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Edward G. Miner Library

Graduate Student Guide: Key Tools

Information and tools for URMC Ph.D. and Master's students

Browzine

View top journals from your field using BrowZine!

  •  BrowZine is a browsable newsstand of the library’s top journals. Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field. 
  • Allows the user to browse the most recent issues of a wide array of journals giving you a way to easily stay current on the literature. 
  • iPad version provides PDF's which can be saved in a variety of programs such as reference management software, box.com and notability.
  • Web Version allows patrons to read articles online from a web browser
  • Requires an account to save favorite journals
  • Available to University of Rochester students, staff and faculty from Miner Library

Linking Google Scholar to Miner Library

  • Navigate to Google Scholar and click on the 3 lines at the top left. 

  • Click on Settings 

  • Select Library Links 

  • Search for University of Rochester and save 

  • You can now see links to full text in your Google Scholar search results!

Lexicomp & Installing App

Comprehensive Drug Information

       

 

Lexicomp is URMC's drug database. As a point-of-care resource, users can access evidence-based content quickly via desktop or mobile device.

Lexicomp is a collection of content sets and clinical tools that provides users with robust clinical drug information.

Information includes:

  • INTERACTIONS Analyze a patient’s entire drug and natural product profile, identify potential interactions, and obtain patient management options.
  • DRUG ID - Identify loose or unlabeled medications by searching based on imprint(s), dosage form, color(s), and/or shape. Database includes images of more than 22,000 drug products.
  • CALCULATORS - Access more than 130 medical calculators designed to assist you with drug dosing, conversions, drip rate, organ function and more in both adult and pediatric patients.
  • TRISSEL’S IV COMPATIBILITY -Determine the compatibility and stability of IV drugs in a wide variety of solutions and combinations with this tool that incorporates content from Trissel’s™ 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database by Lawrence A. Trissel.

               

App Download Directions

 Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information provided as part of the University of Rochester's Institutional subscription.

  • Go to Lexicomp and click on the blue button labeled Mobile Access Codes.
  • Select platform: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad or Android.
  • If you already have a Lexicomp personal account or app installed, choose existing customer.
    If you have not created an account, choose new customer.  
  • Now login to your Lexicomp account with the username & password you just created.
  • In the Subscriptions section, Add a Subscription by Code,  type or paste the Lexicomp authorization code.  

                                                      Lexi log-in

  • On your mobile device, go to app store, download Lexicomp and login with your Lexicomp login/password.
  • License agreement pops up. Accept.
  • Select Automatic Update preference: WiFi only or Wifi and Data; Tap Next.
  • Select your Library content preference: I will select the content sets to install; or Download ALL content sets for me; Tap Get Started.
  • Select content sets or tap Download ALL.
  • After the update is complete, tap the Menu button in the top right corner and tap Home.
  • Select an icon to begin accessing your Lexicomp Mobile App subscription.

Quick Search of PMID or DOI with LibKey IO

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID

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Core Databases

There are number of information resources available at Miner library for your use, however below are what we might consider our Core Databases to search for information.