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Archive for July, 2009

AISR Fall Workshops Scheduled

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

We know you’ve been meaning to get around to it.  Now is the time to put that workshop on your calendar and really develop some skills with the latest technologies. Coming up this fall, AISR’s workshop lineup includes:  Wimba, the web conferencing tool that allows you to interact online with students in real time;  Twitter, […]

UpToDate Gets Updated

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

UpToDate version 17.2 is now available when you connect via JEFFLINE. UpToDate’s accompanying newsletter offers a behind-the-scenes look at the editorial review process, among other company news. What’s New in 17.2 provides a summary of the most important additions and changes to UpToDate content since the last release.   It is organized according to medical specialty.

Book Club Reads ‘1984’

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The next meeting of the Book Club will be Thursday, September 24, from noon – 1:00 p.m. in Scott 200B. The reading for this meeting is  Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel. The novel is available from most bookstores and a free version is available online.   Of course, Wikipedia devotes an entire  entry to  it, too. […]

New Journals & Books

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

JEFFLINE has added over a dozen electronic books and journals for students, faculty and staff. New journal titles on the Journals A-Z list Anatomical science international Biological procedures Differential equations and dynamical systems Electronic markets International journal of behavioral medicine Indian journal of gastroenterology Journal of computing in higher education Journal of medicine and the […]

Elsevier and Cell Propose “Article of the Future,” Request Feedback

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Elsevier and Cell have been working on a prototype of a new way to approach scientific article publication online.  It’s on display at and they’re inviting YOUR suggestions for improvement. It matters a lot because the results will be applied to the 2,000+ journals that are published by Elsevier in the sciences, technology and […]

RefWorks Adds Output Formats, Filters

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

RefWorks’ summer release has added dozens of new journal styles and import filters.   As usual, these new styles and filters are automatically included in RefWorks the next time you log in.  No fuss, no muss! If you haven’t started to use RefWorks yet for your bibliographies, consider one of the training webinars offered during August. […]

RefWorks Summer Workshops

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Take this opportunity to get acquainted with RefWorks or to learn some new RefWorks skills.  RefWorks’ summer webinar series is FREE to Jeffersonians. RefWorks Fundamentals This 60-minute session covers all the basics – creating a RefWorks account, importing data, organizing your database and generating a bibliography. This session is great for new users or even […]