Duke Medical Center Library & Archives

Document Delivery/ILL Services Temporarily Suspended
Posted On: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 14:37 by Beverly Murphy

Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan Services have been temporarily suspended and we are unable to fill routine requests at this time. If you are a Duke clinician, faculty, or staff member and have an urgent request for a full-text article related to direct patient care or COVID-19, please send the full citation needed to medlibrary-eresources@duke.edu and we will do our best to locate the article(s) needed.

We may not be able to fill requests for items outside our collection because many libraries have suspended lending at this time.

Please note: Access to Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan Services is not available to affiliates or to other libraries...


Categories: Alerts

Temporary Free E-Resources in Response to COVID-19
Posted On: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 14:34 by Beverly Murphy

In response to COVID-19, the following publishers and library vendors are offering free access to some online content for a limited time period.


Categories: Alerts, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

COVID-19 Core Clinical Resources Libguide
Posted On: Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 18:56 by Beverly Murphy

COVID-19: Core Clinical Resources is a compilation of information and literature about COVID-19 that will be immediately useful to practicing clinicians at Duke. Please understand that this guide is also fluid and evolving since the topic is evolving rapidly, with an onslaught of literature and information. If you are a Duke clinician, we welcome your feedback and suggestions.

Categories: Alerts, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: COVID-19

Spring Classes Being Held Online!
Posted On: Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 10:35 by Beverly Murphy

Our savvy Librarians have created a robust spring class schedule for Duke faculty, staff, and students to increase their knowledge and confidence in research, publishing, citation management, and more. 

Our April classes are being held online!

Connect to the class schedule for class details, dates, and registration information!


EndNote Class
Posted On: Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 20:20 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Mon. Apr. 13; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.


Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

Web of Science Author Records
Posted On: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 14:06 by Karen Barton

Accurate research impact metrics such as article citation counts and H-index in Web of Science or InCites, a Web of Science-related product, currently depend on artificial intelligence as well as human curation to help make data as clean as possible. Now, researchers may provide suggested edits to Web of Science author records (for themselves and others), including affiliation and publication data. This is especially important for author disambiguation.
Part of this process involves using Publons, an online...


Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: web of science

Library Services and Resources During Coronavirus Response
Posted On: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 13:06 by Beverly Murphy

The Medical Center Library & Archives is working closely with university officials to minimize the potential spread of the coronavirus while maintaining library services and resources in support of clinical care, education, and research.

To that end, effective Friday March 13th at 5 pm, the Medical Center Library & Archives, located in the Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, will be Duke Health badge access only 24/7 with Library staff working remotely.

How can you get assistance?
You can contact Library staff through our ...


Categories: Alerts

Tags: hours, services

RedCap Office Hours Now Virtual
Posted On: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 17:07 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.

All in-person weekly office hour sessions are being replaced with virtual sessions.

Email redcap-docr@duke.edu to indicate which of the following times you would like a DOCR team member to schedule a WebEx with you.

    • Tuesdays, 10-11a
    • Wednesdays, 10-11a
    • Thursdays, 2-3p
    • ...

Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 00:03 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...


Categories: Classes, Events

Tags: for researchers, research

New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Monday, March 9, 2020 - 17:22 by Sarah Cantrell

In early 2020, PubMed will launch its newly designed search interface (click to connect)

Sign up today for our next webinar on Wed. Apr. 8; 12-1p where we will discuss and demo the new interface features.
Or, attend an in-person class for tips and instruction on advanced literature searching in New PubMed; our next in-person classes will be held on Mon. Apr. 6; 12-1p and ...


Categories: Databases

Tags: pubmed

Spring Classes
Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 13:36 by Brandi Tuttle

Our savvy Librarians have created a robust spring class schedule for Duke faculty, staff, and students to increase their knowledge and confidence in research, publishing, citation management, and more.  Our March and early April classes will be held online! Find class details, dates, and registration information here!

  • Overview of the New PubMed (webinar)
  • Advanced PubMed Searching (webinar + in person options)
  • How to Write an Abstract (webinar)
  • Zotero in 30 (webinar)
  • EndNote (webinar + in person options)
  • Journal Selection...

Categories: Classes

Tags: classes

Vaccination Web Archive Launches
Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 08:11 by Megan von Isenburg

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Vaccination in Modern America: Misinformation vs. Public Health Advocacy Web Archive. Developed by health sciences librarians at the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University, both members of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the archive preserves Web pages representing the current state of public discourse and contrasting approaches to authority on vaccination in the United States, with a focus on sites that are both pro- and anti-vaccination. The purpose of this collection is to capture potentially ephemeral information about vaccination that could be used by health service researchers, information scientists, sociologists, and others to understand...


Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: misinformation, news

Keep up with the literature with Read by QXMD or Researcher!
Posted On: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:04 by Samantha Kaplan

Feel like you are missing important articles? Struggling to stay up-to-date with your favorite journals? Want easier access to the full text articles on your mobile phone? Tools like Read by QxMD or Researcher allow you to create personalized feeds of the research that matters to you. They're mobile-friendly, free, and set up is easy!

Create an account at Read by QxMD (https://read.qxmd.com/) or Researcher (https://www.researcher-app.com/). You can also search in the Google Play or Apple App stores to download the app.

    • For Read by QxMD, make sure to add Duke as your institution in the "Account Settings" section under “Institutional Access.”
    • For Researcher, you'...

Categories: Explore Tools

Tags: mobile apps

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Curtis
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:24 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hinton
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:22 by Beverly Murphy