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Archive for March, 2012

Sigma Xi Student Research Day – April 11, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

All Jeffersonians are invited! Sigma Xi Student Research Day Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Hamilton Building Lobby Posters and judging start at 10:30 a.m. Potter Lecture, 4:00 p.m. Reception, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The annual Sigma XI Student Research Day features poster presentations of research by TJU students and by undergraduate students at area colleges.  Posters […]

LexiComp’s New Face

Monday, March 26th, 2012

LexiComp, Jefferson’s main drug information database, has shifted to its new interface today.  The advantages: More intuitive searching Faster results from searches Better layout of results saves you time Direct access to clinical tools The new “face” has been running in parallel with the old one for several months, inviting you to review it each […]

View TEDMED Live On Campus

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Can’t get to Washington D.C. in April for the TEDMED conference?  Now you can see the world’s most creative minds talk about health and medicine for free, right here on the Jefferson campus. Scott Memorial Library is hosting a live webcast from the conference April 11-13, in room 200B Scott (revised hours):   Wednesday, April […]

Latest New E-Books for Jeffersonians

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Scott Memorial Library is pleased to offer the following new titles in electronic form, for 24 access on or off campus: Clinical skills for pharmacists: a patient-focused approach Clinicians pocket drug reference 2012: Must-know information about 1,200 commonly used medications Joint structure and function:  a comprehensive analysis Manual of traumatic brain injury management Medical microbiology […]

RefWorks Tutorial Schedule for April

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software?  Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers.  Please not that registration is limited and enrollment is required. How to teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes  (taught in 30 minutes) During this 30-minute session, you’ll rapidly […]

New NIH Tutorial on Financial Conflict of Interest

Monday, March 19th, 2012

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has posted a new tutorial focused on implementing the new conflicts-of-interest regulations for all researchers who apply for or receive NIH funding. The new rules were adopted in August 2011, and the deadline for compliance is no later than August 25, 2012. View the tutorial. Visit the NIH Financial […]

Library Unveils New Catalog

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Scott Memorial Library celebrates today as we unveil our new catalog.  The new software allows us to offer you more services and better searching. You’ll be able to sign up for a personal account to track materials you have checked out, request renewals and save searches. You’ll be able to make and store lists of […]

Work on First Floor Gets Under Way

Monday, March 12th, 2012

It’s starting! The long-awaited renovations to the first floor begin on Tuesday, March 13, with work on the grand staircase. There may be a bit of noise, and you won’t be able to use the grand stairs, but the elevators and the interior stair wells will be fully accessible.   The upper floors of the Library […]

Free E-Book for March

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Psychiatry Online offers a free e-book each month from American Psychiatric Publishing.  For March, the free title is Developing an Evidence-Based Classification of Eating Disorders: Scientific Findings for DSM-5, edited by Ruth H. Striegel-Moore, PhD, Stephen A. Wonderlich, PhD, B. Timothy Walsh, MD, and James E. Mitchell, MD. Look for the Book of the Month […]

Genetic Testing Registry Launched

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently unveiled its new Genetic Testing Registry (GTR)  at NIH’s observance of Rare Disease Day. The Registry, available at, features a versatile search interface that allows users to search by test, condition, gene, genetic mutation, and laboratory.  It also serves as a portal to other medical genetics information, […]

Jefferson Digital Commons Adds Author Dashboard

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

The Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC)  has a great new feature called the author dashboard. You can use it to see how your research is being discovered on the web. If you have deposited material in the JDC, you may be used to getting emailed statistics each month, telling you how many times your work has […]

AOA Day Features David H. Newman, MD

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at Jefferson Medical College is proud to present: David H. Newman, MD “Heath Care’s Most Critical Reform: The Doctor” Saturday, March 17, 2012 3:00 p.m. Connelly Auditorium, Hamilton Building FREE All Jeffersonians are invited! Increasingly, surveys show patients are dissatisfied and physicians are frustrated. The doctor-patient relationship is […]