Archive for June, 2008

Residents and Fellows: Top 10 Things to Know About Information Resources at TJUH

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

1. The Reference staff is here to help. We offer:

  • Free search advice
  • Free help locating articles
  • Free one-on-one orientations to resources in your specialty

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PHMC begins the 2008 Household Health Survey

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

The 2008 telephone survey is underway through the end of August. This year they become one of the only health surveys to target cell phone users, too. Listen to a feature on WHYY’s Morning Edition (mp3).

New this year (from the press release):

The 2008 survey will include some new topics/questions including: utilization of the A One C test among those with diabetes, patterns of sleep, healthcare/provider distrust scale, aging in place, utilization of glasses among children, physical activity, and housing and economic questions.

Preliminary results should be available around late October. Earlier survey data is available to Jefferson users on JEFFLINE.

PubMed problems Wednesday, 6/18/08

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

PuMed’s servers have been up and down today. At this point, searching seems stable again, but our JEFFLINE button to get full text may not work correctly till tomorrow, 6/19/08, around 10 am.

In the meantime, a work around is to copy the PMID of the desired citation.

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AOTA twitters

Friday, June 6th, 2008

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is on Twitter. Follow along! I saw there that they put together a list of about 50 OT blogs. Since they used Blogger, you can conveniently export their collection to add to your own news reader. Thanks, AOTA!

AOTA blog collection

New version of Write-N-Cite boasts single document manuscripts

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

The new version of RefWork’s Write-N-Cite, version 3, eliminates the two document process that has confused so many. Write your manuscript in Word, insert citations using WNC III, click bibliography, your citations will be formatted in your chosen style within the same document, and you can continue to make changes without having to worry whether you’re using the right file. Here is a video tutorial on using WNC version 3 that Dan Kipnis, Education Services Librarian, recorded. He’s also covered a series of other RefWorks features.

Unfortunately, the new version is not yet available for Mac.

RefWorks