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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 […]

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

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Download a copy of this announcement.  

F1000 Mobile App

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Faculty of 1000 launched a mobile app for its F1000Prime service. It’s free to Jeffersonians: register for an account, then use the same login credentials after downloading the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. F1000Prime provides recommendations and reviews from top faculty of the best research articles in biology and medicine.

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, […]

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 […]