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Archive for February, 2014

All Scott Library Floors Now Open 24/7

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the library has extended its 24/7 access for Jefferson ID or Jefferson Health System ID holders to include the second and third floors. To support the increased use of the Scott Building we have worked with security to add additional safety patrols through the library in the late evening/early […]

Basic Concepts in Stem Cells: Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, March 4th

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Please join us for Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in  925 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor conference room from 8:00-9:00 am. Please note the venue for this exciting program.  Anthony J. Bazzan, MD, ABIHM. is presenting and the title of his presentation is: “Basic Concepts in Stem Cells”

Drug Shortage Strategies Webinar: Mitigating Parenteral and Oncology Shortages

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

From the Educational Webinar Series presented by Lexicomp®: Join Dr. Beverly Holcombe and Dr. Lisa M. Holle for the webinar “Drug Shortage Strategies: Mitigating Parenteral and Oncology Shortages” on Wednesday, March 5, at 1 pm EST. Drug shortages have become epidemic in recent years, forcing healthcare professionals to seek out alternative therapies. A recent survey1 […]

UpToDate Topic Feedback Feature

Monday, February 24th, 2014

A Reminder from UpToDate®: Some of the most important contributions to UpToDate® come from our clinician subscribers. Over the years, these comments have been instrumental in helping us improve our clinical content. In fact, we often refer to worldwide subscriber feedback as our final level of peer review. With the UpToDate Topic Feedback feature, it’s […] Tell a Detailed Story of Your Research

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Citation analysis has been the gold standard for assessing the impact of scholarly research. With the emergence of social media, citation analysis is being challenged as researchers look for new ways to share and tell a detailed story of their research. One new approach is using, where researchers can easily create a free profile […]

F1000Journal Clubs: New From F1000Prime

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

F1000Journal Clubs, a new service within F1000Prime, is an online tool to help scientists create, organize, and share the conclusions of, their journal clubs. Features include: Online meeting scheduler Article short listing and voting Integrated F1000Prime & PubMed searching Audiovisual and document file uploading and archiving PDF figure extractor for creating presentations Journal club report […]

Citation Management With Mendeley

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Are you searching for a free, desktop option for managing your references? The Mendeley citation management software offers rapid sync between the desktop and the Web, a bookmarklet for quick export of search results from your favorite databases, and the ability to obtain full-text from the Scott Library journal collection or open access publications. Collaboration […]

Spotlight on New eBook: Blogs and Tweets, Texting and Friending

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Blogs and Tweets, Texting and Friending: Social Media and Online Professionalism in Health Care by Sandra M. DeJong. Sandra M. DeJong, MD, is a medical educator interested in how digital technology impacts the medical profession. She states that her new book is an “effort to focus on broad-based concepts of the importance of professionalism in […]

MethodsX: Share Research Techniques and Tweaks in New Open Access Journal

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

New, from Elsevier: “Methods X publishes the small but important customizations you make to methods every day. By releasing the hidden gems from your lab book, you can get credit for the time, effort and money you’ve put in to making methods work for you. And because it’s Open Access, it is even more visible […]

Register for Refworks Workshops in February

Wednesday, February 5th, 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 (30 minutes) Direct export is but […]

Free Publication of Science Communication Papers in F1000Research in 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

News from F1000Research… F1000Research is an open science journal for life scientists that offers rapid open access publication, transparent post-publication peer review by invited referees, and full data deposition and sharing. The journal accepts reviews and commentaries as well as traditional articles, and publishes all sound science (including small studies). F1000Research has published over 350 papers […]

New Look for AccessMedicine and AccessSurgery

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

There is a new look to AccessMedicine and AccessSurgery!  McGraw-Hill launched these services on an all-new platform with the following enhancements: Responsive Mobile Design – Pages automatically adjust to the end-user device for an optimal viewing experience no matter the device. Enhanced Custom Curriculum for Rotation Management – Faculty can access sample curricula or build […]