Duke Medical Center Library & Archives

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 00:26 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring this lunch series program to the Duke Research Community. "Research Wednesdays" feature topics that impact the research community presented by subject matter experts in each field. They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 1:10–2:00 pm. No registrations is required. Just bring your Duke ID badge and sign in at the door. Unless otherwise posted, all presentations will take place in Duke...

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EndNote Class
Posted On: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 00:24 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Wed. Feb. 20; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Read by QXMD - Keep up with the literature painlessly!
Posted On: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 08:32 by Sarah Cantrell

Looking for a way to keep up with your favorite journals? Want easier access to the full text articles on your mobile phone? The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives is excited to announce that you now have easy, seamless, one tap access to full text articles via our institutional edition to the Read by QxMD app!

Set up is quick and painless!

  1. Download Read by QxMD by following this link http://qx.md/read or search in the appropriate app store. A web version is also available at https://readbyqxmd.com

  2. Add Duke as your institution in the Account Settings section under Institutional Access. You may be prompted to enter yoru NetID and password....
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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

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Intermittent Access to UpToDate!
Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:36 by Beverly Murphy

We are currently experiencing intermittent access problems with UpToDate. We are working to resolve the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 21:23 by Beverly Murphy

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, Web-based application designed to support data capture. At Duke, this system is managed and supported by the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) Research Management Team (RMT), located in the School of Medicine. RMT provides research and data management support to investigators across Duke.

One-on-one assistance from DOCR programmers is available on a first-come, first-serve basis every Tuesday at 10a. No appointment is required.

Next offering: Tue. Feb. 19; 10-11a; Rm 212C Level 2R. 

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STEM in Color: A Celebration of Women of Color in STEM Event
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 21:22 by Brandi Tuttle

“STEM in Color: A Celebration of Women of Color in STEM” will be held on Saturday, February 16th from 9:30-11:30am in the Great Hall in Trent Semans.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Ruthie D. Lyle, is a Lead Research Engineer with USAA Chief Technology Office of Research, a prolific inventor with 164 issued patents, and the first African American woman to earn her doctorate in Electrical Engineering from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering among many other notable accomplishments. She will discuss the “double-bind” that women of color in STEM often face and share her personal triumph over challenges in her academic and professional journey to encourage and motivate attendees to continue to persist in their chosen STEM disciplines.

If you would like to attend please...

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Black History Month: A Medical Perspective
Posted On: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 14:04 by Beverly Murphy

This month we are featuring "Black History Month: A Medical Perspective," our online exhibit containing a chronology of medical achievements of African Americans, a section on folk medicine, and a selective bibliography.

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Attention authors with QI manuscripts and case reports!
Posted On: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 08:16 by Sarah Cantrell

The Medical Center Library now provides a membership subscription to BMJ Open Quality to support your quality research and healthcare improvement work! These codes allow you to publish your manuscripts without open access fees if, after peer review, your manuscript is accepted. This adds to our existing membership to BMJ Case Reports

For all Duke faculty, nurses, residents, and students submitting to these two BMJ journals, please use the following codes:
BMJ Case Reports: Fellowship Code is 878215
BMJ Open Quality:  4490735452

You must be currently affiliated with Duke to use these codes.

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Off-Campus Access to Lexicomp Available Using VPN
Posted On: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 13:27 by Beverly Murphy

Access to Lexicomp from off-campus is available by using the VPN. For information on accessing our resources using the VPN, please see our Access from Off-Campus page.

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Tags: Lexicomp

New Duke Libraries Catalog is Now Live!
Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 08:18 by Beverly Murphy

The new online catalog for locating and accessing books, DVDs, music, archival materials, and other items held here at Duke and across the other Triangle Research Libraries member libraries is now live. This launch comes after over two years of hard work by library staff at Duke, NCCU, NCSU, and UNC. This collaboratively developed, open-source library catalog replaces the decade-old Duke Libraries catalog and Search TRLN catalog.

Learn more about the new catalog and tell us what you think!

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Updates to PubMed 2019
Posted On: Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 14:14 by Beverly Murphy

Much of the year-end processing activities for PubMed were completed at end of 2018. These included changing and updating the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and Supplementary Concept Records for subjects that were not main headings. Perhaps most interesting in this processing was the addition of "Systematic Review" as a publication type.

In an overview of changes, 421 new descriptors (including MeSH) and 20 new publication types were added. For more on these new concepts, as well as those deleted or restructured, visit "...

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ECRI Guidelines Trust: Tool to Access Clinical Practice Guidelines
Posted On: Monday, December 17, 2018 - 09:28 by Amanda Woodward

The ECRI Guidelines Trust is a new portal to access evidence-based clinical practice guidelines summaries. The ECRI Institute, a non-profit organization focused on bringing applied scientific research to healthcare, created this guideline repository in response to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) loss of funding for National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) in July 2018. For 20 years, ECRI Institute worked with AHRQ to develop and maintain the NGC website.

Developed independently from NGC, Guidelines Trust is a growing resource that includes clinical practice guidelines that meet the following inclusion criteria:

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Students: Submit Your Video to the Memmys
Posted On: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 15:01 by Megan von Isenburg

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine is pleased to announce THE 4th ANNUAL MEMMYS!
 
This national music video contest seeks student-produced videos from students in the health professions with the top entries receiving a monetary award for their school’s health sciences library - 1st place: $1,500, 2nd place: $1,000, 3rd place: $500.

The contest is open to any student enrolled in a health professions school (allopathic, osteopathic, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, allied health, physician assistants, veterinary, podiatry, etc.).

Past Memmys winners include Duke School of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Illinois College of Optometry, University of Chicago...

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EndNote X9: New Tools and Updates
Posted On: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:39 by Jordan Wrigley

X9, the latest upgrade of EndNote, has added some key features including enhanced sharing abilities, a Manuscript Matcher, new electronic media reference types, and a citation report creator. Here is an overview of the major additions to the program.

Library Sharing: Permissions can now be defined for individuals as read-write or read-only access. Custom Groups from synced libraries can be shared with other online users from a desktop EndNote library through EndNote online. Users can also see a list of Groups shared with them through EndNote online on their desktop library. The links in the shared list can be used as shortcuts to the online shared Groups.  You cannot share except through the online version.

Manuscript Matcher...

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Thank a Medical Librarian!
Posted On: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 16:55 by Megan von Isenburg

National Library of Medicine Director Patti Brennan shared her reflections on medical librarians on her recent "NLM Musings from the Mezzanine" blog in honor of National Medical Librarians Month.

She notes that medical librarians:

  • curate diverse and valuable collections
  • make materials available
  • manage access rights
  • support data discovery
  • find things that are hard to find
  • help authors publish
  • preserve materials for the future

Our staff at the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are here to help you in all of these areas and more! We...

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