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Medicine of Downton Abbey period ‘almost terrifying’

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Viewing the current Downton Abbey exhibit at the Wangensteen Historical Library left graduate student Jeff Moulton feeling a bit queasy thinking about medicine of the early 20th century. "There are some things that are almost terrifying," said Moulton, a big Downton Abbey fan, while noting that the exhibit contained "a lot of pokers and tweezers."

Libraries Gone Wild: Spring Break 2014

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Sticking around for break? Relax with movies and fiction from the Libraries and/or take advantage of our group study and quiet spaces to get stuff done!
Dr. Ezgi Tiryaki and Jonathan Koffel

The art and science of evidence-based care

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The Bio-Medical Library provides a wide range of services to support evidence-based practice within the Academic Health Center. Its collection provides the science, and its staff members share their expertise to support the art of putting evidence into practice.

17,000 questions answered at Health Sciences Libraries

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Over the last year, the Health Sciences Libraries (HSL) — the Bio-Medical Library, Veterinary Medicine Library, and Wangensteen Historical Library — answered nearly 17,000 questions for their patrons as part of their Reference Services.

Health information on a stick: outreach at the Health Sciences Libraries

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by Erinn Aspinall It’s 9:00 on a Friday morning and the Health Sciences Libraries’ Outreach Librarian is ready to begin her day.  But Anne Beschnett...

Helping students think out loud

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by Erinn Aspinall The work of a librarian goes beyond connecting people with information. Librarians also seek to help people interpret and use information successfully. In...

Librarian’s contributions make pilot company a reality

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by Erinn Aspinall When Jonathan Koffel came to work as the Clinical Information Librarian at the Bio-Medical Library, he knew that he would be doing...

Students learn through lessons from the past

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History of Medicine Professor Dominique Tobbell has learned the value of the Wangensteen collection firsthand. Her course HMed 3055: Women, Health, and History has become a model for faculty wanting to incorporate library and archival materials into their teaching.
doctor and student

The Road to Health

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The health care reform debate has focused on offering better care and lower costs. Health sciences librarians play a key role in achieving those goals. Read...

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