Online booking of NJM group study rooms now available to students, faculty and staff

Students, faculty and staff of the University of Manitoba can now book a group study room at the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library online! You no longer need to visit the library in person to check availability or make a booking. You can book a group study room online by visiting the following link: http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/booking/njmgroup Groups of 2 … Continue reading

Measuring your Metrics – Researcher Workshop Series

Come and spend an hour with us for an introduction to some popular tools for compiling impact factors, citation counts, and h-index scores. Understand more about how research metrics are used and how to evaluate the quality and impact of the scholarship. This session is part of the University of Manitoba Libraries Researcher Workshop series. … Continue reading

Online booking of NJM group study rooms now available to HSC and WRHA staff

Health Sciences Centre and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority staff can now book a group study room at the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library online! You no longer need to visit the library in person to check availability or make a booking. You can book a group study room online by visiting the following link: http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/booking/njmgroup  … Continue reading

Multilingual patient resources

Winnipeg’s diversity can make patient education difficult, as language barriers impede understanding of health and wellness information. Multilingual patient resources help to solve this problem by providing information to patients and families in their own language. Multilingual patient resources can be difficult to track down, especially for clinicians who are most comfortable in English. Here … Continue reading

Respondus Now in Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Computer Labs

Respondus, the “LockDown” browser software for exam writing has been installed in the Ross and Paterson computer labs in the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library. Respondus is a browser that will only launch the UM Learn platform and prevent users from using other Internet browsers when in they are in that browser. This enables … Continue reading

From the Hospital to Long-Term Care: Protect Vulnerable Patients During Handoff – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

This article discusses the issue of medication errors that occur during the transition from a hospital to an LTC facility. It provides background on the issue, as well as safe practice recommendations for improving communication of accurate and appropriate medication therapy as patients transition to an LTC facility. You can access this article by clicking … Continue reading

Updated: Current Perspectives in the Literature on Falls in Long-Term Care

“Falls in Long-Term Care”, from the J.W. Crane Memorial Library’s Current Perspectives series, has been updated with information on new articles, books, videos and web resources. It can be accessed here: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/falls-longtermcare Current Perspectives consists of selected articles from the current journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practices and innovative approaches to encourage excellence in … Continue reading