Duke Medical Center Library & Archives

Your Library Liaisons are Here to Help
Posted On: Friday, September 25, 2020 - 17:58 by Beverly Murphy

What are Library Liaisons?

In order to better serve Duke University and the Health System, librarians at the Medical Center Library & Archives have been assigned to work with specific departments or groups. If you do not see your program listed but you would like to work with a librarian, please contact Sarah Cantrell, Associate Director for Research and Education, at 919.660.1131.

What can Library Liaisons do?
 • Meet with you by phone, email, WebEx or Zoom
 • Guest lecture in your class or journal club
 • Integrate evidence-based practice and information literacy into your course or curriculum
 • Collaborate on systematic reviews of...


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Wiley Researcher Academy
Posted On: Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 23:34 by Leila Ledbetter

Writing and publishing articles can be challenging. Obstacles to getting published include lack of time to write, not knowing the right journal to send your manuscript to, and lack of familiarity with the entire research to writing process. Few researchers are formally taught about the publication process. To address this, the Medical Center Library & Archives, in partnership with Wiley Researcher Academy, offers online instruction on over a dozen topics in publishing.

Wiley Researcher Academy is a modular, self-paced online learning program for early career researchers who wish to develop their expertise and understanding of the scientific...


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Tags: for researchers, publishing, wiley researcher academy

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 03:48 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.

Until further notice, the Research Wednesdays series will be held via WebEx ONLY: 1:10 pm – 2:00p. No registrations is required.  WebEx meeting details will be sent to the DOCR listserve the...


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Make Your Plan to Vote!
Posted On: Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 03:08 by Beverly Murphy

The North Carolina Voter Registration deadline is October 9, 2020. Don't forget to make a plan to vote, whether in Durham or in your home state.

Duke Votes is a non-partisan, student-led organization that aims to register, educate, and mobilize the Duke community to vote this Fall. They offer a variety of programs and can answer questions.

Visit Duke Votes for more information

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Picture a Scientist Documentary Screening
Posted On: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:07 by Brandi Tuttle

WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) and Duke University Libraries are teaming up to host a virtual movie screening of the film PICTURE A SCIENTIST as well as a discussion event. Read on for a link to the registration form and info about the movie.

An official selection for the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, this documentary covers women scientists who are challenging norms in a variety of scientific fields to make science more diverse, equitable, and inclusive for everyone.

Please register here by noon September 30th to receive the link for the screening room, and watch the film at your convenience anytime between Friday October 2nd at...


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Tags: bias, documentary, gender, women, minorities

F1000 Is Now Sciwheel
Posted On: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 17:39 by Beverly Murphy

The F1000 family of products (F1000Workspace, F1000Prime and F1000Research) has evolved as a way to discover, read, annotate, write, and share scientific research and is now known as Sciwheel. This change was effective in April 2020 and does have some implications for our users.

Sciwheel is available for free to all Duke University faculty, staff, and students. However, it does require a user to log in from the campus network every 60 days to verify institutional affiliation.  If you are experiencing difficulties doing this because you are...


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Tags: reference management, sciwheel

Library Spaces Have Reopened
Posted On: Monday, August 17, 2020 - 23:11 by Beverly Murphy

Designated seats in the Medical Center Library & Archives are now available for individual reservation, Monday – Friday, from 9a to 4p for Duke Health badge holders. To reserve a seat, connect to Seat & Space Bookings and follow instructions. From this page, you may make a new reservation, take possession of your reserved seat, and check out when you are ready to leave.

The seats are located on Level 2R and Level 3 of the Library. Level 1 remains closed. To ensure you will have a place to work,...


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A Warm, Socially Distant Welcome!
Posted On: Monday, August 17, 2020 - 01:54 by Beverly Murphy

Whether you are new to Duke or a returning member of our community, welcome to the new academic year at Duke! While this is an August unlike any before, the staff and resources of the Medical Center Library and Archives are here for you. COVID-19 has brought many changes to our campus. Many of our staff are working from home and our Library study and work spaces, which will be reopening soon, will look a little different this year. 

Access to Resources

Many of our books, journals, and databases are available online. Our recently refreshed Website offers access to thousands of resources whether you are on campus or at...


Library Services and Resources During COVID-19
Posted On: Monday, August 17, 2020 - 01:49 by Beverly Murphy

The Medical Center Library & Archives staff are working remotely and building access is restricted.

How can I get assistance?
You can contact Library staff through our chat function between 9a and 5p, Monday through Friday. Library staff are available to meet with faculty, staff, and students by phone, email, and WebEx or Zoom. Library classes are all held online.



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School of Medicine Research Symposium Posters
Posted On: Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 17:23 by Beverly Murphy

The 51st Annual Duke School of Medicine Student Research Symposium (formerly known as AOA Day) highlights the scientific contributions of our Third Year Medical students. It is a unique opportunity for all other medical students and faculty to view the scope and impact of medical student research at Duke.

Posters from the Research Symposium are available online. Browse the gallery through August 31. Posters will be saved in the MEDSpace Digital Repository for future access.

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E is for Essential: E-Books & E-Textbooks Everyone Needs
Posted On: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 23:48 by Samantha Kaplan

Try before you buy – or don't buy at all! We have hundreds of essential clinical titles in our e-book collection, many are indispensable textbooks for students, teachers, and clinicians. We are proud to offer a Board Review Series and Clerkship/Clinical Rotations series which feature core e-books for Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery, including the Blueprints and Step-up series. ClinicalKey E-Books,...


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Systematic Review Screening Tool Available
Posted On: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 13:56 by Sarah Cantrell

Duke Medical Center Library & Archives offers an institutional site license for Covidence!

What is Covidence?
Web-based software platform designed to facilitate the systematic review process.

What does Covidence do?

Assists with multiple steps in the systematic review process, including:

                  • Importing data from citation management tools like EndNote
                  • Screening and selecting studies
                  • Resolving conflicts
                  • Extracting study data
                  • Assessing study quality/risk of bias
                  • Exporting data to multiple file types
                  • Creating PRISMA diagrams
                  • ...

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Easy Access to Resources from Off Campus
Posted On: Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 20:39 by Beverly Murphy

If you need to get to journal content or other library resources from off campus, simply start at our Website! You will be prompted to sign in with your Duke NetID and password once you get to a resource that requires authentication. Or you may use the Duke NetID Login button at the top right of the site to avoid the need for repeated reource prompts. This login will last until you close your browser.

With the exception of the Duke FormWeb and Micromedex, which require the VPN, no VPN or Virtual PIN is needed to access our resources.

The Duke Medicine network and clinical systems, including the Duke Medicine VPN, use ...


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Website "Refresh" is Here!
Posted On: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 02:34 by Beverly Murphy

Our Website (most primarily the frontal portal) has undergone a facelift! 

Though it has a similar look and feel to the previous version, you will notice some distinct enhancements:

    • More resources added to the "Quicklinks" including DynaMed, CINAHL, and Mobile Apps
    • Redesigned search widget for quick queries in PubMed, UpTodate, E-journals, the Catalog and our Website
    • Addition of a new set of high value menu resources and services offering "Our Expertise" in evidence-based practice, instructional support, systematic reviews, citation management, medical archives, and more.
    • New drop-down menus that...

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NEJM Resident 360
Posted On: Monday, June 29, 2020 - 08:30 by Sarah Cantrell

NEJM Resident 360 is a Website and discussion platform focused on supporting residents through the complexities of training with a collection of resources targeted to their specific needs. Materials have been mapped to common residency rotations in internal medicine and pediatrics, each including a brief topic overview, links to landmark clinical trials, review articles from NEJM and other sources,  and a selection of test questions from NEJM Knowledge+. Sections called Rotation Prep and Learning Lab provide educational tools, while Resident Lounge and Career offer guidance in personal and professional development.

Note: To access...


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