Vaccines, Medicare, Minorities and More: New Reports From the National Academies Press

November 1, 2011

Check out these new titles and prepublications available from The National Academies Press ( All NAP titles can be read online or downloaded in PDF format free of charge! NAP publishes authoritative reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.

Adverse Effects of Vaccines: Evidence and Causality (prepublication), Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, edited by Kathleen Stratton, Andrew Ford, Erin Rusch, and Ellen Wright Clayton

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies (2011), Institute of Medicine, edited by Leann L. Birch, Lynn Parker, and Annina Burns

Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads (2011), Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy

Geographic Adjustment in Medicare Payment: Phase I: Improving Accuracy (prepublication), Second Edition, Board on Health Care Services

The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding (2011), Board on the Health of Select Populations


“Citing Medicine” E-Book

April 9, 2010

Citing Medicine is a full-text online book that provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications in formatting bibliographic citations.
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 2nd ed.

Citing Medicine is divided into 26 chapters, each one representing a separate bibliographic format. Formats range from print publications such as books and journals to blogs and wikis on the Internet.

6th Edition–APA Publication Manual

July 21, 2009

Jacket.aspx The library has just received copies of the newest (2010) edition of the American Psychological Association publication manual.   Designed for use by writers in the behavioral and social sciences, this book is much more than  a style guide with models for every kind of reference and citation.   If you need help organizing your paper or designing tables, this is a good place to start.  Not just for psychology, the new edition includes examples from education, business and nursing.

Yes, we have it

June 6, 2009

Maybe you heard Glenn Beck mention it on television or radio. Or maybe you just read about it in a blog post, or your friends are discussing it. If you want to read The 5000 Year Leap, a Miracle that Changed the World,  OU-Tulsa Library has it, available for checkout.  Check the catalog.

Described as the best description of the principles of the United States Consitution currently in print, this book looks carefully at the basic ideas behind our political systems.

First come….

OU-Tulsa Faculty Author

January 13, 2009


Congratulations to Chad Johnson, Department of Human Relations, on the publication of his new book, Psychotherapy with Troubled Spirits. The book examines the interface between psychology and spirituality and offers a model for therapy surrounding these issues.

Check it out at the Library–

Drug Information: A Guide to Current Resources, 3rd ed

December 2, 2008

9781555706166 The Library has just purchased a copy of the new edition of Bonnie Snow’s respected Drug Information:  A  Guide to Current Resources.  Heavily revised and updated, it now covers topics from nomenclature to competitive intelligence.   Snow reviews 400+ print and electronic resources.

Of interest to both students and professionals in Pharmacy and Library Science.