Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Category: Resource Updates

Posted On: Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 23:29 by Patricia Thibodeau

Scholars@Duke is a new, searchable research network and faculty directory designed to replace the aging Faculty Research Database (FReD) system. It is publicly available and designed to bring together information about the research and teaching activities of Duke faculty members.  The first phase was introduced in May and features faculty in the School of Medicine.

This tool will allow you to:

Identify Duke colleagues with similar interests
Find potential collaborators on research or teaching projects
Make your work visible to the world as well as to the Duke community
... MORE

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From the Engel Collection: Frankenstein's Cat
Posted On: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 13:42 by Beverly Murphy

This book is part of the Library’s special collection established in memory of Dr. Frank Engel, who always thought students should have other reading sources that took them beyond their medical studies.

Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
Emily Anthes

For centuries, we’ve toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags.  But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a cat that glows green under ultraviolet light or cloning the beloved family...


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What's New on the Website? Search Widget & Enhanced Blog!
Posted On: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 11:55 by Beverly Murphy

New Search WIdget!

A quick and easy search widget is now located at the top of every page on our Website! The widget includes more direct options for searching PubMed, Clinical Searcher (highlighed in our February 2013 issue), UpToDate, E-Journals, E-Books, the Catalog, and the Library's Website. Just click on a tab to see the various search functions available.

Enhanced Blog!

You can now search the Library's Blog by Categories and Tags, which group similar blog posts together. There is also a link to the ...


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New Archives Guide
Posted On: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 17:51 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke University Medical Center Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to materials documenting the history of the DUMC community, from the 1930s to the present. This new guide provides a brief overview of the Archives, including information about the collections, how to find items, as well as suggestions of other helpful resources.


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