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Archive for March, 2013

New Recipe Database Search Interface in Natural Standard

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Natural Standard is pleased to announce the availability of a new advanced search interface within the increasingly popular Recipe Database. In addition to regular exercise, well-balanced meals and sensible portions are important to overall health. The Natural Standard Recipe Database, launched in May 2012, features a wide range of healthy recipes in the following categories: […]

UpToDate® Graphic Search Enhances Your Ability to Diagnose and Treat

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Quickly and easily search an extensive library of high-quality graphics from UpToDate including more than 25,000 pictures, tables, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, algorithms and videos, without using a separate search engine. After searching a clinical term, select “Graphics” from the menu in the left navigation. For even faster access, select “Graphics” from the dropdown menu in […]

41 E-Books New on JEFFLINE

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Scott Library added these 41 e-books in February and March to the growing collection: Age-related Macular Degeneration Bennett’s Cardiac Arrhythmias Breast Imaging Cell Physiology Sourcebook Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia Choosing the Correct Radiologic Test Coté and Lerman’s a Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children Creative Solutions to Enhance Nursing Quality CT and MRI of the […]

Maintaining our Workplace: Jefferson Survey Asks Some Key Questions

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve our Maintenance Services, the University and Hospitals are seeking input from our staff and students regarding your use of these services and whether or not they meet your expectations as a customer. To help us focus our efforts, we’ve put together a brief survey designed to gather […]

Scott Student Collaboration Rooms Now Open

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The grand opening of the 10 small-group rooms on the second floor of Scott Memorial Library was held on Tuesday, March 19th. The rooms are now ready for use. Reserve a small group room now  For groups of up to 6 students, the rooms are designed to support group study and collaboration. Each room is […]

Creating and Using Scoring Rubrics: 12:15 Tech Talk on March 25th

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Join us for the next 12:15 Tech Talk, part of 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, March 25, 2013, from 12:15 to 12:45 Where: Scott Library, Room 200A Topic: Creating and Using Scoring Rubrics Speaker: […]

Register Now for RefWorks Workshops in April

Monday, March 18th, 2013

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 Basics (taught in 30 minutes) During this 30-minute session, you’ll rapidly learn: how […]

Inaugural Berkowitz Humanism in Medicine Lecture

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

The inaugural Berkowitz Humanism in Medicine Lecture “Why do we make it so difficult to die well in American health care institutions?” was presented by Arthur Caplan, MD, on March 5th, 2013. The lecture has been archived and is available via the Jefferson Digital Commons. If you have any Jefferson produced materials that you would […]

New Scott Student Collaboration Rooms Open 3/19

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

    Please join us in celebrating the opening of our newly created Student Collaboration Rooms on the second floor of the Scott Building. When: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, from 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Where: 2nd Floor, Scott Library Enjoy light refreshments and a ribbon cutting event!

Jefferson Book Club Selection for March: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi is the March selection for the Jefferson Book Club. Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary […]

Scott Library Currently Evaluating 4th Floor Dewey Decimal Collection

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

As we continuously strive to make the library collections accessible and pertinent, librarians are reviewing some of the older 4th floor books for withdrawal. These are medical books with older Dewey Decimal call numbers, and they are currently on shelves on the 11th street end of the 4th floor. The publication dates range from the […]

Off Campus Access to UpToDate

Friday, March 1st, 2013

UpToDate is now available for use off campus! The first time you connect to UpToDate using the link on JEFFLINE, you will be asked to provide your campus key and password. Once you log in you can create a personal account for future use of the UpToDate system. Creating an account only takes a few […]