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Archive for June, 2011

Philly Food Deserts

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

A “food desert” is an area where a substantial percentage of residents has low access to a supermarket or large grocery store.  Access to appropriate food is, of course, a substantial factor in the health and wellness of populations, and yes, Philadelphia and our surrounding areas does have a few. Now an interactive map is […]

Journal Citation Reports 2010 Data Released

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The 2010 data for the popular citation impact tracker, Journal Citation Reports, has been released.  It is now available as part of AISR’s online subscription to the service – you’ll find it on JEFFLINE’s Quick Links. It always takes several months after the end of the calendar year for publisher Thomson Reuters to collect and […]

New Leisure Reading Magazines

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

It’s that time of year when we look over the leisure reading collection to see what you’ve liked and what has made you yawn.  This year, we’re trimming away some tired titles and bringing in a few new things that have more promise.   Be on the lookout for the fresh new covers in the first […]

RefWorks Summer Webinars

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Now that Jefferson has moved to RefWorks 2.0, you may want to attend some of the trainings on the new interface.  Registration is free, but enrollment is required because space is limited. All webinars are conducted by RefWorks staff, and all but Write-N-Cite III are on the new interface.   View the entire list of RefWorks […]

Additional Journal Withdrawals

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

We have two more rounds of withdrawals coming up fast.  If you would like to own any of these printed and bound journals, set to be removed from Scott Memorial Library as part of our on-going effort to replace print with electronic access. They’re free – all you have to do is let us know […]

Interactive Google Maps Added to Elsevier Journals

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Publisher Elsevier has announced that Google Maps functionality is now available in some of its e-journals, with the intent to spread the feature throughout ScienceDirect titles by the end of the year. The new mapping feature enriches articles with interactive maps, adapting to the needs of various scientific disciplines to visualize and interact with  authors’ […]

Join or Renew Your Membership in the Jefferson Book Club

Monday, June 6th, 2011

It’s time to start or renew your membership in the Jefferson Book Club for 2011-2012! Visit to use the online form, or contact Dues are zero dollars (that’s FREE, folks) and member benefits include nominating and voting on books and nurturing a stronger campus community through reading. The club reads a new book […]

Journal Withdrawals Continue

Monday, June 6th, 2011

The latest round of titles to be replaced by electronic access will be withdrawn on June 17.  As usual, if you are interested in claiming any of these volumes, they are free to you — all you need to do is arrange to pick them up.  To adopt a print journal, contact Diana Ryan, Director […]

Opening A New Door For Unfunded Research Projects

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

The National Health Council has announced a new pathway for finding potential funding sources.  From the website: Do you have a promising biomedical research proposal that made its way through peer review but did not receive funding? Here is a new pathway for you that may lead to potential funding and help you bring your […]