WHSC Library to host NCBI Two Day Workshop

The Woodruff Health Sciences Library  Announces a special short course: NCBI Resources for Analyzing Human Variation Data October 8-9, 2014 Wednesday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Thursday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Woodruff Health Sciences Library Computer Classroom B65 Presented by:  Ben Busby, PhD, Genomics Outreach Coordinator, NCBI                  Wayne Matten, PhD, Public Services Section, NCBI This…

Construction Project in the WHSC Library

The WHSC Library will undergo a six-week mandatory construction project, starting Thursday, September 18, 2014.   Student seating is not impacted and we will have earplugs available at the Information Desk for your convenience.   The project will have a phase one on the lower level followed by a phase 2 on the upper level.  We anticipate…

Journal Citation Reports (Impact Factor) has a New Look

Beginning with the late July release of the 2013 Impact Factors, Journal Citation Reports now has a new look.  Accessible though the top navigation bar in the Web of Science Database, the InCites Journal Citaiton Reports features heat maps and other visualizations showing journal impact as well as measures of subject and journal relationships.  Current…

Need to Learn about Library Resources and Services? Start Here

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library has but together a online orientation video on Getting Started Using the WHSC Library.  Click here to view our 5 minute guide.  Visit our eLearning resources webpage for additional videos and tutorials. For additional questions about library services or resources, or to consult with an Informationist, please contact Ask-A-Librarian.

Welcome Emory School of Nursing Students!

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing BSN Class of 2016 is comprised of approximately 145 students who will be arriving for orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 20th. 43 are continuing students from Emory or Oxford College Students represent 25 states 55% of students are from underrepresented minorities 7% of undergraduates are male Average age of…

Course Reserves Now Available

The new course reserves system is now available for fall semester.   Materials added to course reserves are integrated into Blackboard, enabling students to view resources within the Blackboard session.  Instructors can add materials by logging into an easy-to-use web interface  at https://reserves.library.emory.edu/ To seek assistance or ask any questions, please contact Ask A Librarian .

“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…