Limited public hours on Thursday, April 10th.

The library will be operating on a limited schedule Thursday, April 10th, and will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Normal operating hours will resume on Friday, April 11th.

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Limited public hours on Tuesday 4/8/2014

The library will be operating on a limited schedule Tuesday, April 8th, and will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, April 9th.

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JABSOM HSLib Book of the Month, April 2014

Title:  Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines.

Published by: IARC Press and the World Health Organization

Overview: Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines  is a comprehensive resource on the carcinogenicty of betel and areca nut use.. It provides information on different types of preparations of the nut for human use, including, but not limited to, betel quid with tobacco, areca nut with betel vine, and pan masala. Chemical constituent information for different preparations of betel quid, patterns of use by geographic region, and carcinogenicity information from both human and animal  studies are also provided. Information on various preparations of the nut and its chemical components for use in animal studies has also been included. This is the most current monograph from IARC on this topic, and was published in 2004.

Find this book: The Health Sciences Library holds one print copy of this monograph in its main collection at the Kaka’ako campus. Visit the information services desk and ask for Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines, call number QZ 200 I11 v.85 2004.  The book may be checked out by anyone with University of Hawaii libraries borrowing privileges. It is also available online through the following link:

IARC Publictions Website: http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/PDFs/index.php

Image of the cover of Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines

Image of the cover of Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines


 Borrowing policies at-a-glance*

University Affiliation Loan period for circulating books
Undergraduate Student 28 days
Graduate Student 13 weeks
Faculty and Staff 26 weeks
RCUH, UH Foundation, and other affiliated users who have registered with the library 26 weeks

*This table is a general guide and is not meant to provide comprehensive information on loan periods or borrowing policies for the University of Hawaii libraries. Please contact the library if you have questions about circulation or borrowing policies.  You may also review the university library’s circulation policy online: http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/policies/policies_circ.html#POLICY_FACULTY

 

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RT @uhmed: What’s UP, JABSOM? This week

RT @uhmed: What’s UP, JABSOM? This week @uhmed (via http://t.co/wh6GBx7Nfl) http://smore.com/2fqsm

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Health Sciences Library Closed March 26th

The Medical Education Building, including the Health Sciences Library, will be closed March 26th in observance of Prince Kūhiō Day. The library will resume normal hours of operation on Thursday, March 27th.

 

 

 

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Morning Fitness at the Health and Wellness Center Starts March 18th

Members of the JABSOM and UHCC ohanas are invited to participate in a new Morning Fitness session in the Health and Wellness Center. Morning Fitness begins on March 18th and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am. The session will incorporate plyometrics, callanetics, and circuit training. Participants of all ability levels are welcome. All participants are required to sign a waiver and show an ID badge before class starts. See flyer and schedule for more information or to contact the Health and Wellness Center Coordinator, Elia Bruno.

UHCC Health And Wellness Center Fitness Schedule March 2014

UHCC Health And Wellness Center Fitness Schedule March 2014

Information about Morning Fitness, the newest class at the UHCC Health and Wellness Center.

Information about Morning Fitness, the newest class at the UHCC Health and Wellness Center.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Visit the Health Sciences Library’s Information Services Desk on Monday, March 17th for a shamrock sticker. We are giving out stickers to celebrate the launch of our new Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare pages. Students, faculty, and staff can now visit in person, email, post or tweet to get assistance using the library and it’s resources. We will we sharing library alerts, health news, and intriguing articles from JAMA, NEJM and other popular journals. Follow, like, or check in with us today! Go green!

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