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Archive for September, 2012

October Faculty Development Programs

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Jefferson’s faculty development programs are available to all levels of faculty from each college and school. Three programs will be offered in October: So You Want to Use Simulation in Your Classes… Instructors: Katherine Berg, MD (JMC), Dale Berg, MD (JMC), John Duffy, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN (JSN), E. Adel Herge, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA (JSHP) […]

AISR Initiates 12:15 Tech Talks: October 22nd

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Join us for the first in a series of 30-minute talks by faculty members sharing technical tips and solutions. You’re welcome to bring your lunch and beverages will be provided. When: Monday, October 22, 2012 from 12:15 to 12:45 pm Where: Scott Library, Room 200B Topic: Creating a Custom Book for Your Course Speaker: Jennifer […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for November: Whatever it Takes

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul Tough is the November selection for the Jefferson Book Club. Please take a moment to join or renew your membership for 2012-2013! Members meet every other month to discuss a democratically selected book. Open to all members of the Jefferson community–students, staff […]

Free Presentations for Open Access Week in Philadelphia

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

The local Philadelphia Scholarly Communication Group (PSCG) has organized two events, on Wednesday October 24th and Thursday October 25th, to coincide with 2012 Open Access Week. The PSCG is an informal collection of scholarly communication librarians from regional institutions that include: Drexel, Bryn Mawr, Temple, Thomas Jefferson, Villanova, La Salle, Rutgers, PCOM, Swarthmore, Haverford, Widener, […]

Register Now for RefWorks Training Sessions in October

Tuesday, September 18th, 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 note 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 […]

NVivo Software Available in Scott Library

Friday, September 14th, 2012

NVivo, the software designed to support qualitative and mixed methods research, has been installed on two computers in the Scott Library. The software can be found on the 3rd floor northwest computers W810 and W812. Look for labels on the monitors. If you have questions, contact: aisrcf@jefferson.edu.

New IBM SPSS Site License

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

This summer AISR obtained a site license for SPSS, the popular statistics software from IBM. Use SPSS for: statistical analysis data and text mining predictive modeling decision optimization The software will be available in the computer classrooms in Jefferson Alumni Hall and the Scott Library. Our license also permits Jefferson faculty, staff, and students to […]

The Myth of Health Data Complexity: Learn About Issues and Options for Information Technology Modernization at 9/27 Forum

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Physicians, clinical researchers, IT professionals, JUP staff, users of health information technology and other interested staff are invited to take part in a free forum on health information technology on September 27. Shahid Shah, a government and healthcare technology strategist and architecture guru, author, speaker and entrepreneur will present “The Myth of Health Data Complexity: […]

GigaScience, New Open Source Journal from BioMed Central

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

To meet the needs of a new generation of biological and biomedical researchers as they enter the era of “big-data,” GigaScience is co-published in collaboration between BGI Shenzhen and BioMed Central. BGI (formerly known as Beijing Genomics Institute) was founded in 1999 and has since become the largest genomic organization in the world. GigaScience has […]

On Campus September 24th – eBook U

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Engage your students with enhanced textbook technology! FREE INFORMATION SESSION: Monday, September 24, 2012 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Hamilton Building 4th Floor Lobby You will learn… …what titles are available, and which have multi-media and self-assessment features. …to share your own notes with students right in their textbooks. …to create a copyright-compliant, custom textbook […]