Nursing eBooks and Essential Evidence Plus are moving…

December 10, 2018

During the next month, a small number of resources are moving to new platforms. With these moves, content remains the same but the organization may be different. Access to downloaded app and web-based content provided by the previous platforms will be removed when the moves are complete. The new URLs and major differences are detailed below.

1. Doenges ME, Moorhouse MF, Murr AC. (2016) Nurse’s Pocket Guide : Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales. 14th edition

Topics will now be listed under Chapter 2, Nursing Diagnoses in alphabetical order as well as Chapter 3, Health Conditions and Client Concerns with Associated Nursing Diagnoses.

Nurse’s Pocket Minder will be listed under Nursing Diagnoses Accepted for Use and Research (2015-2017) as well as within Appendix 2.

There is added content in Appendix 1.

2. Vallerand AH, Sanoski CA, Quiring C. (2019). Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. 16th edition.

The new EBSCO platform will host a new, 2019 edition. There will be added content within many of the chapters such as Evidence Based Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics as well as Overview of Risk Evaluation and mitigation systems (REMS). Other chapters will have similar names such as Natural Herbal Prodcuts and Drugs Approved in Canada.

3. Salisbury C. Diseases and Disorders. 5th Edition.

There are no significant changes between the two versions.

4. Jameson JL, Kasper DL, Fauci As, et. Al. (2018). Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 20th edition. (formerly Harrisons Manual of Medicine)

The new AccessMedicine platform will host a new 2018 edition.

5. The Diagnosaurus

There is no significant change in the content between the platforms other than the tool is also named DDx on the new platform.

6. Essential Evidence Plus

Essential Evidence Plus is formatted as an eBook rather than a database on the new platform. The content remains the same while the organization will be a little different.

Decision Support tools, the Diagnostic Test Calculators, as well as the History and Physical Exam Calculator will all be listed under the “Calculators” section.

Derm Expert Image View will be listed under the “Image Library” section.

The EBMG Evidence Summaries and Guidelines will be listed underneath “Related Content” and is split into EBMG Evidence Summaries, EBMG Audio Library, EBMG Image Library, and EBMG Video Library.

In order to set up the POEMs alerts:

Set up receipt of daily or weekly POEM emails through your STAT!Ref Preferences account, My STAT!Ref. Create a new account or login to your existing account by clicking My STAT!Ref at the top of the page.
Once logged in to your account, go to the Alerts tab and Enable the Essential Evidence Plus Daily POEMs by clicking the Enable button. You may switch from Daily to Weekly by clicking the appropriate button.

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.

New content is available within AccessMedicine!

April 2, 2018

Clinical Prep
Clinical Prep is a point of care tool that provides thousands of clinical questions sorted by subjects.  This is perfect for 3rd or 4th year medical students as well as for residents. Much of the content is aligned with USMLE Step 2.

Clinical Prep



Case Files
Case Files offer a variety of case subjects including pathophysiology, microbiology, and resident readings. Perfect for faculty who want to gauge student comprehension in different areas.


Healthcare Systems: Quality, Safety Policy and Ethics collection
Find via the Book Library on the Access Medicine platform. eBook subject collections contain eBooks particular to a specific subject area including Patient Communication and Healthcare Systems: Quality, Safety, Policy, and Ethics.


Understanding Health Policy


Find AccessMedicine content at any time by going to, selecting A-Z Databases from the Quick Resources column, and clicking on AccessMedicine.


Available now! Board review prep titles from LWW Health Library

March 8, 2018

DML is now offering the LWW Health Library: Board Review Series collection. This collection of 10 core texts covers material addressed on the exams such as gross anatomy, embryology, neuroscience. The platform also includes a self-assessment tool with over 5,000 multiple-choice questions. Titles are:

· BRS Gross Anatomy (Board Review Series) Kyung Won Chung,‎ Harold M. Chung,‎ and Nancy L. Halliday

· BRS Physiology (Board Review Series) Linda S. Costanzo

· BRS Embryology (Board Review Series) Ronald W. Dudek

· BRS Behavioral Science (Board Review Series) Barbara Fadem

· BRS Cell Biology and Histology (Board Review Series) Leslie P. Gartner and James L. Hiatt

· BRS Neuroanatomy (Board Review Series) Douglas J. Gould and James D. Fix

· BRS Microbiology and Immunology (Board Review Series) Louise Hawley, Benjamin Clarke, and Richard J. Ziegler

· BRS Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics (Board Review Series) Michael Lieberman and Rick Ricer

· BRS Pharmacology (Board Review Series) Gary C. Rosenfeld and David S. Loose

· BRS Pathology (Board Review Series) Arthur S. Schneider and Philip A. Szanto

Interested in other USMLE study tools? See this page:

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian

New Resources 2016

April 1, 2016

APA Publishing Library
26 titles in this psychiatry collection, including the DSM-5, practice guidelines, study books, and more.

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the ‘point-of-care’. This “upgraded” version includes more images and integration with Isabel Dx. Mobile app available (learn more).

ClinicalKey for Nursing
Formerly Mosby’s Nursing Consult, ClinicalKey for Nursing is an evidence-based medicine tool which brings the leading Nursing resources together in one integrated online service to help nurses efficiently find answers to pressing clinical questions. It contains eBooks, patient education, multimedia, procedures, and more.

ESI InCites
Essential Science Indicators is a unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. View Top Papers, Highly Cited Papers, or Hot Papers by Author, Institution, Research Field, and more.

ESI GU Hot Papers

The Lancet (1823-Current)
We now have all issues of the Lancet. Browse by year or search with the entire collection. Lancet Issue 1, 1823

Protocol Builder
This new resources helps you build research protocols in order for IRB submission. Free account required. iPad app available.

Springer eBooks
Over 700 books within the medicine discipline including Surgery, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, and more.


New Neuroscience Collection

April 17, 2015

DML now subscribes to an online Neuroscience collection comprised of about 37 titles by Morgan & Claypool*.

Categories include:

*Please note that Dahlgren Memorial Library does not subscribe to all content on the Morgan & Claypool site.

New DML Resources: Winter Edition

January 7, 2015

Global Health Database
This database brings together the Public Health and Tropical Medicine (PHTM) database and the human health and diseases information extracted from CAB Abstracts. It covers the following aspects of human health and disease: communicable, tropical and parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community and public health, medicinal and poisonous plants, and more. Coverage: 1973 – Present.

Neurology Collection via McGraw-Hill
There are ten titles in this collection (see below for the full list). Search or browse individual textbooks or search all at once; or within their multimedia subset. Download images as PowerPoint slides to include in lectures or presentations. Self-assessment module with the following title: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Neurology (free AccessMedicine account required for the self-assessment).

  • Adams & Victor’s Principles of Neurology
  • Principles of Neural Science
  • Atlas of Pediatric EEG
  • Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring
  • Clinical Neuroanatomy
  • DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination: A Programmed Text
  • Movement Disorders
  • The NeuroICU Book
  • Pediatric Practice: Neurology
  • Practical Neuroophthalmology

Additional new eBooks in Books@Ovid:

MD Consult eBook Migrations

August 6, 2013

UPDATE for off-campus patrons: The Safari Internet browser is not yet fully compatible with ClinicalKey and Elsevier is working on the issue. Please use an alternate browser, such as Chrome or Firefox.

The following eBook titles have been migrated from MD Consult to a new platform, ClinicalKey. If you have bookmarked/saved the URLs, be sure to update them to the new URLs linked below. And stay tuned, more information about the new ClinicalKey platform will be coming soon.

Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects
Current Surgical Therapy, edited by John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron
Human Embryology and Developmental Biology
Pediatric Surgery, edited by Arnold G. Coran
The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology
Gray’s Anatomy for Students
Epidemiology by Leon Gordis
Guyton and Hall: Textbook of Medical Physiologyk
Gray’s Anatomy, 40th Edition
Berne and Levy Physiology
Medical Microbiology by Patrick R. Murray
Thompson and Thompson Genetics in Medicine
Larsen’s Human Embryology
Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Coexisting Disease

Please contact DML Reference with any questions comments (or use the comment box, below)


New DML Resources

July 9, 2013


PEMSoft is an interactive clinical library and decision support system for pediatric emergency, critical care, and primary care practitioners. Resource categories include: Procedures, Calculators, Toxicology, Formularies, and more.

Transplant Database Library
The Transplant Library is the bibliographic database of the Centre for Evidence in Transplantation (CET) which is a joint operation of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This database contains over 7,500 references or randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews on all aspects of solid organ transplantation.


Osborn’s Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
This eBook (on the Ovid platform) is separated into six sections: Trauma, Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions, Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelinating Diseases, Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-like Lesions, Toxic, Metabolic, Degenerative, and CSF Disorders, and Congenital Malformations of the Skull and Brain. This text also includes 3,300 high resolution radiologic images and medical illustrations.

Print Books

Iserson’s Getting into a Residency: A Guide for Medical Students
“A step-by-step guide through the process of selecting a medical specialty and obtaining a residency position. Packed with tips and practical information, this book could be called How to Get the Most Out of Medical School – and How to Succeed in a Career.”

eBooks at DML

May 14, 2013

All of DML’s eBooks are now discoverable in GEORGE, the Library Catalog. Search by Keyword, Author, or Title and limit Location to “Dahlgren Memorial Library” and Material Type to “E-BOOKS.” Additionally, if you leave the Location field to the default “Any”, you will also find many eBooks from the Main Campus Libraries.

Here is a screenshot (click to enlarge):

Search for DML eBooks in GEORGE

Inkling eBooks

May 3, 2013

UPDATE: 5/3/13 8pm: Access to Inkling eBooks  has been restored. Thanks for your patience.


Many of the Inkling  eBook titles provided by DML are  displaying the error message “You don’t yet own this Chapter”.   We are working with our vendor to permanently re-instate access and apologize for the inconvenience.