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Spotlight on Psychiatry and Psychology Resources

Becker Medical Library collects resources for specialties throughout the medical campus. An overview of psychiatry and psychology resources is below. Please note that you need to be on the WUSM internet network or logged-in to your Becker proxy/remote access account to access these resources. Database Resources: PsycInfo: Similar to searching PubMed, but focused on psychiatry  [Read more]

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Explore the revised and updated Becker Systematic Review Guide

Are you considering embarking on a systematic review project? The newly revised and updated Becker Library Systematic Review Guide walks you through the process of working on a systematic review—from developing your research question and forming a project team, through conducting the literature search and writing your manuscript. Highlights of the guide include: Becker Systematic  [Read more]

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“Advanced PubMed Search Tips” video tutorial now available

PubMed is a commonly used database, but it can sometimes be challenging to search. Becker librarians have produced a brief tutorial to assist users in improving their PubMed skills: Advanced Pubmed Search Tips from Becker Medical Library on Vimeo. The tutorial covers using Boolean, nesting, truncation and field tags to create more effective PubMed search  [Read more]

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Use UpToDate to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

Did you know that physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can earn CME/CE/CPD credits and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits just by searching and reading topics in UpToDate? Major accrediting bodies like the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Board of Internal Medicine recognize UpToDate usage as a continuing education activity. Here  [Read more]

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New PubMed Feature: Best Match

Earlier this year PubMed released a new way of sorting search results: Best Match. It replaces the Relevance Sort feature that was previously available. You can use Best Match by clicking on the “Sort by” link on the top of a PubMed results screen and selecting “Best Match.”

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5-Minute Clinical Consult Now Available on the uCentral App and Website

More than 450 members of the medical center community have downloaded the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and gained anytime, anywhere access to The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide.  Now we are pleased to announce that a third trusted medical title is available, 5-Minute Clinical Consult.  If you currently use the uCentral app  [Read more]

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Read by QxMD Institutional Version Now Available

We are happy to announce that the institutional version of the Read by QxMD app is now available through Becker Medical Library. During March 2017, we hosted a trial of the journal reading app which was a great success, and we received positive feedback from many users. The Read by QxMD app allows you to  [Read more]

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