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  • Friday:
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  • Sunday:
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News and Events

NLM Traveling Exhibit Opens in the Library

From DNA to Beer; Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Technology

A new banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, DNA to Beer; Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Technology explores some of the processes, problems, and potentials inherent in technologies that use life. The exhibit promotes an understanding of the dynamic relationship between microbes, technology, and science and medicine.

On viiew in the Medical Library through September 2. Watch for additional events held in conjunction with this exhibit.

This exhibition was produced by the National Library of Medicine, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.



What's New in PubMed from SIUSM Authors

Recent articles in PubMed written by SIU School of Medicine authors.



28 New Research Articles in Web of Science by SIUSM Authors

Recent articles in Web of Science that were written by SIU School of Medicine authors.

Featured Resources

Mobile Apps

LiverTox: Clinical and Research information on Drug-Induced Liver Injury


Use LiverTox, a database from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS), to search or browse by common medication and supplement names, and learn how the medication or supplement affects liver health. For each drug or supplement, view a record that lists:

  • An overview describing the use and history of the drug, as well as a brief description of how the drug may be toxic to the liver.
  • Product Information about the drug, including a link to any product labeling available at DailyMed.
  • References and additional links related to the drug or supplement on PubMed and

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PubMedSound & Query


Maria Ansley, Kevin Calder, and Lydia Howes

Operation Smile - Part 2

May 18, 2016

download (Duration: 16:29 min, 22.6 MB)

In part 2 of our podcast on Operation Smile, listen to Dr. Kevin Calder and medical photographer Maria Ansley describe their Operation Smile missions in more detail and learn how others can get involved.


Library Classes

No classes are scheduled during June, July, and August. Monthly classes will resume in September.

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For assistance or to request a training session during the summer, contact reference staff at or 217-545-2113

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