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Natural Medicines is an evidence-based resource for dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary therapies.  It includes product monographs, patient handouts, and tools for identifying interactions, nutrition depletion, and adverse effects.



Attention Canadian researchers! Publish open access for free until June 30, 2017

Canadian Science Publishing (publisher of the NRC Research Press journals) launched FACETS ( earlier in 2016. It is the first multidisciplinary open access science journal and is designed to provide a trusted option for Canadian researchers interested in publishing interdisciplinary open access research. FACETS is waiving the author fee ($1,350) until June 2017.  For more information on their subject coverage, visit their website:



InCites is a research analytics tool that uses citation data to generate a wide range of research metrics for both institutions and individual researchers.

Pulling citation information from the Web Of Science and analyzing it across a number of key variables in over 250 disciplines, InCites paints a unique picture of your research impact:

  • Track your citation activity over time
  • See how your research stacks up against the leaders in your field
  • Visualize your impact with customizable tables and eye-catching graphics
  • And much more!

Try it today!






Amirsys focuses on visually oriented medical disciplines like radiology, pathology and anatomy, Amirsys’ global solutions give healthcare providers the expert information and clinical decision support (CDS) tools to make informed, expert and evidence-based diagnoses. Amirsys also provides learning environments that help those training in these disciplines to sharpen their diagnostic skills and increase their knowledge.



VisualDx aids in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induced conditions, and other injuries. Engineered for use at the point of care, the VisualDx system allows physicians to search by diagnosis, build a patient-specific differential, or look up drug-induced adverse reactions by medication.



Thieme is proud to announce the launch of Thieme eNeurosurgery, a unique online resource that gives the global neurosurgical community unprecedented access to Thieme’s entire neurosurgery collection. This platform enables users to search for procedures they want to brush up on, confirm references for their writing, and find visuals for presentations. Thieme eNeurosurgery is the go-to reference for neurosurgical content and changes how clinical information is obtained – making it easier, faster, and more efficient than ever before.


Learn database searching anywhere, anytime!

In less than 10 minutes you can become acquainted with searching health databases. Teach yourself Database Fundamentals, or OVID Medline or  CINAHL from our convenient web-based tutorials. Our tutorials are quick and easy offering step-by-step instructions.  Practical glossaries for easy reviewing are included.  Links to many other product based tutorials are available. Perfect for your  active timetable! Follow the link to searching happiness! HSL Tutorials

e-learning....learning differently


The Health Sciences Library will be trialing a new resource from EBSCO: Rehabilitation Reference Center. The trial will be available till Oct. 15, 2014.

Check it out and send your feedback to Neera Bhatnagar.


Come to the Health Sciences Library and check out our new wall mounted touch screen tablet, known as the Mondopad, in Group Study Room, HSC 1B15! We will be doing demonstrations on November 18 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm so drop by and take a look!  This has been made possible as a result of a generous donation received by the library.

Smarter search. Faster answers

The Health Sciences Library is excited to announce we now have access to Clinical Key! Clinical Key will replace both MD Consult and First Consult. Here are some of the great resources that Clinical Key offers.

  • Over 100 Elsevier medical and surgical reference books
  • First Consult point-of-care clinical monographs
  • Procedures Consult content and associated videos
  • Clinical Pharmacology drug monographs from Gold Standard
  • Over 500 Elsevier medical and surgical journals
  • Medical and surgical clinics of North America
  • Medical and surgical videos (over 13,000+)
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Patient education handouts

Check out Dr. Najeeb’s Lectures

Dr. Najeeb has an experience of 24 years teaching all the Basic and Clinical Medical Sciences.  Today our YouTube channel is the most watched Medical Lectures Channel in the world with over 10 Million views and 55,000 subscribers. Our YouTube channel is officially part of YouTube EDU.

Our medical video lectures have been proven to not only help students achieve higher grades on exams, but also provide them with a solid foundation for their ongoing education and career. Our video lectures are being watched by pre-medical students, medical students, doctors, dentistry students, nursing students and pharmacy students everywhere See why thousands of other students recommend Dr Najeeb Lectures as their favorite source for learning and test review.

Currently we have 400+ hours of video lectures already available on Basic Medical Sciences for our members. Our videos contain thousands of hand drawn illustrations and mnemonics. In our video recordings we encourage student interaction. We believe students should be an active part of the learning process. Our videos are fun to watch so you don’t have to spend hours memorizing. We bring you the classroom experience. You’ll feel as if you are sitting in a real classroom!


The Health Sciences Library is hosting a trial for Isabel a diagnostic decision making tool that integrates with DynaMed.

Differential diagnosis tool meets Evidence-based medicine.

A powerful combination, explore this dynamic duo for the entire month of October!

Isabel has applications for your mobile device. Give it a try!

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