JAMA Evidence, Access ends December 31, 2020

What is happening?

Access to JAMA Evidence will terminate on December 31, 2020. This change does not affect any of our American Medical Association journal subscriptions including JAMA, JAMA Surgery, JAMA Pediatrics, and all the rest of the currently subscribed journals.

Why is it being cancelled?

A review of all the resources provided by OHSU Library is conducted annually. In the most recent review JAMA Evidence was identified as a low-use resource as compared to similar products, so the decision was made to cancel.

What are my other options?

The Users’ guides to the medical literature: a manual for evidence-based clinical practice remains available as an electronic book from the OHSU Library. This title is also available in print format on reserve for check out from the library as is The rational clinical examination: evidence-based clinical diagnosis. Other resources that may substitute for JAMA Evidence include BMJ Best Practice and the open source Critical Appraisal tools provided by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.

To let us know how this decision impacts you please direct comments to Kristina DeShazo, Director of Collection Management.