Maintenance of Library Servers on Sunday, 13 December 2015

CITS will be doing system maintenance work on ALL library servers on Sunday, 13 Dec 2015 from 12 midnight to 3am. During this period, the following will NOT be available:

1. Library catalogue
2. Library account
3. Self-check machines
4. Item availability status in OneSearch
5. Book return chutes (On Monday, 14 Dec, please ensure items are discharged in the system.)
7. Some library e-resources, such as databases and e-journals, may not be available.

New database: Micromedex

Micromedex_screenshotThe Medical Library is pleased to announce the the subscription of a new database; Micromedex Solutions to its suite of medical resources. Micromedex is a collection of several drug databases including Martindale, The Physicians Desk Reference, DRUGDEX, DISEASEDEX and POISONDEX.
Micromedex is one of the more authoritative resource on drug information, providing evidence-based clinical information and recommendations; from need to know drug, pediatric, disease, lab and toxicology information to patient education.
The database includes comprehensive FDA (Federal Drug Administration )and EMA (European Medicines Agency) approved drug resource with fully referenced, unbiased content covering dosage, pharmacokinetics, cautions, interactions, comparative efficacy, labeled and off-label indications and clinical applications.
You can access Micromedex here.
The app version of Micromedex is also available for download on your mobile devices. Instructions on the download can be found at the Micromedex homepage.

Access issues with library e-resources/databases

The library is experiencing issues with the ez-proxy server today (25 September 2015) and you will not be able to access any of the medical databases such as AccessMedicine, ClinicalKey, Medline (Ovid), UpToDate, Anatomy.TV, VisualDx etc. NTU Libraries is working with CITs to resolve the issue and we will update again when the issue is resolved.