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Archive for February, 2007

AOA Guides for USMLE Step I and International Students

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

AOA has updated its Guide to the USMLE Step I. Prepare for the Boards armed with the advice of people who have just gone through the same experience. Included in this update is a list of Top Ten Things To Do, as well as suggested study resources and answers to common questions. A completely new […]

New Journal Subscriptions for 2007

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

New electronic journal subscriptions for 2007 include over a dozen titles from Adis International. The focus of this group is on drugs and treatment outcomes, and more announcements will follow as new titles are activated. Look for them now in the JEFFLINE’s E-Journals list: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs BioDrugs Clinical Drug Investigation CNS Drugs […]

RefWorks Advanced Features For Research Management

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

If you already know the basics about RefWorks but would like to explore its capabilities as your core research management service, try out the new online tutorials now available. Find out how to: customize page presentations, and record import options edit and create new output styles share folders with colleagues or the public at large […]

Latest Guidelines on Women and Heart Disease Featured in Circulation

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

The American Heart Association has announced a special women’s issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association featuring the latest guidelines on women and heart disease prevention. The 2007 Guidelines for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women includes new directions for using aspirin, hormone therapy and vitamin and mineral supplements in heart disease and stroke […]

DrugPoints Replaces USP DI Volume I in STAT!Ref

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

The producers of STAT!Ref have updated their drug coverage with the DrugPoints System — a MICROMEDEX service. It replaces the USP DI Volume I: Drug Information for the Health Care Professional. The new service is much easier to use, conveniently streamlining information for quick navigation. Coverage remains comprehensive, and enhancements planned for release in the […]

Question Test Bank Available to Faculty for McGraw-Hill Textbooks

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Teaching Faculty: If you are using a McGraw-Hill textbook, you may access the publisher’s test bank of questions to use with Respondus and Pulse. Questions may be used in real exams or as self-assessment tools for students. This access is FREE to you as part of Jefferson’s subscription. Request access to the McGraw-Hill question bank […]

Studying for the Boards? Try USMLEasy

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Scott Library’s subscription to AccessMedicine includes USMLEasy Lite, a testbank of questions to help you prepare for the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam, Steps 1, 2 & 3. That’s over 3,000 questions, with feedback on your answers. To use the test questions, visit AccessMedicine from the JEFFLINE homepage and click the icon for USMLEasy at the […]

New Online RefWorks Tutorial – Take Back Control of Your Citations

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

Having trouble finding time to attend a RefWorks workshop? Try our new online tutorials, “Getting Started with RefWorks” (38 minutes) and “Exporting Citations from an Existing Bibliography into RefWorks” (8 minutes) to learn this easy web-based method of managing your personal citation database. Education Services Librarian Dan Kipnis guides you through setting up your account […]

Congratulations to New Members of Alpha Omega Alpha

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Congratulations to the newly elected members of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), Jefferson’s chapter of the national medical honor society. Each chapter may select up to one sixth of each class for membership. Membership is based on a combination of academic, personal and service criteria. Jefferson’s chapter, Pennsylvania Alpha, was founded in 1903, and bears the […]

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Announces Support for Public Access to Scientific Literature

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), a non-profit scientific society of over 11,000 members and publisher of the high-impact monthly journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell, has announced its “Position on Public Access to Scientific Literature,” calling for free public access to federally funded research within six months of publication. ASCB has provided free […]

European Union Petition to Mandate Open Access

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

An EU petition to guarantee open access to publicly funded research has reportedly been signed by more than 10,000 researchers, senior academics, lecturers, librarians and citizens from across Europe and around the world. The petition calls on the European Commission (EC) to adopt polices to guarantee free public access to research results and maximize the […]