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Welcome to How-To Videos
This page will be dedicated to videos helping you navigate Cowles Library resources and services as well as some services available on the web. New videos will appear here periodically throughout the semester, so if you don't see it right away, check back later and it should be available.
Online Biology Related Videos
Anatomy Videos (MedlinePlus), from the National Library of Medicine
"MedlinePlus, (CH, Jul'06, 43-6562) the National Library of Medicine's source for consumer health information, recently added free anatomy videos to its Web site. The nearly 80 videos featured were produced by A.D.A.M., a company with a long history of creating high-quality medical images with the guidance of and under review by physicians. (A.D.A.M. illustrations are included in the MedlinePlus encyclopedia.) Topics covered by the videos include normal human anatomy and physiology (blinking, blood pressure), pathophysiology of diseases (glaucoma, Parkinson's disease), and clinical interventions (liposuction heart bypass surgery). Videos have clear narration and closed-captioning. They vary in length (ranging from 15 seconds to 3 minutes) and structure (some have title screens, music, and sound effects; others do not). Some appear almost unfinished in comparison to others. Language level is appropriate for a general audience, though some videos use jargon that may be hard for a nonmedical person to understand. The videos, which are integrated into the MedlinePlus encyclopedia, appear here in an alphabetical listing only by title; given the assorted topics available, spotting a topic of interest quickly is somewhat challenging. Some titles add to this confusion, e.g., the video on pain is titled "Feeling Pain." Videos are available here in QuickTime format only." from Choice, November 2010.
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