Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation

Central Medical Library

UMCG
CMB news

Stay up to date on the latest medical research and topic reviews with 'Read'

our new journal app for medical journals
17 April 2017

The Central Medical Library has licensed the journal app 'Read'.

Read provides a single place to discover new research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed. You decide how, when and where you want to read your favorite journals. You can read it on the web and it has apps for Android, iPad and iPhone.

Read
Read

Create an acoount

Use your work email address when creating an account. Select as Account Settings Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen and login with your proxy account (students can use their student number)


Reasons to use Read

You can already use BrowZine to read journals, so you might be wondering why we added READ?

The short answer is:
since READ is different and our library users are also diverse!

Read is different No. 1:


It provides the latest journal articles from a very large collection of medical journals, which is not limited to the collection of our library.
(BrowZine offers journals in áll disciplines, but only journals for which we have a subscription)

So,

  • if you want to keep up with the latest articles the moment they're published: choose READ
  • if you want to browse your favorite journals once a week, or twice a month: choose BrowZine.

Read is different No. 2:

because of the featured papers. Based on the speciality chosen, the journals you follow and the articles you read and save, READ constantly shows new selections of relevant "Featured papers".

Read is different No. 3:

because it offers a SEARCH option. READ searches basically in PubMed and apparently a database with topic reviews. The search option itself is simple, but does use the Boolean Operators AND/OR, the - minus sign to exclude words, parentheses, the * asterix for truncation, plus " quotes to search for phrases.

Read is different No. 4:

because it has a "Followed KEYWORDS" feature. You're notified when new articles become available that match your keywords.

Read is different No. 5:

because of the "Followed Collections" option. Worldwide many users share their personal collections of articles. You can create your own collection or follow a collection in which you are interested.

READ

Stay up to date on the latest medical research with our new journal app 'Read'

Tweet this
Last modified:19 November 2019 3.45 p.m.
printView this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 10 December 2020

    Aletta Jacobs Chairs: 15 female professors appointed

    On International Women’s Day this spring, Rector Magnificus Cisca Wijmenga announced that the UG would be creating 15 new chair positions for female professors, known as the Aletta Jacobs Chairs. Fifteen female professors will soon start their work...

  • 03 December 2020

    UG to award honorary doctorate to Feike Sijbesma

    On Friday 22 January 2021, the University of Groningen (UG) will award an honorary doctorate to Feike Sijbesma. The former CEO of DSM will be presented with his honorary doctorate by Rector Magnificus Cisca Wijmenga during the special Nobel...

  • 01 December 2020

    Integration of newcomers is almost at a standstill

    The lockdown in March 2020 was difficult for everyone in the Netherlands, but especially so for newcomers: they had 50% less contact than previously. As a consequence, they felt lonelier and their integration into society has almost come to a...