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Archive for August, 2014

Medical Instruments in the Archives: What is it?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Welcome to the fifth week of Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question: What is this item?

Pivot Adds ORCID Integration

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Pivot, the database of funding opportunities, now allows researchers to add their Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) to their profiles, and allow Pivot to receive automated updates in the future. Stronger profiles improve its ability to suggest funding opportunities and potential collaborators. For more information read the August 2014 release notes. Many stakeholders from […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: What are these?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Welcome to the fourth week of Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question: What are these items and how were they used?

Expanded Drug Shortage Information and New Calculators in Lexicomp

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Lexicomp, the drug information database, released an update earlier this month with two features of interest to Jeffersonians. Drug Shortage Information Lexicomp has partnered with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Drug Shortages Task Force, adding to sources including ASHP, ASPEN and FDA. Specific Lexicomp monographs for drugs with existing shortage issues now include […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: What is it?

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Welcome to the third week of Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question: What is this item and how was it used?

You’re Invited to an Exclusive Talk: Marveling about Mütter

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Meet Cristin Aptowicz, author of the newly published Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine. Aptowicz spent several months in the Thomas Jefferson University Archives mining the historical collections related to Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter, chair of surgery from 1841-1856. Enjoy a complimentary lunch, book sale […]

Relax at Scott With a Popular Magazine

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Have a few minutes to relax? Scott Library offers a collection of more than fifty popular magazines for leisure reading. These cover many interests including news, food, travel, fashion, hobbies, and popular health. The magazine collection is shelved on the 2nd floor of Scott Library near the Service Desk. The following magazines have been added […]

Journal Citation Reports 2013 Data Released

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The 2014 edition, containing data for 2013, of the popular citation impact tracker, Journal Citation Reports (JCR), has been released and is now available as part of Scott Library’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. […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: What is it?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Welcome back to the second week of #medicalinstrumentmonday from the Archives Twitter!  This week’s question: What is this item and how was it used?

AccessMedicine App Now Available

Monday, August 4th, 2014

A new AccessMedicine app is now available offering moble access to the following resources: Quick Medical Dx & Rx- perfect for high-yield review or for quick reference in the clinical setting. Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology- recognized as the world’s #1 visual atlas of dermatology Differential Diagnosis Tool- providing more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus® […]

12 E-Books New to Scott Library in July

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Scott Library added these 12 e-books in July to the growing collection: Aminoff’s Neurology and General Medicine (5th ed.) Basic family therapy (6th ed.) Cardiac pacing and ICDs (6th ed.) Diagnostic ultrasound imaging: inside out (2nd ed.) ECG pocket brain 2014 (6th ed.) Intensive care unit manual (2nd ed.) Introduction to health care delivery: a […]