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Scott Library Staff Posters at MLA

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Several Scott Memorial Librarians authored posters presented at the recent Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Copies of the posters are now available in the Jefferson Digital Commons: Supporting the Occupational Therapy Student in the Production and Dissemination of Systematic Reviews: An Interprofessional Collaboration among Librarians and Occupational Therapy Faculty (Paul Hunter, […]

CTL Support for Blended Learning

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

EDUCAUSE, an organization at the front of innovation in teaching and learning in the digital environment, recently recognized Ivy Tan (CTL Instructional Design Specialist) as a Blended Learning Designer. To earn the credential, Tan completed a five-week blended-learning seminar facilitated by the University of Central Florida and then submitted an e-portfolio for review by a […]

Nursing Alumni Bulletins Now in the JDC

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

More than fifty years of Nursing Alumni Bulletins (beginning in 1935 and going up until 1995) have been added to the Jefferson Digital Commons. The Bulletins were published by alumni of the Diploma Nursing program, which was started in 1891 as the Jefferson Hospital Training School for Nurses. The first class consisted of thirteen women […]

Grand Rounds in the JDC

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The Jefferson Digital Commons has a collection of grand rounds presentations archived from various departments, including: Surgery Otolaryngology Kimmel Cancer Center Family and Community Medicine Integrative Medicine

New Issue of Jefferson Surgical Solutions

Monday, May 11th, 2015

The latest issue of Jefferson Surgical Solutions is hot off the press. Topics include: Residents Lead Hospital-Based Quality Improvement Programs Injury as a Disease: Jefferson Spearheads Regional Injury Control Research Center Patients Benefit from Multi-Disciplinary Approach of Jefferson Gastroesophageal Center And more!

2015 CREATE Day Presentations in the JDC

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Collaborative Research and Evidence Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE) Day is a clinical education program presented by occupational therapy graduate students in partial fulfillment of the Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University. Students conduct a systematic review of the literature on key topic areas that reflect current occupational therapy practice […]

Writing Café Summer Hours

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Does “write more” keep getting pushed to the bottom of your to do list? Are you paralyzed by the amount of work needed to publish your research? Do you have a half-finished manuscript gathering dust on your desk? The Writing Café in Room 200A of Scott Memorial Library provides you a chance every Tuesday from […]

Love Your Library Winner

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Scott Library is pleased to announce that David Chou (SKMC M2) and Giuseppe Staltari (SKMC M4) are the first place winners of our Love Your Library Video Contest. Take a look at their entry. Thanks to everyone who participated!  

14 E-Books New to Scott Library in April

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Scott Library added these 14 e-books in April to the growing collection: Clinical genomics: a guide to clinical next generation sequencing Clinical neurophysiology board review Q&A Emergency care and the public’s health Fishman’s pulmonary diseases and disorders (5th ed.) Harrison’s principles of internal medicine (19th ed.) IMRT, IGRT, SBRT: advances in the treatment planning and delivery […]

Download Statistics: A New Service for NIHMS Authors

Friday, May 1st, 2015

If you’ve deposited articles in the NIH Manuscript Submission System (NIHMS) to comply with the NIH Public Access policy, you can now see how often they were downloaded from PMC. Read more about the new feature on the NCBI Insights blog and contact us at Scott Library with any questions about NIH Public Access Policy […]

Conference Poster Season

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC) has nearly 500 archived conference posters. Don’t let your conference posters collect dust and sit in hallways where only your colleagues view them on a daily basis. Send them to the JDC to reach a global audience.

Mobile-Friendly Redesign for MedlinePlus.gov

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Next time you’re suggesting a reliable, authoritative starting point for consumer health information, consider the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus.gov and MedlinePlus en español. They launched a redesigned site that’s responsive for devices of any size—desktop, tablet or mobile. Read more about the new features and take a video tour.

My Research Dashboard: A New Service for Elsevier Authors

Monday, April 27th, 2015

If you’ve written articles published in Elsevier journals you may be familiar with their CiteAlert and Article Usage Alerts. Over the next year, they’ll be rolling out My Research Dashboard, which integrates those features plus additional data from Scopus, ScienceDirect and Mendeley to provide a more visual way to understand how your work is being […]

Look for Inside Out: New Issue Just Released

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

The editors of Jefferson’s Literary Arts Journal, Inside Out, have released their latest issue. Readers can pick up free copies of the journal at various campus locations, including Scott Memorial Library, or access it online. Inside Out features noteworthy essays, short stories, poems, artwork, and photography by students from across the Jefferson campus. “The creativity […]

Latest School of Population Health Capstones in the JDC

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

The latest round of capstone presentations by students in the TJU School of Population Health have been loaded in the Jefferson Digital Commons. The 2015 submissions include: Ser Mamá Inmigrante: Mexican Mothers Perceptions of Parenting in a New Culture (Billingham) Policy Review and Analysis of Chaperoning Intimate Medical Examinations Legal Mandates (Kay) Primary Care Leaders’ […]