Textbooks at the Health Sciences Library

Starting for the Fall 2017 semester, the Health Sciences Library is providing a new service for our users: creating textbook guides. These guides, updated before the start of each semester, will feature required and recommended textbooks for classes in the School of Nursing, School of Health Professions and the Department of Health Management and Informatics that are available at the library.

Paper copies have now been moved to Health Sciences Library Reserve and are available for a 24 hour checkout time. Any duplicate copies of textbooks are available and subject to regular check out times. Please be aware of the user limits on electronic textbooks. They are different depending on textbook and platform. We make note of any user limits. 


Unfortunately, we don't have all the books required for every class. If we don't have your textbook, there are several avenues you can use to find a copy, which are all clearly labeled on each class page. 

Textbook Guides:

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

Overview of Recent University of Missouri Publications in Medicine and Related Fields: July 2017

Each month we provide an overview of University of Missouri authored articles in medicine and related fields, and a featured article from a School of Medicine author with the highest journal impact factor.

This month’s featured article, Regulatory T Cells Decrease Invariant Natural Killer T Cell-Mediated Pregnancy Loss in Mice , was co-authored by Dr. Danny Schust, Professor, and Dr. Jie Zhou, Post-Doctoral Fellow, in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health. The article was published in the journal Mucosal Immunology (impact factor 7.478 in 2016). 

See the list of publications in medicine and related fields we retrieved for this month: http://library.muhealth.org/resourcesfor/faculty/faculty-publications/Jul2017/
*This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

Did we miss something? Email asklibrary@health.missouri.edu and we will add your publication to the list. 

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

Ann Campion Riley appointed Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian

The University Libraries are excited to announce that Ann Campion Riley, acting director of MU Libraries, has been appointed to the new position of vice provost for libraries and university librarian effective July 1.

Riley joined MU in 2007 as the associate director for access, collections and technical services and was appointed acting director of MU Libraries in July 2015. During her tenure at Mizzou, she has increased partnerships with other AAU and SEC institutions and has been instrumental in fundraising, including a recent student initiative designed to enhance library offerings and services.

Riley is a nationally-recognized leader with nearly 30 years of professional service in academic and research libraries. She served as president of the Association of College and Research Libraries in 2015, representing more than 11,500 academic and research librarians, and was honored as a research library leadership fellow by the Association of Research Libraries. She is a writer and speaker on assessment and organizational culture in higher education.

Riley was formerly director for technical and access services at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She was library director at Saint Louis Community College, Meramec, where she twice served as an acting dean and one year as chief campus academic officer. Other academic libraries where Riley has served in a professional capacity include Maryville University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and New Mexico State University. She earned her B.A. in English and her M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. She has an M.A. in English from the University of Missouri and pursued a Ph.D. in English at Saint Louis University.

Interim Chancellor and Provost Garnett Stokes released the following statement: 
"I am confident that she will continue to provide strong leadership for MU Libraries. She is a true champion and has tirelessly worked to support and preserve the library services and information resources upon which MU faculty, students and staff have come to rely."

We couldn't agree more. Congratulations, Vice Provost Riley!

Grace Atkins

Grace Atkins is the Outreach & OER Librarian at the University of Missouri Libraries. They focus on increasing the use of Open Educational Resources on campus, engaging with library users, and marketing library services, events, and resources.

On Display at the Health Sciences Library – The Photographs of Jim Jones

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to welcome back photographer Jim Jones. Jim highlights the beauty of his surroundings through digitally altered photographs. The photos on display showcase areas in or near Columbia and some landmarks in Washington D.C. This display will remain up through August 31st.

Jim Jones

Metabolic Syndrome: New Book Display at the Health Sciences Library

Are you curious how dietary sugars impact our physical performance? Do you know about the addictive nature of dietary sugar and nonsugar substitutes? How is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease treated? If you've ever asked yourself these questions or if you are working in healthcare, come check out the Health Science Libraries new book display on Metabolic Syndrome. The National Institute of Health says that Metabolic Syndrome is one of the fastest growing risk factors for heart disease in the United States. Make sure to check out the close relationship between Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular disease.  Educate yourself on prevention, treatment, management , and patient education related to these risk factors. 

The book display is located on the second floor of the Health Sciences library, to the left of the entry doors and across from the information desk.  

An Updated Look to the Health Sciences Library

While walking into the library, you may have noticed our updated look. At the end of May, we recieved new oversized chairs, table and booksehelf for our entry area, and a new computer table for the 2nd floor. This week our new computer chairs were delivered to complete our 2nd floor refresher. These new items were all provided in large part by a donation from Richard and Tootie Burns. Richard Burns is a practicing Columbia doctor who graduated from the University of Missouri Medical School, and Tootie Burns is a local Columbia artist. Their endowment, along with other HSL one-time and gift funds, helped update what we had before, to what we have now. 

We are so thankful for the Burns Endowment Fund. The Burns' gift was supplemented by other HSL funds in order to make maximum use of the opportunity to make a difference for our users. Enjoy!

Donors like the Burns Family are vital to our library. If you would like to help our library, please see our Giving Opportunities page

 

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

Health Sciences Library Wishlist: Books

The health sciences librarians have created a list of about 100 of our "Most Wanted" books, available at many price points. These are all titles we would have loved to purchase this year, but were not able to due to recent collection cuts. For as little as $35, you can help our contuinued mission of supporting teaching and research at MU.

See a full list of titles, please visit library.missouri.edu/giving/wishlist/?singlebroadsubject=Medicine%20and%20Health%20Sciences

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

Book Display: Lyme Disease

If you or your loved ones are spending any time outside this summer, you've probably heard of Lyme Disease. But have you ever wondered if there are strains of Lyme disease that are resistant to treatment? What new therapies have emerged? How is bio-control utilized to control tick and flea populations? What does bio-control do to the food web?  Find the answers to these questions and so many more by browsing our Lyme Disease book display.

Itching with curiosity? Bitten with a need for answers? Check out our new book display, located on the second floor of the Health Sciences Library to the right of the entrance doors! 

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

Featured Article from Medicine and Related Fields: June 2017

Each month we feature one recent article from a School of Medicine author with the highest journal impact factor.

This month’s article, entitled “Frequency of evidence-based screening for retinopathy in type 1 diabetes”, was co-authored by Dr. Dean Hainsworth of the Department of Ophthalmology. The article was published in New England Journal of Medicine (impact factor 59.558 in 2015).

For the the overview list of recent University of Missouri publications in medicine and related fields published this month, view results here (in Firefox or Chrome). 

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

Overview of Recent University of Missouri Publications in Medicine and Related Fields: June 2017

Below is an overview of University of Missouri authored articles added to Scopus in the last 30 days from medicine and related fields. This list is not intended to be comprehensive. Please refer to our explanation on how these searches are run monthly to identify articles and how the lists are compiled.

See articles added to Scopus in the last 30 days, or view recent MU authored articles from other disciplines (in Firefox or Chrome).

Did we miss anything? Please let us know at asklibrary@health.missouri.edu.


  1. Effective use of SexedULTRA™ sex-sorted semen for timed artificial insemination of beef heifers. Thomas, J.M., Locke, J.W.C., Vishwanath, R., Hall, J.B., Ellersieck, M.R., Smith, M.F., Patterson, D.J.
     
  2. Cervical spinal cord and motor unit pathology in a canine model of SOD1-associated amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Katz, M.L., Jensen, C.A., Student, J.T., Johnson, G.C., Coates, J.R.
     
  3. A longitudinal assessment of adherence to breast and cervical cancer screening recommendations among women with and without intellectual disability. Xu, X., McDermott, S.W., Mann, J.R., Hardin, J.W., Deroche, C.B., Carroll, D.D., Courtney-Long, E.A.
     
  4. A Proposed Algebra Assessment for Use in a Problem-Analysis Framework. Walick, C.M., Burns, M.K.
     
  5. Hot topic: 16S rRNA gene sequencing reveals the microbiome of the virgin and pregnant bovine uterus. Moore, S.G., Ericsson, A.C., Poock, S.E., Melendez, P., Lucy, M.C.
     
  6. Cancer as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease. Giza, D.E., Iliescu, G., Hassan, S., Marmagkiolis, K., Iliescu, C.
     
  7. Effects of intrauterine infusion of Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide on uterine health, resolution of purulent vaginal discharge, and reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows. Moraes, J.G.N., Silva, P.R.B., Mendonça, L.G.D., Scanavez, A.A., Silva, J.C.C., Chebel, R.C.
     
  8. Is it time to reassess current safety standards for glyphosate-based herbicides? Vandenberg, L.N., Blumberg, B., Antoniou, M.N., Benbrook, C.M., Carroll, L., Colborn, T., Everett, L.G., Hansen, M., Landrigan, P.J., Lanphear, B.P., Mesnage, R., vom Saal, F.S., Welshons, W.V., Myers, J.P.
     
  9. Management of CAD in Patients with Active Cancer: the Interventional Cardiologists’ Perspective. Giza, D.E., Marmagkiolis, K., Mouhayar, E., Durand, J.-B., Iliescu, C.
     
  10. Effects of intrauterine infusion of Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide on uterine mRNA gene expression and peripheral polymorphonuclear leukocytes in Jersey cows diagnosed with purulent vaginal discharge. Moraes, J.G.N., Mendonça, L.G.D., Silva, P.R.B., Scanavez, A.A., Galvão, K.N., Ballou, M.A., Worku, M., Chebel, R.C.
     
  11. Development and Validation of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener-Student Rating Scale. Von Der Embse, N.P., Iaccarino, S., Mankin, A., Kilgus, S.P., Magen, E.
     
  12. Effect of position-specific single-point mutations and biophysical characterization of amyloidogenic peptide fragments identified from lattice corneal dystrophy patients. Anandalakshmi, V., Murugan, E., Leng, E.G.T., Ting, L.W., Chaurasia, S.S., Yamazaki, T., Nagashima, T., George, B.L., Peh, G.S.L., Pervushin, K., Lakshminarayanan, R., Mehta, J.S.
     
  13. The midgut transcriptome of Aedes aegypti fed with saline or protein meals containing chikungunya virus reveals genes potentially involved in viral midgut escape. Dong, S., Behura, S.K., Franz, A.W.E.
     
  14. H2O augments cytosolic calcium in nucleus tractus solitarii neurons via multiple voltage-gated calcium channels. Ostrowski, T.D., Dantzler, H.A., Polo-Parada, L., Kline, D.D.
     
  15. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibition with linagliptin reduces western diet-induced myocardial TRAF3IP2 expression, inflammation and fibrosis in female mice. Aroor, A.R., Habibi, J., Kandikattu, H.K., Garro-Kacher, M., Barron, B., Chen, D., Hayden, M.R., Whaley-Connell, A., Bender, S.B., Klein, T., Padilla, J., Sowers, J.R., Chandrasekar, B., DeMarco, V.G.
     
  16. Dispersals and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking populations in Africa and North America. Patin, E., Lopez, M., Grollemund, R., Verdu, P., Harmant, C., Quach, H., Laval, G., Perry, G.H., Barreiro, L.B., Froment, A., Heyer, E., Massougbodji, A., Fortes-Lima, C., Migot-Nabias, F., Bellis, G., Dugoujon, J.-M., Pereira, J.B., Fernandes, V., Pereira, L., Van Der Veen, L., Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Bustamante, C.D., Hombert, J.-M., Quintana-Murci, L.
     
  17. The Peeing Pitcher: An Inquiry-Based, Laboratory Case Study of the Endocrine and Renal Systems. Stuart, P., Stuart, K., Milanick, M.
     
  18. Registration of ‘UA 5814HP’ soybean with high yield and high seed-protein content. Chen, P., Florez-Palacios, L., Orazaly, M., Manjarrez-Sandoval, P., Wu, C., Rupe, J.C., Dombek, D.G., Kirkpatrick, T., Robbins, R.T.
     
  19. Feasibility of pediatric game-based neurorehabilitation using telehealth technologies: A case report. Reifenberg, G., Gabrosek, G., Tanner, K., Harpster, K., Proffitt, R., Persch, A.
     
  20. Spinal Arachnoid Diverticula: Outcome in 96 Medically or Surgically Treated Dogs. Mauler, D.A., De Decker, S., De Risio, L., Volk, H.A., Dennis, R., Gielen, I., Van der Vekens, E., Goethals, K., Van Ham, L.

See articles added to Scopus in the last 30 days, or view recent MU authored articles from other disciplines (in Firefox or Chrome).


 

Top Ten Journals by Impact Factor

Journal Title

Impact Factor

New England Journal Of Medicine

59.558

Science

34.661

Annual Review Of Plant Biology

22.131

Journal Of The National Cancer Institute

11.370

eLife

8.282

Human Molecular Genetics

5.985

Pediatrics

5.196

Current Opinion In Pharmacology

4.769

Cardiovascular Diabetology

4.534

Journal Of Medical Internet Research

4.532

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.