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Archive for July, 2013

MDConsult Cancelled

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Thomas Jefferson University’s subscription to MDConsult ended on July 31, 2013. A significant reduction in the Library’s collection budget necessitated the cancellation of this product. We have retained as much of the book and journal content as possible on other platforms. Access to all but 17 of the 50 MDConsult e-book titles will still be […]

UpToDate Mobile App Now Available

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Now there’s a mobile app for your favorite point-of-care tool. First (if you haven’t already done so), select UpToDate from the JEFFLINE homepage and become a registered Jefferson user: Then, get the free UpToDate app for the following devices: iPhone and iPad (Install the iOS application at the App Store) Android (To install the UpToDate […]

Transition from Pulse to Blackboard Learn

Monday, July 29th, 2013

On August 5th the new Learning Management System (LMS), Blackboard Learn, will replace Pulse as the site for active courses and most organizations. Organizations are now located under the Blackboard tab “Community.” The Pulse links on the University and University Hospital site will update to Blackboard, but if you have Pulse set as your homepage […]

New Blackboard Learn Workshop Topics

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Blackboard Learn is the course management system the entire Jefferson campus will be using beginning Fall 2013.  Although very similar to its predecessor, Pulse, the interface looks different and there are a number of new features that can significantly improve your efficiency. Education Services has been offering workshops to get faculty started with the new […]

Register Now for RefWorks Workshops in August

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required. Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (40 minutes) Direct export is but […]

8 E-Books New to JEFFLINE

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Scott Library added these 8 e-books in June and July to the growing collection: Anesthesia Guide Clinical Electrophysiology Review CT Anatomy for Radiotherapy Current Diagnosis & Therapy Rheumatology Endocrine Physiology Histology & Cell Biology: Examination & Board Review Morgan & Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth

Scott 3rd Floor Study Rooms Recently Renovated

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Looking for quiet, cozy study space? The individual study rooms on the third floor of Scott Library have undergone a facelift and they’re ready for use. Each room includes a work surface, shelf, and a whiteboard. While ideal for individual study, the rooms can also accommodate two people working together. Keys to these rooms are […]

Anthony Frisby Named Director of AISR and Scott Memorial Library

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Dr. Anthony Frisby has been named Director of Academic and Instructional Support and Resources (AISR) and the Scott Memorial Library after successful leadership as Interim Director. He will lead the strategic vision for AISR and along with his team of professionals, enhance services to the faculty, staff, and students of Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Frisby […]

NLM’s History of Medicine Division Launches a New Blog Featuring the Historical Collections of the World’s Largest Biomedical Library

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

From the National Library of Medicine: The NLM’s History of Medicine Division has launched a new blog, Circulating Now, to encourage greater exploration and discovery of one of the world’s largest and most treasured history of medicine collections. Encompassing millions of items that span ten centuries, these collections include items in just about every form […]

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Update: April – June 2013

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

It’s been another terrific quarter for the Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC) with 193 new items added.  View the complete quartery inventory. The most popular download this quarter was a Jefferson School of Population Health capstone presentation: Type II Diabetes and Dietary Preferences in a Rapidly Urbanizing Region of West Africa by Megan Doherty, with over […]