NJM Library closed August Long Weekend

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will be closed for the Terry Fox Long Weekend (Saturday, June 30-Monday, August 1). NJM will reopen to regular hours on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. All hospital libraries will be closed Saturday – Monday. For more information on hours see: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/hslservices/hou   Image via: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Fox Continue reading

Manage Your Author Identity with ORCID – Training Session at NJM on July 27

Learn all about OCRID and getting credit for your work at this Researcher Workshop training session. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an international registry of persistent digital identifiers to connect authors and creators to all their research and scholarly works. The ORCID identifier helps to solve the problems of common names, misattributions, and … Continue reading

Reducing inappropriate use of antipsychotics – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Choosing Wisely Canada is a campaign headed by the Canadian Medical Association and the University of Toronto to help clinicians and patients engage in conversation about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures. They recently created a toolkit to support interventions to reduce the excessive use of antipsychotic medication administration in long term care. Its content is … Continue reading

New books at Crane Library

The J. W. Crane Memorial Library has published a list of their most recently acquired books. These materials represent the most recent evidence-informed guidelines and research synthesis publications in geriatrics, gerontology and long term care. Some of the books among those featured include:  Aging research: Methodological issues Older adults and autism spectrum conditions: An introduction … Continue reading

Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) is a research-validated tool that was developed by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). It’s an easy to use reliable tool to monitor changes in pressure ulcer status over time. PUSH is available in a web version and as a PDF. There are detailed instructions for using … Continue reading