a particular patient population. FDA Safety warnings are posted on the MedWatch Portal. But these safety warnings don’t always make it to Google or Wikipedia in a timely manner.