Quick Links for CHLA Faculty
Online Information Resources

Need a place to get started?

CHLA Health Sciences Library home page

www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library

Norris Medical Library home page

www.usc.edu/nml

Pediatrics eResources

http://www.usc.edu/e_resources/
hsl/lists/sub_028.php

   

Need books for background information?

To search a specific title: Norris Library Electronic Books page

www.usc.edu/e_resources/hsl/lists/
book_A.php

To search across multiple titles: Health Sciences Multi-eBook Search

http://search3.webfeat.org/
wf3_uscnorr.html

CHLA Library Catalog

http://207.67.203.41/C10067/
search/SimpleSearch.asp

Request a book through interlibrary loan

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library/
requests/ill.html

Amazon for book descriptions/reviews    

www.amazon.com

   

Need an evidence-based overview of a clinical topic?

UpToDate

www.utdol.com/enterprise.asp?bhcp=1

EBM Reviews through Ovid 

www.usc.edu/ovid/

EBM Tutorial Page

www.usc.edu/hsc/nml/lis/
tutorials/ebm.html

   

Need journal articles on a subject?

Ovid MEDLINE

www.usc.edu/ovid/

PubMed (special USC link)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
entrez/query.fcgi?otool=uscnmlib

Non-medical databases (e.g. psychology, sociology)

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library/databases

Request a literature search

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library

   

Need journal articles not available online through databases?

Journal Locator (print and online journals at CHLA and other USC-affiliated libraries)

www.usc.edu/hsc/nml/j-locator

All USC eJournals                      

http://zb5lh7ed7a.search.
serialssolutions.com/

Request an article through interlibrary loan  

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library/
requests/ill.html

Need to stay current with the latest research on your topic?

Create a MyNCBI Account (select "Register" button in upper right hand corner)

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library
 

Need to prepare a presentation or paper?

Enroll in a workshop on PowerPoint, Photoshop, or EndNote (classes take place at Norris Medical Library)

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/nml/lib-services/workshops.html
Request a consultation at your office or the CHLA Library  http://www.usc.edu/hsc/chla/library
 

Need images?

Images.MD

http://www.imagesmd.com

Other sources for images

www.usc.edu/hsc/nml/e-resources
/image_resources.html

 

Need to publish a paper?

Use JCR Reports to find journals with high impact factors                   

http://isi02.isiknowledge.com/portal.cgi?

Use EndNote to format your citations

http://isi02.isiknowledge.com/portal.cgi?
 

Need evidence to support your promotion?

Use Science Citation Index to find how many times your papers have been cited

http://isi02.isiknowledge.com/portal.cgi?
 

Need additonal help?

Ask a librarian                        

LibraryGroup@chla.usc.edu

Take an online tutorial              

www.usc.edu/hsc/nml/lis/w-tutorials.html
 

Need to talk to a real person?

Visit the Health Sciences Library: Duque G-12
Call the Norris Medical Library Reference Desk: 323-442-1111
Call Cathy Butler, Library Assistant: 323-669-2254