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Archive for September, 2014

Lumbar Puncture Video and More: Updates from Access Medicine

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

In addition to new editions of textbooks, which we include in our monthly new e-books lists, AccessMedicine is continuously producing new associated content. Sign up for their newsletter to learn about new resources, videos, animations, and text updates to leading medical titles such as Harrison’s Online, CMDT, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, and Hurst’s The Heart. Take a look at a few recent updates from the […]

New Guide to BrowZine on SML Site

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Browse thousands of journals from your iPad, iPhone, or Android tablet! The BrowZine™ app is a browsable newsstand of Scott Memorial Library’s top journals. Whether you’re new to BrowZine or already use the app, check out Scott Library’s BrowZine Guide to learn more about great new features: Browse journals by Subject or Journal title Read […]

Jefferson is Bike Friendly: Free, Covered Parking in Hamilton Garage

Friday, September 19th, 2014

In continuing support of wellness and healthy lifestyles for our staff and students, Jefferson has committed significant storage space on campus for bicycles. In addition to other locations on campus, the Hamilton Garage on 11th Street, between Walnut and Locust, now includes dedicated space and bike racks that will accommodate more than 100 bikes. How to […]

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine (at Scott, 9/29-11/8)

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

From September 29 – November 8, 2014, Scott Library will host Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, an exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine. A reception was held on Tuesday, Sept. 30th featuring TJU’s Nicole Salomone speaking on the topic, “How Magic Became Science.” View […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: How Were These Used?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Welcome back to Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question:What were the items in this case used for?

Two Million Downloads for the Jefferson Digital Commons

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Strike up the band, turn up the tunes, and break out your dancing shoes! On September 14, 2014 the Jefferson Digital Commons surpassed 2 million downloads. As of Monday September 15, 2014 the JDC has 2,000,842 total downloads. The lucky asset that registered the 2 millionth download was: A 47-Year Old Female with Muscular Rigidity, […]

Blackboard Replaces Pulse on University Web

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Have you been using Pulse as your primary site for accessing campus information? TJU is now officially using Blackboard Learn (originally introduced in July 2013) in place of Pulse. The same information resources can be found in Blackboard, which is faster, up to date, and performs better on mobile devices. Remember, Pulse is now Blackboard. […]

JournalGuide Verifies That Journals Are Legitimate

Friday, September 12th, 2014

JournalGuide helps researchers find the best journal for their manuscript. Now the free online database has added a verification service to make it easier to evaluate whether journals are not only suitable, but also trustworthy. This verification service can be particularly helpful when researchers receive emails from unfamiliar journals asking them to submit papers, review […]

Medical Instruments in the Archives: What was this used for?

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Welcome back to Medical Instrument Monday from the Archives and Special Collections Twitter page! This week’s question:What were the items in this case used for?

Drug Information Guide

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Scott Library’s new Drug Information guide highlights resources from our collection and trusted sources located on the Web. The guide provides an excellent starting point for your research, whether you’re searching for recent journal articles or electronic books. In addition to the two articles cited in the guide from the Jefferson School of Pharmacy Faculty […]

New Scott Library Tour on SML Website

Monday, September 8th, 2014

New around here? Our brief tour will help you find your way around Scott Library.

New Mapping Tool from the Community Health Data Base (CHDB)

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

The Community Health Data Base (CHDB) from the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) announced the release of a new mapping tool in partnership with PolicyMap. Jefferson users will find the tool by logging into the Web-based access to PHMC’s Online Data Analysis Tool, then choosing mapping from the find data menu.

19 E-Books New to Scott Library in August

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Scott Library added these 19 e-books in August to the growing collection: Algorithms in computational molecular biology American Academy of Pediatrics textbook of adolescent health care Anesthesia and the fetus The big picture: histology Clinical judgment USMLE Step 3 review Comprehensive otoloaryngology review: a case-based approach Current diagnosis & treatment: geriatrics (2nd ed.) Current practice […]

Center for Teaching and Learning: Open House, 9/23

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Join us for an open house to learn more about the new Center for Teaching and Learning. We’re here to develop and share good teaching practices, promote innovation, and support you in doing your best work. When: Tuesday, September 23rd, noon – 2:00 pm (lunch/refreshments will be served) Where: Scott Library, Room 200A