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Where’s JEFFLINE? (December 2014 Update)

Friday, December 19th, 2014

In July 2014 we retired the JEFFLINE name and adopted a new look that reflects the redesigned Jefferson website. Since then we have been gradually streamlining and updating our content to improve access to the Library’s resources. With the launch of the Center for Teaching and Learning (which replaced AISR), JEFFLINE content related to instructional […]

VIPs Visit Scott Library

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Beemer and Visa, two Very Irresistible Pooches, stopped by on Wednesday, December 17th to offer students (and staff) some respite from studying and stress.

Follett Faculty Discover: Find Resources For Your Course

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Dear Jefferson Faculty, We are excited to share a new resource made available by our new bookstore operator, Follett. Beginning in January 2015, students will be able to order books and related course materials that you have selected for use in your course.  For this semester, Follett will be using the course material requests you’ve […]

PubMed Central (PMC) Adds Citation Export Feature

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

NCBI announced that “PubMed Central (PMC) has added a citation exporter feature, which makes it easy to retrieve either styled citations that you can copy/paste into your manuscripts, or to download them into a format compatible with your bibliographic reference manager software.” The Citation link provides a quick way to export a single citation.

Jefferson Book Club Author Event for January: The Winter Guest, by Pam Jenoff

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Local author, Pam Jenoff, is the sister of Jay Jenoff, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, at Jefferson. We are thrilled to have Ms. Jenoff discuss her book, The Winter Guest, at our January book club meeting. Ms. Jenoff is a bestselling author of several historical novels. The Winter Guest “Life […]

Therapy Dogs at Scott Library on 12/17

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Does studying for exams have you stressed out? Come and meet a therapy dog at Scott Library on Wednesday, December 17th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Room 200A. Drop in for some canine comfort! You’ll be surprised how much better you feel after a hug or a puppy kiss. Pet therapy lowers blood […]

Food Donation Program 12/5 Through 12/17

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Jefferson is teaming up with Philadelphia Self-Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE) to provide healthy meals for city residents who rely on food pantries. Drop off healthy non-perishable foods (see suggestions) from December 5th to December 17th:

Drug Browsers: Searching Multiple Terminology Sources

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Are you familiar with the these drug browsers developed for clinicians by the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM)?: RxNav, a semantic navigation tool for clinical drugs, is a powerful desktop application for displaying drug information. RxClass is a new application that allows users to search and […]

19 E-Books New to Scott Library in November

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Scott Library added these 19 e-books in November to the growing collection: APA style guide for electronic references Cellular migration and formation of neuronal connections, vol 2: comprehensive developmental neuroscience Comparative anatomy and histology: a mouse and human atlas Critical care management of the obese patient Critical care medicine: principles of diagnosis and management in the adult […]

Hearts and Crafts: Human Heart Model From JAMA

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The cover of the November 19, 2014 JAMA theme issue on cardiovascular disease features a paper heart model anyone can put together. Grab a pair of scissors, some tape, and the printout, and follow the directions to create your own anatomical heart model. Download a copy of the model and instructions.

2014 JCIPE Conference

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The internationally-renowned Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education (JCIPE) hosted a conference, Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice, in Philadelphia on October 10-12, 2014. Conference presentations and posters have been loaded in the Jefferson Digital Commons.

Lexicomp Enhancements

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Lexicomp is a premier resource for drug information and clinical content available to all Jeffersonians. The most recent enhancements to this popular suite of databases include: A new HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) field with verbatim HCAHPS survey questions to guide nurses’ interactions with patients and actively work toward improved survey […]

In the Dark: New Photo Exhibit at Scott Library

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science

Friday, November 14th, 2014

On Monday, November 10th Scott Library presented a talk by TJU’s Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science in recognition of (and to wrap up) our hosting of the National Library of Medicine’s Harry Potter’s World Exhibit. Dr. Brainard lead a rapt and appreciative audience of about 80 attendees through a series of topics including […]

ACC Releases New Guidelines Clinical App

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON (Nov. 10, 2014) — The American College of Cardiology, which has been developing clinical practice guidelines in partnership with the American Heart Association for more than three decades, has launched a new Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/AHA guideline content and related tools. The initial version of the […]