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Archive for March, 2008

Molecular Cytogenetics: A New Journal from BioMed Central

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Open access publisher BioMed Central has announced the launch of Molecular Cytogenetics, a new journal that encompasses all aspects of chromosome biology and the application of molecular cytogenetic techniques in all areas of biomedicine. Molecular Cytogenetics has already begun to release articles, all of which are free for anyone to read. From the news release: […]

New Subject Guide for Patient Safety

Monday, March 24th, 2008

March may be Patient Safety Month, but we all know it is a year-round effort.  The newest subject guide in the Library’s virtual reference collection will help you find resources to identify issues and boost compliance.  JEFFSelects:  Patient Safety includes links to core journals in the field, standards for drugs and devices, and standards or guidelines from […]

New Journal Focuses on Ethics in Neuroscience

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Springer will begin publishing a new peer-reviewed journal, Neuroethics, in March 2008. Appearing three times a year, it will provide a forum for interdisciplinary studies in neuroethics and related issues in the sciences of the mind. Springer will offer free online access to the full text of all articles during 2008 and 2009. From the […]

E-Books, New and on the Move

Friday, March 14th, 2008

We know that online is the way you want to get everything these days, and books are no exception.  Scott Memorial Library has just expanded our e-book collection with over 15 new high-demand titles in medicine and nursing.  All are the most current editions, of course.  You’ll find links to all of them from their records in […]

Jefferson Researchers on Top Cited List

Friday, March 14th, 2008

Two articles by Jefferson faculty members appear in the new Scopus Top Cited service, available now when you log into Scopus  from the JEFFLINE homepage. Scopus, the international biomedical and science database, has launched this new feature to track the top 20 cited articles in each of 26 disciplines.  It rates them according to the number of citations they […]

Register NOW for a RefWorks Webinar – Fundamentals or Advanced

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Take advantage of RefWorks trainers when they offer a series of webinars in April. You may enroll directly with RefWorks, and the service is completely FREE. You get to choose your location, such as your office.  What could be more convenient? Registration is limited to 50 people per class and enrollment is required. All times […]

RefWorks Expands Output Styles

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

The latest update of RefWorks includes lots of new output styles, many of which are relevant to Jefferson authors.  Look for these new styles when you create a bibliography or format a paper — they’re automatically included in the software when you use it. Chemistry and Biology EMBO Reports International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology […]

New Funding for Young Biomedical Researchers

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has announced a major new program that will provide $300 million to some of the nation’s best early career faculty at a time when they most need the help. Jefferson is among the eligible institutions. From the press release: The new program is aimed at researchers who have run […]

Nature's Scintilla Service

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Scintilla, a new web service from Nature Publishing Group, aggregates information from science blogs, news sites, journals, and databases to help users organize, share, and discover information. For example, Scintilla can be used to keep track of the latest papers on schizophrenia, DNA methylation, or immunology. Accounts are free; you select the resources you want […]

NIH Public Access Mandate: What You Need to Know

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Beginning on April 7, 2008, all investigators funded by the NIH are required to submit or have submitted for them to NIH’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication. The policy applies […]