Minutes of the Meeting

Author: Association of Research Libraries

Publisher: Association of Research Libr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library science

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V. 52 includes the proceedings of the conference on the Farmington Plan, 1959.

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Susan Swogger

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.

Cultural and Sociological Aspects of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Author: Barry Stimmel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317840461

Category: Psychology

Page: 94

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In this highly informative book on the sociocultural interactions between alcoholism and drug abuse, experts explore the relationship of such factors as ethnicity, family, religion, and gender to chemical abuse and address important implications for treatment.

Cocaine

Pharmacology, Addiction, and Therapy

Author: Mark Galanter,Barry Stimmel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317735730

Category: Psychology

Page: 184

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Here is a timely volume that reviews the current state of knowledge of cocaine use. Some of the country’s leading authorities on cocaine use and abuse examine the pharmacology and neurochemistry of central stimulant abuse with a focus on the specific effects of cocaine. They also address recent experiences concerning the epidemiology of cocaine use from several different databases. This highly useful and informative book also explains the effectiveness of the existing diagnostic and treatment approaches.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Women and Children

Author: Barry Stimmel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317774019

Category: Medical

Page: 158

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Here is a timely volume that examines the problems of substance abuse in women and children, with a particular emphasis on the role played by the family in the development and perpetuation of the problem.

Opiate Receptors, Neurotransmitters, and Drug Dependence

Basic Science-Clinical Correlates

Author: Barry Stimmel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317840828

Category: Psychology

Page: 136

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Experts address the role of neuromodulators and opiate receptors in alcohol and drug dependence. They present innovative research techniques, new discoveries, and possible clinical correlates that allow for a much greater understanding of the clinical phenomena surrounding alcohol and narcotic use. Included in this thought-provoking volume are a comprehensive review of the current knowledge of the endogenous opiates, their interactions with the opiate receptors, and the potential relationship that these substances might have in promoting the development of dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal; the translation of the basic physiologic findings occuring during withdrawal to treatment of withdrawal symptoms in the clinical setting; and a physiological explanation for the rationale of using clonidine and naltrexone to accelaerate the detoxification process without undue discomfort.


Addiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes

Author: Barry Stimmel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317839471

Category: Medical

Page: 212

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Increase your awareness of the relative addiction liabilities of various drugs and drug classes that are commonly abused. A timely and masterful new book, Addiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes clarifies, in contemporary terminology, the state of addiction liability of cocaine, opiates, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, nicotine, anxiolytics, marijuana, inhalants and anesthetics, and PCP and hallucinogens--the nine drugs that are most abused today. Authorities combine their research expertise with the available scientific literature to evaluate those factors which contribute to the addictive qualities of drugs. Specific chapters highlight the positive and negative reinforcement qualities that make drugs rewarding, focus on the two major subtypes of alcoholics, and cover the neuroanatomical and neurochemical bases of psychological dependence, the greatest contributing factor to drug addiction. An essential new resource for scientists, clinicians, and administrators, Addiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes also highlights those areas where more work is needed in order to understand how individual drugs affect the processes of dependence, tolerance, and addiction, so that adequate treatment of these disorders can be discovered. The book was written for teachers and researchers in the chemical dependency field, to provide an up-to-date review of the literature. In addition, physicians, nurses, and pharmacists will find the book to be valuable as an update on the relative addiction strengths of abused drugs. Finally, treatment counselors and professionals with some knowledge of physiology and pharmacology will be interested in the book because of its relevance to the clinical treatment of chemically-dependent patients.

Subject Analysis in Online Catalogs

Author: Hope A. Olson,John J. Boll

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563088001

Category: Computers

Page: 333

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Significantly updated and expanded, this second edition offers a far more comprehensive and sophisticated treatment of the subject area than can be found in other sources. It revisits the subject of cataloging and analyzes it in the context of today's digital environment, providing a fascinating examination of the components that are crucial for successful and effective subject retrieval in online public access catalogs. From language issues to problems of indexing and classification, this book guides you through the theoretical and practical frameworks of information storage and retrieval in the twenty-first century. An outstanding guide for students and faculty of library and information science, catalogers, librarians, programmers, and database designers.

The Audiovisual Cataloging Current

Author: Sandra K. Roe

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780789014047

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

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Examine crucial issues for audiovisual cataloging-from a variety of perspectives! This vital book addresses both current and historic issues related to audiovisual materials and cataloging. It covers the current cataloging rules for sound recordings (popular music and nonmusic recordings), videorecordings (including DVDs), electronic resources (whether accessed locally or remotely), three-dimensional objects and realia, and kits. Three historical articles chronicle the history of audiovisual catalog in general, the history of cataloging computer files, and the history of The Thesaurus for Graphic Materials. A section on audiovisual materials and subject access issues includes a chapter which proposes form/genre terms for moving-image materials and a special library's creation and use of a new thesaurus and its availability to assist online catalog users. Finally, four contributions examine audiovisual materials and cataloging from the perspectives of different library types: school, public, academic, and special. The Audiovisual Cataloging Current provides case studies that show: how the National Library of Medicine produces, collects, and catalogs non-print materials the differences between the Moving Image Genre-Form Guide and Library of Congress Subject Headings, with recommendations for improving LCSH as a tool and an exhaustive list of LCSH terms how libraries and organized cataloging groups developed the Chapter 9 descriptive cataloging rules in AACR2 how the Westchester Library System created a user-friendly online catalog for audiovisual materials how the Illinois Fire Service Library improved firefighters’subject access to nonprint fire emergency materials how the National Library of Medicine promotes audiovisual formats and much more!

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1965: January-June

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: 1394

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Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)

The Integrated Medical Library

Author: Ms. Helis Miido

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849301827

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Library automation has advanced at such a rapid pace within the last few years that librarians who have been limited by either budget or hardware constraints are today able to automate at least some library functions. Even though presentations at meetings describing individual efforts have been published in the literature, there has not been a comprehensive text discussing the status of integration at all levels of library management as it exists today. The Integrated Medical Library addresses this need by presenting the results of a survey of automated systems currently used in medical libraries as a basis on which to discuss various methods for integrating these systems. This includes serials, cataloging, circulation, acquisitions, internal database management systems, external database search procedures, and management and financial control. The book emphasizes current practices and procedures and proposes methods for libraries to improve their performance and services. Part I defines an integrated online library system and describes the study design and analysis of results. Part II describes commercially available integrated online library systems currently used by medical libraries. Part III discusses the specialized integrated online library systems of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the Swedish Planning and Rationalization Institute for the Health and Social Services. Part IV describes ad hoc integrated functions currently used by medical libraries, while Part V discusses the various means of integration.


What is Medical History

Author: John C. Burnham

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745632254

Category: History

Page: 163

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Written as a key introductory textbook for students, this work explores the reasons behind the expansion of the field of the history of medicine and health.

A.R.L. Newsletter

Author: Association of Research Libraries

Publisher: Association of Research Libr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library science

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News

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical libraries

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