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Archive for April, 2007

Sit Outside, Read a Good Book

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

It’s finally spring! Isn’t it tempting to take your lunch and a good book outdoors to enjoy the mild weather? Check out Scott Library’s leisure reading books. We’ve got novels, biographies, mysteries, politics, history, and more. See our newest arrivals at http://jeffline.jefferson.edu/SML/resources/leisure_reading.html.

PsycARTICLES Added to Databases and E-Journals

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

PsycARTICLES is a collection of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes over 120,000 articles from 1894 – present, updated daily. JEFFLINE’s databases automatically link to the individual articles, and our e-journals list includes the 60 participating […]

STAT!Ref Adds New E-Books

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

STAT!Ref, a source of heavily-used clinical texts, now offers 4 new works to Jefferson students, faculty and staff. Choose STAT!Ref from the JEFFLINE homepage to view them. Ambulatory Care Procedures for the Nurse Practitioner – 2nd Ed. (2004) A collection of the procedures most commonly performed by adult and family nurse practitioners in the ambulatory […]

Over 300 New E-Journals in Science, Technology & Medicine Collection

Friday, April 13th, 2007

Scott Memorial Library has subscribed to the Blackwell Science, Technology & Medicine electronic journal collection. This collection contains approximately 350 electronic journal titles and will significantly increase the Library’s online offerings in the basic sciences, public health, and medicine. Access the journals via JEFFLINE’s E-Journals List, and “check JEFFLINE” links in our major databases. View […]

New PHC4 Report Addresses HMO Quality

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) has released Measuring the Quality of Pennsylvania’s Commercial HMOs for free access and download.  It is the seventh in an annual series of reports that examines the quality of care that HMOs in Pennsylvania provide. The report, which includes data from calendar year 2005, combines clinical results, […]

Keep Up with JMC Student Council

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Minutes of the March meeting are now available in the JMC Student Council section of My JEFFLINE for JMC Students.

New AOA Guide for Clinical Rotations

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Jefferson’s Alpha Omega Alpha chapter has released the first in its newest series of guides to the clinical years. The new series, “Clinical Rotation Article Collection” offers recommended readings for students going on rotation. Organized by course and subject area, the first reading list is for Internal Medicine. More will follow soon. Articles selected for […]

EPA Releases 2005 Toxics Release Data

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the recent addition of 2005 data to its Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) — information about the releases of over 600 specific chemicals into the environment as reported annually by industrial facilities around the United States. The 2005 data contains over 89,000 records. The data is available at both […]

Eigenfactor Website Launched for Journal Influence Mapping

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Eigenfactor (www.eigenfactor.org/) is a non-commercial academic research project sponsored by the Bergstrom lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Washington which aims to develop novel methods for evaluating the influence of scholarly periodicals and for mapping the structure of academic research. The Eigenfactor web site now covers all 7000+ journals in the […]