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Read and Publish Agreements

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A couple weeks ago, we shared a post about the publishing industry and open access. The post pointed out the huge profit margins of major journal publishing firms and highlighted several library-led initiatives to counter the cycle of paying the researcher and paying to get the research. Another of the ways in which academic libraries […]

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Library Resources Guide on Writing and Publishing Case Reports

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Do you have a patient case that is unique, rare, or that your colleagues could learn from? Then consider publishing a case report! A case report can fall into many different categories including rare diseases, anatomical variations, unusual presentation of disease/condition, difficult to diagnose or inconclusive diagnosis, treatment difficulties or personal impact. We can help […]

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Open Access Week 2023: Community Over Commercialization

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Open Access Week 2023 events will be held from October 23rd through the 29th. This year’s theme, “community over commercialization” provides an opportunity to raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. Open Access week was originally launched in 2008 by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) to foster […]

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Library Resources Guide to Artificial Intelligence

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Looking for a basic overview of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical and health sciences disciplines? Frustrated by the lack of information from your professional organization or overwhelmed by the news on AI? We have built an entry-level guide to AI in the health sciences to provide you with basic background information and curated readings and […]

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LibKey Nomad: Subscription access when you need it

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School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines employees and students now have access to LibKey Nomad, a browser extension that helps you obtain quick access to our subscriptions—even if you aren’t logged into our proxy or the resource itself! Install Nomad in your browser of choice, and the […]