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Archive for April, 2010

A Novel Approach to Patient Education

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The Department of Family and Community Medicine has produced some really creative new patient education literature in the form of graphic mini-novels.  Supported by small grants and sometimes featuring students as  actors, the resulting “photonovels” are useful both as teaching tools for Jefferson students, and as appropriate educational materials for patients.  Several examples have been published in the […]

New Subscriptions Include Jefferson-Edited Journals

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Scott Memorial Library recently added 3 journals to our online collections: Canadian Journal of Urology Hospital Practice Postgraduate Medicine We’re especially pleased to note that all of these titles have Jefferson connections: The editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of Urology is  Leonard G. Gomella, MD.   View his most recent editorial (Feb. 2010). The editor-in-chief of […]

Digital Edition of JMC Alumni Bulletin Spans 80 Years

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Take a stroll through a bit of Jefferson history in the Jefferson Digital Commons.  Scott Memorial Library staff have digitized and posted 80 years’ worth of the JMC Alumni Bulletin for the world to see – that’s 259 issues, in case anyone is counting. Volume 1, issue 1 appeared in December 1922, featuring news of various […]

E-Book Readers Compared

Monday, April 12th, 2010

E-book readers have been in the news lately, with lots of models and makes to choose from.  It’s tempting to take the plunge, if you haven’t already. Wouldn’t be great if someone put together a side-by-side comparison that would let you choose the feature profile you want and then see which models can fill it? […]

Library Construction Adds Study Space, Reduces Carbon Footprint

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Scott Memorial Library asks for your cooperation and patience over the next few weeks as we work on some renovations. By the end of May, you’ll have a much improved environment. Lighting Goes Green All of the lighting in the Scott Building, in which the Library is housed, is being replaced with new lamps. The […]

New PubMed Filter Makes It Easier to Find Jefferson’s Subscriptions

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Working on a heavy deadline and just looking for a few good articles? Now when you access PubMed using one of JEFFLINE’s links, you’ll find it easy to narrow your search to articles you know you can get —  use the new FILTER for Jefferson-owned articles. How does it work?  Easy as 1, 2  . […]

NHGRI Launches Genomic Careers Resource for Students

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Excerpts from the press release: Resource Uses Videos and Interactivity to Showcase Career Opportunities in Genetics and Genomics To help students planning their professional careers understand the opportunities in the fields of genetics and genomics, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) today launched the Genomic Careers Resource on the institute’s Web site, The […]

Library to Withdraw AJP Print Copies

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

The Library is preparing to withdraw print copies of The American Journal of Physiology, covering 1898-2005.  The Library provides access to an electronic copy of the journal for use by all Jeffersonians.  We plan to withdraw the print copies  since the electronic version complies with the quality standards outlined in our Print Withdrawal Policy. If you are interested in obtaining the print […]