UW Radiology

January 26, 2015

The Grand Roundup: Coming soon to a library near you

​I know how it goes: You check out a library book, and before you know it, your allotted two weeks are up — but you’ve barely made it past the table of contents. Or maybe there’s a book in your office that you meant to return last month … or last year … but you keep…

January 23, 2015

Want to optimize your searches?

Next in our infographic series is a topic I was asked to address at a recent instruction session. It’s great to know how to use MeSH terms and retrieve article PDFs, but what about constructing the search in the first place? What’s the best way to translate a research question into terms the database will…

January 14, 2015

Sneak peek: new radiology books

A few weeks ago, some members of the UW Radiology community attended the RSNA Annual Meeting. As a result of the library’s book-buying program, at least one attendee visited Publishers’ Row and picked up some new books for the library. Those books are now starting to arrive and be cataloged, so drop by Templeton Library…

January 7, 2015

Featured History: Wilhelm Röntgen  

“I didn’t think; I investigated.” So said Wilhelm Röntgen when asked what he was thinking on November 8, 1895, at the moment he discovered X-rays. His investigations and the resulting paper, “On a New Kind of Rays,” took the world by storm, revolutionized medicine, and earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 (1)….

January 2, 2015

Radiology history (and Templeton’s resolutions for 2015)

With the busyness of the holidays, progress on the new Featured History exhibit has been slow — but rest assured, it’s on its way. In the meantime, I encourage you to check out Otha Linton’s columns in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, where she profiles people who have made important contributions to the…