Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
July 2018 Archive

Browzine Access Ending August 31st
Posted On: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:14 by Brandi Tuttle

Access to the handy resource, BrowZine (think "browsing"), will be ending later this summer. 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...

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Categories: Alerts, Databases, Resource Updates

REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:01 by Beverly Murphy

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, Web-based application designed to support data capture. At Duke, this system is managed and supported by the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) Research Management Team (RMT), located in the School of Medicine. RMT provides research and data management support to investigators across Duke.

One-on-one assistance from DOCR programmers is available on a first-come, first-serve basis every Tuesday at 10a. No appointment is required.

Next offering: Tue. July 24; 10-11a; Rm 212E Level 2R. 

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EndNote Classes
Posted On: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:00 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more. Thu. July 19; 5:30-6:30p and Mon. July 23; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

Call for Proposals: Research Review Papers for SDRME
Posted On: Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:57 by Megan von Isenburg

The Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME) is issuing a call for research review paper proposals. Specifically, SDRME is interested in supporting the writing of review/synthesis papers that make a substantial contribution to advancing practice, theory, or research in medical education. Papers are expected to be completed within two years from the time grant monies are received. The grant will award up to $4000 in total to the primary author: $2000 when the project begins and $2000 upon dissemination of the paper in the public domain and a presentation at the annual SDRME meeting. They will pay expenses up to $1000 for travel to attend the SDRME meeting to make this presentation, in addition to the grant award.   For...

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Tags: publishing

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...

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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: drugs

Easy Access to Resources from Off Campus
Posted On: Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 23:44 by Beverly Murphy

Need to get to journal content or other library resources from off campus? Simply start at our Website! You will be prompted to sign in with your Duke NetID and password once you get to a resource that requires authentication. No VPN or Virtual PIN is needed!

There are only a few of our resources that require the VPN – Micromedex, PIVOT, Duke FormWeb, Altmetric Explorer, and ExitCare Patient Education. The Duke Medicine network and clinical systems, including the Duke Medicine VPN, use Multi-factor authentication (MFA). You will be asked to type a second password to access our resources.

Be sure to use...

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