Friday, October 25, 2013

Trial Access to the R2 Digital Library's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health E-Book Collection Through November 22

The R2 Digital Library is a web-based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web-based platform. Content is available from publishers such as Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Delmar Cengage Learning, Wiley, The American Academy of Pediatrics and many more. Currently the platform offers 3,000 titles for purchase from more than 50 publishers.

The R2 Digital Library has many features that are valuable to users, such as customized saved searches, images, references and bookmarks, an A-Z Drug Index, and an A-Z Topic Index. Content can be browsed by category, discipline or title, and users can also perform searches across the entire platform, finding information on a topic in just two clicks.

The Cheng Library is providing trial access to the collection through November 22. Please contact Richard Kearney ( or x 2165) if you have any questions about the R2 Digital Library.

Thursday, October 24, 2013 Trial Offers Streaming Videos on Counseling and Psychotherapy (through November 21)

From now through November 21, the Cheng Library is offering trial access to's streaming video collection.

The database consists of over 200 titles consisting of over 300 hours of training videos - most of them demonstrations of psychotherapy and counseling sessions - featuring leading contributors to the fields of counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, and addiction.

The videos cover a wide range of modalities, populations and approaches. They are used to train a variety of mental health practitioners, from psychologists, counselors and social workers to nurses, addiction professionals and others. Each video is accompanied by a synchronized, searchable and downloadable transcript. The ability to make clips is also available, and most videos come with a downloadable instructor’s manual.

We invite you to try during the trial period and let us know what you think. Please contact Richard Kearney ( or x 2165) if you have any questions or comments about