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Cochrane Library Website Gets a New Look

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The Cochrane Library updated its website. Among the enhancements: Mobile optimization Improved browsing by topic or by Review Group Anywhere Systematic Reviews, a new article layout option for a better reading experience Details about all the updates are in their full change guide. The advanced search features remain unchanged.

JAMA Oncology: New Journal from the JAMA Network

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

JAMA Oncology is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to all aspects of medical, radiation, and surgical oncology and its subspecialties. The journal is committed to publishing influential original research, opinions, and reviews that advance the science of oncology and improve the clinical care of patients with cancer.  Access JAMA Oncology from the SML web site. .

Women at Jeff: New Oral Histories Posted to the JDC

Friday, February 20th, 2015

The Archives and Special Collections is posting oral history interviews with some of the first women to attend Jefferson. The interviews explore how each woman became interested in the sciences or medicine, their time at Jefferson Medical College, and where their careers took them after graduate school. Each oral history includes an audio file and […]

JoVE Mobile Now Available

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal, has just released two mobile apps (iOS and Android) and a newly optimized version of the website to deliver seamless access to content from any mobile device. These apps are free to Jeffersonians as part of Scott Library’s subscription to JoVE (Biology and Neuroscience […]

Jefferson Faculty Books in the JDC

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

The Jefferson Digital Commons has a new series: Jefferson Faculty Books, a collection of recent works published by Thomas Jefferson University faculty. This list will be updated as Jefferson authors continue to publish new titles. Each record includes a link to Amazon for those interested in purchase, as well as a WorldCat link to help […]

Natural Standard is Now Natural Medicines

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Natural Standard merged with the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database to launch the new and improved Natural Medicines database. In addition to the rigorous evidence-based monographs for over 1200 Food, Herb, and Supplements that you know from Natural Standard, they’ll be rolling out new features and enhancing existing features: Continuing Education, patient handouts, health & wellness […]

New CWIC-PH Posters in JDC

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Twenty four new College within the College posters have been added to the Jefferson Digital Commons. College within the College (CwiC) is a four year academic area of concentration designed to enrich the Jefferson Medical College curriculum for those students who seek additional training in Population Health. This program aims to step beyond the individual-level […]

26 E-Books New to Scott Library in January

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Scott Library added these 26 e-books in January to the growing collection: Autoimmune diseases (5th ed.) Bailey’s research for the health professional (3rd ed.) Capstone pharmacy review Clinical guide to antineoplastic therapy: a chemotherapy handbook (3rd ed.) Clinical manual for the oncology advanced practice nurse (3rd ed.) Clinical neuroendocrinology

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 […]