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Archive for January, 2010

On Demand Video Conferencing Now Available in the Scott Library

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

On demand video conferencing is now available without charge in the Scott Memorial Library. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The site can accommodate six individuals in a conference room setting.  The video setup in this room is ideal for meetings; faculty intending to teach, especially if Powerpoint presentation is necessary, […]

Chronicle of Higher Education Now Available as JEFFLINE Journal

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The popular academic newspaper, The Chronicle of Higher Education, is now available on JEFFLINE’s list of Journals A-Z. The Chronicle has long been available by password only, and has embargoed and otherwise limited access to content.  Now the Library has upgraded our subscription to premium level, so that all Jeffersonians may access the full content on demand, both from campus computers (no password required) and […]

Borrow a MacBook

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Did you know? The Learning Resource Center on the 3rd floor of Scott has laptops available for 3 hour loan within the Library. Available machines include Dell laptops and MacBooks, so you can choose your preferred operating system. For more information and policies please visit: Laptop Lending Services

New Micromedex Interface Taking Comments

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Micromedex has introduced a new interface for its drug information system.  Styled ‘Micromedex 2.0,’  the service introduces new features and functionality.   The vendor hopes its new design will simplify and enhance the way you use its information.  The new design will be available side-by-side with the current version for several months – you may choose which one you […]

Scitable Introduces New Features

Monday, January 25th, 2010

The editors at Nature Publishing Group/Nature Education have published a free online science library and professional networking resource:  Scitable is aimed at a broad spectrum of users from high school students to fully qualified researchers and science writers.   Registration for the site is free to all. New features (from the publisher’s news release): Essentials of Genetics, a […]

JeffSOAR Presents Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Vagina Monologues! JeffSOAR presents 2 performances of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues    

RefWorks’ February Webinars Emphasize New Interface

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Want to learn the new RefWorks 2.0 from the comfort of your own computer? Sign up for one of these vendor-provided webinars: RefWorks 2.0: The new User Interface (60 minutes) Intended for experienced RefWorks users, this webinar will show you how to easily navigate the primary functions on the new interface, RefWorks 2.0. We’ll show […]

TJU and TJUH Combine Efforts to Support Citizens of Haiti

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

A Special Message From: Robert L Barchi, MD, PhD, President, Thomas Jefferson University Thomas J. Lewis, President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals As more images and personal accounts of the devastation in Haiti emerge, all of us are witnessing in great detail the sheer magnitude of this tragic event. In an area already vulnerable […]

JBC Changes Publishing Policies, Eliminates Author Fees

Friday, January 15th, 2010

The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) announced changes to how papers are submitted, reviewed and published. Jefferson users downloaded over 27,000 articles from JBC last year and Jefferson authors have published over 300 articles in the last decade. The journal is available on- and off-campus to Jefferson users from 1905 to the present via JEFFLINE. […]

Library to Withdraw AMA Print Journals

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Scott Memorial Library is preparing to withdraw several decades’ worth of print volumes from our collection of AMA journals.  Titles include: Archives of Diseases of Children/Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Children (1911-2005) Archives of Ophthalmology (1919-1996) Archives of Otolaryngology (1925-2006) Archives of Surgery (1920-2005) Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (1883-2006) The Library provides access to […]

Atlas of Emergency Medicine (3rd edition)

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

A new edition of the Atlas of Emergency Medicine is now available from Access Medicine and Access Emergency Medicine via JEFFLINE. The authors streamlined the text, added  or replaced hundreds of images, and added new chapters on: Tropical Medicine Toxicological Conditions Airway Procedures ECG Abnormalities

Jefferson Digital Commons Surpasses 300,000 Downloads

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

In December, 2009 the Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC) surpassed 300,000 downloads and has grown to over 2,400 items. Please consider depositing your own digital files–papers, presentations, posters, podcasts–in this institutional repository to increase awareness and distribution of your work. Dan Kipnis, Education Services Librarian and Manager of the JDC, produced a video to help you […]

SpringerImages Absorbs Images.MD

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Images.MD has been a popular resource at Jefferson to locate high quality clinical images from across a range of textbooks and atlases for use in PowerPoint presentations. Jeffersonians will continue to have access to this rich content in its new home, SpringerImages (Jefferson access with Campus Key).  From the publisher description: SpringerImages is a growing […]

Brain Stimulation Therapies for Clinicians – Free eBook From Psychiatry Online

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Every month, Psychiatry Online offers free access to one of the texts from the APPI bookstore.   For January, you may download Brain Stimulation Therapies for Clinicians (a $70 value).   Follow JEFFLINE’s Quick Link to Psychiatry Online, and scroll down to the Book of the Month – the book will be free for you to download until January […]