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JDC Celebrates 10 years!

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Do you remember what you were doing on January 13, 2005? Probably not, but on that date the Scott Memorial Library activated their institutional repository, the Jefferson Digital Commons. Yes, it has been a decade since the JDC hit the internet. Growth has been steady Total published submissions: 9,458 Total downloads: 2,080,039 Total number of […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for March: Orphan Train

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, the 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia selection, is the March 2015 selection for the Jefferson Book Club. The goal of One Book, One Philadelphia is to promote reading, literacy, and libraries, and to encourage the entire greater Philadelphia area to come together through reading and discussing a single book. […]

From DNA to Beer: NLM Exhibit at Scott Library 1/19 to 2/28

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

The National Library of Medicine, in cooperation with the National Museum of American History, is pleased to present the traveling exhibition, From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry. On view at Scott Memorial Library from January 19th to February 28th, the exhibition explores some of the processes, problems, and potentials inherent in […]

Make Time for Writing in the New Year

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Is “write more” one of your New Year’s resolutions? Are you paralyzed by the amount of work needed to publish your research? Are half-finished manuscripts gathering dust on your desk? The Writing Café at Scott Memorial Library provides two chances every week to prioritize your writing: Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and Fridays […]

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Report for October- December 2014 Now Available

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

The Jefferson Digital Commons had another very active quarter to end 2014. The latest JDC quarterly report, covering statistics and highlighting new digital assets, is now available. Read the full report or view a list of the 240 assets added this quarter.

30 E-Books New to Scott Library in December

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Scott Library added these 30 e-books in December to the growing collection: 5 minute clinical consult standard 2015 (23rd ed.) Advanced drug delivery Anesthesiologist’s manual of surgical procedures (5th ed.) Aunt Minnie’s atlas and imaging-specific diagnosis (4th ed.) Autism spectrum: scientific foundations and treatment Behavioral medicine: a guide for clinical practice (4th ed.) Cancer consult: expertise for […]

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. The latest version includes a revised About the Library page (and button) and a change in a couple […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pivot Adds New Email Alert of Recommended Funding Opportunities

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

From the Pivot announcements: Pivot users who have claimed a profile will begin receiving the new Funding Advisor Alert. This new email alert will be a part of the existing Funding Alerts email and brings the top recommended funding opportunities for each week directly to a users’ inbox. See the announcement for details , contact Scott Library […]