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December 2012

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Happy Holidays From the Research Medical Library !

The holidays are a great time to catch up on all of your special projects. Here's how the library can help:

  1. Find some peace and quiet by reserving one of three private Study Rooms online. These rooms are a great space for studying in groups, practicing an oral presentation or just getting away from the office or lab.

  2. Get help from a librarian with finding articles and information online or in-person. If you need assistance finding an article or performing a literature search, don’t hesitate to call, chat or stop by the library for support.

  3. Get Access on and off-campus:

    From your iPad or Tablet

    From home – Log-in from our homepage to access all of our subscriptions off-campus.

    From the library where assistance is available Mon-Fri 7:30am to 7:00pm.


See How the Oral History Collection has Grown

Renilda Hilkemeyer R.N.The "Making Cancer History© Voices" collection documents the history of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Personal interviews with the men and women of MD Anderson who dedicated their careers to eliminating cancer provide unique insights into a host of important social, medical, political, and scientific developments related to cancer. The project’s goal is to convey the many facets of the birth of oncology as a medical discipline; the emergence and evolution of surgery, diagnostic radiology, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy; the rise of nursing oncology; the impact of genetics and molecular biology on medical research; and cancer's place in the evolution of public health policy.

Listen to the Making Cancer History Voices Collection.



Changes to the Document Delivery – ILLiad Login

ILLiadBeginning December 6th you will be able to log-in into the Document Delivery – ILLiad system to order articles, books and book chapters using your MyID. This is the same username and password you use for your desktop login here at work.

If you already have an account through ILLiad you can continue to use that username and password if you wish or you can begin using your MyID login. If you have any questions please contact us at 713-792-2282 or rml-help@mdanderson.org


WEBINAR: Before You Publish – Finding Impact Factors and Choosing a Journal

Journal Citation ReportsWednesday, December 14th, 11:30am to Noon

This webinar will explain how to calculate an impact factor, what a good impact factor is, and how to find journal submission candidates.

Register here



Featured eBook: Cancer Epigenetics

Cancer EpigeneticsRamona Dumitrescu, et al.

Expert researchers review epigenetics changes in different tumor types and describe several technologies that are currently available to detect epigenetic changes.

Read eBook here.





Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) or at the library’s South Campus location (4SCR1.1125) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links.

Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

MD Anderson employees should register through the Education Center. If you are unable to access the Education Center or have questions about classes, please contact April Aultman Becker at avaultman@mdanderson.org or 713-792-2293.


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