International Open Access Week, October 19-25

The 2015 International Open Access Week will be celebrated Oct 19-25.   This year’s theme is Open for Collaboration.    Open access buttons are available at the WHSC Library Information Desk to show your support. What is Open Access?  Take a look at this quick video:  Open Access in Four Minutes Open Access Journals provide a model…

New Power Hubs Available

The Health Sciences Center Library has installed additional power outlets for users to power up devices such as laptops, tablets, and phones.  The six new power hubs  can be found in the Courtyard area on the upper level of the library, and are very much in demand. For questions regarding the new outlets and other…

GIDEON: Diagnosing and tracking infectious diseases

GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network) is a global infectious disease knowledge management tool.  Continuously updated information includes: Clinical Build a differential diagnosis based on travel history, symptoms, and laboratory data Review a summary of clinical disease information, including incubation period, diagnostic tests, typical therapy View country-specific travel information View information on anti-infective drugs…

EndNote X7 work around for Mac Office 2016 Incompatibility

Currently, EndNote X7’s Cite While You Write feature is not supported by Mac Office 2016.  While a patch to fix the issue will be released this fall, there is a workaround so that Mac Office 2016 users can still use EndNote X7.  Office 2016 users can use EndNote’s “Format Paper” option until the patch is…

3-D Printing available at Emory

The Computing Center at Cox Hall now offers a 3-D printing and Scanning lab.  Since, opening in January 2015 the printing lab has had about 75 object requests related to biology, art history, architecture, and others.  Project requests are open to all Emory students and faculty.  Visit the TechLab at Cox Hall Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm…

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…

Clinical Procedures Videos

Want to see a video on how to do a procedure that is accompanied with detailed instructions and relevant images? The WHSC Library offers over 400 procedures videos through the Clinical Key subscription.  To access videos, log in with a valid Emory NetID and password. Once in Clinical Key, search for a topic, or limit results…

AccessMedicine Mobile App

With the AccessMedicine App, access these point of care resources: Quick Medical Dx & Rx: presents evidence based information on conditions frequently encountered in medical practice Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology:  aids in the diagnosis of dermatologic conditions with color images Differential Diagnosis Tool: browse 1,000 diagnoses by symptom, disease or organ systems Diagnostic…

VisualDx Leaving, Check Out These Alternatives

VisualDx, a clinical information tool, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health, will no longer be available from the Emory Libraries’ websites as of July 30, 2015; the Georgia Department of Public Health has cancelled its subscription.  Here are alternative, Emory Libraries’ licensed resources that provide similar content: 1. For images of skin findings…

Now Available: DynaMed Resident Focus Newsletter

Written by medical residents, the DynaMed Resident Focus is a free e-newsletter. The Resident Focus is an outlet for residents involved in the DynaMed community to share recent evidence they find to important and relevant.   DynaMed Resident Focus consists of a brief summary of a recent article that the author finds thought-provoking or significant to…