Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Database: AccessMedicine

A valuable medical resource has been added to the database collection of the TWU Libraries.

New Database  AccessMedicine

What is AccessMedicine?  AccessMedicine is a comprehensive, authoritative, online medical resource which is continuously updated with content optimized for any mobile device. Through it, TWU students and faculty members can access a variety of resources including leading medical textbooks that facilitate point-of-care decision-making; an integrated drug database; videos; self-assessment; customizable patient education; downloadable images; case files to facilitate better understanding and evaluation of real-world experiences, and more.

How do I access AccessMedicine?  Follow the path TWU Libraries homepage > Databases A-Z List > A > AccessMedicine, then log in with your Pioneer Portal username and password.

Who can answer my questions about AccessMedicine?  Direct your questions to Health Sciences Librarians Elaine Cox (Denton); Beth LigetiMandie Mims, or Eula Oliphant (Dallas); or Marilyn Goff (Houston). Help is also available on the AccessMedicine FAQ page or from a library staff member via phone, text, chat, or email

~Sandy Cochran

Monday, July 10, 2017

Denton Library to Host CTLC Conference on August 4th

Break out the earbuds. The (Denton) Blagg-Huey Library will be even busier than normal on Friday, August 4, 2017 as it hosts the 2017 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference.

The library will be open as scheduled but visitors may notice increased traffic and noise in the building. Looking for peace and quiet? Library staff members at the Information and Circulation Desks may be able to assist you, and headphones are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience and appreciate your patience. As always, we hope you will let us know how we can assist you.

~Sandy Cochran

Friday, July 7, 2017

Pardon Our Progress

Exciting changes are in the works at the (Denton) Blagg-Huey LibraryThe Write Site is coming to the second floor, computers and the Children's Collection are moving to the first floor, the Ground Floor is being renovated--and that's just for starters.

As exciting as these changes are, they will likely come with some unwelcome noise over the summer. Looking for peace and quiet? Library staff members at the Information and Circulation Desks may be able to help you, and headphones are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

We apologize for any inconvenience our progress may cause, and appreciate your understanding. We hope, as always, that you will let us know if we can be of assistance.

~Sandy Cochran