WHSC Library hosts online screening of “Black Men in White Coats”

In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will present an online film screening of Black Men in White Coats. Synopsis: Less Black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and Black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American doctors…

Real-time “Ask a Librarian” support available via Zoom

Need help with a resource or have a library-related question?  Take advantage of our new specialty focused “Ask a Librarian” Office Hours service.  Every week, one of our Informationists will be available to assist you with research queries (e.g., databases, bibliographic management, etc.) and other information related resources or services.    The office hours are listed on our Workshops calendar. Look for…

Changes coming to MyNCBI/PubMed Login

Changes are coming to the MyNCBI, SciENcv, and MyBibliography login feature via PubMed. Beginning in June 2021, users will no longer be able to sign-in using a direct NCBI login.  Instead, users must sign-in through federated account credentials such as eRA Commons, Google Gmail, or institutional access. Emory University provides an institutional login to MyNCBI…

Upcoming 2020 Holiday Hours

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The WHSC Library will remain open during December 18th-December 23rd but with reduced hours and will provide virtual services for the end of December.  Please see below: December 18-23: Open by appointment – 8AM to 6 PM December 24-27 (University Holiday): CLOSED December 28-30 (Winter Recess): Building is closed but virtual…

Thursday, Dec 3 at 2pm: Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians. 

On Thursday, Dr. Ashley Bowen, curator of the National Library of Medicine exhibit on America’s women physicians will discuss the careers of three influential women as highlighted by their publication journeys. These highlights include Dr. Rebecca Crumpler, the first African American woman physician, and her work A Book of Medical Discourses in Two Parts (1883). An introductory interview with…

Thanksgiving week holiday hours

          (Image by Sabrina Ripke from Pixabay) Just a reminder that the WHSC Library will be open until Wednesday, November 25th, with shortened hours (8:00 am-6:00 pm by appointment) and then will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays: Thursday (11/26) and Friday (11/27).

Share your remote teaching and learning experience on an Emory Libraries survey

  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of its students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to learn what improvements can be made. Please…

Rigor and Reproducibility at “eLife” Webinar on November 20th at 2 pm

Dr. Ronald Calbrese will be the featured speaker at the Emory Libraries and Information Technology Services and WHSC-Data Initiative’s virtual seminar series on November 20th at 2 pm. He is a Senior Editor for eLife.  The journal’s mission includes “accelerat discovery by operating a platform for research communication that encourages and recognises the most responsible…

October is National Medical Librarians Month!

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has designated October as National Medical Librarians Month to raise awareness of the important role of the health information professional. At the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, the informationists facilitate your work as health care professionals, educators, and students by:  Locating, evaluating, synthesizing authoritative information to support research, education, and…