The Hirsh Health Sciences Library offers full online access to The CRISPR Journal, a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to cutting-edge research in the field of gene editing. The bimonthly journal features research articles, perspectives and commentaries, editorials, and more written by experts in the field.
Topics covered by The CRISPR Journal include:
- Cancer immunotherapy
- Embryonic development
- Gene drives
- Gene therapy
- Genetic diseases
- Genetically modified foods
- IP and patenting
- Microbial immunity
- Organ transplantation
- Synthetic biology
Recent articles discuss the ongoing ethical debate around editing the genomes of human embryos, the merits of genetically modifying fish to meet food supply demands, and the development of a breed of hypoallergenic cat.
If you are interested in submitting an article to be published by CRISPR, you can find more information here.
Recent updates to the LWW Health Library include a long list of new editions. Below are just some of these titles that are available to you now. For a complete listing, you can search the LWW Health Library via the following collections: Medical Education, Clerkship/Clinical Rotations, PA Rotations/Specialties, or PA Core Education.
- Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 13th edition, 2021
- Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts, 3rd edition, 2022
- Clinical Epidemiology : The Essentials, 6th edition, 2021
- Essentials of Family Medicine, 7th edition, 2019
- Grant’s Dissector, 17th edition, 2021
- Histology: A Text and Atlas. With Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology, 8th edition, 2020
- Langman’s Medical Embryology, 10th edition, 2019
- Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry, 8th edition, 2022
- Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy, 2nd edition, 2020
- Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Immunology, 3rd edition, 2022
- Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Cell and Molecular Biology, 2nd edition, 2019
- Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology, 4th edition, 2020
- Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, 2nd edition, 2019
- The Only EKG Book You’ll Ever Need, 9th edition, 2019
- Renal Pathophysiology : the Essentials, 5th edition, 2020
- Rosen & Barkin’s 5-minute Emergency Medicine Consult, 6th edition, 2020
- West’s Pulmonary Pathophysiology : the Essentials, 10th edition, 2021
We can’t have enough e-resources in times like these. Here is a list of the latest e-Books that have been added to our collection. These 2020 editions and recent releases are all available to you now from AccessMedicine and R2. Stay safe out there!
The big picture physiology : Medical course & step 1 review | 2020 edition
Current diagnosis & treatment : Pediatrics | 25th edition
Current practice guidelines in primary care | 2020 edition
Current diagnosis & treatment surgery | 15th edition
Clinical neuroanatomy | 29th edition
Infectious diseases : a clinical short course | 4th edition
You now have full electronic access to LWW Health Library’s Board Review Series!
The Board Review Series is a database that covers material in the primary basic sciences such as gross anatomy, embryology, neuroscience, and more that are addressed on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 exams. Each concise, yet comprehensive book takes an outline approach, and contains review questions, clinical information, full-color illustrations, photographs, and tables.
Springer Nature Experiments is a new platform that searches four protocol and method resources simultaneously: Springer Protocols, Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, and Protocol Exchange, providing easy access to more than 50,000 protocols and methods.
Unique indexing means that you can quickly find protocols and methods for a particular organism, common and emerging techniques, or videos.
The summary page for each protocol and method provides an abstract, version history, figures and videos from the article, and the number of citations the article has received. This information helps you choose the best protocol or method for your work without scanning multiple articles on different sites. When you find one that works, then you can click through to the full text, available through Tufts Libraries.
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Lexis-Nexis is now NEXIS UNI, featuring new and improved updates to visuals, search, and other functional components like collaboration and personalization.
Some updates include:
-The ability to create, schedule, and share alerts
-New Discipline Pages where you can discover relevant topics, sources, and news related to your area of study
-New organizational features such a favorites, history, folders, and annotations
-No document retrieval limitations
“NEXIS UNI delivers unmatched depth and quality when it comes to content. With more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources, NEXIS UNI helps students find credible sources including: Print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs; Local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives; Extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; Unparalleled business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives.”
Have you heard about BrowZine yet? Here’s a little background info: BrowZine is a mobile app designed for Apple and Android devices. It has a great interface that is designed for browsing journals that the library has access to, and it also allows you to download articles straight to your device!
If you prefer to use your desktop or laptop computer for this kind of thing, BrowZine has just released a version designed for your web browser! Check it out at www.browzine.com. If you’re on campus, you’ll be brought straight into the BrowZine library. If you’re at home, select Tufts University and login with your normal Tufts username and password to start using BrowZine on your computer.
Don’t have BrowZine on your phone or tablet yet? Click here to get started!
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