Thomas Jefferson UniversityScott Memorial Library

Archive for November, 2007

PHC4 Releases Annual Report on Financial Health of PA Hospitals

Friday, November 30th, 2007

The Philadelphia Health Care Cost Containment Council has released Financial Analysis 2006, Volume Two:  An Annual Report on the Financial Health of PA Non-General Acute Care and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Financial Analysis 2006, Volume Two is the second report in PHC4’s Financial Analysis 2006 series.  It reports on non-General Acute Care facilities, including long-term acute, rehabilitation, psychiatric, and specialty hospitals, […]

Key Genetics Resource Updated

Friday, November 30th, 2007

The core genetics e-text Scriver’s OMMBID (Online Metabolic & Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease), has completely revised its website and offers some exciting new features.  Check out the new homepage, with much-improved navigation.  Look for monthly podcasts, and the My OMMBID feature that lets you build your own image library, annotate items, and create bookmarks.  Participate in the […]

MedEdPORTAL: Free Educational Resources, Free Training

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Are you always on the lookout for new case studies, lab manuals, virtual patients, and other materials to use with your students?  Do you have materials of your own that you want to share?  Take a look at MedEdPORTAL (, a free, peer-reviewed collection of educational materials. MedEdPORTAL is service of the Association of American Medical […]

NIH Research Matters

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Interested in the latest medical research by NIH and NIH-funded scientists? NIH Research Matters, ( is a weekly review of NIH research from the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institutes of Health. Subscribe to the RSS news feed ( or get email alerts when new stories are posted by joining the listserv (

UpToDate Updated

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

The clinical information service UpToDate has released a major update, incorporating almost 200 completely new topics and substantial revision of existing topics.  The company claims 44% of all content has been updated with new information. The new material is automatically included when you log into UpToDate via JEFFLINE.  To see what has been added, click […]

New Output Options for RefWorks

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Periodically, RefWorks releases new output options for bibliographies and paper formatting.   If you’ve been yearning for a favorite that wasn’t on their list before, now you can enjoy: Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica AMA – American Medical Association Manual of Style, 10th Edition Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Biological Psychiatry Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention Cancer Research and […]