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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 […]

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Panel Recap: AI in Research and Publishing

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The recording is now available for the UND Libraries’ faculty panel on AI: “The Impacts of AI on Academic Research and Publishing.” Our panelists were Dr. Melanie Nadeau, Ph.D. (SMHS), Professor Blake Klinkner, J.D. (Law), and Dr. Michael Herbert, Ph.D. (Education), and their expertise in research within the disciplines of law, Indigenous health, and education […]

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Chat with us!

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Do you have a quick question about the library that we can help with? Chat with us! Earlier this year, we rolled out a new chat service to help you find answers to your questions quickly. Find the chat button in the lower right of our website and our catalog search interface. We staff the […]

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What about the information desk?

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The information desk has evolved from the old oak high top desk complete with a stereotypical gray-haired lady with a bun shushing people and stamping books loudly. We decided about ten years ago that rather than having librarians that specialized in all areas of medicine, we would embed librarians. These embedded librarians specialize in specific […]

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Zotero: Making Research Easier

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A sometimes frustrating part of the research process is tracking all the literature you find when searching and then compiling it into the necessary bibliography. Fortunately for UND students and employees, we have access to unlimited storage through Zotero with our @UND.edu e-mail address. What is Zotero? Zotero is free open-source citation management software created […]