Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 21:28 by Sarah Cantrell
In early 2020, PubMed will launch its newly designed search interface.
The Library will host a Webinar discussing the new interface features on Friday, January 24th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
New interface features include:
- Ability to cite references quickly in your preferred citation style format (AMA, APA, NLM, or MLA);
- Option to share references via social media or a permalink;
- A seamless search experience on your mobile device;
- Search results sorted by best match by default as opposed to the most...
New Medical Subject Headings
Posted On: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 13:02 by Samantha Kaplan
New year, new MeSH!
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has added over 200 new terms to the Medical Subject Headings thesaurus, more commonly known as MeSH! MeSH terms help organize MEDLINE literature via standardized terms to facilitate effective and precise searching. The recognition of a concept as a MeSH heading affirms its scientific and societal presence. There are many notable additions to the list, including:
- Decision Making, Shared
- Duration of Therapy
- Historical Trauma
- Military Health
- Missed Diagnosis
- Opioid Epidemic
- Right to Health
- Weight Prejudice
You can review the full list of terms here on...MORE
One Click Access to PDFs Piloted in PubMed
Posted On: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 13:30 by Beverly Murphy
Have you noticed anything new while searching in PubMed? The Medical Center Library & Archives is piloting LibKey, a product that allows a “one click to PDF” experience in PubMed when users click on the Getit@Duke button. Based on the Library's holdings and authentication data, this greatly accelerates access to content and minimizes clicks, while ensuring there is no loss in access for the content.
Shorty, we will be retiring the current MedLib Online button in PubMed and will be using LibKey within the Getit@Duke button. We would appreciate your feedback. Please feel free to drop us a line at email@example.com with an questions or concerns.MORE
New DynaMed Interface
Posted On: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 15:36 by Sarah Cantrell
On August 21, 2019, we transitioned to a new version of DynaMed.
What you need to know
- The new DynaMed offers Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit in addition to the AMA, AAFP, and AANP credits they always offered.
- For existing DynaMed Plus mobile app users - you will need to download the new DynaMed app. You will be prompted to update the app once you select DynaMed in the...
EndNote and Mac OS Catalina
Posted On: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11:54 by Sarah Cantrell
Are you using EndNote on a Mac? If so, there are important changes underway! In October, Apple will be releasing the latest macOS 10.15 (also known as Catalina). With the release of Catalina, Apple will be dropping all 32-bit application support and this will impact EndNote. EndNote X9 for Mac will be extensively updated for compatibility prior to the launch of Catalina.
What do you need to do?
- If you already have EndNote X9, please install all updates as they become available to avoid interruption in your workflow.
- If you are running EndNote...
Link Your Existing UpToDate Account to Duke's Version
Posted On: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 08:26 by Sarah Cantrell
Are you new to Duke and want to link your existing UpToDate account to Duke's institutional access? Here's what to do!
If access through your previous institution or personal subscription is still active:
You must let this lapse before you can link your account to Duke's institutional access. This will enable you to keep your existing username and password, as well as any accrued Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. Once it has lapsed, access UpToDate via the Medical Center Library’s Website. Login with your existing username and password.
If access through your previous...MORE
PMIDs, DOIs, and PMCIDs Oh My!
Posted On: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 16:44 by Brandi Tuttle
Let’s take a moment to demystify these commonly used acronyms. They are all unique identifiers for an article (like a barcode), which can be used to easily link to or find an article online.
A PMID (such as 30256255) is a unique numerical identifier for an article in PubMed. You will notice every article included in PubMed has a PMID under the citation/abstract. You can search this number in PubMed or our E-Journals page to go straight to that particular article.
The International DOI Foundation assigns a unique alphanumeric string to content online known...MORE
Manage Citations with F1000Workspace
Posted On: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 08:14 by Sarah Cantrell
The Library subscribes to F1000Workspace, a bibliographic management and literature discovery tool that allows you to create and organize a library of citations, connect to new literature, and collaborate more efficiently. Unlike many other citation management tools, F1000Workspace works well in the cloud and allows for group citing and editing of manuscripts via Google Docs (similar to Zotero).
Ready to create an account?
- Go to F1000Workspace
- Click "Create a free account now"
Tags: citation management
Read by QXMD - Keep up with the literature painlessly!
Posted On: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 08:32 by Sarah Cantrell
Looking for a way to keep up with your favorite journals? Want easier access to the full text articles on your mobile phone? The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives is excited to announce that you now have easy, seamless, one tap access to full text articles via our institutional edition to the Read by QxMD app!
Set up is quick and painless!
- Download Read by QxMD by following this link http://qx.md/read or search in the appropriate app store. A web version is also available at https://readbyqxmd.com
- Add Duke as your institution in the Account Settings section under Institutional Access. You may be prompted to enter your NetID and password....
Tags: mobile apps
Off-Campus Access to Lexicomp Available Using VPN
Posted On: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 13:27 by Beverly Murphy
Updates to PubMed 2019
Posted On: Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 14:14 by Beverly Murphy
Much of the year-end processing activities for PubMed were completed at end of 2018. These included changing and updating the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and Supplementary Concept Records for subjects that were not main headings. Perhaps most interesting in this processing was the addition of "Systematic Review" as a publication type.MORE
4 Things about Duke Apps - You Won’t Believe the Last One!
Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 17:06 by Brandi Tuttle
For those who have recently arrived to Duke, welcome! We can help you get your mobile device set up in the Duke Medicine environment. Check out our Mobile Apps Guide for more information on Duke provided apps (and more).
Did you know…
#1 Our Lexicomp app, Duke’s chosen clinical drug resource, has a new subscription code. You’ll need to update your account to continue using the app. These codes expire yearly. Click here & then click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code. If you haven't gotten started with Lexicomp yet...MORE
Tags: mobile apps
Browzine Access Ended August 31st
Posted On: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 11:21 by Brandi Tuttle
Access to the handy resource, BrowZine (think "browsing"), will be ending this month. Browzine allowed you to stay current with the literature by aggregating and organizing information in one place, enabling you to browse, read, and monitor current journals in your subject areas. While access to that resource will disappear, we are here to help you make the transition (or start new habits)!
Docphin and Read by QxMD are two apps we suggest. Both provide easy access to Duke University’s journal subscriptions, make it easy to share, and allow you to create a customized news feed so you don’t waste any time staying current.
Alternatively, we recently secured...MORE
Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide Now Available!
Posted On: Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 14:44 by Sarah Cantrell
We now provide access to the Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide, an infectious disease resource intended for all healthcare personnel. The guide features frequently updated, evidence-based information on infectious diseases, including disease diagnosis; drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects, and interactions; pathogens; management; and vaccines.
The ABX Guide includes details of drug spectrum activity to target the right anti-infective agent at the right organism. Additionally, the ABX Guide offers annotated references with links out to articles so that clinicians can easily connect to and explore the evidence...MORE
National Guideline Clearinghouse Shutting Down July 2018
Posted On: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30 by Brandi Tuttle
Due to a loss of federal funding for this AHRQ resource, the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Website will be permanently unavailable beginning July 16, 2018. As this repository of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines has been a valuable resource for Duke health professionals, we want to make sure you can still access the information you need to provide quality patient care.
Our Guidelines section on the Clinical Tools page links to general practice and specialty guidelines. Many other databases also provide access to guidelines including PubMed, CINAHL, DynaMed Plus...MORE