We now have access to the JOVE archive in the following areas:
- Immunity and Infection,
- Cancer Research
Watch JOVE’s scientific videos including demonstrations of experiments from laboratories at top research institutions. Use the advanced search options to help you find what you need.
In Vivo Model for Testing Effect of Hypoxia on Tumor Metastasis
We have added a back file of the Biomedical & Life Sciences eBook collection from Springer publishers. The file of books added is quite extensive. A search in our library catalogue LibrarySearch will surface the book title as well as specific book chapters relating to your search.
Lots of new resources have been added to stock over the last couple of weeks.
You can now search:
CAB abstracts- which covers applied life sciences including agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition.
Global Health – the only specialist database specific to public health. The open serials policy and coverage of international and grey literature means that 40% material contained in Global Health is unique to the database.
A new and improved BNF & BNFC Apps have been released, you will no longer need to have an Athens username and password to download the apps. The apps will also work offline when you have no internet access.
The old apps will no longer be updated and will be withdrawn at the end of the year so please make sure you download the new version.
More information and links available here:
Over the last couple of weeks we have increased electronic access to our journal archive collection. The articles in them will surface on LibrarySearch when you do a subject or topic search. These are the journals which we have extended in our collections.
- Journal of Advanced Nursing,
- Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology,
- Social Development,
- Journal of Dental Research,
- Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology,
- European Journal of Cancer Care,
- Journal of Zoology, Proteins, Molecular Ecology
- Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery,
- Pharmacotherapy, Taylor & Francis Pharmacology & Toxicology archive,
- European Journal of Oral Sciences,
- Oral Diseases,
- Dental Traumatology,
- Molecular Oral Microbiology,
- Journal of Public Health Dentistry.
Unpaywall is a browser extension which adds an icon to your screen that lets you know if the full text of the article you are trying to view is available Open Access. You can add the extension to Google Chrome or Firefox and click on the icon to check for a link to an Open Access version – it’ll add an open padlock icon to the right of the screen, which will take you to the full text.
The extension works using DOI’s – so if there is no DOI- the plugin won’t work.
Read more about Unpaywall and its origins here
Is this a game changer in the way that people access free full-text versions of research articles? Let us know what you think of it in comments below!
BMJ Learning is a collection of over 300 online interactive tutorials on clinical subjects and deal with everyday issues in primary care and hospital medicine. They are evidence based and and peer reviewed, and are regularly updated. It is commissioned by the BMJ Publishing Group.
The 26 Foundation Skills modules are suitable for doctors completing the foundation programme, core and specialty trainees and other members of the clinical workforce. The 35 Surgical Skills modules cover surgical techniques and procedures for ST 1 & 2 level surgical trainees. As well as detailed modules on surgical procedures, the product also includes sections on anaesthesia, suture techniques, instrument handling and guides on patient consent.
Is BMJ Learning for me?
- Respiratory therapist
- Occupational therapists
as well as the professions below plus others will find useful materials in there.
The first time you access this resource you will need to register. Open BMJ Learning and Register here
For help using BMJ Learning, and to see answers to common questions, please see our Help and FAQs page. If you’re new to BMJ Portfolio, you might like to take a look at the user guide.
Are you putting together a reading list or looking for some recommended wider reading on a topic?
We currently have access to Choice Reviews which reviews books across disciplines in a variety of subjects.
Access the reviews here http://choicereviews.org/
Don’t forget you can view your loan history by clicking on the My Account tab in LibrarySearch
Some of you have been asking us how you can create link outs to access Cardiff University resources on Pubmed- follow the instructions below!