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Category: Explore Tools

NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Update
Posted On: Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 16:34 by Lesley Skalla

Is your research funded by NIH? Does your research generate scientific data? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you will need to submit a Data Management & Sharing Plan with your grant applications with receipt dates on/after January 25, 2023. Here are the latest updates relevant to the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

  1. This policy applies to new applications for receipt dates ON/AFTER January 25, 2023 (see Data Management & Sharing Overview).
  2. Implementation changes for genomic data...
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Tags: data management, data sharing, NIH

VisualDx Trial Begins
Posted On: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 09:36 by Sarah Cantrell

The Medical Center Library & Archives is pleased to announce a yearlong trial of visualDx, a clinical point-of-care tool, educational resource, and decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. The trial began in July 2022.

For those of you just meeting visualDx, this resource is:

  • Renowned for its depth of diverse clinical images – 14,000+ images of variations in skin color
  • A valuable diagnostic clinical tool that helps you build a differential diagnosis
  • Useful for...
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Tags: visualdx, images

Mobile Apps from the Medical Center Library
Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2022 - 14:17 by Brandi Tuttle

With nearly 2 million apps in the Apple App store alone, it can be tricky to figure out which apps are worth your time and/or money. Before you go hunting in the App or Play Store, don’t forget about the health-related apps you can get through Duke. You can visit our Mobile Apps guide to get started or read on for some highlights!

Our most popular point-of-care apps include UpToDate and DynaMed, which feature an impressive variety of medical calculators and clinical evidence. Did you know that you can get CME/CE from both UpToDate and DynaMed? These will fulfill MOC CME requirements of some ABMS Member Boards including the ABIM.

Lexicomp...

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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

Tags: mobile apps, visualdx, UpToDate, DynaMed, Lexicomp

Now Open: Audio/Video Recording Studio
Posted On: Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 11:38 by Megan von Isenburg

Creating high quality recordings for a podcast, class, or interview can be a challenge on a busy medical campus. Our new Audio/Video Recording Studio, which features acoustic wall panels and recording equipment, is designed to make it easier.

The Audio/Video Recording Studio is located in Room 322 on Level 3 of the Medical Center Library & Archives and is available for reservation Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Once you have a reservation, stop by our Service Desk to check out the key to the room.

Equipment includes a Lenovo ThinkCentre with Windows 10, Osborn 4k camera with AI and...

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Tags: multimedia, podcasts, building, services

Monkeypox: Core Clinical Resources
Posted On: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 09:37 by Sarah Cantrell

Monkeypox: Core Clinical Resources is an online guide containing a compilation of information and literature about Monkeypox that will be immediately useful to practicing clinicians, students, and staff at Duke. We will continue to edit and add to this guide as more information becomes available. If you have questions or suggested resources, please email us at medical-librarian@duke.edu.

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Tags: monkeypox

Clinical Tools: A Quick Connection to the Evidence
Posted On: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 12:18 by Sarah Cantrell

Seeking quick and reliable answers to your clinical questions? Look no further than the Library’s Clinical Tools page! Here you will find a handy list of links to point-of-care resources, decision-support tools, core eBooks, guidelines, and patient education information.

Some of these include:

  • DynaMed, which provides evidence-based clinical information concerning diseases, drugs, and other therapies that is highly useful when making decisions about patient care.
  • The ability to craft a single search for your patient’s problem/intervention...
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Tags: DynaMed, UpToDate

More Color Code Readings
Posted On: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:21 by Megan von Isenburg

It's time for more recommended readings for those of you following along with the Color Code podcast from STAT. As a reminder, this podcast is examining racial inequities in American health care, and members of our staff are offering some additional readings for each episode. Below are recommendations for episodes 3-4. For episodes 1-2, please see our earlier blog post.

Episode 3: "Dismantling medical racism starts in the classroom" explores anti-racism work in medical education, including innovations to disrupt racism and the backlash against them.

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Tags: Moments to Movement, Color Code Podcast

Springer Experiments & Protocols Available
Posted On: Friday, May 27, 2022 - 00:59 by Anu Moorthy

The following Springer resources are accessible from the Databases, Journals & Books section of our Website.

Springer Nature Experiments

  • New research solution to help researchers find, evaluate and implement protocols and methods to support their projects
  • Covers a number of disciplines including biochemistry, biotechnology, cancer research, genetics/genomics, pharmacology/toxicology, plant science, and more
  • Combines the key features of a database with indexing and discovery features supported by laboratory procedure specific functionalities
  • Retrieves...
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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: for researchers

Summer Reading, Listening & Learning!
Posted On: Monday, May 23, 2022 - 15:15 by Samantha Kaplan

Have you been meaning to brush up on your Excel skills? Learn how to use Canvas? Read that NYT bestseller? This Summer is the perfect time and the library is here to help! Your NetID gives you access to LinkedIn Learning and Coursera – online platforms with hundreds of courses on different software like Tableau, and topics like Presentations or Educational Technology. If you're planning to hit the beach, you can still hit the books with Duke's collection of ebooks and ...

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Tags: e-books, audiobooks, podcasts

Recommended Listening: Color Code
Posted On: Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 15:56 by Megan von Isenburg

Many of our staff members are following along with Color Code, a new podcast that is examining racial inequities in American health care. Produced by STAT and hosted by Nicholas St. Fleur, this series started on March 21st and is releasing a new episode every other week. Each episode is about 30 minutes and features compelling stories, interviews, and research.

We invite you to listen in. We will be sharing some additional readings and resources here on our blog to simplify further exploration of each episode's theme. We will go two episodes at a time, recognizing that some of us are bingers, while others may choose to savor each episode at a time.

To get started, you can access links to the podcast through these various providers:...

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Tags: Moments to Movement, Color Code Podcast

Systematic Review Screening Tool Available
Posted On: Monday, March 21, 2022 - 12:23 by Sarah Cantrell

Duke Medical Center Library & Archives offers an institutional site license for Covidence!

What is Covidence?
Web-based software platform designed to facilitate the systematic review process.

What does Covidence do?

Assists with multiple steps in the systematic review process, including:

                  • Importing data from citation management tools like EndNote
                  • Screening and selecting studies
                  • Resolving conflicts
                  • Extracting study data
                  • Assessing study quality/risk of bias
                  • Exporting data to multiple file types
                  • Creating PRISMA diagrams

How do I access Covidence?
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Tags: covidence, systematic reviews

NEJM Evidence is Here
Posted On: Saturday, January 22, 2022 - 03:55 by Beverly Murphy

We are excited to announce the addition of NEJM Evidence to our collection. This new, monthly digital journal is focused on clinical study design and decision-making.

Categories: Alerts, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: e-journals

New Resource - Clinical Pharmacology
Posted On: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 08:38 by Sarah Cantrell

Clinical Pharmacology, powered by ClinicalKey, is a comprehensive drug reference that supports healthcare professionals and health professions' students by providing current, accurate, and clinically relevant drug information.

The Clinical Pharmacology suite of resources includes:

  • Drug monographs - detailed drug information for U.S. prescription drugs, herbal supplements, nutritional, vitamin and over-the-counter products
  • Drug class overviews - to guide formulary drug reviews and therapeutic substitutions
  • Additional lists, such as - drugs not recommended for...
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Tags: clinical pharmacology, clinicalkey

Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 13:21 by Steph Hendren

Many are familiar with EndNote as a helpful citation management tool that assists with collecting, saving, and citing papers. But sometimes EndNote can feel somewhat cumbersome to use. If you are on the market for a new citation manager, you might want to try out these other options.

Sciwheel, a Web-based tool, allows you to create and organize a library of citations, discover new literature, and conduct group citing and editing of manuscripts via Google Docs. The browser plugin makes it easy to gather references from around the Web.

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Tags: endnote, mendeley, zotero, sciwheel, refworks, citation management

New Scholarly Communications Hub
Posted On: Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 08:10 by Megan von Isenburg

Are you trying to find the best journal for your next research manuscript? Do you know how to find a journal's impact factor? Have you received an email invitation to publish or speak at a conference? Are you wondering what options you have for paying an article processing charge to make your article open access?

The answers to these and other common questions from our faculty, students, and staff about publishing and scholarly communications are now available on our Website via our Scholarly Communications Hub.

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Tags: publishing, scholarly impact, for researchers

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