Nursing@Ovid

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Introducing OvidToday: Ovid’s Journal iPad App

OvidToday is an iPad app that allows you to browse the library’s OvidSP online journal holdings quickly and conveniently on your iPad.

What it Does:

  • Browse of all the library’s Ovid Journal Holdings – you can browse an A-Z title list or by category to find journals of interest
  • Personal Reading List – you can create a personal list of journals relevant to your practice, research or education
  • Latest Content Available Instantly
  • Allows Access Offline – read PDF articles anywhere you go even if you are offline
  • Allows Access at Home or On Site

How Do I Get It?

  1. Download the free OvidToday app in the iTunes appstore
  2. Tap “Let’s get started” and follow the on-screen instructions
    If you are logged into or on the hospital network, the app should automatically recognize you.
  3. Enter an Ovid Personal ID
    If you don’t have a Personal Ovid Account, OvidToday will prompt you to create one and provide easy-to-follow steps
  4. Start browsing favorite journals
    You will have access to all the most recent issues of the hospital’s Ovid-subscribed journal content (will not include content from ClinicalKey or Gale); if the library has dropped a subscription then the most current issue up until the time the subscription was discontinued will appear.

For more information, visit or contact the library.

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Doing Research Over the Holidays? Consider Off-site Access to the Library’s Resources

The Library will be closed and library staff will be unavailable during the Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years’ holidays but that doesn’t mean you can’t access the library and its resources. As always, the physical library will be accessible to clinical staff via their badges on a 24/7 basis. Off-site, online access to many of the library’s resources is also available, read on to find out how!

Physicians: If you are a Huntington Hospital affiliated physician you are able to access the library’s resources from your Citrix or CONNECT log in. See our Physicians Off-Site Access page to learn how. If you would prefer to have username/password access to a resource, please submit an Off-Site Access Resource Form or contact the library directly during business hours.

Hospital Staff: All other hospital staff, please fill out our Off-Site Access Request Form to be set up with access to selected library resources. Please allow 1 business day for account set up.

Resources for which off-site access is available include:

· OvidSP/Nursing@Ovid –includes access to Medline, Evidence Based Medicine Review databases, Johanna Briggs Institute, Nursing@Ovid, HMH Full Text Journals and Books@Ovid databases.

· Gale Databases – includes Health Reference Center Academic, Health & Wellness Resource Center (consumer health information) & Gale Virtual Reference Library (consumer health reference ebooks)

· Natural Standard – evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine products and techniques, such as herbs and supplements or acupuncture and yoga, for consumers and professionals.

· Refworks – a online research management, collaboration and writing tool to help you gather, organize, store and share research

For off-site access to MDConsult, please sign up on a hospital-networked computer by going to MDConsult and clicking on the “Create Account” link at the top right of the MDConsult home screen (must be on a hospital computer).