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Archive for September, 2008

University Students: Enroll in JeffALERT Emergency Communications System Today!

Friday, September 26th, 2008

The JeffALERT emergency communications system, launching shortly, will provide an added means of rapid communication, in conjunction with other vehicles already in place at the University. Its effectiveness will depend on the availability of up-to-date personal contact information from students. This summer the University engaged an organization called MIR3, a leader in emergency communications, to […]

New Report on Cardiac Surgery from PHC4

Friday, September 26th, 2008

The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) has released its latest report, Cardiac Surgery in Pennsylvania 2005-2006.. The report includes information about approximately 34,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and/or valve surgeries performed in Pennsylvania hospitals in 2005 and 2006.  It shows the number of surgeries performed, in-hospital and 30-day mortality rates, 7-day and […]

BioMed Central to Publish Journal of the International AIDS Society

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Open access publisher BioMed Central, US, has announced that it will publish the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS), which was recently re-launched at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico.  After four years of collaboration with Medscape Journal of Medicine, which allowed JIAS to operate and grow under its umbrella, JIAS will now operate as an independent […]

New Resources Added to Psychiatry Online

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Psychiatry Online has added a new core textbook, and a new section of support for patients and their families.  You’ll find links to Psychiatry Online on JEFFLINE’s homepage (Quick links section), and on the Databases A-Z list. From the publisher’s announcement: TEXTBOOK OF PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENTS Sure to become the standard text for all students and […]

Eliminating Print Journals from the Library

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Members of the Jefferson community: The University Library Committee has prepared a draft of a policy for the withdrawal of print journal volumes. As more journal publishers make older copy available in electronic format, the Committee wanted to ensure that a set of standards could be applied as decisions are made on a title-by-title basis […]

Natural Standard Offers Free Webinars

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Natural Standard is our new source of evidence-based information about alternative and complementary therapies.  The publisher now offers free webinars for clinicians and health professionals.  Sign up now for one of the upcoming sessions this fall: Acupuncture Therapy: Integrative Medicine for Patient-Centered Care Presented by: David Sollars, MAc, LicAc, HMC September 16 from 11 a.m. to […]

JEFFLINE's New Interface Focuses on You

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Times have changed on the Web since our last interface design was released in 2004, and AISR has changed the way we look at customer service. The 2004 site organized itself according to AISR’s departments and forced users (YOU) to figure out where in AISR to go for what you wanted.  The pulldown menus had […]