Skyscape Medical Resources for
Saudi Digital Library Members
About Skyscape
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Skyscape is the leading source of medical information on
mobile devices and the Web
600 + Medical
Resources
Mobile access
• iPhone/iPod-Touch/iPad
• Android based Smartphones or
tablets
• BlackBerry smartphones
Clinical
References
Drug
Databases
Medical
Calculators,
tools and
Guidelines
Web access
• IE, Chrome, Firefox or Safari
SDL Skyscape Partnership
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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
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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
The SDL Skyscape Suite
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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
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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
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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
SDL Skyscape Suite (Continued)
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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
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RxDrugs – Comprehensive Drug Guide
• Thousands of brands and generics, with interactions (including multi-drug
analyzer tool), pill images and over 400 integrated dosing calculators
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Saudi National Formulary (Coming Soon)
 Will include information such as Generic names, Brand names,
Availability, ATC codes etc.
SDL Skyscape Suite (Continued)
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Dictionaries and Anatomy Titles:
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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)
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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
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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.
SDL Skyscape Suite(Continued)
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Other Content:
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Labs 360 ™
• Provides the most extensive and most relevant diagnostic and clinical
information about tests
 Archimedes 360 ™ Medical Calculator
• Over 200 Medical calculators
Access to SDL Skyscape Suite
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The SDL Skyscape Suite is available to SDL members via:
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
 NOTE: Only limited number of mobile licenses available to SDL members
Skyscape access for users registered with SDL
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Skyscape program link is posted on: www.sdl.edu.sa
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Login using your SDL member account credentials
Click on Skyscape Medical link under e-Books
Link to Skyscape
SDL Welcome page
Close the pop-up
to access
WebView
Purchase
additional
resources for
WebView or
Mobile
Request a
license for a
mobile device
Skyscape Access from Member Institutions
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The following member institutions have the program link
posted on their websites *
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Prince Sultan University
King Faisal University
Al Yamamah University
King Saud University
Batterjee Medical College
King Abdul Aziz University
Riyadh Military Hospital
Umm Al-Qura University
Effat University
University of Dammam
Arab Open University
Majmaah University
Ibn Sina College
Almaarefa College
* This list is as of March 10, 2012 and new institutions are being added
Skyscape WebView™
SDL WebView™ My Library page
SDL WebView™ Menu Bar
Welcome SDL
Default account for
all SDL members
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My Library
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All SDL Members
•
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Personal Account
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Includes the titles in The SDL Skyscape Suite
Titles in The SDL Skyscape Suite PLUS additional titles purchased for WebView
Browse All Titles
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All titles available on WebView
Logout and login using your
personal Skyscape account.
Personal account login is required
ONLY if you have purchased
additional titles for WebView.
Navigating WebView
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Search for key words
 Type the search term
 Select
• My Library or All Resources
Search results for “diabetes” in My Library
My Library Window shows the summary
 Click on Search Results to view details
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Search results for “diabetes” in All Resources
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Other Resources window shows search results for “diabetes”
in All Resources available on WebView
Navigating individual Title
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Select a title from My Library:
Navigating Individual Title / Reference
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Search by letter
View All and Scroll
WebView - Topic
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Indicies
Sections
WebView - Features
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Manage Content
 Text Size
 Print Topic
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Recently Viewed
Topics
WebView – Bookmarks
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Bookmark Topics
 Login using your
personal Skyscape
account
• Add bookmark
• Click on Bookmarks
• Displays bookmarks
Mobile Access
Click on “Additional Offers from Skyscape”
Skyscape License for a Mobile Device
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Click on the “Request a license” link:
Mobile License Request Page for SDL Members
Requesting a Mobile license
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Enter information and click on Request Serial Numbers link.
Requesting a Mobile license (continued)
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The system will send an email with a “Validation link”
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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 www.Skyscape.com/reader on your mobile device
 Download the app
 Accept the license agreement
Requesting a Mobile license (continued)
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Download and Install The SDL Skyscape Suite
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Open Skyscape App
Download the free resources
Go to Tools
Check for Updates
Download the Suite
Purchase Additional WebView Resources
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Click Purchase WebView Resources link
 Add to cart
 You will need to create a personal Skyscape Account and check out
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Login to WebView using your account credentials to see
purchased resources
Purchase Additional Mobile Resources
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Click “Purchase Mobile Resources” link
 Add to cart
 You will need to create a personal Skyscape Account and check out
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Get the Skyscape App
 Go to www.Skyscape.com/reader on your mobile device
 Download the free app
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Install your resources
 Open Skyscape App
 Go to Tools | Check for Updates
Skyscape Mobile Overview
Skyscape Mobile Overview:
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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 www.skyscape.com/support under “Finding Answers Fast”
Support for SDL Members
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For Skyscape related issues such as:
 Access to WebView
 Requesting mobile serial numbers
• Email: [email protected]
• Chat Online: visit: www.skyscape.com/support and start a Chat session
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For SDL access related issues
 Contact Mansur Ali
• Email: [email protected]
• Phone: +966 920014115 ext 1089
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For program information
 Contact Verinder Bawa
• Email: [email protected]
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