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Jefferson Book Club Selection for November: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is the November selection for the Jefferson Book Club. “In the world of the near future, who will control women’s bodies? Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force.” Join your colleagues for the next Jefferson Book […]

Bottle Filling Stations are Quick, Clean, and Green!

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Library installed Halsey Taylor HYDROBOOST® bottle filling stations a little over a year ago. Better than a standard drinking fountain, these units provide cold, filtered water. They also feature a quick and clean option for filling reusable bottles. A counter on each unit tracks the number of 20 oz. bottles potentially saved from a […]

Join a Learning Community

Monday, October 13th, 2014

The Center for Teaching and Learning is partnering with the Institutional Faculty Development Committee to promote five learning communities this year. All learning communities are open to any faculty, staff or students interested in the topic and each community will set its own agenda and meeting style. For example, the Online Learning community group meets […]

Human Library Event at Scott on October 30th

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Don’t judge a book by its cover…   You’re invited to attend the Human Library event. WHEN: Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11am – 3pm (register for one 30 minute slot during this time). Discussion/reception from 3pm – 4pm WHERE: Scott Library, 2nd floor REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Register now  (Password: HL)

Ebola Information from the CDC

Monday, October 6th, 2014

The CDC added a module dedicated to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (in English and French) to its site on Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease). Features include: Overview Case counts Updates Q&As Outbreak cases distribution map CDC response

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Report for July-September 2014 Now Available

Monday, October 6th, 2014

On September 14, 2014 the Jefferson Digital Commons reached 2 million downloads. To date the JDC contains 9,186 assets and has 2,013,794 full-text downloads. View a list of the 138 assets added this quarter. The latest JDC quarterly report is now available and covers the following:  Milestone: 2 million downloads for the Jefferson Digital Commons Some […]

19 E-Books New to Scott Library in September

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Scott Library added these 19 e-books in September to the growing collection: Anatomy of research for nurses Brain injury medicine: principles and practice (2nd ed.) Collaborative learning techniques (2nd ed.) Creating significant learning experiences Current medical diagnosis & treatment 2015 (54th ed.) Differential diagnosis for the advanced practice nurse Engaging ideas: the professor’s guide to integrating […]

Lumbar Puncture Video and More: Updates from Access Medicine

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

In addition to new editions of textbooks, which we include in our monthly new e-books lists, AccessMedicine is continuously producing new associated content. Sign up for their newsletter to learn about new resources, videos, animations, and text updates to leading medical titles such as Harrison’s Online, CMDT, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, and Hurst’s The Heart. Take a look at a few recent updates from the […]

New Guide to BrowZine on SML Site

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Browse thousands of journals from your iPad, iPhone, or Android tablet! The BrowZine™ app is a browsable newsstand of Scott Memorial Library’s top journals. Whether you’re new to BrowZine or already use the app, check out Scott Library’s BrowZine Guide to learn more about great new features: Browse journals by Subject or Journal title Read […]

Jefferson is Bike Friendly: Free, Covered Parking in Hamilton Garage

Friday, September 19th, 2014

In continuing support of wellness and healthy lifestyles for our staff and students, Jefferson has committed significant storage space on campus for bicycles. In addition to other locations on campus, the Hamilton Garage on 11th Street, between Walnut and Locust, now includes dedicated space and bike racks that will accommodate more than 100 bikes. How to […]

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine (at Scott, 9/29-11/8)

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

From September 29 – November 8, 2014, Scott Library will host Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, an exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine. A reception was held on Tuesday, Sept. 30th featuring TJU’s Nicole Salomone speaking on the topic, “How Magic Became Science.” View […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: How Were These Used?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Welcome back to Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question:What were the items in this case used for?

Two Million Downloads for the Jefferson Digital Commons

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Strike up the band, turn up the tunes, and break out your dancing shoes! On September 14, 2014 the Jefferson Digital Commons surpassed 2 million downloads. As of Monday September 15, 2014 the JDC has 2,000,842 total downloads. The lucky asset that registered the 2 millionth download was: A 47-Year Old Female with Muscular Rigidity, […]

Blackboard Replaces Pulse on University Web

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Have you been using Pulse as your primary site for accessing campus information? TJU is now officially using Blackboard Learn (originally introduced in July 2013) in place of Pulse. The same information resources can be found in Blackboard, which is faster, up to date, and performs better on mobile devices. Remember, Pulse is now Blackboard. […]

JournalGuide Verifies That Journals Are Legitimate

Friday, September 12th, 2014

JournalGuide helps researchers find the best journal for their manuscript. Now the free online database has added a verification service to make it easier to evaluate whether journals are not only suitable, but also trustworthy. This verification service can be particularly helpful when researchers receive emails from unfamiliar journals asking them to submit papers, review […]