Track the Impact of Your Published Articles with Altmetrics

Citation counts are one way to measure of your impact; Altmetric.com and European PMC are now offering more. Europe PubMed Central (PMC) has now been freely integrated with Altmetric.com to offer citation-alternative impact measures for over 3 million life sciences and biomedical research articles.  The altmetrics summary, shown below, highlights non-citation based impact of each…

Open Access Week 2016

Oct 24-27, 2016 is Open Access Week. The Emory Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communications is celebrating by highlighting recent blog posts and resources on all things open. Check out some of those listed below or visit their Scholar Blog to view more topics. Open Access at Emory Eight Good Reasons Why Emory Faculty Authors Should…

WHSC Library at Bedside Nurses Conference

On September 16th a Clinical Informationist from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, along with a Clinical Librarian from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta attended the 2016 Evidence-Based Practice ToolKit for Bedside Nurses Conference at Kennesaw State University. The representatives from WHSCL and CHOA presented a table of library and research information, shared research tips and…

Newly Available eBooks

The WHSC Library is constantly updating its eBook collections.  Links to some key clinical eBooks appearing in resources such as AccessMedicine, Clinical Key and Books@OVID are available under the “Select eBooks” listing on the Clinical Resources page of the library website.  Even more eBooks can be found by searching the University Libraries catalog discoverE. See…

e-Anatomy Now Available

The Woodruff Health Science Center Library recently acquired a license to e-Anatomy and its app for tablets and mobile devices.  e-Anatomy is a comprehensive, full body interactive atlas that includes more than 40 modules reviewing the human body.  Images include CTs, MRI 3D, MRI in axial slices, diagrams, and various illustrations.  Go to specific body…

New Journal Impact Factors Released

The 2015 Journal Impact Factors are now available via Journal Citation Reports.  These are the most recent Impact Factors. The 2016 metrics will become available in the summer of 2017.  Journal Impact Factors are a proprietary measurement of journal quality based on the number of citations publications appearing in that journal have received in the…

Changes to Emory’s Epocrates Subscription

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s subscription to Epocrates has expired and will not be renewed, but the Epocrates free medical app is still available.  Drug information is also available from these licensed resources: DynaMed Plus ClinicalKey Access Medicine, Access Emergency Medicine, and Access Surgery Lexicomp – available through the Emory Healthcare VDT   Please see…

HINARI Training June 2nd: RSVP for free Global Health Information Training Session

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) Library is hosting a free training session developed to help health workers in low and middle income countries access high-quality biomedical and health literature. Participants will gain skills to access and utilize HINARI information resources and learn ways to promote awareness and use of HINARI information resources. HINARI is a program developed…

WHSC Library Exhibit: 100 Years of Nursing at Emory

by Michaela Whatnall Artifacts and archival documents bring an Emory perspective of nursing to life in “To Care for Others: 100 Years of Nursing at Emory.” This exhibit, which opened April 22 at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library explores Emory’s nursing program through the past century, from its original 1907 graduating class of 10…

Lasergene 13 is now available

Lasergene 13 significantly advances scientists’ ability to perform RNA research on model and non-model organisms on standard desktop computers. Significant software enhancements include the ability to perform de novo transcriptome assembly of RNA data for any size project on a desktop computer, automatic mRNA annotation from one or more RefSeq databases selected by the researcher,…