Wednesday, July 18, 2018

ICYMI - National Guidelines Clearinghouse website has been shut down

The National Guidelines Clearinghouse website has been shut down. Here's a statement from the AHRQ and reporting by CNN.

The National Guidelines Clearinghouse was a free website for locating clinical practice guidelines.  It didn't create the guidelines, but it was a helpful place to locate them.

If you've got a UNCG computing account, here are some options for locating practice guidelines -
If you're not affiliated with an institution that has these subscriptions, here's a good alternative -

TRIP database
  • a free "clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care"
  • type your topic, then on the left side of results click Guidelines to narrow your results

Monday, July 16, 2018

Attend an online library orientation for a chance to win a gift card

UNCG University Libraries is offering online orientations to undergraduates, graduates, and instructors for an introduction to library services and resources.  These are 30 minute virtual orientations, offered at a variety of times in early August through Webex and are open to online or face-to-face students and instructors.  If you attend one of the sessions, you have the chance of winning a $25 gift card to Barnes and Nobles.

Online Orientation: Undergraduate Students

Online Orientation: Graduate Students

Online Orientation: Instructors