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Archive for February, 2012

New Guide to Academic Technologies at Jefferson

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The array of educational technologies available at Jefferson can be bewildering, whether planning an entire course or just one professional presentation – where do you turn for training and support? Download your copy of the new guide to academic technologies:  “Design, Build and Deliver Your Courses,” so you’ll know what’s available, where to get it, […]

Latest New E-Books

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The latest additions to JEFFLINE’s e-book collection include: Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn Legal Medicine Medical Terminology: A Programmed Systems Approach Ophthalmic Surgery Orthopaedic Basic Science:  Foundations of Clinical Practice Pediatric Imaging: Case Review Pfenninger & Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care Physical Therapy of the Shoulder Rapid Review Physiology Thoracic Imaging:  Case Review Vascular and […]

Update on the Greening of Scott Memorial Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Thanks for your patience as we have been installing 111 new lights in the 3-sided carrels on floors 3 and 4 of the Scott Memorial Library.  We know it has been disruptive to have workmen on the quiet floors, but hope you’ll be happy with the results: New power access The new lights include power […]

RefWorks Workshops for March

Monday, February 20th, 2012

RefWorks is the citation management software provided to ALL Jeffersonians by Scott Memorial Library.  The company’s trainers offer free training via webinars.   Sessions are free and open to all faculty, students and staff, but you do need to register in advance.   All times are Eastern Standard Time. Write-N-Cite For Windows Overview An overview […]

Act Now to Support the Federal Research Public Access Act

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Just a few weeks ago, this blog featured an item about a federal bill that would have gutted the NIH PubMed Central deposit program for authors, and other federal programs. Now, an opposing bill has been introduced to protect current programs and make all U.S. government-funded research freely available within 6 months of publication in […]

Bone & Joint Online Portal

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

The British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery together with High Wire Press have developed an online portal for the orthopedic community, calling it Bone & Joint. The new site offers orthopedic surgeons and researchers access to a range of specialist tools, services and content, designed to support their education and career progression. By […]

Systematic Reviews Launches, Seeks Articles

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Open access publisher BioMed Central has launched its new  Systematic Reviews journal to address all aspects of the design, conduct and reporting of systematic reviews.  Article submissions are encouraged.   From the press release: As the first open access journal to focus on systematic reviews and associated literature, Systematic Reviews aims to publish high quality […]

New Cancer & Metabolism Journal Accepting Submissions

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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Community of Science Transformed to ‘Pivot’

Monday, February 6th, 2012

The old familiar Community of Science (COS) Funding Opportunities database has gone away. In its place, you’ll find the new COS Pivot database.  Pivot is a major step forward for COS, combining a much easier searching interface with a new profile option for grant seekers. Rest assured – your funding search still covers all the […]

New ‘JeffHELP’ Team to Offer Support After a Loss

Monday, February 6th, 2012

As students, faculty members and employees of Jefferson, all of us share a common goal — to deliver high-quality care to patients in need. Sometimes, though, we, too, need access to resources to help care for ourselves during defining moments that can forever change our lives. The death of a loved one or important person […]

Nature Launches Global Scientific Calendar

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has launched an online calendar of global scientific events. The calendar provides users with a new way to search for science events, which can also be personalized and synced to a personal online or mobile calendar. The calendar is hosted on;  it is free both to view and to contribute […]

Toxics Release Inventory Data Updated

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently announced its TOXMAP  and TOXNET TRI resources have added 2010 Toxics Release Inventory data (TRI) – the most current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data available. TRI contains information on the annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment and is based on data collected by the EPA. […]