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Read & Publish: Springer Nature

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As you’ve seen in our previous post about read and publish agreements, we’re committed to finding ways to make our subscriptions work for as many of our affiliated employees and students as possible. These days, that often means working out “transformative agreements” with publishers, so we can help increase open access publishing options for SMHS […]

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International Love Data Week

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February 12-16, 2024, is the annual celebration of Love Data Week and this year’s theme is “My Kind of Data.” Love Data Week was created in 2016 “to celebrate data in all its forms, promote good research data management strategies, share data success and horror stories, and ask hard questions about the role of data […]

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Library Resources—Hearts and (Information) Lovers

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Close your eyes and think about Valentine’s Day. The first thing most of us think of is a heart and this month we have hearts for you in spades! If you spend time in libraries, bookstores, local shops, or even Etsy, you have heard of the trend called “Blind Date with a Book.” As our […]

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ClinicalKey: Unlock Answers

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ClinicalKey, is available to all UND medical students, residents, and employees and has a variety of tools to help make sure you are practice ready. Use the search box at the top of the page to search for articles, guidelines, overviews, and more on specific topics or browse the clinical content boxes on the bottom […]

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Meet Our Staff: Erika Johnson

Categories: Tips and Tricks

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Name: Erika Johnson Position: Head of Library Resources and Senior Research & Instruction Librarian Where do you work? Mostly from my home office in Moorhead, MN but come to Grand Forks most Tuesdays to work from my office in Library Resources. What is your favorite pie or ice cream? Definitely apple pie How many pets […]

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Why Be a Book?

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Everybody has a story. What’s yours? Let’s create a dialogue and understanding between people. How do you do that? We invite you to participate as a Human Book for SMHS Library Resources Alive Library scheduled to happen this March. How does this work? Instead of a paper or audio book, books in the Alive Library […]

a world map of downloads by country for UND SMHS Scholarly Commons Collections, with downloads represented in colored bubbles over the countries represented. The east coast nd the southeast of the United States have the largest download counts from 260,085 to 119,827, followed by the western United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Southeast Asia, and South Africa, with counts between 97 and 10 thousand downloads

SMHS Collections Most Popular Works on UND Scholarly Commons

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a world map of downloads by country for UND SMHS Scholarly Commons Collections, with downloads represented in colored bubbles over the countries represented. The east coast nd the southeast of the United States have the largest download counts from 260,085 to 119,827, followed by the western United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Southeast Asia, and South Africa, with counts between 97 and 10 thousand downloads

Did you know SMHS’ collection on the Scholarly Commons is the most popular college-level collection on UND’s institutional repository? For the fourth year running SMHS’s collected research works have beat out any other college to be the “most popular” with readers worldwide, reaching 936,334 total downloads by December 19th, 2023, near twice that of the […]

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Test Prep Tools

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Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to get back down to business. Are you preparing for exams? Don’t forget about the specialized study tools provided through Library Resources! You can find links to question banks from several sources on the Exam Preparation Research Guide. Medical students – Check out BoardVitals, AccessMedicine, and LWW […]

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Meet Our Staff: Jan Gunderson

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Name: Jan Gunderson (unless I am talking to myself, then it is Jan Marie.) Position: Officially my title is “library resources circulation manager,” but I find myself acting as the triage person for Library Resources and Information Resources. Where do you work? I have a cozy little office right behind the Library/Information Resources desk and […]

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VisualDx: An Essential Tool

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VisualDx, originally created as a dermatological database, has grown to support much more and should be one of the primary decision support tools in your medical toolbelt. VisualDx, located under “Quick Links” on our home page, is a database of dermatologic, infectious, and drug-induced diseases and is also available as a mobile app for quick […]