New Education Database

ebscohostEffective July 1, Georgia Regents University Libraries subscribed to Ebscohost’s Education Source, the largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals which encompass “an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and more to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. It covers all levels of education – from early childhood to higher education – as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Source was developed from a merger of resources from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson and includes many unique sources that were not previously available.” Education Source is available through the GALILEO Databases link from the libraries’ home page.

Over 125,000 eBooks are now available through GALILEO.

CaptureThe ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete eBook Collection is now available through the GALILEO Databases list from Reese Library’s Home Page. Select the Databases AtoZ option and go to “E” for ebrary Academic Complete to find books in a variety of subject areas.
These eBooks, more than 125,000, were made available for all USG institutions through the GALILEO consortium and are accessible with unlimited simultaneous access. This means that there is no limit to the number of individuals who can access an eBook at the same time. Instructors can use these eBooks within an entire course. The ebrary Academic Complete database is a growing, multidisciplinary collection of scholarly e-books.

Second Annual Faculty Authors’ Reception

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On Tuesday, September 22, 4:30 – 6:30 pm, the GRU Libraries will host the second annual Faculty Authors’ Reception at Reese Library, Summerville Campus. The Faculty Authors’ Reception honors faculty from both campuses, current and retired, who have published, edited, or created works within the past year. This reception also highlights the GRU Libraries Faculty Author Collection, which contains books written or edited, as well as other created works such as art and films, by faculty members of Georgia Regents University.

Beyond the Doctor’s Office: Asthma (Friedman Branch)

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Asthma

Presenter: Renuka Mehta, MD & Vickie Redd, RN, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University

What is asthma? Come learn about how to care for your or your child’s asthma. Learn to recognize and manage asthma triggers, understand the value of an asthma action plan, recognize and respond to a breathing emergency, learn the difference between asthma medications, and what to ask your doctor. Demonstrations and practical hands on examples will be provided to assist in optimal asthma care.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 2015, 4:00—5:00 PM
FRIEDMAN BRANCH LIBRARY
1447 JACKSON ROAD, AUGUSTA, GA 30912

For more information visit guides.gru.edu/healthliteracyseries or contact Lindsay Blake, Clinical Librarian at Georgia Regents University at lblake@gru.edu or (706) 721‐3443.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Beyond the Doctor’s Office: Asthma (Main Library)

August 18 class flyer

Asthma

Presenter: Renuka Mehta, MD & Vickie Redd, RN, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University

What is asthma? Come learn about how to care for your or your child’s asthma. Learn to recognize and manage asthma triggers, understand the value of an asthma action plan, recognize and respond to a breathing emergency, learn the difference between asthma medications, and what to ask your doctor. Demonstrations and practical hands on examples will be provided to assist in optimal asthma care.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 2015, 4:00—5:00 PM
MAIN LIBRARY
823 TELFAIR STREET, AUGUSTA, GA 30912

For more information visit guides.gru.edu/healthliteracyseries or contact Lindsay Blake, Clinical Librarian at Georgia Regents University at lblake@gru.edu or (706) 721‐3443.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Beyond the Doctor’s Office: Consumer Health

August 18 class flyer

Prescription for Success: Consumer Health on the Web

Presenter: Kim Mears, MLIS AHIP, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Georgia Regents University

This hands‐on introduction to consumer health information will cover the information‐seeking behaviors of consumers, the basics of MedlinePlus.gov, DIRLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov and other reliable web pages such as those from professional medical associations and advocacy groups. It will cover sites devoted to pharmaceutical information for consumers, drug‐interaction databases and herbal information.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015, 4:00—5:00 PM
WALLACE BRANCH LIBRARY
1237 LANEY WALKER BOULEVARD, AUGUSTA, GA 30901

For more information visit guides.gru.edu/healthliteracyseries or contact Lindsay Blake, Clinical Librarian at Georgia Regents University at lblake@gru.edu or (706) 721‐3443.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Greenblatt Library & Augusta-Richmond Public Libraries Partner to Offer Health Literacy Lecture Series

Health Literacy Series

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library in conjunction with the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library are hosting a series of health education and health literacy presentations.

The Health Literacy Pilot Project Award is being directed by Lindsay Blake, MLIS, AHIP, Clinical Librarian and Vicki Burchfield, MLIS, Nursing Librarian, Greenblatt Library and Kristin Eberhart, Outreach Librarian for the Augusta-Richmond Public Libraries.  The award will focus on providing interactive classes for minority populations in the Augusta area that focus on important health topics in the CSRA.  Topics will include: searching for consumer health information, diabetes, hypertension, sickle cell, Alzheimers disease, talking to your doctor, and asthma.

Presentations will be held the first Tuesday of the month at the Main Library on Telfair Street and rotate through the branch libraries on the third Tuesday of the month. Lectures have been scheduled through the fall:

Date Location Topic Speaker
August 4, 2015 Main Library Hypertension Sandy Turner, NP
August 18, 2015 Wallace Branch Library Consumer Health Kim Mears, MLIS
Sept 1, 2015 Main Library Asthma Dr. Renuka Mehta
Sept 15, 2015 Friedman Branch Library Asthma Dr. Renuka Mehta
Oct 6, 2015 Main Library Obesity Christine O’Meara
Oct 20, 2015 Appleby Branch Library Hypertension SandyTurner, NP
Nov 3, 2015 Main Library Alzheimer’s Beth Williams
Nov 17, 2015 Consumer Health Diamond Lakes Kathy Davies, MLS
Dec 1, 2015 Main Library Sickle Cell Dr. Leila Clay
Dec 15, 2015 Appleby Branch Library Alzheimer’s Beth Williams

A schedule of all presentations and more details about the lecture topic can be found at: http://guides.gru.edu/healthliteracyseries.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore

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