Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dawsonera downtime

logoE-Books on the Dawsonera website will be unavailable for up to half an hour between 7:30am and 8:00am on Thursday 25th August 2016 while they undertake essential work on the platform.  Dawsonera will be offline during this time and students should ensure they have downloaded and opened any e-books they need access to before this outage occurs.  It will also not be possible to read titles which have been downloaded but not opened before the outage period.

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center

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Amirsys Imaging Reference Center is a new subscription for the academic year 2016-17.

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center offers a comprehensive source of radiology references with a combination of high-quality images, classical diagnoses, and evidence-based clinical content.

Contents include:

  • 72,000 x-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasound illustrations and images.
  •  Expert, evidence-based content – including over 4,000 diagnoses provided by imaging experts.
  •  Over 40,000 journal references.

Image topics serve a wide range of medical professionals across a comprehensive list of searchable categories, including:


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• Brain
• Breast
• Cardiovascular
• Chest
• GI & Urology
• Gynecology
• Head & Neck
• Musculoskeletal
• Nuclear Medicine
• Obstetrics
• Pediatrics
• Spine
• Ultrasound

Access this new database via our main A-Z list, Medicine AZ list, Nursing AZ list and DiscoverEd.

Spinal Cord Series and Cases – new e-journal

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We now have access to Spinal Cord Series and Cases.  This e-journal has been added to our Nature Publishing  Group package subscription and is now available in DiscoverEdSpinal Cord Series and Cases is an international quarterly subscription based journal, publishing original research articles, small case series, case reports and contributions of a more national or local interest that address all aspects of spinal anatomy, physiology and lesions (injury and disease). Spinal Cord Series and Cases is a multi-disciplinary forum for basic science, clinical and applied studies, psychology and epidemiology of spinal disorders, and is committed to rapid publication.