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Archive for October, 2007

Exceptional Articles – Jefferson Authors Reviewed in Faculty of 1000 Biology

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Of 39 articles by Jefferson authors reviewed in Faculty of 1000 Biology, 2 were rated Exceptional, 5 between Must Read and Exceptional, 7 Must Reads, and 25 as Recommended. PubMed for Jeffersonians includes a tab for Faculty of 1000 Biology articles. Choose the F1000 Tab to see articles and link to reviews….. Read the rest […]

Ovid Offers Trial View of New Interface

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

The next time you log into the Ovid suite of databases, look for the Try OvidSP! icon at the top of your screen and take a few minutes to look into the future. Ovid is testing a new interface, designed to be simpler to search & faster to respond. Of course, it’s loaded with new […]

BioMed Central Launches Two New Research Journals

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Open access publisher BioMed Central has announced the launch of a two new journals: BMC Medical Genomics and the Journal of Biological Engineering. The journals are the latest additions to BMC’s collection of open access, peer-reviewed research-only journals that span most areas of biological and clinical research. BMC Medical Genomics will address research on genome-scale […]

Try New Technology Tuesdays for High Tech, High Touch

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Did you ever attend a workshop only to find that you already knew everything covered? Do you want to look more in-depth at how a new technology could work in your course? Or maybe you’d like some feedback on the design of some instructional materials you’ve drafted? New Technology Tuesday is AISR’s personal solution to […]

Art and Photography Exhibit by Mark Fields

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Visit the 2nd floor gallery at Scott Memorial Library to view photography and artwork by Philadelphia artist Mark Fields.  His photographic interests range widely from images of the natural environment to urban scenes & architecture.  Fields’ work has been widely exhibited and collected, both domestically and internationally.  He has refined digital processing with exquisite results.   Learn more about Mark Fields’ background […]

Critical Condition: The State of Health Care in Pennsylvania

Friday, October 5th, 2007

The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) is has released its annual report – Critical Condition: The State of Health Care in Pennsylvania. The report provides a global view of the issues and challenges confronting health care stakeholders. The purpose of Critical Condition is to identify ten-year trends in critical issue areas, which can […]

VTree Virtual Reality Software Now Available

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

VTree software is now available to all Jeffersonians in the Edison Learning Resources Center (13th floor Edison Building).  VTree is an advanced Virtual Reality system for the physically and developmentally challenged communities. Every VTree system is designed to improve the quality of life for patients and their families through visually stimulating education, life skills and rehabilitation activities.  […]

New Output Styles for RefWorks

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

RefWorks, the bibliographic management software freely available to all Jeffersonians, has added or updated dozens of new output styles in a variety of disciplines. Highlights include an update for the APA (American Psychological Association), 5th Edition and new profiles for specific journals: AIDS Archives of General Psychiatry Experimental Eye Research Journal of Midwifery and Women’s […]