Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Category: Alerts

New Study Spaces Have Arrived!
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 19:10 by Beverly Murphy

In trying to meet the growing demand for study spaces of various kinds, the Library has made the following changes:

Level 1
Group study room (102A) now houses new modular tables that can be rearranged to accommodate small groups.
Reminder: The Richmond House Room (previously the Trent Room) is also available as a group study room.

Level 2 (near Service Desk on Main Level)
Two new small group carrels have been added to the existing cluster.
Room 212E, which can accommodate small groups for meetings or...


Categories: Alerts

ClinicalKey is Here!
Posted On: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 19:55 by Patricia Thibodeau

Search ClinicalKey Now!

MD Consult has been a key resource for e-books and other information for many years.  But over the years, Elsevier has been looking at other approaches to bring together expanded information that would be useful for clinicians as well as learners. 

ClinicalKey, Elsevier's latest product, has replaced MD Consult! It brings together a very large number of e-books, along with journals, Procedures Consult, First Consult, surgical Vitals and other useful clinical information. 

ClinicalKey is now live!...


Categories: Alerts, Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: MD Consult, clinicalkey

Has that paper you've been reading been retracted?
Posted On: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 16:21 by Leila Ledbetter

A hot topic in the news recently is the increasing number of scientific studies that have been discovered to be wrong and are retracted by their publishers. Following that, the October 2012 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that the majority of retractions are due to some type of misconduct, and not just honest mistakes.

The blog Retraction Watch tracks such retractions and has notified its readers of hundreds of journal-article withdrawals.

Retraction Watch uses the motto "Tracking retractions as a window into the...


Categories: Alerts, Explore Tools

Clinical Pharmacology Canceled
Posted On: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 16:58 by Beverly Murphy

The Medical Center Library & Archives has made the decision to cancel Clinical Pharmacology due to limited funding and as a result of the Health System's purchase of Lexicomp Online. As of July 1st, we will no longer provide access to this product.  Users of Clinical Pharmacology should consult Lexicomp, which can be accessed via the Library’s Website on the Databases, Journals & Books page. 

Lexicomp provides point-of-care drug information including dosing, administration, warning and precautions, as well as clinical content.  Additionally, limited parts of the ...


Categories: Alerts, Databases

Looking for the Catalog Quicklink?
Posted On: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 18:53 by Beverly Murphy

In order to highlight our latest search function, we have replaced the Catalog Quicklink with one for BioMedSearcher. Never fear! Quick and easy access to the Catalog is still available through our search widget at the top of all our Web pages.  In addition to being able to search the Catalog directly by keyword, title, author, etc. using the widget, there is also a link to the Catalog Home page. 


Categories: Alerts, Databases

Tags: catalog

Guide Available: Complying with NIH Public Access Policy
Posted On: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 13:15 by Beverly Murphy

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is now requiring that all institutions be compliant with the Public Access Policy. 

NIH will delay processing of non-competing continuation grant awards with a start date of July 1, 2013 or beyond, if your publications are NOT compliant.  See the full policy at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-12-142.html

The Library has developed a new guide with instructions for complying with the NIH policy (http://guides.mclibrary.duke.edu/nihpapcompliance)....


Categories: Alerts

Tags: NIH Public Access Policy, My NCBI

24-hour Access!
Posted On: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:10 by Beverly Murphy

Beginning February 4, 2013, the Library will provide 24-hour access to the building for Duke Medicine faculty, students, and clinical staff.

  • Hours are open to the public: Monday - Friday 8 am to 7 pm
  • Card access all other hours for Duke Medicine faculty, students, and clinical staff with ID badges
  • Duke University faculty and students, TRLN faculty and students, and other authorized users can have extended access during the following hours:  Monday-Friday: 7 pm -12 midnight; Saturday: 12 noon - 8 pm; Sunday: 12 noon - 12 midnight. These users must present a current university ID or be on our authorized list.
  • Reading Room and Book Collections will be available Monday-Friday: 8 am -12...

Categories: Alerts

Tags: hours