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LGBTQ+ Research Guide

June is Pride Month! The LGBTQ+ community faces a number of health disparities, compared to the general population. In order to address these specific needs, the Health Sciences Library offers a research guide on LGBTQ+ Health. One page is devoted

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National Nurses Month 2020

Normally in early May we celebrate National Nurses Week, which traditionally ends on May 12, the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. This year, however, is Nightingale’s 200th birthday and we are honoring our nurses all month long. Each week

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Gregg A. Stevens receives MLA Presidential Award

The Medical Library Association has announced the winners of the 2020 Presidential Awards.  Our very own Health Sciences Librarian, Gregg Stevens, is among this year’s recipients!  Gregg has earned this honor for his contributions to the transformation of the Medical

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Important Changes to PubMed Coming Soon

A new version of PubMed has been in the works for some time now, and as of May 18, 2020, this new database will be the default. Users will still be able to access what is now being referred to

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Christopher Larson wins Stony Brook University Supervisor of the Year Award

Christopher Larson is the Manager of the Health Sciences Library. He is a valuable member of the Libraries team, always looking for ways to improve library services and resources for our students, faculty, and clinicians.  He is a well-respected and generous student supervisor who

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HSL Student Spotlight

Student Profile Name: Christopher DeBellis Major: Physical Therapy Year: Doctorate Career aspiration: Neuro Physical Therapy or Pediatric Physical Therapy Favorite library location: The Health Sciences Library of course! Favorite place to study: Tucked into a corner cubicle in the quiet

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National Library of Medicine Releases New COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)

The National Library of Medicine has recently released the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). This is the most comprehensive, machine-readable dataset on this topic to date, containing information on COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and related viruses. It contains over 29,000 articles (with

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New Virtual Anatomy Resource Available

University Libraries now has a new virtual anatomy resource available to faculty and students called, “Complete Anatomy,” by 3D4 Medical. Faculty can embed images or videos into lectures, track student progress and more. Students can use this resource to study

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LitCovid NIH curated guide to latest research on Covid 19

LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 1121 (and growing) research articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are

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Consumer Guide for COVID-19

As there are more news stories than we can keep up with on the ever changing health infomration, the Health Sciences Library has added a page on its consumer health guide with authoritative information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The guide also

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