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Keeping Dental Collections Current: Challenges and Goals
 
Annie Hughes Thompson, MSLS
Information Services Librarian
Wilson Dental Library
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California

Keeping collections current is not a new concept for medical librarians. Even on a tight budget, we aim to ensure that our patrons have access to the most up-to-date content, both print and e-format. Most core medical collections are now available in e-format through various vendors, and ease of access to content has increased tremendously.

Through my own personal experience, however, I have found that dental titles have been slow to become available in e-formats. Even now, core titles such as Ten Cate’s Oral Histology and dental hygiene texts such as Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist are not available from e-vendors...

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American Health Information Management Association
 
Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management, Second Edition, Revised Reprint
 
Author: Brodnik , Melanie S.

Health law is a rapidly changing field, and students entering the HIM fields require the most recent knowledge to move the profession forward and achieve legal compliance. This revised reprint of ...

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American Health Information Management Association
 
Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
 
Author: Fenton , Susan H.
Healthcare informatics brings together healthcare-generated information with technology for the purpose of improving quality of care in a cost-effective manner. Written by industry experts, ...
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American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
 
Handbook on Injectable Drugs, 18th Edition
 
Author: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Constantly expanding, ASHP’s Handbook on Injectable Drugs, 18th Edition, is now newly updated with the latest information.

With its 37-year track record for covering ...

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Donna Gibbons, BA, Jewish General Hospital Health Sciences Library, Montreal, QU
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