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Archive for July, 2011

Hot Off the Presses: AISR Connections 2011/2012

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The 2011/2012 orientation issue of AISR Connections  is available now in print and online.  It’s filled with useful things you need to know about computer access on campus, Library services, video conferencing, new teaching technologies and more. Featured articles: FACT Program Incorporates iPads Classroom Technologies & Videoconferencing Jefferson Digital Commons Posts Half Million Downloads Read the […]

AccessSurgery Offers “Quick Test” Service

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

AccessSurgery’s Quick Test service lets you test your surgical knowledge and anonymously compare your results to those of your peers. Jeffersonians may participate in either of two ways: Use the link to Quick Test in the top menu bar of Access Surgery whenever you visit it on the web; or Sign up for the free AccessSurgery e-newsletter and […]

Jefferson Alumni Hall Learning Resources Center Now Open

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

A brand new Learning Resources Center is now open in Jefferson Alumni Hall. Look for it on the Mezzanine, suite M-13 (former location of the Jefferson Faculty Club). The new LRC offers two 40-seat computer classrooms, complete with smart podiums, projection, lecture recording, an audience response system, and other learning technologies. The classrooms are flexible, […]

New IOM Report Addresses Preventive Services for Women

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The Institute of Medicine has issued a new report, Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps.  It is freely available for public access.  The brief (4-page) document recommends 8 services critical to women’s health. From the report summary: As a centerpiece of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, the focus […]

American Trauma Society Maps Trauma Centers

Monday, July 25th, 2011

The American Trauma Society has released an interactive map that allows users to gauge availability of care across the entire United States.  You can pick a location—searchable by state, congressional district or ZIP code—and see whether it falls within a “safety” zone: an area in which you’re within 45 minutes to an hour from advanced trauma care, […]

Latest Print Journal Withdrawals

Monday, July 25th, 2011

We’ve made huge progress on the withdrawal of print journals, and only have a few more rounds to go before we’re done. This is one of your last chances to claim a free bit of history. Withdrawn print journals are free to any Jeffersonian who wants to claim one or more (you do also have […]

Google Tests Citation Tracking Service

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Google latest new service in support of scholarship is now in test – Google Scholar Citations.  It makes use of the data that supports citation searching in Google Scholar and makes it possible to create a personal profile for a single scientist’s output and citations.    The profile can be private, or you can choose to make […]

Mobile Security Presentation Archived & Available

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Mobile devices, both personal and Jefferson-owned, are being used everywhere on campus. Everyone knows that patient health information should not be stored on mobile devices, but did you know there are similar restrictions for student information? If you access your Jefferson email from your mobile device and it contains student email on it, or in […]

August Webinars for RefWorks

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Coming back from vacation to find RefWorks has updated its interface?  Why not take a refresher webinar to get comfortable with the new site? See the entire list of live and recorded programs at the RefWorks Training website, or use the links below to register for an upcoming live session.    RefWorks in 15 Minutes (it’s […]

Latest Print Journal Withdrawals

Monday, July 18th, 2011

We’ve made huge progress on the withdrawal of print journals, and only have a few more rounds to go before we’re done.  This is one of your last chances to claim a free bit of history. Withdrawn print journals are free to any Jeffersonian who wants to claim one or more (you do also have […]

Preview New Stat!Ref Interface

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Popular e-book vendor Stat!Ref is moving to a new interface on or about August 1.  They’ve released a preview of it, so you can kick the tires and look around before they make the switch. Faster and easier access e-books, images and videos Better access to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and the medical calculator, MedCalc 3000 Easier access […]

July Journal Withdrawals

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

If you would like to own any of these printed and bound journals, set to be removed from Scott Memorial Library as part of our on-going effort to replace print with electronic access, just let us know and arrange to pick them up. They’re all FREE! Contact Diana Ryan by July 15th to reserve your […]