Thursday, January 31, 2013

Updates on UpToDate

See What's New in UpToDate

UpToDate is updated regularly based on a continuous comprehensive review of over 450 peer-reviewed journals, clinical databases and other resources. Updates are integrated carefully, with specific recommendations as to how they should be applied clinically. The most important updates are highlighted in the "What's New" tab located on the toolbar.

In some cases, new findings can have important and immediate implications for how clinicians practice. This information is highlighted in "Practice Changing UpDates" at the top of the list. These recommendations are also included in the specialty-specific "What's New" updates, and are discussed in greater detail in the full-length topic identified.


Monday, January 7, 2013

Social Science Research Network

The Social Science Resarch Network SSRN is a major repository of social science research developed by a number of collaborating US, European and Asian universities.

It is “devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences”.  It has an elibrary consisting of an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 444,700 scholarly working papers and an Electronic Paper Collection of downloadable full text documents. Of particular interest are collections in Health, Healthcare Economics, Business and Corporate Governance.

SSRN was ranked Number 1 repository in the World Ranking of Web Repositories