Duke Medical Center Library & Archives

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

New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 00:57 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 Fri. Mar. 6; 1-2p 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 ...


Categories: Databases

Tags: pubmed

EndNote Class
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:34 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Mon. Mar. 2; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.


Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

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

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Drew
Posted On: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 21:24 by Beverly Murphy

New NIHMS System for Public Access Policy Compliance
Posted On: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 16:10 by Karen Barton

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is in the process of updating many of its research support tools for improvements in navigation, usability, and more. The NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) system is the latest tool to see changes, which went into effect on January 23, 2020. NIHMS facilitates the submission of peer-reviewed manuscripts for inclusion in the PubMed Central (PMC) database in support of the NIH Public Access Policy. NIHMS also supports the public access policies of other organizations and government agencies.

Here's what's notably new in NIHMS:
  • "My Manuscripts" menu...

Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hall
Posted On: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 23:59 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Mossell
Posted On: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 00:31 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Williams
Posted On: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 00:05 by Beverly Murphy

Medical Center Archives Acquires Onyekwere E. Akwari Papers
Posted On: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 15:21 by Rebecca Williams

This blog post was contributed by Archives Intern McKenzie Long

The Duke University Medical Center Archives (DUMCA) is excited to announce the acquisition of the Onyekwere E. Akwari Papers, a collection that documents the personal life and professional career of Dr. Onyekwere E. Akwari, a Nigerian-American and the first African-American surgeon at Duke University.

Dr. Akwari was the son of Theophilus Akwari, an export-import business owner, and Ngarasi Christiana Ukegbu, the owner and operator of numerous local shops. He was raised in Abia State, Nigeria as the oldest of eight children. In 1962, shortly after Nigeria declared its independence from...


Black History Month: A Medical Perspective
Posted On: Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 15:27 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.

Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: black history month

2019 Novel Coronavirus Information
Posted On: Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:48 by Sarah Cantrell

If you are seeking information and articles on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, we recommend the following resources.


Categories: From the Literature

Tags: novel coronavirus, 2019 nCov

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 14:15 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...


Categories: Classes, Events

Tags: for researchers, research

REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 13:15 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. 25; 10-11a; Rm 212C Level 2R. 


Categories: Resource Updates