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Show Us Some Love: Video Contest

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Scott Library is sponsoring a Love Your Library video contest to celebrate National Library Week 2015 (April 12th – 19th). Between April 1st and April 24th we’ll accept video submissions (of 2 minutes or less) telling/showing us what you love most about the Library. This contest is open to all Jeffersonians (with the exception of […]

Parenting for Emotional Growth: Now in the JDC

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Parenting for Emotional Growth, a Textbook, Workshops and Curriculum for Students in Grades K Thru 12 is the result of a multi-disciplinary research project lead by Henri Parens, MD, a TJU Professor of Psychiatry. An intensive study of a group of mothers and their children over thirty-seven years lead to the development of these materials–designed […]

Noise Alert – Journal Removal in Scott Library

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Beginning Saturday, March 21st, a team of workers will begin to remove portions of the bound journal collection on the third floor. The materials being removed are available electronically and by clearing out the very rarely used print journals we will make room for additional seating. The workers will begin on the east side of […]

Preview OvidSP’s New Book Reader

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

OvidSP launched a refreshed reading experience for e-books. Give it a try and let them know what you think.

JoVE Lab Index: New Tool for Researchers

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

New from the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE): “JoVE Lab Index is a proprietary new tool developed by JoVE to enable scientific researchers to identify the most influential scientists within a specific research area and rank them by their contributions to the field. Lab Index searches ‘hundreds of thousands’ of researchers and ‘millions’ of published […]

Workshop: Introducing iCE (Interactive Curricula Experience) for Fall 2015 Courses

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The Center for Teaching & Learning presents iCE: interactive Curricula Experience Platform & App. A web-based platform and iPad app, iCE delivers faculty-generated content directly to students’ iPads, laptops, or desktops for a connected learning experience. Faculty wishing to learn more, or to adopt, this interactive technology for storing, sharing and organizing instructional content must […]

AMWA Clothing Drive Benefits Survivors of Human Trafficking

Monday, March 16th, 2015

AMWA Clothing Drive to Benefit Survivors of Human Trafficking at Covenant House Shelter – March 7-April 25th 2015 Every day, in our cities, human trafficking is a real life nightmare to hundreds of thousands of minors. You can be part of the solution by donating clothing to help a young girl start a new life. […]

Showdown: A New Self-Assessment Game from AccessMedicine

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

AccessMedicine added a new self-assessment game, “Showdown.” From their newsletter: Challenge colleagues on their medical knowledge, quiz-bowl style! You and your opponent will battle through two rounds of questions, each with five categories ranging from 100 to 400 points, plus a final question worth 500 points. Like other turn-based games, you can play live or […]

Resume on the Run: March 16th and 18th

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Swing by Orlowitz Lobby and Scott Library to have your résumé quickly reviewed by a career counselor: Monday, March 16, 5:30-7:30pm,  Orlowitz Lobby (on-campus residents only) Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-7:30pm,  Scott Library, 2nd Floor (IT Desk) Bring a hard copy of your résumé! This event is brought to you by the Career Development Center and […]

Jefferson ‘JAZ Tank’ Community Startup Challenge

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Calling All Innovators: Submit Your Idea for Jefferson ‘JAZ Tank’ Community Startup Challenge Jefferson wants you to tap into your inner inventor and present your ideas about innovation in health care in the first-ever Jefferson JAZ Tank. A reinvention of Shark Tank, in which entrepreneurs’ ideas are vetted by professionals and investors, Jefferson JAZ Tank […]

20 E-Books New to Scott Library in February

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Scott Library added these 20 e-books in February to the growing collection: Anatomy coloring book for the health professions Basic & clinical pharmacology (13th) Bone cancer: primary bone cancers and bone metastases (2nd ed.) Clinical cases in anesthesia (4th ed.) Clinicians pocket drug reference 2015 CURRENT diagnosis & treatment: physical medicine & rehabilitation Degowin’s diagnostic examination […]

Cochrane Library Website Gets a New Look

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The Cochrane Library updated its website. Among the enhancements: Mobile optimization Improved browsing by topic or by Review Group Anywhere Systematic Reviews, a new article layout option for a better reading experience Details about all the updates are in their full change guide. The advanced search features remain unchanged.

JAMA Oncology: New Journal from the JAMA Network

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

JAMA Oncology is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to all aspects of medical, radiation, and surgical oncology and its subspecialties. The journal is committed to publishing influential original research, opinions, and reviews that advance the science of oncology and improve the clinical care of patients with cancer.  Access JAMA Oncology from the SML web site. .

Women at Jeff: New Oral Histories Posted to the JDC

Friday, February 20th, 2015

The Archives and Special Collections is posting oral history interviews with some of the first women to attend Jefferson. The interviews explore how each woman became interested in the sciences or medicine, their time at Jefferson Medical College, and where their careers took them after graduate school. Each oral history includes an audio file and […]

JoVE Mobile Now Available

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal, has just released two mobile apps (iOS and Android) and a newly optimized version of the website to deliver seamless access to content from any mobile device. These apps are free to Jeffersonians as part of Scott Library’s subscription to JoVE (Biology and Neuroscience […]