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Archive for April, 2014

New Pivot Feature: Manage Your Deadline Preferences

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Pivot now offers greater flexibility in setting deadline reminders. You can now specify up to 3 months before a deadline to receive an email notification. For details, view the release notes for this feature. To help researchers identify grants and other funding opportunities, Pivot  is one of the world’s leading online resources for funding information […]

Scott’s Human Library Event in Campus News

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Scott Library hosted a Human Library event on Wednesday, April 2nd, offering students the opportunity to ‘check out’ a ‘live book‘–a volunteer who agreed to spend 30 minutes in 1:1 conversation with them. Each volunteer book experienced some form of discrimination (such as, intolerance, bigotry, inequity, prejudice) because of who they are and students were […]

Neuroanatomy: Draw It to Know It for iPad/iPhone

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Neuroanatomy: Draw It to Know It, teaches neuroanatomy through a series of online, interactive tutorials. It contains more than 140 illustrated and narrated tutorials that address the critical elements of neuroanatomy. Students learn neuroanatomical pathway and structure while creating reproducible schematics for the various learning points. The focus is on the functional, clinical importance of […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for May: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman is the May selection for the Jefferson Book Club. “If Tim Burton reimagined The Phantom of the Opera, if Jack Finney let his dark side take over, if you rolled the best work of Clive Barker, Peter Straub and Caleb Carr into one, you still would have something that fell far […]

Writing for Publication? We Can Help…

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

We’re pleased to announce a new service designed to support Jefferson authors throughout the writing and publication process. The new Writing Center, in Room 305 Scott, is staffed by an experienced writing consultant who can help you with your work, whether you need motivation getting started on a manuscript, guidance on structure and flow, or […]

NCHS Data Online Query System (DOQS): Beta for Review

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is pleased to announce the beta release of our newest statistical tool, the NCHS Data Online Query System (DOQS). NCHS DOQS gives users the ability to generate and store statistical analyses customized to their specific requirements. The system provides […]

Primary Care Meets Population Health: 22nd Annual Paul C. Brucker Lecture

Friday, April 11th, 2014

On April 11, 2014, the 22nd Annual Paul C. Brucker lecture was presented by Kevin Grumbach, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. A recipient of several academic, industry, and civic awards, Dr. Grumbach has served as an advisor to President Barack Obama and Congress on health […]

Photography of David Graham: Exhibit at Scott Library, April 7th – May 2nd

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Neurology Video Textbook: New Multimedia Resource from STAT!Ref

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Neurology Video Textbook demonstrates classic neurologic presentations organized in broad general categories (vascular neurology, movement disorders, behavioral neurology, epilepsy, etc.) and presented as individual cases with audio and video. All cases link to thorough descriptive sections that provide clinical and scientific overviews of the major categories of neurologic diseases and disorders.

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Report, January-March 2014, Now Available

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

The Jefferson Digital Commons had 184 new deposits this quarter. The end of the quarter brings the total number of assets to 8,811 with a total of 1,765,509 downloads. The most downloaded asset this quarter was:  Multi-nutrient supplement improves hormone ratio associated with cancer risk, with 86 downloads registered from Jan 6, 2014 to April […]

Troubleshooting Tip: When Write-N-Cite Doesn’t Show Up After Installation

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Some users of Windows 7/XP and Microsoft Office 2010 have experienced a problem with RefWorks Write-N-Cite 4 failing to install (not displaying as a tab in Word). If this is the case, the application may be inactive on your computer. View this Troubleshooting Tip to help you solve the problem.