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The Health Sciences Library will be closed in observance of Labor Day, on Monday September 3rd. The library will re-open at 8 am. Tuesday, September 4th., with fall hours.

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Louise Falzon, BA, PGDipInf
Information Specialist, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health

Joseph E. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine

Karina Davidson, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health


Interactive computer-based interventions for weight loss or weight maintenance in overweight or obese people.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012, No: 8, page CD007675
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007675.pub2 (Get article)

Nighat Ispahany
Reference and Media Collections Librarian
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
Columbia University


Journal of Consumer Health On the Internet, July-September 2012, Volume 16 Issue 3, page 352-365. (Get article)*

*Due to subscription delays you may need to use the ILL link through the elink until late 2013

Next weekend Elsevier will be improving several of their products, necessitating about 19 hours of down time. ScienceDirect, Scopus and SciVerse Hub are expected to be down from 7:30 am Saturday, August 25th thru 2:30 am Sunday, August 26th.

For more information see Elsevier's SciVerse news release.


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