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Dr. Lon and Elizabeth Parr Reed Health Sciences Library: TOMEC Resident Services

 

TOMEC Resident Services

Residents

In addition to electronic and print resources provided by the library, medical librarians are happy to speak with residents for additional assitance. Please email: marcelle.savoy@lmunet.edu.

 

LMU-TOMEC residency sites include:

Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital, Family Medicine

Norton Community Hospital, Internal Medicine

Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery

Visit the LMU-TOMEC homepage for more information.

 

Contact a librarian marcelle.savoy@lmunet.edu

  • Usually scheduled one-on-one, though larger groups are also welcome.
  • To set up a research consultation appointment, contact your librarian via her/his information on the contact page
  • Includes instruction on database searching, article downloads, web searching, and more.

 

Many residents join journal clubs and use the library to retrieve relevant article

  • Find the desired article in PubMed 
  • Click on the  button to see if we have the article available. 
  • If you cannot find the desired article, request the article through Interlibrary Loan
  • Create an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account if you don't already have an existing one.
  • Sign in to your ILL account  
  • Fill in any missing required fields.
  • Submit your request.
  • Requests for articles usually take 5 days or less to be delivered                                                  

 

Request here.

  • Available only to faculty, staff, and TOMEC residents.  
  • A medical or health science librarian will contact you to learn more about your search request.
  • Recommended for faculty/staff/residents who are performing research on a topic and would like assistance with literature searching.
  • If you are a student, please contact a librarian and we will be happy to meet with you and assist you with performing a literature search.
  • After speaking with you, he or she will perform a search and send you results for review.

 

  • Visit the mobile page to learn more about apps designed to help you at the bedside.The Reed
  • Health Science library pays for several resources, such as UpToDate and VisualDx, that come with apps for residents, medical students, and faculty to use.

 

Find Background Information:

Decide on a Journal to Submit to:

  • Use PubMed to search for your topic and limit to case reports (left hand column -> article type -> check "case reports" -> show -> select "case reports" to limit).  
  • Suggested journal: BMJ Case Reports.
    • This will show you which journals publish case reports relating to your topic.
    • LMU is a fellow of BMJ Case Reports.  Only fellows are allowed to publish articles in BMJ Case Reports. 

Discuss Authorship:

  • The journal requires that you use their patient consent form and their article template.
  • Is there more than one author on this paper?
  • If so, you need to discuss who receives first authorship, etc. on the paper.
  • If you're confused about determining authorship, Cals and Kotz have a short article (including a checklist) on the topic here.

 

Ask us a question any time!  Most librarians are able to respond to your questions within 24 business hours depending on schedule, vacation, and time of year. 

Know of a material (book, database, journal, or other) that you would like us to look into?  Contact your subject area librarian and let him/her know.

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