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Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Report, April-June 2015

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The latest JDC quarterly report has been posted. Topics include: 10,000th Asset Pennsylvania Research Commons Faculty Day presentations Variety of new assets in the JDC Inside Out literary journal What people are saying about the JDC Read the full report. If you have questions regarding the Jefferson Digital Commons, contact or

17 Ebooks New to Scott Library in June

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Scott Library added these 17 e-books in June to the growing collection: Behavior theory in health promotion practice and research Chestnut’s obstetric anesthesia (5th ed.) Cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck Fundamentals of the physical therapy examination: patient interview and tests and measures Goldman-Cecil medicine (25th ed.) Harriet Lane handbook (20th ed.) Health policy and […]

New Journal: Pedagogy in Health Promotion

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (PHP), a new journal publication from the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), is now available at Jefferson.  PHP “advances pedagogy through contributions in areas such as curriculum and course/program design, assessment, and administration relevant to teaching and learning. The quarterly journal includes works addressing […]

Molecular Biology of Precision Medicine in JDC

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Computational Medicine Center, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, The Wills Eye Hospital, and The Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences presented a one-day event: The Molecular Biology of Precision Medicine: Gender, Population and Race. Presenters included: Stephen Peiper: Genomically Informed Medicine: Personally Precise Edith Mitchell: Molecular and Genomic Factors in […]

Pennsylvania Research Portal Showcases Jefferson Research

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The new Pennsylvania Research Commons (PRC), an online portal to share high-quality research conducted within the state, features content from 20 institutions, including Thomas Jefferson University. This content includes articles, book chapters, dissertations, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work — all freely available to users anywhere in the world. Users can access university archives […]

Data Release: 2015 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

The Philadelphia Health Management Corporation’s (PHMC) Community Health Data Base (CHDB) released the results of its 2014-2015 biennial Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey. Jeffersonians may download the complete datasets in SPSS format. If you don’t already have a copy, SPSS software is available in the library and for download. The online data analysis tool will be updated […]

Scopus Begins Journal Re-evaluation

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Scopus announced that they’ll begin annually re-evaluating the journals they index to maintain quality. Journals that don’t meet six metrics around citation patterns, production, and usage will be flagged and their publisher contacted. If the problem persists, Scopus’s independent content advisory board will consider removing the journal. See their post for details. Journal Citation Reports […]

10,000th Asset Archived in the JDC

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Rejoice! Hooray!! The Jefferson Digital Commons has archived its 10,000th item. The lucky 10,000th item was published by David Nash, MD, MBA and Eugene Mochan, PhD, DO from the Jefferson School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University: “Weaving Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Skills into All Levels of Medical Training: An Annotated Bibliography” American Journal […]

Full Text @ Jefferson: New & Improved!

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Use the Full Text @ Jefferson button to find the full-text article from the search results of your favorite databases (PubMed, Scopus, CINAHL, Ovid, Google Scholar, and more.) This button will direct you to over 11,000 full-text journals made available through Scott Memorial Library. Look for a new design and improvements when using the Full […]

10 Ebooks New to Scott Library in May

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Scott Library added these 10 e-books in May to the growing collection: Clinical analytics and data management for the DNP Creative teaching strategies for the nurse educator (2nd ed.) The essential neurosurgery companion Family nurse practitioner certification intensive review: fast facts and practice questions (2nd ed.) Jonas and Kovner’s health care delivery in the United States […]

The Transformation of Academic Health Centers

Monday, June 1st, 2015

The Transformation of Academic Health Centers: Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare’s Changing Landscape by Steven Wartman M.D. Ph.D. is now available in Scott Library’s ebook collection. From The Transformation of Academic Health Centers: Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare’s Changing Landscape presents the direct knowledge and vision of accomplished academic leaders whose unique positions as […]

Scott Library Staff Posters at MLA

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Several Scott Memorial Librarians authored posters presented at the recent Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Copies of the posters are now available in the Jefferson Digital Commons: Supporting the Occupational Therapy Student in the Production and Dissemination of Systematic Reviews: An Interprofessional Collaboration among Librarians and Occupational Therapy Faculty (Paul Hunter, […]

Nursing Alumni Bulletins Now in the JDC

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

More than fifty years of Nursing Alumni Bulletins (beginning in 1935 and going up until 1995) have been added to the Jefferson Digital Commons. The Bulletins were published by alumni of the Diploma Nursing program, which was started in 1891 as the Jefferson Hospital Training School for Nurses. The first class consisted of thirteen women […]

14 E-Books New to Scott Library in April

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Scott Library added these 14 e-books in April to the growing collection: Clinical genomics: a guide to clinical next generation sequencing Clinical neurophysiology board review Q&A Emergency care and the public’s health Fishman’s pulmonary diseases and disorders (5th ed.) Harrison’s principles of internal medicine (19th ed.) IMRT, IGRT, SBRT: advances in the treatment planning and delivery […]

Mobile-Friendly Redesign for

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Next time you’re suggesting a reliable, authoritative starting point for consumer health information, consider the National Library of Medicine’s and MedlinePlus en español. They launched a redesigned site that’s responsive for devices of any size—desktop, tablet or mobile. Read more about the new features and take a video tour.