Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Ovid MEDLINE Link Update

The Ovid MEDLINE link on our database list will now take you directly to the Advanced Search tab for the Ovid MEDLINE database with all MEDLINE content from 1946 – present. 

The Map Term to Subject Heading box is selected by default to help you utilize the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms used to index the articles in this database. You can view Ovid video training on Subject mapping (4:32 min) for more assistance.

Advanced search tab in Ovid MEDLINE database

If you would like to select one of the other Ovid MEDLINE sections, click the Change link to open the selection dialogue box.

Selecting other Ovid Databses after clicking Change button

As always, please get in touch with us if you have questions!

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Library Building Access and Service Hours are expanding!

  ** Masks must be worn at all times in Dykes Library in accordance with University Policy **

The A.R. Dykes Library is complying with the University’s guidance regarding the novel coronavirus, "COVID-19." Beginning on April 12, 2021 the A.R. Dykes Library has expanded its hours to our KUMC community of students, staff and faculty.

The Library building is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 11:00pm and 8:00am to 11:00pm Saturday and Sunday. KUMC badges are required of each person to enter the building.

Service Hours
Dykes Library Staff are available in the building Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Online Reference Services
Chat service is available Monday through Sunday from 8:00am to 6:00pm as well. The Chat link appears on the right-hand side of the Library homepage. You may also email the User Services staff with questions.

Research Consultations with Librarians
Schedule a virtual appointment with a research librarian or send a request for a comprehensive search.

Accessing Library Resources
KUMC students, faculty, and staff wishing to use our services and resources may do so remotely. All electronic resources, such as videos, books, and journals will continue to be available through the Dykes Library website 24/7. This guide gives you tips on how to access our electronic resources remotely. If you are having access issues please contact us immediately.

Study Rooms
Study rooms are available for use on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Request Materials
We are providing limited interlibrary loan services to the KUMC community only. Use the Find It! link in databases or on Google Scholar to locate the article in our collection. If we don’t have it, the link provides an option to request it through interlibrary loan, see instructions here. You can also directly Request Materials.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

SciFinder Update

An updated version of SciFinder is now available and you can access it via our database page.

Access to SciFinder or SciFindern requires a registered account; if you already have an account with SciFinder, you can continue to use your same credentials to log in to SciFindern. Otherwise, you will need to create an account for access.

 You can view the new training materials on the SciFindern support site, including the ones highlighted below.

  • Synthesis planning (3min 30sec)
    • SciFindern will suggest potential synthesis of target compounds using the CAS reaction collections.
  • Quicker patent review (5min 24sec)
    • SciFindern includes PatentPak, an annotated database that allows you to immediately view the content in the full-text of patents related to your search.
  • Simplified searching (28min 41sec)
    • The new All-Search function will return relevant substances, reactions, literature references, and suppliers related to your query.
    • Our FindIt! @ KUMC link can be found in the Full Text dropdown in SciFindern.

Full text content available through the KUMC Library can be accessed via the full text links, as shown below: