Product Spotlight: Read by QxMD

QxMD iconRead by QxMD provides a single place to keep up with new medical and scientific research, read outstanding topic reviews, and search PubMed.  Users can follow specific journal titles or keywords, receiving notifications when new articles are available.  They can also set up collections to store groups of abstracts, and share or follow each other’s collections.

While a free version is available at www.readbyqxmd.com, an institutional subscription will allow you to seamlessly connect users to your library’s holdings.  If full-text is not available, students can request a copy in the app, generating an ILL request to your library.

Logan University has been using the institutional subscription and reference librarian Sheryl Walters (sheryl.walters@logan.edu) would be happy to answer any questions you might have about the app.  Shameless plug: QxMD provides discounts for customers that refer other libraries, so be sure and let Sheryl know if you’re thinking about subscribing!

View Logan’s video to see more detail on how Read works for your patrons. http://libguides.logan.edu/mobile/readbyqxmd

Product spotlight: Omeka

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Logan University utilizes the digital archiving platform Omeka to make their archival photos accessible to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and researchers.  As the archivist for Logan, I recently presented a session on utilizing Omeka at a local library conference.  The PowerPoint slides for the presentation are available here and provide a nice introduction to the product if your institution is considering using Omeka.

What products are your library using that you’d like to let others know about?  Let me know at victoria.lyons@logan.edu and it could be featured in an an upcoming post!

ACC-RAC March 8, 2018: Librarian Working Group (CLC)


The 2018 ACC-RAC Conference will be held March 8-10 in Dallas, Texas. The ACC Librarian Working Group (Chiropractic Library Collaboration) meeting will be held on Thursday, March 8, 9:00-5:00 pm. The documentation will be uploaded on our Documentation page. Download the conference schedule.


ACC-RAC March 15-18, 2017: Librarian Working Group (CLC)

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The 2017 ACC-RAC meeting  was held as part of  DC 2017, Washington DC, March 15-18. The ACC Librarian Working Group (Chiropractic Library Collaboration) meeting was held on Thursday, March 16, 2:00-6:00 pm. The documentation will be uploaded on this page. Agenda-At-A-Glance


ACC-RAC March 17, 2016: Librarian Working Group (CLC)

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The 2016 meeting of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration will be held at the Renaissance at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida. Click here to view the conference Web site.


ACC-RAC March 19, 2015: Librarian Working Group (CLC)

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The 2015 meeting of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration will be held at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click here to view the conference Web site.


ACC-RAC March 20, 2014: Librarian Working Group (CLC)

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The 2014 meeting of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration will be held at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida. Click here to view the conference Web site.