Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
January 2020 Archive

EndNote Class
Posted On: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 16:52 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Tue. Feb. 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

New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 21:28 by Sarah Cantrell

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

The Library will host a Webinar discussing the new interface features on Friday, January 24th from 12 p.m. to 1 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 permalink;
  • A seamless search experience on your mobile device;
  • Search results sorted by best match by default as opposed to the most...
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Categories: Databases

Tags: pubmed

Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:16 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

REDCap Office Hours
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:15 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. Jan. 21; 10-11a; Rm 212C Level 2R. 

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Categories: Resource Updates

MLK Holiday Hours
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:14 by Beverly Murphy

The Library will be CLOSED to the public on Monday, Jan. 20 in celebration of Martin Luther King Day.  24-hour card access will be available during this time to those with Duke Health Badges Only.  Regular hours will resume on Jan. 21, 2020.

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Categories: Alerts

Tags: holiday, hours

Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 09:28 by Leila Ledbetter

EndNote is a powerful and flexible citation management tool. but like a super car, many people find it is too hard to "drive" and that it has too many options for their day-to-day work.

If you are looking for a citation management tool that is more like a reliable sedan with just the options you need, and is great for getting you from point A to point B, you may want to test drive a few of these terrific options.

F1000 Workspace is a Web-based tool that allows you to create and organize a library of citations, discover new literature, and conduct group citing and editing of manuscripts via Google Docs....

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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: endnote, zotero, mendeley, refworks, reference management, F1000