Nursing Education, Content and Libraries

Rittenhouse attended the 2018 National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) Annual Meeting to better understand nursing faculty and students’ thoughts and behaviors when it comes to accessing information and utilizing resources from their school library. Through a survey and focus group, we collected the following information about nursing faculty and students’ academic challenges and content needs. Below is an infographic summarizing what we learned, and how … Continue reading Nursing Education, Content and Libraries

The Merck Manual Then and Now: Stories from 20 Editions

Rittenhouse recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Melissa Adams, Director of Publishing at Merck, to discuss the history and evolution of the Merck Manual throughout its 20 editions. Here are some highlights from our discussion: “We try never to forget that medicine is for the people, it is not for the profits. The profits follow and, if we have remembered that, they have … Continue reading The Merck Manual Then and Now: Stories from 20 Editions

An R2 Digital Library PDA Case Study

Rittenhouse strives to provide its hospital and library partners tools to support their digital collection development. The Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) tool is an example of the value-added features available on the market-leading eBook database, the R2 Digital Library. Doody’s Collection Development Monthly recently published a case study on the R2 Digital Library’s PDA tool. The subject of the case study was the implementation and … Continue reading An R2 Digital Library PDA Case Study

2018 Doody’s Core Titles Information Available from Rittenhouse

Did you know that Rittenhouse provides the latest edition of Doody’s Core Titles (DCT), and Doody reviews for FREE on Rittenhouse.com and R2Library.com? We do! The just-published 2018 Edition of Doody’s Core Titles is currently available to our Library and Hospital Partners. We understand that health sciences librarians rely on DCT as a key collection development tool and are committed to providing tools to support … Continue reading 2018 Doody’s Core Titles Information Available from Rittenhouse

Doody’s Review Update of the R2 Digital Library

Doody’s Collection Development Monthly published a Review Update by Louise Verma, MLIS, Reference & Electronic Librarian at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Health Sciences Library. Louise’s article is an update of her 2015 review of the R2 Digital Library, and provides new and updated information about the R2 Digital Library in the areas of content, features, functionality, business model, user feedback and much more! Louise’s update reviews … Continue reading Doody’s Review Update of the R2 Digital Library

R2 Digital Library 2107 Year in Review

Rittenhouse completed an analysis of the R2 Digital Library in 2017, and complied the highlights and takeaways below. We believe the R2 Digital Library is a true solution for any hospital or library collecting health sciences eBook content. Read on to discover the difference our eBook database can make for your hospital or library! Still not convinced? See what others had to say about the … Continue reading R2 Digital Library 2107 Year in Review

Discoveries from Retail Store Q&A Sessions: Industry Trends & Rittenhouse

In an effort to better serve our current and future retail partners, we conducted question & answer sessions to find out more about important topics and how industry trends are affecting this market. The insight we received was invaluable. Not only did we learn more about trends currently happening on campuses around the U.S., we also gained a deeper understanding of how our customers adjust … Continue reading Discoveries from Retail Store Q&A Sessions: Industry Trends & Rittenhouse

R2 Digital Library’s Top 10 For 2017

Rittenhouse continuously strives to provide our library and hospital partners the opportunity to curate their eBook collection from the most current and comprehensive selection of health sciences eBooks available. That being said, of the nearly 400 eBooks released on the R2 Digital Library in 2017, these Top 10 eBooks stood out from the rest. You might be wondering how the Rittenhouse team could possibly decide … Continue reading R2 Digital Library’s Top 10 For 2017

Top 10 Reasons Why R2 is an Essential Part of Your Collection

E Pluribus Unum Out of many, one.  R2 takes the most important books from your reference shelf and makes them available in a single interface.  Forget about publisher-centric silos, your R2 collection creates a single database access point to your eBook collection Give the people what they want Be everywhere, all at one time: in the classroom, at the nurses’ station, on the wards, in … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why R2 is an Essential Part of Your Collection

Rittenhouse Librarian Survey: Findings, Analysis, and Solutions

We surveyed librarians collecting health sciences content to discover their objectives, challenges, and preferences. Below is an infographic summarizing our findings, as well as ways the R2 Digital Library can help you navigate through any challenges you may face. To discover more on how the R2 Digital Library can help you overcome challenges or enhance your workflow, view this information session or contact customerservice@r2library.com. Continue reading Rittenhouse Librarian Survey: Findings, Analysis, and Solutions