Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
February 2019 Archive

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 00:26 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring this lunch series program to the Duke Research Community. "Research Wednesdays" feature topics that impact the research community presented by subject matter experts in each field. They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 1:10–2:00 pm. No registrations is required. Just bring your Duke ID badge and sign in at the door. Unless otherwise posted, all presentations will take place in Duke...


Categories: Classes, Events

Tags: for researchers, research

EndNote Class
Posted On: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 00:24 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Wed. Feb. 20; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.


Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, 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!

  1. 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

  2. Add Duke as your institution in the Account Settings section under Institutional Access. You may be prompted to enter yoru NetID and password....

Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

Tags: mobile apps

Intermittent Access to UpToDate!
Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:36 by Beverly Murphy

We are currently experiencing intermittent access problems with UpToDate. We are working to resolve the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Categories: Alerts

Tags: UpToDate

REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 21:23 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. Feb. 19; 10-11a; Rm 212C Level 2R. 


Categories: Resource Updates

STEM in Color: A Celebration of Women of Color in STEM Event
Posted On: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 21:22 by Brandi Tuttle

“STEM in Color: A Celebration of Women of Color in STEM” will be held on Saturday, February 16th from 9:30-11:30am in the Great Hall in Trent Semans.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Ruthie D. Lyle, is a Lead Research Engineer with USAA Chief Technology Office of Research, a prolific inventor with 164 issued patents, and the first African American woman to earn her doctorate in Electrical Engineering from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering among many other notable accomplishments. She will discuss the “double-bind” that women of color in STEM often face and share her personal triumph over challenges in her academic and professional journey to encourage and motivate attendees to continue to persist in their chosen STEM disciplines.

If you would like to attend please...


Categories: Events

Tags: STEM, diversity

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective
Posted On: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 14:04 by Beverly Murphy

This month we are featuring "Black History Month: A Medical Perspective," our online exhibit containing a chronology of medical achievements of African Americans, a section on folk medicine, and a selective bibliography.

Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: black history month

Attention authors with QI manuscripts and case reports!
Posted On: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 08:16 by Sarah Cantrell

The Medical Center Library now provides a membership subscription to BMJ Open Quality to support your quality research and healthcare improvement work! These codes allow you to publish your manuscripts without open access fees if, after peer review, your manuscript is accepted. This adds to our existing membership to BMJ Case Reports

For all Duke faculty, nurses, residents, and students submitting to these two BMJ journals, please use the following codes:
BMJ Case Reports: Fellowship Code is 878215
BMJ Open Quality:  4490735452

You must be currently affiliated with Duke to use these codes.


Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates