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International Nurses Day: Reminiscences from a Mountain Sanatorium Nurse

12 May 2021

For nursing week, we are sharing the personal reminiscences of Margaret R. Cameron, one of the Mountain Sanatorium’s earliest nurses and its Director of Nursing from about 1918 to 1949. The Mountain Sanatorium opened in 1906 to treat tuberculosis patients from the Hamilton area. Cameron likely compiled these reminiscences around 1940.

McMaster Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program

7 May 2021

The McMaster Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program is now accepting proposals. The deadline is June 4, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Online Workshop: Fundamentals of Searching Databases | Ovid Medline

7 May 2021

Register for a Zoom workshop on the Fundamentals of Searching Databases | Ovid Medline, happening in May and June!

New Resource: BMJ Case Reports

1 Apr 2021

Submit your own case report to BMJ Case Reports and HSL will cover the author fees!

Informit Indigenous Collection

14 Jan 2021

A multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary database encompassing all Indigenous topics.

New Resource: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas

4 Jan 2021

Explore the Health Sciences Library’s newest resource Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas.  Access this resource from our A – Z Database list.

Share your story! Help HSL document our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

27 Nov 2020

Understanding our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic will be of great interest to future researchers. Help us document our experiences by sharing your photographs, documents, and more. 

Live Virtual Services Desk

30 Oct 2020

Are you looking for immediate assistance from our library staff? Check out our live virtual help desk!

Product trials: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas and Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

28 Sep 2020

You can help decide what information resources the library purchases!

The Health Sciences Library is trialing two anatomy resources: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas and Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy, now through October 22nd. 

Open Access Snack Chats

21 Sep 2020

The global community comes together annually for one week in October to celebrate Open Access. This event is celebrated by individuals, institutions and organizations.

Online Workshops: Fundamentals of Searching Databases

18 Sep 2020

Are you new to searching literature in Health Sciences databases? Register today for a Zoom workshop on the Fundamentals of Searching Databases, OVID Medline and/ or CINAHL provided by the Health Sciences Library.

Effective Searching 101

14 Sep 2020

Having trouble figuring out which database to use and how to navigate them? Look no further, the Health Sciences Library has an online tutorial guide with strategies to using the library’s most popular resources.

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