Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
November 2019 Archive

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 00:30 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...

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Categories: Classes, Events

Tags: for researchers, research

EndNote Class
Posted On: Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 00:28 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Wed. Dec .11; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 11:09 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. Dec. 10; 10-11a; Rm 212C Level 2R. 

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Categories: Resource Updates

Exhibition: Documenting Durham's History
Posted On: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:39 by Beverly Murphy

Through maps, images, and video interviews, this exhibition examines the roots of health disparities in the "City of Medicine." It focuses on four case studies: tuberculosis before WWII, childbirth during hospital desegregation, HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980-90s, and the more recent rise of diabetes and obesity.

New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:37 by Sarah Cantrell

In early 2020, PubMed will launch its newly designed search interface

The library will host webinars discusing the new interface features on Tuesday, December 17th at noon and on Thursday, January 9th at 3 p.m. 

New interface features include:

  • Ability to cite references quickly in your preferred citation style format (AMA, APA, NLM, or MLA);
  • Option to share references via social media or a...
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Categories: Databases

Tags: pubmed

Check Out a Digital Health Device
Posted On: Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:34 by Brandi Tuttle

Did you know that of the research proposals submitted to the Duke Health Institutional Review Board (IRB), the number that include mobile apps or digital health devices has rapidly increased? In the past year alone, 476 new studies (19.5%) indicated that they will use a mobile application as part of the research study. In response, the Duke Mobile App Gateway and the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives have teamed up to provide access to digital health devices that can be used in research and pilot projects across Duke.

The Digital Health Device Collection will enable researchers, clinicians, students and consumers to explore the capabilities and...

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Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates

Tags: mobile devices, mobile apps, digital health