Thomas Jefferson UniversityScott Memorial Library

Archive for May, 2007

Scott Library Expands E-Books Collection with R2 Library

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Scott Library has added over 2 dozen core electronic textbooks to its collection. These are electronic equivalents of heavily used print volumes, available using the Rittenhouse R2 Library interface. Topics covered include medicine, nursing and allied health, and the collection is expected to grow over time. Faculty who wish to link to these texts from […]

Scopus Now Includes h-Index

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

The Scopus database now includes rankings by “h-index,” a measurement developed in 2005 by Jorge Hirsch, a condensed-matter physicist at the University of California in San Diego.  Hirsch’s aim was to qualify the impact and quantity of individual scientist’s research output. This new measurement has received a lot of attention, and provides another way to […]

No More Excuses: Copyright Workshop Goes Online

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

You’ve been meaning to sign up for AISR’s copyright workshop, but can never find the time, right? Avoidance behavior is common when the topic comes around to copyright, it’s true, but all faculty need to understand the basics of how to use material legally in courses and what your rights are as authors. The AISR […]

A New Interface for MD Consult – Smarter, Easier, Better

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Elsevier, Inc., publisher of MD Consult, has revamped the interface and functionality of the clinical reference tool so you can get better results, faster and more intuitively. Search results for the most common queries are tailored to each stage of the diagnostic and clinical workup, starting with assessing a patient’s signs and symptoms, then moving […]

RefWorks Adds New Output Styles

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

RefWorks has announced some recent updates to filters and output styles, and several of the new styles are relevant to Jeffersonians. Please contact if you have any questions about these, or to suggest styles you would like to see them add in the future. New Output Styles: American Journal of Neuroradiology British Journal of […]

Keep Up with JMC Student Council

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

Minutes of the April meeting are now available in the JMC Student Council section of My JEFFLINE for JMC Students ( )