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1 Skyscape Medical Resources for Saudi Digital Library Members

2 About Skyscape Skyscape is the leading source of medical information on mobile devices and the Web 600 + Medical Resources Clinical References Drug Databases Medical Calculators, tools and Guidelines Mobile access iPhone/iPod-Touch/iPad Android based Smartphones or tablets BlackBerry smartphones Web access IE, Chrome, Firefox or Safari

3 SDL Skyscape Partnership FREE Access to the “The SDL Skyscape Suite”  A bundle consisting of Eleven Medical Resources  Accessible by any Web browser using the WebView™ tool  Available on mobile devices iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Android operating system based Smartphone's and tablet computers BlackBerry phones 25% discount for SDL members on 600+ Medical references  Allows additional references to be purchased at a discount and added to the SDL Skyscape Suite to meet specialty specific needs

4 The SDL Skyscape Suite Clinical Content  Ferri’s Clinical Advisor Provides access to current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions, quick guidance on Acute Coronary Syndromes, Biceps Tendonitis, H1N1 Influenza, Infertility, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Postpartum Follow-up, Small Bowel Obstruction, Social Anxiety Disorder, Stuttering and much more  Harriet Lane Handbook: A Manual for Pediatric House Officers Including the latest treatment and management recommendations, immunization schedules, procedures, and therapeutic guidelines, as well as a unique, comprehensive drug formulary  Outlines in Clinical Medicine Over 850 separate succinct summaries of topics encountered in General Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Subspecialties, Emergency Medicine and Family Practice. Topics in geriatrics, pediatrics, ophthalmology, gynecology, obstetrics, psychiatry, and neurology are also covered in some detail

5 SDL Skyscape Suite (Continued) Drug Guides  DrDrugs™ - Drug Guide for Physicians Over 1,000 drug monographs, 800+ built in drug dosing calculation tools and includes audio pronunciations for almost 890 generic drugs  RxDrugs – Comprehensive Drug Guide Thousands of brands and generics, with interactions (including multi-drug analyzer tool), pill images and over 400 integrated dosing calculators Saudi National Formulary (Coming Soon)  Will include information such as Generic names, Brand names, Availability, ATC codes etc.

6 SDL Skyscape Suite (Continued) Dictionaries and Anatomy Titles:  Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 56,000 definitions, 790 illustrations with Sight (words and images), Sound (audio pronunciations) and Action (smARTlink/cross-referencing in context)  Medical Eponyms (Medical terms named after people) 1700 common and obscure medical eponyms with descriptions, featuring more of the medical terminology used in over 20 of today's fastest growing health profession areas  Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy Over 532 beautifully colored and easily understood illustrations featuring Skyscape’s hot-spot functionality. Tap on hot-spot to identify the structures shown on the illustration.

7 SDL Skyscape Suite(Continued) Other Content:  Labs 360 ™ Provides the most extensive and most relevant diagnostic and clinical information about tests  Archimedes 360 ™ Medical Calculator Over 200 Medical calculators

8 Access to SDL Skyscape Suite  NOTE: Only limited number of mobile licenses available to SDL members The SDL Skyscape Suite Web IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari iOS Devices iPhone iPad iPod Touch Android OS Smartphone Tablet Computers BlackBerry Smartphone Playbook NOT Supported The SDL Skyscape Suite is available to SDL members via:

9 Skyscape access for users registered with SDL Skyscape program link is posted on:  Login using your SDL member account credentials

10 Click on Skyscape Medical link under e-Books Link to Skyscape

11 SDL Welcome page Close the pop-up to access WebView Purchase additional resources for WebView or Mobile Request a license for a mobile device

12 Skyscape Access from Member Institutions The following member institutions have the program link posted on their websites * King Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsPrince Sultan University King Faisal UniversityAl Yamamah University King Saud UniversityBatterjee Medical College King Abdul Aziz UniversityRiyadh Military Hospital Umm Al-Qura UniversityEffat University University of Dammam Arab Open University Majmaah UniversityIbn Sina College Almaarefa College * This list is as of March 10, 2012 and new institutions are being added

13 Skyscape WebView™

14 SDL WebView™ My Library page

15 SDL WebView™ Menu Bar My Library  All SDL Members Includes the titles in The SDL Skyscape Suite  Personal Account Titles in The SDL Skyscape Suite PLUS additional titles purchased for WebView Browse All Titles  All titles available on WebView Welcome SDL Default account for all SDL members Logout and login using your personal Skyscape account. Personal account login is required ONLY if you have purchased additional titles for WebView.

16 Navigating WebView Search for key words  Type the search term  Select My Library or All Resources

17 Search results for “diabetes” in My Library My Library Window shows the summary Click on Search Results to view details

18 Search results for “diabetes” in All Resources Other Resources window shows search results for “diabetes” in All Resources available on WebView

19 Navigating individual Title Select a title from My Library:

20 Navigating Individual Title / Reference Search by letter View All and Scroll

21 WebView - Topic Indicies Sections

22 WebView - Features Manage Content  Text Size  Print Topic Recently Viewed Topics

23 WebView – Bookmarks Bookmark Topics  Login using your personal Skyscape account Add bookmark Click on Bookmarks Displays bookmarks

24 Mobile Access

25 Click on “Additional Offers from Skyscape”

26 Skyscape License for a Mobile Device Click on the “Request a license” link:

27 Mobile License Request Page for SDL Members

28 Requesting a Mobile license Enter information and click on Request Serial Numbers link.

29 Requesting a Mobile license (continued) The system will send an email with a “Validation link”  Click on the “Validation link” to confirm the request  Note: Check the spam email folder if you do not receive the email  The system will prompt new users to Create a Skyscape account  The serial numbers for The SDL Suite are automatically registered to Skyscape account Get the Free Skyscape Medical App  Go to on your mobile device  Download the app  Accept the license agreement

30 Requesting a Mobile license (continued) Download and Install The SDL Skyscape Suite  Open Skyscape App  Download the free resources  Go to Tools  Check for Updates  Download the Suite

31 Purchase Additional WebView Resources Click Purchase WebView Resources link  Add to cart  You will need to create a personal Skyscape Account and check out Login to WebView using your account credentials to see purchased resources

32 Purchase Additional Mobile Resources Click “Purchase Mobile Resources” link  Add to cart  You will need to create a personal Skyscape Account and check out Get the Skyscape App  Go to on your mobile device  Download the free app Install your resources  Open Skyscape App  Go to Tools | Check for Updates

33 Skyscape Mobile Overview

34 Skyscape Mobile Overview: Skyscape on Mobile devices is more then an eBook: it features  Smartsearch™ Searches all resources on the mobile device for Key Words including DynaMed which is covered by a separate license agreement  Smartlink™ Allows titles to be cross-referenced  Audio Pronunciations Click on the speaker icon: –Internet access required on mobile devices  Bookmarking: Allows bookmarks to be added  History History of recently viewed topics  Related topic Search Automatically links the current topic with related information  Additional Tutorials are available online Go to under “Finding Answers Fast”

35 Support for SDL Members For Skyscape related issues such as:  Access to WebView  Requesting mobile serial numbers Email: Chat Online: visit: and start a Chat For SDL access related issues  Contact Mansur Ali Email: Phone: +966 920014115 ext 1089 For program information  Contact Verinder Bawa Email:

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