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,…

WHSC Library at the Emory Clinical Nurse Research Academy

The Emory Clinical Nurse Research Academy was recently held and the WHSC Library participated with an information table and book raffle. John Nemeth, Clinical Informationist, demonstrated library resources available to Emory Healthcare. The second day’s raffle winner was Georgeta Tepei, Advanced Nurse Clinician at John’s Creek (pictured below with Mary Gullatte, Corporate Director of Nursing Innovation…

New Exhibit: Pictures of Nursing

Pictures of Nursing from the Zwerdling Postcard Collection are now on display at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. Nurses and nursing have been the frequent subjects of postcards. Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection examines how these postcard images are informed by cultural values; ideas about women, men, and work; and by attitudes…

Emory Libraries Celebrate ‘Love Your Data Week’

Emory Libraries will be hosting a series of chats, workshops, and information points in celebration of Love Your Data Week, February 8-12, 2016.  Each day will highlight a different topic in data management and re-use.  For more information regarding specific topics listed below, or to register for a workshop, please visit the Woodruff Library ‘Love Your…

HUD data now linked to CDC data

In an effort to explore the relationship between housing and health, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has linked administrative data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with the National Health Interview Study (NHIS) as well as the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(NHNES). For more information on this new source…

Library closes 2 pm Friday, January 22nd, and will be closed on January 23rd

In keeping with the Emory University decision to close at 2pm due to possible inclement weather, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will also close Friday, January 22nd at 2 pm.  The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will also be closed on Saturday, January 23rd.  For updates, please call Emory’s weather information line at 404-727-1234,…