Library Equipment and Facilities

The Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library serves not only the Health Science Center’s students and faculty, but the institution’s nurses, administrators, and other staff as well. In addition, area professionals and students and the general public use the Library, which remains the only full service, professionally staffed health science library in East Texas. The […]

About the Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library

The Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library was dedicated in 1984 as an expansion and enhancement of the existing clinical library that was begun several years before. Mr. Wise’s contribution and the continued expansion of UT Health Science Center’s mission and programs has resulted in a comprehensive collection. The library serves not only UT Health […]

Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library

The Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library has reopened. Masks and social distancing are required at all times while in the library. Remote access to library resources such as e-journals, e-books and databases is still available by logging on to the UTHSCT network using VMware. Additional services are available by email at . Resources   Academic Search Complete AccessMedicine […]

Accessing Journal Articles

While on campus or logged in to the UTHSCT network, full-text journal articles may be accessed as follows: From PubMed  When accessing PubMed Medline you will have access to links leading to the full text of any of the resources to which the library subscribes.  When viewing the abstract for an item that the library […]

Internet Search Hints

Helpful Hints for Search Engines and Entering URLs Entering a search: Note: A given search engine may not have all of the listed capabilities, and search syntax may be different. Use AND to combine terms and narrow down a search. Example: cancer AND lung Use OR to include multiple terms. Example: cancer OR neoplasms Enclose phrases in […]

Interlibrary Loan

Books or articles from journals that the library does not own can usually be borrowed for affiliated personnel from another library. Loan periods vary dependent on the lending institution. UTHSCT students, faculty, and staff, post-docs, medical residents, interns, fellows, and medical or other students on rotation at UTHSCT (Request Form) No charge Contract hospitals and […]

The Basic Information Gathering Process

1. Run a database search in MEDLINE (PubMed or Ovid) or another database (i.e. Google Scholar) via the Library’s web site in order to activate full text links in PubMed and Google Scholar. MEDLINE and most other databases search the article title, standard subject headings, and terms in abstracts (summaries) of articles. Google Scholar searches the full text text […]

Databases by Subject

Biomedical Nursing/Allied Health Patient/Consumer Information Business/Administration Education General/Multidisciplinary/Other Government/Legal/U.T. System   Biomedical MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine) List of journals indexed in MEDLINE. Includes Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, and Index to Dental Literature OVID MEDLINE (UTHCT users only) Includes links to MEDLINE Extra (formerly PREMEDLINE), consisting of citations for articles not yet indexed in MEDLINE. PubMed […]

Databases

A list of databases by subject is located at Databases by Subject MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine) List of journals indexed in MEDLINE. Includes Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, and Index to Dental Literature OVID MEDLINE (UTHCT users only) Includes links to MEDLINE Extra (formerly PREMEDLINE), consisting of citations for articles not yet indexed in MEDLINE. PubMed […]

Choosing a MEDLINE Search Engine

(These comments pertain to UTHCT’s Ovid system and PubMed. Every point may not apply to systems at other sites.) Advantages: Allows easy limitation to Local Holdings or Full Text. Other limits (i.e. language, human, etc.) are easily accessible on main search page. Provides possible MeSH (National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings) terms when searched […]