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Archive for February, 2009

Second Life Now Available in Scott LRC Lab

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Second Life, the popular virtual world software, is now available on computers in the Scott LRC lab. As a virtual world, Second Life is populated with visitors embodied by avatars who can interact with each other.  Visitors are known as “residents” of the world.  Residents can explore, meet other residents, socialize, participate in individual and […]

AccessMedicine Offers Free CME for Improving Cardiometabolic Patient Outcomes

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

AccessMedicine sponsors Cardio Care Live, free to Jeffersonians: CardioCareLive (, a free medical conference held entirely online, brings together cardiometabolic experts with healthcare professionals in an interactive virtual environment. This online event offers free Continuing Medical Education (CME) Improving Cardiometabolic Patient Outcomes, accredited through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and next meets Tuesday, March […]

Boston University Creates Free Archive of Faculty Research

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

BU’s University Council has voted to approve an open access system that would make scholarly work of the faculty and staff available online to anyone, for free, as long as the authors are credited and the scholarship is not used for profit. (Read the full resolution) This is believed to be the first time an entire […]

New Photography Exhibit at Scott Library

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The latest exhibit at Scott Memorial Library features the photography of David Super, the supervisor of photographic services at Jefferson’s own Medical Media Services.  Visit the second floor gallery in the Scott building from now through March. The exhibit features images drawn from Super’s travels over the years, and fit features the artist’s fascination with […]

Online Exhibit for Black History Month

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Scott Memorial Library’s Special Collections and Archives unit invites you to visit our online exhibit “African-American Graduates of Jefferson Medical College,” as you celebrate Black History Month. Since its founding in 1824, Jefferson Medical College has attracted and graduated hundreds of doctors who returned to their homes in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, […]

New Citation Alert Service from Scopus

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

If your articles have been indexed in the Scopus database, you may request a free email alert whenever another author cites one of your articles. Called  CiteAlert, the service automatically notifies authors by e-mail soon after their work is referenced in a newly published article in an Elsevier journal (Elsevier is also the publisher of […]

New Books, New Display

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Looking for a good book that isn’t required reading?  Checkout the Library’s leisure reading collection on the 1st floor, or browse our New Book Display at the top of the grand staircase. We know you need to escape sometimes, or to keep up with the world outside of work or school.  Below are a few […]