Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Office Hours to Assist with Human Subject Research Proposals
Posted On: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 14:44 by Beverly Murphy
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has broadened its definition of clinical trial and is instituting the use of a new forms packet for collecting information about human subjects research at the time of proposal submission. These changes are substantial and will impact applications (new, resubmission, or revision) and awards with submission dates after January 25, 2018.
In an effort to answer questions related to these changes, several offices at Duke are coming together to offer office hours at the Medical Center Library & Archives (see schedule below). These are open to any faculty and staff with questions about proposal preparation or submission. General questions about these changes or office hours can be directed to ...MORE
Altmetric Explorer for Institutions is Back!
Posted On: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:03 by Beverly Murphy
The institutional version of Altmetic Explorer, which allows the ability to search for verified research outputs by institution, department, authors, etc., has been funded through October 2018.
To learn more about Altmetric tools, connect to our Publication Metrics: Almetrics Guide.
Remote Access to E-journals Page
Posted On: Monday, August 28, 2017 - 00:04 by Beverly Murphy
This year we transitioned to a new e-journals platform which resulted in a few access issues for our e-journals page, but they have now been resolved.
There is however a change in the process for authentication purposes. If you access our e-journals page from off-site, you now have to log-in with your DukeNet ID and password. On-site access is not affected.
If you experience any problems with accessing our e-journals page from off-site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.660.1100.
Lexicomp Mobile App Code Changed 8/31
Posted On: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 22:13 by Jesse Akman
- Existing users: Click here and click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code.
- New subscribers: ...
Posted On: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 14:10 by Brandi Tuttle
Journal articles, professional associations, CME, conferences, and Grand Rounds…how do you manage to keep up in an ever changing profession? With only so much time, the Library wants to help you work smarter not harder! Check out our Current Awareness Guide which highlights resources such as:
- MyNCBI to get a journal’s table of contents or get the latest research on a topic sent to you when you choose.
- Browzine, available through Duke Libraries, to browse, read, and share journal articles.
New Lippincott Nursing Resources Now Available
Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 04:17 by Beverly Murphy
As of June 1, ClinicalKey for Nursing (CKN) has been cancelled. Two new products have been purchased (Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures) which expand on the functions of CKN and offer additional resources for practicing nurses.
Evidence-based content for practicing nurses providing access to online references at the point of care. Content includes clinical diagnosis...MORE
ClinicalKey for Nursing Cancelled
Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 03:22 by Beverly Murphy
As of June 1, ClinicalKey for Nursing (including Clinical Skills) has been cancelled. Two new products have been purchased (Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures) which expand on the functions of this database and offer additional resources for practicing nurses.MORE
New Furniture and Renovated Spaces in the Library
Posted On: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:56 by Megan von Isenburg
New furniture and reconfigured spaces are now available on Level 2R next to the Library's Service Desk. With new zones for collaboration, individual work, and reflection, the space meets the increasing needs of Duke Health's students, faculty, and staff.
We invite you to come in and see our new spaces. As always, we welcome your feedback!
- Collaboration Space: Whiteboards, tables, bench seating, and a rolling monitor allow groups to gather to meet, discuss projects, or study.
- Data Stations: Two computers have been...
Facts & Comparisons Cancelled
Posted On: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 12:37 by Beverly Murphy
Our E-journals Page has Changed!
Posted On: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:06 by Beverly Murphy
To navigate this new page:
- Type in the name of the journal or a significant word from the journal title (does not have to be case sensitive). The system will pick up all journal titles with that word as part of the title. Note: The word may also appear or be mapped to other fields in the record (eg. journal description, publisher information, etc). The former alphabetical (...
Megan von Isenburg Named Associate Dean for Library Services
Posted On: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 00:16 by Beverly Murphy
Megan von Isenburg has been appointed Associate Dean for Medical Center Library & Archives (MCL&A). She has dedicated 13 years of her career to our library, most recently as Associate Director for Research and Education and Liaison to Graduate Medical Education and Global Health. A strong advocate for both library services and improved patient care, Megan has developed and taught numerous classes, co-directed the nationally known Teaching and Leading Evidence-Based Medicine workshop held at Duke Health, and participated in numerous evidence-based practice initiatives. Megan has co-authored multiple systematic reviews, as well as research articles on reaching new user groups through innovative programs, including a scholarly writing boot camp and...MORE
ClinicalKey App Now Available (and replaces First Consult)
Posted On: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 17:57 by Brandi Tuttle
The First Consult app from ClinicalKey has been retired! If you were a fan of this point-of-care resource or already like and use ClinicalKey, then you are in luck! All of the First Consult information (and more) is available via the ClinicalKey app.
Don't have a ClinicalKey username/password?
- Go to the ClinicalKey database through the Library
Tags: mobile apps
Are your publications compliant?
Posted On: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 14:15 by Emily Mazure
Submitting a renewal or new grant application? Are you compliant with the NIH Public Access Policy? Not sure? We can help!
We can check our database to see if any non-compliant articles are associated with your name or grant number.
Better yet, we can help you use "My Bibliography" to manage compliance yourself! Easily add and track your publications for compliance issues. Easily use the citations you have added to My Bibliography in your Biosketch when you use NCBI’s Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) tool, saving you even more time!
Be aware that many federal funding agencies have...MORE
Tags: NIH Public Access Policy
Pat Thibodeau Retires In March After 24 Years of Service
Posted On: Monday, March 6, 2017 - 14:37 by Beverly Murphy
As Pat Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives, prepares to retire at the end of March, she leaves a rich legacy of innovation, collaboration, and mentorship. During her entire career and twenty-four-year tenure at Duke, the medical and library professions have both undergone many changes and faced many challenges, yet Pat has admirably led and guided the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives into the digital age. Under her leadership, the library has pushed forward and not only survived, but also thrived and grown to become an important leader in the field.
Pat first came to Duke in 1993 as Associate Director for the Library, but her work in libraries began long before then. Her passion for the field was born while volunteering in her high school...MORE
Text a Medical Librarian
Posted On: Friday, March 3, 2017 - 15:20 by Brandi Tuttle
We have extended our reference services from in-person, live chat, and phone to also include texting! Whether you are rushing straight from the parking garage to grand rounds or are sitting in a comfy chair right in the library, you can now pull out your phone and text with a medical librarian. Have a quick question, having problems getting article access, or want to set up a consultation? Text us at 919.629.1113 [Mon - Fri from 9a-5p] and Ask a Librarian. #txtus2dayMORE