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Archive for March, 2007

Custom JEFFLINE Comes to Your Desktop

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

How convenient can it be to build the Library into your daily routine? Try this: Scott Library can now provide customize resources for your department or specialty with a JEFFLINE toolbar! The Department of Surgery collaborated with us on our first effort. Their toolbar allows immediate searching of selected databases, instant access to the full […]

Psychiatry Online Updates

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

New (Old) Material: DSM Archives Do you need to consult previous editions of the DSM? You’ll now find DSM-I, DSM-II, DSM-III, DSM-III-R, DSM-IV, and a couple of significant changes to between-edition printings on the DSM Library page in Psychiatry Online. One-Click Access To Books and Journals Try out the easy new one-click access to any […]

Searchmash: All-In-One Access to Blogs, Video, Wikipedia, and Google

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

With the emergence of Google, blogs, videos, and wikipedia entries in everyday searching, a new search engine makes it easier to find what you want by searching them all at once. Echoing the Google home page, has a simple interface: Even better — use familiar Google shortcuts with Learn about Google shortcuts in […]

2006 Household Health Survey Results Posted

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

The data is here! The Philadelphia Health Management Corporation (PHMC) has released the results of its 10th biennial Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey. Jeffersonians may download the complete datasets in SPSS format, as well as view basic tables via the Web, and all accompanying documentation. We’ve also retained the 2004 data, so you can do […]

More New E-Journals for 2007

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

Recent arrivals on our electronic shelves are from Science Direct and MD Consult, and focus on clinical topics.  Remember – you don’t have to log into MD Consult anymore!  These journals are all available straight from JEFFLINE’s e-journals list: AORN Journal Gait and Posture Heart Rhythm International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Journal of […]

Anytime, Anywhere Access to Interactive, Multimedia 3D Human Anatomy Modeling

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

AISR Learning Resources is pleased to announce that Primal Pictures Anatomy TV is now available to Jeffersonians from any Internet-connected computer. Ideal for teachers, students, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, allied health professionals, and even researchers, specializing in medicine, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, and other specialties, 3D Human Anatomy provides a dynamic interactive multi-media […]

Jeff HOPE Publishes Patient Advocacy Manual

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Jeff HOPE Patient Advocacy has produced a guide to assist student clinicians when patients need services beyond the scope of what the Jeff HOPE medical clinic can provide. The resources it describes help link patients from Jeff HOPE to the conventional medical system and other health care providers. The Manual is freely available for public […]

Collection Gem: What the Best College Teachers Do

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain Harvard University Press, 2004 Now available at Scott Library (call number: LB 2331 B162w 2004) “With a title like this, and a publication year of 2004, you might expect this to be a book about using technology in education. But it’s not. Bain’s book is not […]

Latest UpToDate Release Adds Over 140 New Topics

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

UpToDate’s latest upgrade, version 15.1, has added 142 new topics and updated 41% of existing topics with new medical information. New topics span a range of interests, such as: Coronary artery stent thrombosis Growth hormone treatment for idiopathic short stature Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastrinoma) A visit to the “What’s New” link […]

Nature Publishing Group Launches Networking Website for Scientists

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announces the launch of Nature Network (, a new free online networking website for scientists worldwide. This Web 2.0 toolkit will help scientists everywhere to meet like-minded researchers, hold online discussions, showcase their work via personal homepages, share information with groups (open or private) and tag content. Participation is free to […]