Friday, July 29, 2011

Wellcome Library launches historic Arabic medical manuscripts online

The Wellcome Library has launched Wellcome Arabic Manuscripts Online, a digital manuscript library created in partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and King's College London Department of Digital Humanities.

The resource is now available online:

More details can be found in the Wellcome Trust press release:

Thursday, July 21, 2011

2010 Journal Citation Reports now available

The latest Journal Citation Reports (JCR) for 2010 are now available. They provide a combination of impact and influence metrics, and millions of cited and citing journal data points that comprise the complete journal citation network of Web of Science. The 2010 JCR includes:

• 10,000 + of the world's most highly cited peer reviewed journals
• Nearly 2,500 publishers and 84 countries represented
• Over 1,300 regional journals
• 1,075 journals receiving their first Journal Impact Factor

RCSI users access JCR via the library's databases page.

Medscape Mobile apps

Medscape from WebMD is a comprehensive medical website for healthcare professionals.

Medscape includes:

- Fast & Comprehensive Drug Reference
- Drug Interaction Checker
- In-depth Disease & Condition Reference and Treatment Guide
- Procedures Reference
- Tables & Protocols Reference

Free self-registration required.

Medscape’s FREE app now available for Apple and for Android.

Patient care guidelines app

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network SIGN

Hundreds of guidelines on patient care are available at SIGN

Also available now as iPhone, iPad and Android app