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Noise Alert – Journal Removal in Scott Library

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Beginning Saturday, March 21st, a team of workers will begin to remove portions of the bound journal collection on the third floor. The materials being removed are available electronically and by clearing out the very rarely used print journals we will make room for additional seating. The workers will begin on the east side of […]

Preview OvidSP’s New Book Reader

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

OvidSP launched a refreshed reading experience for e-books. Give it a try and let them know what you think.

Showdown: A New Self-Assessment Game from AccessMedicine

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

AccessMedicine added a new self-assessment game, “Showdown.” From their newsletter: Challenge colleagues on their medical knowledge, quiz-bowl style! You and your opponent will battle through two rounds of questions, each with five categories ranging from 100 to 400 points, plus a final question worth 500 points. Like other turn-based games, you can play live or […]

Resume on the Run: March 16th and 18th

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Swing by Orlowitz Lobby and Scott Library to have your résumé quickly reviewed by a career counselor: Monday, March 16, 5:30-7:30pm,  Orlowitz Lobby (on-campus residents only) Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-7:30pm,  Scott Library, 2nd Floor (IT Desk) Bring a hard copy of your résumé! This event is brought to you by the Career Development Center and […]

20 E-Books New to Scott Library in February

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Scott Library added these 20 e-books in February to the growing collection: Anatomy coloring book for the health professions Basic & clinical pharmacology (13th) Bone cancer: primary bone cancers and bone metastases (2nd ed.) Clinical cases in anesthesia (4th ed.) Clinicians pocket drug reference 2015 CURRENT diagnosis & treatment: physical medicine & rehabilitation Degowin’s diagnostic examination […]

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 […]

Help Us Evaluate Group Seating Option for Scott

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

The Library is testing a new seating option for quiet group study. A sample enclosed seating pod is now on the 3rd floor (near the West stairwell). Stop by, give it a try, and share your feedback.

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 […]