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E-book Resources for HINARI Users (module 7. 5)
MODULE 7. 5 E-book Resources for HINARI Users Instructions - This part of the: course is a Power. Point demonstration intended to introduce you to E-book Resources module is off-line and is intended as an information resource for reference use.
Table of Contents: Part A Definition, capability & access Oxford Textbook of Medicine & Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine Wiley Online Books including Current Protocols Elsevier Books American Psychiatric Press Publishing CAB e-Books
E-book Resources on the Internet Resources (a sampling of gateways and portals) Book. Finder Free. Books 4 Doctors. com Free. Book. Centre. net Hesperian Online Library National Academies Press Who Health Topics: Publications Book. Shelf (MY NCBI) Merck Manuals: Online Medical Library
Definition: E-book A book that has been digitized and is available online. Because e-books usually exist in print and online versions, they are different from websites. The content in e-books has gone through an editorial process that helps to establish and verify its information. Glossary of Research Terms. Southwestern Oregon Community College, July 23 2009 (accessed August 24, 2010).
E-book Capabilities An electronic book is typically delivered over a computer network. E-book capabilities vary by vendor, but most offer hyperlink navigation and keyword searching within the text. Printing and downloading functions are usually available, but are restricted to protect copyrights. Library and Information Technology Glossary. University of North Texas Health Science Center Library. May 12, 2010 (Accessed August 24, 2010)
To find books by title, click on the appropriate Books collection alphabetical letter. Note that there is a View complete list of books option although this drop down menu does not have hypertext links to the specific titles. You will need to go back to the Books collection A-Z list to open any e-books.
We have opened the A list from the Books collection list. In January 2013, the John Wiley books were added to the e-book collection. Including the Elsevier e-books, there are over 20, 000 titles. Note, in the highlighted box, that the list includes non health-related titles. You will need time to locate the titles that will be of use to you.
Now opened is the O list from the Books collection A-Z list. Again, the format is divided into Accessible Content (the default) and All Items options. This example is for an institution where the titles are included in the publishers’ offer. Note the two titles from Oxford University Press.
We now have opened is the O list from the Books collection A-Z list - for an institution where many titles are not included in the publishers’ offer. Note that there are only 2 items in the Accessible Content list. In the All Items display option, most of the titles will have the white box with the exclamation point.
The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is one of the foremost international textbooks of internal medicine. It provides practical guidance on the clinical management and prevention of disease, with indepth coverage of the traditional specialty areas. Scroll down this page to the ‘expandable’ table of contents that details the contents of each topic.
The initial Contents page now is displayed. We will open Chapter 8 (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). Note the list of Subjects(s) in Oxford Medicine.
After scrolling down the page, we now view the opened chapter and will click on the link to Chapter 8. 1 – Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections.
Displayed is the Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections sub-chapter. Note the option to Download chapter (pdf).
We have displayed the Introduction of this subchapter. Note the links to View-full sized figure and also the option to Download figure as Power. Point slide.
Another invaluable resource is The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, 3 rd edition. This handbook provides an accessible and comprehensive, signsand-symptoms based source of information on medical problems commonly seen in the tropics. It serves as a practical guide to diagnosis and management for medical practitioners and students. This handbook contains the same features as the previously discussed Oxford Textbook of Medicine.
We have opened a section of the ’C’ listing from the Find books by title A-Z drop down menu. We will look at titles from Elsevier and John Wiley.
From the ‘C’ drop down menu, we have opened one of the Elsevier Books titled Comprehensive and Molecular Phytopathology. This is one of several thousand Elsevier Books titles accessible from HINARI. From the Table of Contents page, you can view the various sections of the book. For each section, there are Preview, PDF, Related activities and Related reference work articles options.
We have opened the Conclusion PDF file of Comprehensive and Molecular Phytopathology. Return to Science Direct tab (title page of book) and click on Browse.
As previously noted, we have used the ‘C’ drop down menu to open an Elsevier Books titled Comprehensive and Molecular Phytopathology. To access a list of all the Elsevier Books, click on the Science Direct Publications button. You will be re-directed to ’A’ Publications page of Science Direct. Note also the search options for this portal.
Now opened is the display for the A page of the Journal/Book title listing. You have the options for an All or A-Z alphabetical links. The green box indicates access. Note also the various options to filter a search by Subject, Favorites, Journals and/or Books.
Wiley Online Books • 12000+ Online Books spanning the disciplines • Monographs, handbooks, dictionaries, companions and landmark book series • Series include Current Protocols…, Advances in Enzymology, Methods in Biochemical Analysis, etc. • Topics include medicine, life sciences, psychology, social and behavioral sciences, nursing/dentistry/ healthcare, veterinary medicine • Complete title list available at: wileyonlinelibrary. com/onlinebooks
We have opened one of the Wiley titles – Acute Medical Emergencies. The access options are similar to other e-books: a summary and PDF of each chapter. The open lock symbol notes access.
From the ‘Find books by title C’ drop down menu, we have opened the John Wiley & Sons publication titled Current Protocols: Essential Laboratory Techniques, one of 16 Current Protocols titles available via HINARI. For life sciences researchers, Current Protocols feature overviews that examine differing methodologies and enable the researcher to identify the right protocol for an experiment. All protocols are field tested and scrutinized by Wiley’s editorial boards.
From the Current Protocols drop down menu, we have clicked on the expanded table of contents to the Unit level for Chapter 4 and Chapter 9. For each Unit, you can link to an Abstract, Full Article (HTML) or PDF version. Note that there is a keyword Search option.
We have opened the HTML option for Unit 9. 1 Conventional Light Microscopy. It is titled Parts of the Light Microscopy. Note the Jump to… drop down menu that enables you to access the other sections of this Unit.
Finally, we have displayed the PDF version of Unit 9. 1 Note how it displays in a similar fashion to a book page. The links to the other options are at the top of the page.
Via the ’A’ listing in the Find books by title A-Z drop down menus, we have opened the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 5 th edition (2008), one of 16 psychiatry related E-books available from this publisher. Note that the chapters also have the Download Power. Point Slideshow option. This format would be useful for presentations and lectures.
We have displayed Chapter 3. The Role of Psychiatric Measures in Assessment and Treatment. Note that you can access the sections of this chapter by clicking on the links in the left-column frame.
We have displayed the Clinical Decision Tree, Chapter 3. Note the options to Email a link, Bookmark This and either Print Section or Print Chapter. You also can save the specific text as an html document.
Other American Psychiatric Publishing E-books Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry Textbook of Psychopharmacology Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment Dulcan’s Textbook of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders • DSM-IV Casebook • •
• Gabbard’s Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders • Helping Parents, Youth and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems • Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology • Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatment • What Your Patient Needs to Know About Psychiatric Medications Remember – to access the American Psychiatric Publishing’s e-books, you must login to HINARI and go to the specific letter of Book collection A-Z list.
Via the ’A’ listing in the Find books by title A-Z drop down menus, we have accessed Applied Mycology, an E-book published by CABI, a not-for profit science based development and information organization. This is one example from the 21 titles in the human health and nutrition sub-set of CAB e. Books available via HINARI. These titles include Home Parenteral Nutrition, Integrated Food Safety and Public Health, and Parasitic Flatworms. Note: the CAB publications are large PDF files that are slow to download. You are able to download an individual chapter which is a considerably faster option.
We have opened the initial page of Applied Mycology. It is a PDF file that allows you to print all or part of the material.
From the page with the link to Applied Mycology, we have clicked on the listing for Human, Health, Food & Nutrition. This page gives you a listing of the CAB E -books in this broad subject category and links to the full-text for those available to HINARI users. Reminder – access the CAB E-books from the Find journals by A-Z drop down menus.
Table of Contents: Part B Internet Resources (a sampling of gateways and portals) Book. Finder Free. Books 4 Doctors. com Free. Book. Centre. net Hesperian Online Library Who Health Topics: Publications Book. Shelf (MY NCBI) Merck Manuals: Online Medical Library
We now view some Internet-based sources of E-books besides those available from HINARI. Using the Internet Addresses (url) at the top of the slides, you will have access to these free E-books. The initial site is a gateway titled Book. Finder, a source to over 1, 200, 000 ebooks. Access is by keyword and broad subject categories.
We have completed a search for infectious diseases titles. For all the e-books, you are able download a PDF version. Note that these are very large files and will take considerable time to download.
For the e-book Tropical Infectious Diseases, the downloadable PDF version is over 73 Megabytes.
For each keyword search, 100 books are listed so precise searches are required. We have completed a search for myocardial infarction titles. The results are a total of 10 while a cardiology search results in the maximum 100 titles.
We have displayed the Medicine category and the various broad sub-topics.
We now view some Internet-based sources of E-books besides those available from HINARI. Using the Internet Addresses (url) at the top of the slides, you will have access to these free E-books. The initial site is a gateway titled Free. Books 4 Doctors! that links to 365 health–related E-Books. This site can be accessed from the HINARI Other Free Collections drop down menu.
This slide lists the Infectious Diseases E-books from the gateway. You can access the titles by topic, impact factor, stars (rating system), language and year. The site notes which titles are PDF files. To access the full-text books, you will be redirected from the Medical. Books 4 Doctors gateway to the website of the specific resource.
We have opened two books from the Infectious Diseases listing in Free. Books 4 Doctors!. The first is the ABX Guide from Johns Hopkins University (USA). This E-book is organized as a website with numerous hypertext links from the initial page. Users must register (free). Note the url at the top of the slide.
The 2 nd example from Free. Books 4 Doctors is a Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) E-book titled Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases. From the links in the table of contents, you could open PDF files of specific chapters. This Ebooks replicates the format of a print book. Note that the page does have links to related resources from the CDC website.
Another useful gateway is the Free. Book. Centre. Net We have opened the Medical Books category. Note that these links are organized by broad subject category plus there is a keyword Search engine. You can access this category from the drop down menu using the simpler www. freebookcentre. net url.
Below the broad subject categories is a list of Recently Added e-books.
This slide contains a list of infectious diseases Books that are free on the Internet. Note that the [Language] is listed.
Another excellent source of E-books for health practitioners in low-income countries is the Hesperian Health Guides. From this page, there are the following options to full-text books: DOWNLOAD PDF or READ ONLINE.
When attempting to download a book, this page will display. You can choose to sign up for info on updated resources. If you click No Thanks, the downloadable version of the book will be displayed.
We have opened Where There is No Doctor. You can view the contents chapter by chapter.
As of June 2011, the National Academies Press granted free access to all its electronic books. Titles in the Health and Medicine and Food & Nutrition topics are relevant.
We have opened the Health and Medicine topics page. Note the specific SUBTOPICS that should be of interest. Note also the keyword search box.
From any individual title’s page, you can click on DOWNLOAD FREE PDF link and obtain the full-text. You will need to register but that is free.
Another good resource for E-books is the World Health Organization’s Health topics A-Z list. By clicking on one of the links to a specific topic, you will be redirected to a page that includes WHO publications in multiple formats including E-books. Once again, this is accessible from the URL at the top of the slide and you do not need to be logged into HINARI to access these resources.
We have opened the Infectious Diseases page from the WHO Health Topics subject listing. Note that there are links to various WHO documents including E-books under the Publications sub-heading.
The NCBI Bookshelf contains access to over 700 e-books in life science and healthcare including books, collections, databases, documentations and reports. Note the lists of New & Updated and Featured Titles. We will open the Browse Titles option.
The NCBI Bookshelf can be searched by Types, Subjects and Publishers. We have displayed the complete title alphabetical listing - with the Type of material listed in the last column. You also can complete a keyword Search. If you click on Book Types, you can access 110 ‘books’.
The last set of E-books is the MERCK MANUALS Online Medical Library, the electronic version of the print Merck Manuals. Access (keyword search, a detailed index, sections and symptoms) to all these resources is from this index webpage.
We have accessed the Infections Diseases section which contains a detailed directory to information on this topic.
The Dengue page contains information on Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of this disease. This Online Medical Library functions as a website with hypertext links. For the information on each specific topic, you have the options to Print, Email or PDA download. This is the end of Module 7. 5. There is a workbook to accompany this module. The workbook will take you through a live session covering the topics included in this demonstration with working examples. Updated 2013 02