Database Roundup: Researcher Workshop Series

Starting a literature search can be daunting. This interactive session reviews databases available for retrieving the broadest possible number of citations for your research question, and helps you select the database that is right for your search. Date:Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Time:12:00pm – 1:00pm Location:NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab … Continue reading

New Videos on Dementia Caregiving – Teepa Snow

teepa2Dementia does not rob someone of their dignity, it’s our reaction to them that does Teepa Snow Teepa Snow’s videos are now available at the University of Manitoba! Teepa Snow is a dementia-care education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and 30 years of clinical experience. Teepa uses multi-modal learning to help people build … Continue reading

Pay Your Library Fines Online – Now Available!

Starting August 29, UM Library patrons must pay their library fines/fees via the new online system. Payment will no longer be possible in-person via cash, credit card, or interac. The online payment system can be accessed here (https://libapps.lib.umanitoba.ca/pay_fines/views/login.php) or by logging into your UM Library account via the homepage (http://umanitoba.ca/libraries/) and selecting ‘My Account’. If … Continue reading

Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The new nursing Best Practice Guideline from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario on Delirium, Dementia, and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care has been released, replacing the 2010 version. The guideline focuses on: Practice recommendations directed primarily toward nurses who provide direct clinical care to older adults across the spectrum of care Education recommendations … 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: Caring for people with challenging behaviors : essential skills and successful strategies in long-term … Continue reading