Archives from Fall 2004
Blackwell Publishing's Science, Technology and Medicine Collection Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the Boston University Medical Center Alumni Medical Library and the Boston University Mugar Memorial Library have jointly purchased access to the Blackwell Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) electronic journal collection. The collection will be available to all Boston University, Boston University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center faculty, staff, residents, and students. The Blackwell STM collection contains approximately 350 electronic journal titles and will significantly increase the libraries' online offerings in the areas of medicine, the basic sciences, public health, and dental medicine. Access to these journals will be available through BUMC MEDLINE Plus/Ovid and PubMed, as well as, through the Medical Library's website E-Resources Collection. A list of Blackwell STM eletronic journal titles can be viewed at http://medlib.bu.edu/ejournals/blackwell_alpha.php. If you have questions about the Blackwell STM collection, please contact the BUMC Alumni Medical Library Reference desk at refquest@medlib.bu.edu.


American Physiological Society (APS) Legacy Content Now Available

We are pleased to announce that BUMC, BMC, and BU faculty, students, residents and staff now have access to the American Physiological Society (APS) Legacy Content electronic journal archive collection. APS Legacy Content contains the fulltext of articles from all APS journals from 1898 to 1998, depending on the journal (see titles listed below). A complete list is located on the APS site at: http://www.the-aps.org/publications/legacy/

APS Legacy Content includes:

Access to these journals will be available through BUMC MEDLINE Plus/Ovid and PubMed, as well as through the Medical Library's website E-Resources Collection. If you have questions about the APS collection, please contact the BUMC Alumni Medical Library Reference desk at refquest@medlib.bu.edu.


Additional Titles Added to Library's E-Textbooks Collection

The Alumni Medical Library recently purchased additional electronic texts as part of the McGraw-Hill AccessMedicine collection.

AccessMedicine titles include: Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Hurst's The Heart, The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, and the AccessLange Clinical Reference Series (10 titles). The Clinical Reference Series complements the AccessLange Basic Sciences Series (purchased in 2003).

AccessMedicine provides the most comprehensive texts in cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics, endocrinology, psychiatry, urology, epidemiology, and other fundamentals, as well as in patient care. The most current edition of each textbook is available, and each text includes all illustrations, pictures, and graphics that are produced in the print textbooks.

The AccessLange collection includes twenty popular texts:

Basic Science Series:
Clinical Reference Series:

AccessMedicine may be accessed from on-campus computers, and from off-campus computers that are connected to the BU computer network. The collection is linked from the Library's e-textbooks site at http://medlib.bu.edu/ebooks/. If you have questions about electronic textbooks, please contact the BUMC Alumni Medical Library Reference desk at refquest@medlib.bu.edu.