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Archive for December, 2006

Public Library of Science Launches New Online Journal – PLoS ONE

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Open access publisher Public Library of Science (PLoS) has announced the launch of PLoS ONE, a free online journal that accepts submissions from all fields of science and medicine. The journal has published 100 peer-reviewed research articles to mark its debut. PLoS ONE uses a new peer-review strategy. All published articles are reviewed by an […]

Chat with a Librarian on Google Talk or with No Account at All

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Talk to us! Use one of two new ways to contact the Reference Desk for real-time answers to your library research questions. Google Talk users will find us at SMLreference@gmail.com. No instant messaging service? Use Ask a Librarian to chat without an IM account. (http://jeffline.jefferson.edu/SML/reference/ask.html) The new messaging services join our existing chat options on […]

NIH Director Zerhouni Responds to Passage of Funding Act

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

The NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison released Dr. Elias Zerhouni’s statement regarding recent passage of the “National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006.” Read his statement at http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/dec2006/od-11.htm The Act revises Title IV of the PHS Act and creates the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives. NIH funding increases by […]

Diagnosaurus 2.0 Released

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

McGraw-Hill Professional today announced the release of Diagnosaurus 2.0, its FREE differential diagnosis tool for the web and PDA. The new version offers updates to symptoms, diseases and disorders as well as platform enhancements for the PDA. Diagnosaurus covers more than 1,000 differential diagnoses. Update your copy today! From the press release: Since Diagnosaurus was […]

New Medical Journal Accepting Case Reports

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Open access publisher BioMed Central has announced the launch of a new journal, the Journal of Medical Case Reports. The journal is set to publish its first articles in early 2007. Professor Michael Kidd, Head of the Department of General Practice at The University of Sydney, will serve as Editor-in-Chief. He will be supported by […]