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Archive for January, 2011

Annual Reviews Goes Mobile

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Adapted from the press release:  Annual Reviews now offers a new mobile platform for its 40 top-ranked journals.  The Annual Reviews Mobile website, optimized for mobile usage by multiple mobile devices, is accompanied by an app that matches your individual device with the Library’s subscriptions.   For the first time, you can access Jefferson’s full-text articles using a mobile device, both on and off campus. Annual […]

Clearing Journal Shelves

Monday, January 17th, 2011

The latest print journal titles to be identified for withdrawal under the Library’s ongoing withdrawal program are listed below.  Jeffersonians are welcome to request any title(s) for personal collections.  To claim one of the journals below, please contact Diana Ryan by January 28th, at 215-503-2829 or, to arrange for pickup. American Journal of Medical Genetics, […]

Latest E-Book Additions Address Nursing, Style Manuals, and Healthcare Management

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Scott Memorial Library has just added over a dozen new titles to its e-book collection, boosting our online text collection to over 650. Writing with Style The latest batch includes the AMA Manual of Style, and the Manual of Scientific Style, both of which you’ll find on a new Style Guides and Manuals page in […]

Nature Launches New Open Access Journal: Scientific Reports

Monday, January 10th, 2011

From the press release: Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announced its newest journal last week: Scientific Reports.  An online, open access, peer-reviewed publication, Scientific Reports will publish research covering the natural sciences – biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics.  The new journal has already begun to accept submissions, and expects to publish its first articles in […]

For February 1 Test of JeffALERT Emergency Notification System, Think of the Number 24639

Monday, January 10th, 2011

On February 1, the University will be testing JeffALERT, our emergency notification system, with all students, faculty and staff. If you have included your CELL phone number as part of your contact information, you will receive a text message from the JeffALERT system. The incoming message will be delivered to your cell phone from ID […]

Ringing in the New Year with New E-Books

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The Library’s collection of electronic books continues to grow with the latest group of 20 titles in the Books@Ovid collection.  While many of these titles will be of particular interest to students, please be aware that the Library’s license for them allows only 1 user at a time. Anatomy & Physiology: An Incredibly Visual Pocket […] Introduces Image Search

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011, already a gateway to scientific information provided by 14 U.S. government agencies, has now added a feature that allows image searching.  The Image Search link (under Special Collections) allows users to quickly isolate the images from the larger text database, initially searching 3 of the databases under the search umbrella. The three inaugural […]

January Journal Access Issues, Woes

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

January is the time of year when journal subscriptions come due and vendors sometimes shut down service before they check their mail. The Library has been taking calls from users who have been prevented from using titles we have paid for.  That’s a great help to us in making sure all the thousands of renewals […]