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Himmelfarb Library will maintain the following hours during the month of July:

Sunday, June 30
Close at 12 midnight

Starting Monday, July 1

      Monday - Friday
      7:30am-12 midnight

      Saturday - Sunday
      9:00am-12 midnight

July 4- Closed

We will continue these hours through Sunday, August 4; we will open at 9am on that day and resume 24/7 hours.

DSM-5 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed, DSM-5) is now available online as part of PsychiatryOnline.   The DSM is used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders.  This revised edition is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. DSM-5™ is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations.

PsychiatryOnline is a clinical research portal which provides access to a spectrum of resources useful for psychiatry clinical practice and research including:

  • DSM Library titles including DSM-5 and, DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-IV-TR® Clinical Cases.
  • Full-text journals including The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and Academic Psychiatry.
  • Full-text textbooks including The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, and Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology.
  • APA practice guidelines in quick reference and comprehensive formats.
  • Self-assessment tools for study, board certification and recertification review.
  • Clinical & research news from Psychiatric News.
  • Medication information handouts for patients

If you have questions regarding access or resources, please ask us!

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical ExaminationBates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination is now available from Himmelfarb Library as an e-text and as an app.  The Bates' Pocket Guide is a concise resource with quick reference information on:

  • Interviewing and taking health history.
  • Illustrated review of physical examination.
  • Common, normal, and abnormal physical findings.
  • Assessment techniques for specific scenarios.
  • Guides to interpretation of selected findings.

In addition to online e-text access, Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination can be installed on your personal mobile/handheld device as an app. Bates' app access provides you anytime/anywhere access to Bates' Pocket Guide as it functions even in areas without WiFi connectivity. Here's how to install Bates' Pocket Guide:

  1. Access the registration page and register for a uCentral account.
  2. Download/install the uCentral app.
  3. Login to the uCentral app to load content.

For additional apps, please consult our Mobile/Handheld Resources guide or ask us!

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