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Archive for October, 2011

New Journal, Health Information Science and Systems, Now Accepting Submissions

Monday, October 31st, 2011

BioMed Central has announced that its new multidisciplinary journal, Health Information Science and Systems, is now accepting submissions. The journal aims to integrate computer science/information technology with health science and services, embracing information science research coupled with topics related to the modeling, design, development, integration, and management of health information systems. The journal seeks articles […]

NIH Clinical Alert on Treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Full text of the October 21 alert: Commonly Used Three-drug Regimen for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Found Harmful NIH Stops One Treatment Arm of Trial; Other Two Treatments to Continue The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has stopped one arm of a three arm multi-center, clinical trial […]

Sigma Theta Tau International Launches Repository for Nursing Literature

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has long provided access to nursing literature in a variety of forms via its Virginia Henderson Library.  For the past several years, the Library has collected abstracts about their research from individual researchers, as well as abstracts of presentations from nursing conferences, making them all available in a Registry of […]

Nov. 1 Presentation: Jefferson Nurses Go Global

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Philadelphia Global Nursing Journal Club Speaker Series presents Jefferson Nurses Go Global: A First Hand Account from RNs Who Have Worked Abroad Tuesday, November 1, 2011 7:15 p.m. – 8: 15 p.m. Jefferson Alumni Hall Solis-Cohen Auditorium Presenters:  Nicole Henderson & Breanne Ward All Jeffersonians are invited to attend!   Interested in Volunteering or working […]

Royal Society Opens Its Journal Archive

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

It’s not just for Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30), though the timing of the announcement is no coincidence.  The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced that its historical journal archive has been made permanently free to access online. Around 60,000 historical scientific papers are accessible via a fully searchable online archive, with […]

Update on Status of Federal Science Agency Repositories

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

The National Technical Information Service recently announced the formation of a joint venture between itself and Information International Associates to create repositories for federally-funded and/or generated science information.  From the press release: Institutional Repositories are collections of agency scientific and technical information documents and other content that represent the work and mission of the agency, provided as a […]

New Books Added to AccessMedicine

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

AccessMedicine welcomes two new tools to its repertoire: Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging: Principles and Clinical Applications  A complete guide to using multimodal imaging in cardiac practice.  The text is accompanied by over 70 videos. Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 2nd edition This engaging approach presents 28 cases for learning the diagnostic process in internal medicine.  Steps take you carefully […]

Register Now for November RefWorks Training

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Web-based training is available directly from RefWorks in the form of live classes and recorded demonstrations.  Registration is free to all Jeffersonians.  Sign up for November live classes below, or visit the RefWorks training site to view recorded sessions. Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper In this 30-minute session, you’ll learn […]

RefWorks Posts New Output Styles

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

For its Fall update, RefWorks has added over 80 new output styles, and updated over a dozen more existing styles.  The next time you log into your RefWorks account, all of the new styles and updates will be there for you to use — no need for you to install or update a thing! Changes […]

Access Medicine Adds New Titles

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The popular Access Medicine service has added two new e-books to its digital shelves:  Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging: Principles and Clinical Applications A complete guide to using multimodal imaging in cardiac practice and accompanied by over 70 videos. The Big Picture: Gross Anatomy With an emphasis on need to know versus nice to know, it features […]

UpToDate Introduces Graphics Search

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Popular clinical information system, UpToDate, launched a graphics search to provide quick and easy access to over 23,000 authoritative graphics including pictures, tables, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, algorithms and movies. Use them to help make evidence-based medical decisions, prepare for lectures, and educate peers, students and patients. Select “Graphics” in the search box or on the […]

25th Anniversary Issue is the Last for The Scientist

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Twenty-five years after its founding by Philadelphian Eugene Garfield, The Scientist has published its final issue.    Billed as the magazine for life science professionals, The Scientist was a print and digital publication dedicated to covering a wide range of topics central to the study of cell and molecular biology, genetics, and other life-science fields.  Its print […]

Scott 306 Reopens as iMac Classroom

Monday, October 10th, 2011

At last! Scott Memorial Library’s room 306 has reopened for regular use. Following extensive infrastructure upgrades, room 306 is now a 50-seat iMac computer classroom, complete with projection screens, a Sympodium, and all the software & support you’ve come to expect from AISR Learning Resources. As with other computer classrooms, SML 306 is available for […]

New Journal Seeks Submissions: Transplantation Research

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Transplantation Research,  the latest initiative from open access publisher BioMed Central, is now accepting submissions. The journal provides a forum for the rapid release of cutting-edge experimental and clinical research in transplantation, as well as discussion of ethical issues relating to organ donation. Among the research topics included in Transplantation Research are:   organ preservation […]

Journal of Nursing Administration Named Official Leadership Journal of the Magnet Recognition Program

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, have announced a joint marketing agreement between the Magnet Recognition Program and The Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA). Beginning with the October 2011 issue, JONA will become the official leadership journal of the Magnet Recognition Program. The Magnet Recognition […]