Calder Communications Blog

The Access Services Department at Calder Library welcomes all students, faculty, and staff returning for the Spring Semester 2022! 

As Calder Library continues to operate during unprecedented times amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the staff hopes to make your library visit a positive experience by offering numerous services. 
 
The library has a variety of equipment available for check-out such as webcams, phone and computer chargers, dry erase markers, earplugs, and headphones--all on a first come first served basis. Patrons can also charge their phones at the charging station on the first floor. Printing services, 3D printing, and study rooms are also provided. Gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer are available to all visitors on the first floor and disinfectant wipes can be found on all floors of the building. 
 
University of Miami (UM) students, faculty, and staff can also check out an augmented reality (AR) Magic Leap Kit at the Access Services desk.  
 
For new and returning residents, we offer remote access to all online materials, usernames and passwords for library computers, and UPrint services.  
 
If you have any questions or need help, Access Services staff members are available from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday at the first floor Service desk; or you may call Access Services at 305-243-6403. We are also available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday on the Library Chat found on the Calder website.
 
We hope to see you soon!
 
Services & Resources for All Library Patrons (UM and JMH):

  • Library Computers 
    • PCs and Macs 
    • Log in credentials for JMH staff and residents 

  • Remote Access  
    • Single Sign-On Authentication (CaneID) for UM students and employees 
    • Restricted-use CaneID/C-Number for JMH employees and residents

  • Equipment for check out 
    • Webcams 
    • Phone & Computer Chargers
      • Charging Station 
    • Dry Erase Markers 
    • Headphones 
    • Study Room Reservations/Keys  
      • Students can reserve study rooms for interviews on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors and for exams in any study room

  • 3D Printing

  • Online Chat Service 

  • Other Supplies 
    • Ear plugs 
    • Scrap paper
    • Staples 
    • Hole punchers 
    • Face Coverings and Hygienic Products 
    • Disinfectant wipes on all floors 
    • Free masks at the Security desk 
    • Hand sanitizer on all floors 

  • Printing Services 
    • U-Print Card (for JMH and UM staff) 
    • Printing 
    • Faxing 
    • Scanning 

  • Intercampus check-out and delivery of library materials

  • Relaxation Room 

  • Magic Leap Kit 
    • UM Students, Faculty, & Staff


The Calder Medical Library welcomes all medical campus students to a new school year! 

Below is a list of resources and services that we hope will make your student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Holiday Hours: Please check the Calder Library website

Find Library Resources


uSearch
uSearch is a one-stop tool for finding physical and digital resources available in all seven University of Miami Libraries across the three campuses.

Create an account in uSearch to:

  • Access full-text e-resources
  • Locate print or other physical resources
  • Save items to your e-shelf lists and export citations
  • Get books from other campuses delivered to Calder

You can access uSearch from Calder Library’s homepage.

The E-Book A-Z list on Calder’s website allows for quick e-book title, subject, and package browsing for healthcare related e-books.

Remote Access
Multiple databases are accessible from laptops, tablets, and smart phones. Medical Campus users have automatic access to resources while on campus and remote access through Single Sign-On Authentication (Cane ID and Password).

Mobile Apps
First create accounts for the relevant databases while on campus networks (wifi or campus computers) or while using remote access. Then download and open the App, logging in with the username and password created for the account.

Interlibrary Loan
Request articles, book chapters, and entire books for free from non-UM libraries using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) online form.

Resource Guide for Medical Students
The Guide for Medical Students contains relevant information, including lists of books and e-books for your courses, multiple online databases, and other valuable information.

Onsite Resources
Library Access Services staff are on-site Monday to Friday, 7:30 am - 8 pm. Visit the Access Services desk to find out about printing, report remote access issues and to and get equipment for available for check out such as:

  • iPhone and Android phone chargers
  • Apple Laptop chargers
  • Earplugs
  • Study room keys
  • Webcams
  • Dry erase markers for whiteboards

Disinfectant wipes, masks, and gloves are also available from the Access Services Desk.

Biomedical Communications staff are also available on site for photography, graphics, printing and poster services.


Learn, Study & Collaborate


The Library has several small group areas, meeting rooms, and study rooms on each level, available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 110 PC and Mac computers available throughout the building.

Research Assistance

Professional Librarians
The Learning, Research, and Clinical Information Services Librarians are available remotely from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to assist students. Librarians are available for virtual consults via Zoom.

Contact a professional librarian by:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chat: Use the Reference & Education chat window located on the Library's home page and also at the Ask A Librarian tab.

Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for Medical Students
Each Medical School Academic Society has an assigned Personal Librarian to assist with research and library-related questions during their years of medical school. View the Personal Librarian Program Guide for more information.

Leave Suggestions & Comments

Use the Patron Suggestions & Comments tab to leave anonymous comments and suggestions or to ask questions about Library services and resources.
Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special Note: The Library building is open and accessible to Miller School of Medicine, UHealth, and Jackson Health System faculty, students, residents, and postdocs via badge-swipe only until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

See you soon at your Library!


 

The Calder Medical Library would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and continuing interns, residents, and fellows. We are here to serve your information needs and invite you to visit us on the web at the Calder Medical Library website, and recommend viewing our Resource Guide for Residents.

Click on the Resident Orientations Tab, or take a look at our Resident Orientation video to find more information about our resources: 

The Calder Medical Library provides 24/7 electronic access to an extensive collection of databases, e-books, and full-text electronic journals.
Subscriptions to point-of-care electronic resources, including UpToDate, DynaMed, ClinicalKey, and AccessMedicine, will assist you in providing excellent clinical care to patients. Isabel will help you generate a differential diagnosis list.

Calder also subscribes to EndNote, RefWorks, and Mendeley. These citation managers make it easy to import references to articles, books, web pages, and other types of sources from online databases.

Contact the Learning, Research, and Clinical Information Librarians via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our chat service to find out more about research consultations and trainings on evidence-based medicine resources, citation databases, and systematic review resources.
Reach out to Access Services via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our chat service for resource and access questions.

Start today by:

***Special Note: The library building is open and accessible to Miller School of Medicine, UHealth, and Jackson Health System faculty, students, residents, and postdocs via badge-swipe. Operating hours are Monday to Friday 7:30am-10pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-10pm. Library Staff is available from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Welcome to Calder Library and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine!


The Calder Medical Library welcomes all medical campus students to a new school year! 

 

Check out the Medical Student Orientation video: https://youtu.be/yO4KnWzv_j0

Below is a list of resources and services that we hope will make the student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

The library closes on certain holidays; check the Calder Library website.

 

Find Our Resources

uSearch

uSearch is a one-stop search engine for finding physical and digital resources available in all seven University of Miami libraries across three campuses.

Create an account in uSearch to: 

  • Access full-text e-resources
  • Locate print or other physical Library resources
  • Save items to your e-shelf lists and export citations

You can access uSearch from the home page on the Calder Library website

 Remote Access 

Multiple databases are accessible from laptops, tablets, and smart phones using your CaneID and Password.  Medical Campus users will have automatic access to resources while on campus and remote access with Single Sign-On Authentication (Cane ID and Password).  

Mobile Apps

To download Mobile Apps, first create accounts with the relevant databases while on campus or by using the remote access.  Download and open the App with the login and password for the account created.  

Interlibrary Loan

Request articles, book chapters, and entire books from non-UM libraries using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) online form.

Resource Guide for Medical Students 

The Guide for Medical Students contains relevant information for medical students, including a list of books and e-books for your courses, multiple online databases, and other valuable information resources. 

 

Learn, Study & Collaborate

The library has several small group areas, meeting rooms and study rooms on each library floor, which are available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 110 PC and Mac computers available throughout the building. 

 

Get Help with Research

Professional Librarians

The Reference and Education Librarians are available remotely from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to assist students.

Contact them by: 

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Chat:  Use the Reference & Education chat window located on on the library's home page and also from the Ask A Librarian tab.

Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for Medical Students

Each Academic Society has an assigned Personal Librarian to assist with research and library-related questions during your four years of medical school. Check out the Personal Librarian Program Guide for more information.

Leave Us Suggestions & Comments

Use the Patrons Suggestions & Comments tab to leave anonymous comments and suggestions or to ask questions about library services and resources. 

Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at 305-243-6648 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special Note: The library building is open and accessible to Miller School of Medicine, UHealth and Jackson Health System faculty, students, residents, and postdocs via badge-swipe only until further notice with new procedures to ensure campus requirements on social distancing are met. 

Library access services and biomedical communications (photography and poster services) staff are available on-site. Librarians are working remotely and are available for virtual consults via Zoom.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

See you at the Library!

 

 


The Calder Medical Library would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and continuing residents and fellows. We are here to serve your information needs and invite you to visit us on the web at the Calder Medical Library website, and recommend viewing our Resource Guide for Residents.

The Calder Medical Library provides 24/7 electronic access to our extensive collection of databases, e-books, and full-text electronic journals. We also subscribe to EndNoteRefWorks, and Mendeley; the citation managers that make it easy to import references to articles, books, web pages, and other types of sources from online databases.

Our subscriptions to point-of-care electronic resources, including UpToDateDynaMedClinicalKey  and AccessMedicine, will assist you in providing excellent clinical care to patients. Isabel will help you generate a differential diagnosis list.

Contact the Learning, Research, and Clinical Information Librarians via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our chat service to find out more about research consultations and trainings on evidence-based medicine resources, citation databases, and systematic review resources.

Reach out to Access Services via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our chat service with resource and access questions.

Start today by:

Special Note: The library building is open and accessible to Miller School of Medicine, UHealth and Jackson Health System faculty, students, residents, and postdocs via badge-swipe only until further notice with new procedures to ensure campus requirements on social distancing are met.

Library access services and biomedical communications (photography and poster services) staff are available on-site. Librarians are working remotely and are available for virtual consults via Zoom.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

Welcome to Calder Library and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine!


The Calder Medical Library welcomes all medical campus students to a new school year! 

 

Below is a list of resources and services that we hope will make the student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Mondays-Thursdays: 7:30 a.m. - Midnight 

Fridays: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sundays: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

The library closes on certain holidays; check the Calder Library website.

 

Find Our Resources

 uSearch

uSearch is a one-stop search engine for finding physical and digital resources available in all seven University of Miami libraries across three campuses.

Create an account in uSearch to: 

  • Access full-text e-resources
  • Locate print or other physical Library resources
  • Save items to your e-shelf lists and export citations

You can access uSearch from the home page on the Calder Library website

 

Remote Access 

Multiple databases are accessible from laptops, tablets, and smart phones using your CaneID and Password.  Medical Campus users will have automatic access to resources while on campus and remote access with Single Sign-On Authentication (Cane ID and Password).  

 

Mobile Apps

To download Mobile Apps, first create accounts with the relevant databases while on campus or by using the remote access.  Download and open the App with the login and password for the account created.  

 

Interlibrary Loan

Request articles, book chapters, and entire books from non-UM libraries using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) online form.

 

Resource Guide for Medical Students 

The Guide for Medical Students contains relevant information for medical students, including a list of books and e-books for your courses, multiple online databases, and other valuable information resources. 

 

Study, Collaborate, Relax

The library has several small group areas, meeting rooms and study rooms on each library floor, which are available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 110 PC and Mac computers available throughout the building. The Library's Relaxation Room, with recliners, is located in Room B040 on the basement level.

 

Get Help with Research

Professional Librarians

The Reference and Education Librarians are available from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to assist students.

Contact them by: 

Phone:  305-243-6648

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Chat:  Use the Reference & Education chat window located from the Ask A Librarian tab on the library's home page

 

Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for Medical Students

Each Academic Society has an assigned Personal Librarian to assist with research and library-related questions during your four years of medical school. Check out the Personal Librarian Program Guide for more information.

Leave Us Suggestions & Comments

Use the Patrons Suggestions & Comments tab to leave anonymous comments and suggestions or to ask questions about library services and resources. 

Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at 305-243-6648 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See you soon!


Welcome to the Graduate Medical Education training programs of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals.

The Calder Medical Library is here to serve your information needs. We invite you to visit us often in person and on the web at the Calder Medical Library website or our Resource Guide for Residents.

The Calder Medical Library provides access to full-text electronic journals and books. We also subscribe to EndNote, RefWorks, and Mendeley, the citation managers that make it easy to import references to articles, books, web pages, and other types of sources from online databases.

Our subscriptions to point-of-care electronic resources, including UpToDate, DynaMed, ClinicalKey, and AccessMedicine, will assist you in providing excellent clinical care to patients. Isabel will help you generate a differential diagnosis list.

We also have medical librarians and a number of evidence-based medicine resources, citation databases, and systematic review resources to assist you with research needs, systematic reviews and evidence-based practice questions.

Start today by:

Contact the Learning, Research, and Clinical Information Librarians via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call us at 305-243-6648, or use our chat service to find out more about research consultations and training.

Reach out to Access Services via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 305-243-6403 with resource and access questions.

Welcome to Calder Library and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine!


Embase is highly versatile, multipurpose, easy-to-use biomedical database.  The Calder Library has just renewed its subscription to this essential resource. 

Embase has: 

  • Extensive coverage with more than 8,200 international journals and 2.4 million conference abstracts not found in other databases
  • Specialized quick searching tools for drugs, medical devices, diseases, adverse events, and pharmacovigilance
  • A PICO (population, intervention, comparison and outcome) guided search tool – enter the elements of your research question using the PICO search form to quickly run complex, targeted literature searches

Embase is an essential tool for systematic reviews and meta-analyses, as well as for quick searching for evidence-based care. You can quickly retrieve relevant information from trusted sources.  

Watch this 3-minute video for an overview of Embase

 

Check out the Quick User Guide and Fact Sheet.

The Embase Support Center has video tutorials and other training materials.

You’ll find Embase in the E-Databases section of the Calder Memorial Library home page, under our full database list, or directly at Embase.com.

Contact a Reference Librarian for assistance or more information or help getting started: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 305-243-6648


 

 

Whether you are new to using citation managers or a frequent user, a Calder Librarian can assist you with citation management software to easily manage your references and create bibliographies. 

 Calder Library provides support and access to:

  • EndNote: Available for download from UMIT (Desktop or Online) 

  • Mendeley: Mendeley Institution Edition (Desktop or Online) 

  • RefWorks: Legacy or New versions (Both Online only) 

Learn how to access these programs and import references from PubMed and other databases. Find full text articles in the software for your references and insert them directly into your manuscript to build bibliographies automatically in various citation styles.

For more information, click the Citation Management tab, found in the Online Tutorials Guide under the Tutorials drop-down menu on our website. 

 
You can schedule a consultation with a Calder Librarian for additional assistance. 

To schedule an EndNote appointment, contact Kelsa Bartley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 305-243-5530.

To schedule a Mendeley or RefWorks appointment, contact Zsuzsa Nemeth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 305-243-9505.

 

 


 

 

October is National Medical Librarians Month!

 

Every week this month, we will feature Calder Medical Library staff in the various departments, to celebrate the people who make the Library an important campus asset for studying, services, resources, and just to relax and unwind.

Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @CalderMedLib to see who is featured and to show them your love for what they do!

#CalderMedLib #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

   

 

 


 

The Calder Medical Library welcomes all medical campus students to a new school year! 

 

Below is a list of resources and services that we hope will make the student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Mondays-Thursdays: 7:30 a.m. - Midnight 

Fridays: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sundays: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

The library closes on certain holidays; check the Calder Library website.

 

Find Our Resources

 uSearch

uSearch is a one-stop search engine for finding physical and digital resources available in all seven University of Miami libraries across three campuses.

Create an account in uSearch to: 

  • Access full-text e-resources
  • Locate print or other physical Library resources
  • Save items to your e-shelf lists and export citations

You can access uSearch from the home page on the Calder Library website

 

Remote Access 

Multiple databases are accessible from laptops, tablets, and smart phones using your CaneID and Password.  Medical Campus users will have automatic access to resources while on campus and remote access with Single Sign-On Authentication (Cane ID and Password).  

 

Mobile Apps

To download Mobile Apps, first create accounts with the relevant databases while on campus or by using the remote access.  Download and open the App with the login and password for the account created.  

 

Interlibrary Loan

Request articles, book chapters, and entire books from non-UM libraries using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) online form.

 

Resource Guide for Medical Students 

The Guide for Medical Students contains relevant information for medical students, including a list of books and e-books for your courses, multiple online databases, and other valuable information resources. 

 

Study, Collaborate, Relax

The library has several small group areas and study rooms on each library floor, which are available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 110 PC and Mac computers available throughout the library. The Patron Lounge with comfortable furniture and a flat screen television is available on the first floor, in Room 1021A.  The Library's Relaxation Room, with recliners, is located in Room 2023 on the second floor.

 

Get Help with Research

Professional Librarians

The Reference and Education Librarians are available from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to assist students.

Contact them by: 

Phone:  305-243-6648

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Chat:  Use the Reference & Education chat window located from the Ask A Librarian tab on the library's home page

 

Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for Medical Students

Each Academic Society has an assigned Personal Librarian to assist with research and library-related questions during your four years of medical school. Check out the Personal Librarian Program Guide for more information.

 

Leave Us Suggestions & Comments

Use the Patrons Suggestions & Comments tab to leave anonymous comments and suggestions or to ask questions about library services and resources. 

Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at 305-243-6648 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See you soon! 

 


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