“When the Emory Unit Went to War” Exhibit at the WHSC Library

On display through March 2015, the opening reception for the WHSC Library exhibit “When the Emory Unit Went to War” took place on June 13th. In attendance were several relatives of Edward C. Davis, founder of the World War I Emory Unit; also in attendance was Thomas Claiborne Jr., the son of Major T. Sterling…

Welcome Emory School of Medicine Class of 2018

The SOM Class of 2018 began their orientation July 21st and will begin their first full day of classes this coming Monday, August 4th.  This incoming class includes: 144 students 75 women; 69 men Age Range 21-28; mean 23 years 64% of students include “non-traditional” students who did not matriculate into medical school immediately after…

Most Recent Journal Impact Factors Now Available

The 2013 Impact Factors are now available via Journal Citation Reports.  These are the most recent Impact Factors. The 2014 metrics will become available in late July 2015.  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 last two…

Looking for Literature Beyond PubMed? Try EMBASE

EMBASE is a European-based literature database offering worldwide biomedical coverage, excellent for drug, pharmacology and disease literature searching.  Create search strategies using keywords and indexing terms just as in PubMed.  Quick filters available to the left of search results allow users to quickly narrow down to a drug, disease, medical device, or study type. While…

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination now available online

The Health Sciences Center Library has acquired a license to Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination online.  The online platform is not OS dependent so users can also view it on their mobile devices.  The URL for Bates’ is: http://pid.emory.edu/ghpgh.    The Bates’ online has increased functionality by updating videos from its original series, adding…

ArcGIS tutorials available via Lynda.com

Visit the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s Specialized Software Lab to stream the recently added ArcGIS tutorials from Lynda.com. ArcGIS is a mapping and spatial analysis software tool used in various industries. In addition to ArcGIS, Lynda.com offers tutorials in productivity software such as Excel, Access, and Photoshop. For a list of tutorials, click here….

Open House: When the Emory Unit Went to War

Please join the WHSC Library on Friday, June 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm as we host an open house for the exhibit, “When Emory Went to War.” This exhibit explores Base Hospital 43, a unit comprised of doctors, nurses, and the enlisted hailing from Emory during World War I and World War…

Temporarily Limited Access to Specialized Software Lab

The Specialized Software Lab in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will temporarily have only one computer available for use. The dual-boot Mac features access to Lynda.com tutorials, as well as SPSS, R and R Studio, FileMaker, Keynote, EndNote 6 and the Microsoft Office Suite. The 3 remaining PCs which contained our Geospatial and Qualitative…

New URL for Old Course Reserves

Emory Libraries is migrating to a new course reserves system as of May 14.  Instructors may continue to use the old ReservesDirect system through the summer with access via this url: https://old-ereserves.library.emory.edu/. More information about using the new system will be made available later in the summer. The WHSC Library will assist instructors as requested….

National Nurses Week 2014

It is National Nurses Week (May 6-12 2014) and the WHSC Library is celebrating by highlighting new eBooks available in the field of Nursing and Nursing education.  Check out the titles below or search DiscoverE, Emory’s online catalog to find additional titles. Other WHSC Library databases and resources identified to support the field of Nursing…