Nursing Assessment in Video

April 2016 Database of the Month

Nursing Assessment in Video provides demonstrations and step-by-step instructions for performing physical assessments of patients.

Nursing Assessment in Video is an online database that provides access to the best-selling assessment series of training videos from Medcom Inc. Each title features leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in key assessment areas. All content was produced since 2012, so users can depend on the collection to deliver the most accurate, up-to-date information available.

Topical Coverage

Titles in Nursing Assessment in Video include:

  • The Respiratory System
  • The Key to Quality Patient Care
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Integumentary System
  • Head and Neck, Mouth and Throat
  • Eyes, Ears, and Nose
  • The Male Genitourinary System
  • Head-to-Toe Assessment
  • The Female Genitourinary System
  • The Cardiovascular System, Part 1: Anatomy and Subjective Data
  • The Cardiovascular System, Part 2: Objective Data
  • The Nervous System, Part 1: Anatomy and Subjective Data
  • The Nervous System, Part 2: Objective Data


Human Rights Studies Online

March 2016 Database of the Month

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing in one place comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection is growing to include 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Web of Science Updates

See the newest Web of Science features:

Saved Marked List
This feature allows users to curate datasets over multiple sessions by saving their work in progress in a market list.
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Emerging Sources Citation Index
Emerging Sources Citation Index is designed to extend the universe of publications in Web of Science with additional high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging research fields.
Read more or watch Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Usage Count Feature
Located on the summary page as well as the full record, a usage count will be displayed for the Last 180 Days (rolling) as well as Since 2013 (all time). The count reflects the number of times the article has met a user’s information needs as demonstrated by clicking links to a full-length article at the publisher’s website (via direct link or OpenURL) or by saving the metadata for later use.
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or watch Item Level Usage Counts.

ORCID and ResearcherID Integration
Web of Science incorporates author identifiers for researchers who established an ORCID but not a ResearcherID.
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February 2016 Database of the Month Complete provides full-text access to 80 titles from Nature Publishing Group and partner societies, with archives dating back to 1869. Search across life science and physical research journals, life science review journals, clinical review journals, as well as complimentary web content. Some of the signifcanct titles include Nature, Nature Protocols, Nature Communications, Nature Methods, and Scientific American.

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My Bookshelf for

The first stage of My Bookshelf for has now been released! If you have previously set up a BrowZine Sync Account and added journals to My Bookshelf, these titles will appear on My Bookshelf in If you are new to, you may easily add journals right away! During this initial stage, changes made to My Bookshelf will not sync across devices.   Continue reading

American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965


November-December 2015 Database of the Month

American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century.  This research database provides access to the complete market research reports of the era’s foremost consumer analyst, Ernest Dichter, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.

The collection is a treasure trove of information on some of America’s best known brands, containing thousands of reports commissioned by advertising agencies and global businesses in a booming era for consumerism, ‘Madison Avenue’ advertising and global brands on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. Use the fully searchable interactive chronology to discover fascinating facts and events in the history of American consumerism; gain a deeper insight into Dichter and the world of market research through essays and further resources; and view hundreds of advertising images in the Ad Gallery.



In recognition of  Breast Cancer Awareness Month raise your understanding to the disease and its causes with Dynamed.

DynaMed is a reference tool used by physicians and other healthcare professionals to answer clinical questions quickly and easily. DynaMed includes thousands of topics covering emergency medicine, cardiology, oncology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology and much more.

Also see a list of FAU Libraries’ Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences Databases.



2015 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series


The 2015 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture will feature Dr. Allida Black, a Research Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University.  Black was founding editor of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, a project designed to preserve, teach and apply Eleanor Roosevelt’s writings and discussions of human rights and democratic politics. Black will speak at FAU about Eleanor Roosevelt and the Battle for Human Rights: 1945 to Present, on Wed., October 28, 2015, 4:00 p.m., at FAU’s University Theatre, Boca Raton campus. More details about this lecture are available here.

Below are some books about Eleanor Roosevelt and books for which Dr. Black was an author or editor. The titles listed below are available either as print copies (check out our display in the front lobby of the Boca campus library), or in e-book format through the FAU library catalog:

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

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October 2015 Database of the Month

DSM-5 is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today’s mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. This reference is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders, and is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.