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Archive for January, 2014

Circulation App for the iPad

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Staying current with the American Heart Association Scientific Statements and Guidelines from 2013 just got easier! Enjoy the convenience of easy access to special reports, conference proceedings, and other literature organized into one application. Also included is the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2014 Update. The iTunes store offers the Circulation for the iPad […]

44 E-Books New to JEFFLINE in January

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Scott Library added these 44 ebooks in January to the growing collection: Applied pharmacology Berkowitz’s pediatrics: a primary care approach (4th ed.) Blogs and tweets, texting and friending: social media and online professionalism in health care  | Spotlight review Clinical doppler ultrasound (3rd ed.) Crush step 3 CCS: the ultimate USMLE step 3 CCS review

New Exhibit at Scott Library: Inheritance, Drawings by Thomasin Parnes

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Scopus Adds Books and Book Chapters

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Scopus began adding references to books and book chapters last year. Their blog post describes why they chose to add book content and how they are prioritizing selection. By the end of 2013, they had added 17,500 of the 75,000 books planned for the project. This content joins the tens of millions of journal article […]

The Open Access Button: Track Obstacles to Research and Put Yourself on the Map

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Scott Library strives to support the Jefferson community by providing the information you need. While our funding allows us to offer access to thousands of journal titles, there may be times when the resource you want is blocked behind a paywall. In addition to requesting the article through our Illiad document delivery service, try this […]

Project Tycho: Public Health Data for Science and Policy

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Developed at the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh, Project Tycho provides open access to U.S. surveillance data. The Project Tycho™ database aims are to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and policy. The database contains the entire history of weekly Nationally Notifiable Disease Surveillance System […]

100 Pulmonary and Critical Care Grand Rounds Archived in the Jefferson Digital Commons

Friday, January 17th, 2014

The Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has archived 100 grand rounds in the Jefferson Digital Commons. The 5 most downloaded presentations include: Septic Shock: Current Management and New Therapeutic Frontiers Practical Emergency Airway Management Fatal Distraction ECMO-State of the Art Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension: What is Expected? What is Out of Proportion? The presentations […]

Mindfulness in Medicine and Healthcare: Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, February 4th

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Please join us for Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in  925 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor conference room from 8:00-9:00 am. Please note the venue for this exciting program.  Diane Reibel, PhD. is presenting and the title of her presentation is: Mindfulness in Medicine and Healthcare. Diane Reibel, PhD, co-founded the Jefferson Stress Reduction Program […]

Open Heart: New Open Access Journal from BMJ

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Open Heart is an online-only, open access cardiology journal dedicated to publishing high quality, peer reviewed medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of cardiovascular medicine. Its goal is to ensure maximum transparency and maximum impact on research progress and patient care. The journal is published by BMJ in partnership with the British Cardiovascular […]

American Medical Student Research Journal (AMSRJ)

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

A new online open-access journal, American Medical Student Research Journal (AMSRJ), has been established by a group of medical students at LSU Shreveport. From the group’s website: “WHO ARE WE? The American Medical Student Research Journal was created by medical students to give future physician-scientists the opportunity to develop the critical thinking skills needed to […]

Jeff-IT Desk at Scott Memorial Library

Monday, January 6th, 2014

We’re pleased to welcome Jeff-IT to the Scott Memorial Library. They’ll be answering Jeffersonians’ technology questions about wireless network access, campus keys and email setup. Visit them at Jeff-IT desk on the second floor, formerly the Reference Desk.    

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Report: October-December 2013

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Happy New Year! The last quarter of 2013 brought 396 new assets to the Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC). The most downloaded asset this quarter was: Apgar score of zero at five minutes and neonatal seizures or serious neurologic dysfunction in relation to birth setting by Robert Brent with currently 100 downloads. 2013 concluded with the […]

Ann Koopman: In Memoriam

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

We sadly note that former JEFFLINE Editor Ann Koopman passed away on Friday, December 20th, 2013 from complications relating to pulmonary hypertension. Ann came to Scott Memorial Library in 1995 as a Reference Librarian and served as the principal architect and longtime editor of JEFFLINE, the library’s website. She performed those roles with exceptional energy […]

Register for RefWorks Workshops in January

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

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. Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (40 minutes) Direct export is but […]