Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
July 2016 Archive

Skill Building Resources
Posted On: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 11:47 by Jamie Conklin

Whether you've identified a specific skill you would like to learn or you're open to discovering something new, check out these skill building resources.

  • Learn more about searching specific databases or managing your references through our Tutorials and Tipsheets. Brush up on publication metrics, open access and scholarly communication, evidence-based practice, and other topics from our Subject Guides & Tool Sets
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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Nurse Burnout: Combating Stress in Nursing
Posted On: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 00:36 by Beverly Murphy

Nurse Burnout: Combating Stress in Nursing
Suzanne Waddill-Goad

Nurse Burnout: Overcoming Stress in Nursing explores the stress-fatigue-burnout connection and the risks involved, and defines the health concerns and practice considerations for how to move the profession forward. By providing the tools needed to set boundaries and combat compassion fatigue, author Suzanne Waddill-Goad offers nurses a renewed energy to be at their personal and professional best.

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Tags: e-books

Thibodeau Awarded Duke Meritorious Service Award
Posted On: Monday, July 4, 2016 - 20:54 by Beverly Murphy

Patricia L. Thibodeau,​ Associate Dean for Library Services and Archives, was one of five employees awarded the Duke Meritorious Service Award in the Executive Leadership category. The Meritorious Award is one of Duke’s highest employee honors and is given to staff and faculty for outstanding job performance and distinctive contributions within the past calendar year.

During the awards luncheon at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Duke President Richard H. Brodhead presented the Presidential Award recipients with a Presidential Medallion and recognized the twenty-three Meritorious Award recipients.

"No one won this award because they took an existing job description and did the job well,” Brodhead said. “...


Quick Guide for E-Books
Posted On: Monday, July 4, 2016 - 20:30 by Jamie Conklin

Can't figure out how to download a chapter from ClinicalKey? Wondering why you can't view a particular e-book? Finding answers to your e-book questions just got easier with our new Finding and Using E-Books Guide.

In this comprehensive guide you will find:

    • A Quick Comparison Chart that lists the downloadable content and available formats for each collection, as well as options for a mobile app or to export to a reference manager
    • Tips and examples for citing e-books in APA and AMA format
    • Information and screenshots that indicate viewing, downloading, and other functionalities for each collection

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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: e-books