Library Notes is a publication of the Galter Health Sciences Library that focuses on news, services, and technology advances affecting the Feinberg School of Medicine community.
Biosciences and Bioinformatics Librarian, Pamela Shaw, talks about how open access has affected scientific publishing and how it compares to traditional publishing models. This is one of a series of articles in connection with Open Access Week, October 18-24.
Associate Director, Heidi Nickisch Duggan, makes a case for open access publishing and why Northwestern University faculty should get on board. This is one of a series of articles in connection with Open Access Week, October 18-24.
The library has recently added new online book titles to the MDConsult suite including Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia and Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood.
The library has added new titles in cardiology, neurosciences, ophthalmology and more.
At the request of our users, the library recently made several technology-related improvements including the purchase of 50-inch plasma screens and more 32-inch Mobile Monitor Carts.
New fiction and non-fiction titles have been added to our leisure reading collection in Dollie's Corner on Level 2 of the library.
You can now access the full-text of articles from reference links in UpToDate.
Google will digitize roughly 15% of the Galter Library's collections over the next six months, including our entire collection of Northwestern University medical and dental theses.
October is National Medical Librarians Month, an observance created by the Medical Library Association to raise awareness of the important role of the health information professional. Read on to learn about some of the great services offered by Galter Library's team of health information experts.
Galter librarians will present a seminar series on the latest issues and developments in open access, including authors' publication rights and the NIH Public Access policy. The series is part of the library's observance of Open Access Week, October 18-24.