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New Services for Nursing Groups

The library offers two new services for nurses at Emory Healthcare and faculty and students at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing to access published evidence of best practices. The Nursing Community portal on the Health Sciences Center Library’s website expedites access to online resources, such as evidence-based textbooks, journal databases, and point-of-care resources.  The Nursing Community…

Selecting Journals for Publications: Increasing Visibility and Impact

Selecting a journal for publication is a crucial step in writing an article.  It is important to consider to what journal to submit your future article before starting the writing process.  It helps to focus the future content, and format it in this journal’s preferred way from the start. The main goal for selecting a…

Sign Up and Learn in the Library

All instructional sessions at WHSC Library are now scheduled in advance, using an interactive calendaring tool, available from the library website. The self-service calendar enables anyone to sign up for a session, add this event to the personal calendar in Outlook or any other calendaring service of choice.  If anything unexpected comes up, the calendar provides…

JOVE, the First Scientific Video Journal for Biological Research

One of the most recent WHSC Library acquisitions is the Journal of Visualized Experiments, JOVE.  JOVE’s publishers created an interesting concept of a peer reviewed You Tube for science.  The strong point of the journal is its’ educational value, teaching undergraduates the concept of experimental methodology.  It can also be used for training purposes, when graduate…

PubMed’s MeSH Database tutorials on YouTube

Learn to enhance PubMed search results with the use of the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) database.  The National Center for Biomedical Information (NCBI) and the U.S. National Library of Medicine have created a 3 minute YouTube video tutorial on using the MeSH database to expand or refine a PubMed search.  Additional online tutorials and webcasts can be…

Keep up with practice changing updates

DynaMed provides a convenient way to browse updates to evidence in various medical specialties and subspecialties. For example, bookmark this link to view a list of recent practice changing updates to evidence in cardiovascular medicine. Just click on an update topic to display the full topic page.  Select “View Update” under each citation to link to bullet points…

Free CME credit through DynaMed

Physicians who complete the post-test associated with DynaMed’s EBM Focus will receive CME credit.  EBM Focus is a weekly newsletter compilation of one to five articles most likely to change clinical practice.  Subscribe here to receive weekly emailed issues.  CME credit options are available on the left-hand sidebar of each issue.   For questions regarding this and other clinical…

Geospatial Software available in the Specialized Software Lab

Visit the WHSC Library’s Specialized Software Lab to access a host of geospatial software such as ArcGIS, ENVI, and GeoDa. The lab features ArcGIS 10.1, ENVI 5.0, a tool used to extract information from geospatial imagery, Google Earth, TerraGo Toolbar, a plug-in that enables users to share PDF maps and imagery, GeoDa 1.4.0, a software package that aids in spatial…

MedCalc 3000 Now Available via the STAT! Ref Mobile App

The MedCalc 3000 can now be found in the title list on the STAT!Ref Mobile App.  This evidence-based point of care tool and mobile access is free to Emory users. To learn more about mobile applictions available through the WHSC library, visit our Mobile Resources page or contact Ask-A-Librarian.

Lasergene 11 Update

DNAStar has released an update to Lasergene 11.  Version 11 contains many new improvements.  Watch the following video to learn about improvements. To update Lasergene go to Emory software express and download the appropriate installer: Mac or PC.  Select the desired programs and install the update. For any questions or problems contact Research Informationist Jeremy Kupsco at jkupsco emory…