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Archive for June, 2013

Jefferson Book Club Selection for September: Brave New World

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is the September selection for the Jefferson Book Club. For its science-fiction themed election, book club members chose this classic that’s been getting renewed attention after the Snowden NSA leaks. From the publisher’s site: “The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley’s legendary vision […]

157 E-Books New to JEFFLINE

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Scott Library added these 157 e-books to the growing collection in May and June: Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory Adult Emergency Medicine Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination (4th ed.) Advanced Assessment: Interpreting Findings and Formulating Differential Diagnoses (2nd ed.) Advancing Your Career: Concepts of Professional Nursing (5th ed.) Arrhythmia Essentials Atlas of Advanced […]

Journal Citation Reports 2012 Data Released

Friday, June 21st, 2013

The 2013 edition, containing data for 2012, of the popular citation impact tracker, Journal Citation Reports (JCR), has been released and is now available as part of AISR’s online subscription to the service. JCR tracks journals in over 200 disciplines, rating the influence and impact of each journal in the context of its discipline. The […]

Blackboard Learn Workshop: Migrate with Respondus

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Education Services is offering workshops to get faculty started with the new Blackboard Learn. This session, Migrate with Respondus, is designed to help you manage your assessments and surveys using Respondus Test Bank software. Respondus allows faculty to create test banks by importing from text documents, existing tests in Blackboard (or other learning management systems), […]

Elsevier Program to Help Postdocs Stay Current in Their Field is Open for Applications Again

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that its Postdoc Free Access Program will be repeated, an initiative designed to help early career researchers who are in between research positions stay up-to-date in their field. For scholars who have recently received their PhD and currently do not […]

DSM-5™ Now Online at

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5™), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. DSM-5™ is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available […]

MedCalc 3000 Now Available via the STAT!Ref Mobile App

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

MedCalc 3000 is now available via the STAT!Ref Mobile App. MedCalc 3000 is a collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees that are indispensable to anyone practicing, teaching or studying evidence-based medicine. A key evidence-based point of care tool, MedCalc 3000 updates throughout the year and is now available anytime and […]