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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science: November 10th

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Download a copy of this announcement.  

18 E-Books New to Scott Library in October

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Scott Library added these 18 e-books in October to the growing collection: Brigham intensive review of internal medicine question and answer companion Cancer principles & practice of oncology: handbook of clinical cancer genetics Caring for the hospitalized child: a handbook of inpatient pediatrics Critical care medicine: principles of diagnosis and management in the adult (4th ed.) Current […]

New Posters Added to the Jefferson Digital Commons

Friday, October 31st, 2014

15 new posters have been deposited in the Jefferson Digital Commons: Overview and Impact of Implementation of a Pharmacy Concierge Service Development of Syringomyelia from Retained Bullet Fragment following Spinal Cord Injury TeamSTEPPS: Radiologic Sciences Students’ Perspective Seeing Is Believing: Optical Computed Tomography (OCT) and Histologic Analysis To Define Pathophysiology Of “Very”, Very Late Stent […]

Health Workforce Mapper: Interactive Tool from AMA

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

From the AMA News Room, 10/28/14: CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today introduced a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care. The AMA’s Health Workforce Mapper is an interactive tool that illustrates the geographic locations of the health care work force in each state, […]

Faculty, Have You Joined Doximity?

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Doximity.com is a social network for physicians that offers easy access to relevant medical news and many other benefits, including opportunities to: Connect with colleagues and alumni Learn quickly about research underway within your specialty Access CME resources Stay up to date through informative blog posts Activating your Doximity.com account may help improve Jefferson’s U.S. […]