Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
February 2020 Archive

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Curtis
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:24 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hinton
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:22 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Drew
Posted On: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 21:24 by Beverly Murphy

New NIHMS System for Public Access Policy Compliance
Posted On: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 16:10 by Karen Barton

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is in the process of updating many of its research support tools for improvements in navigation, usability, and more. The NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) system is the latest tool to see changes, which went into effect on January 23, 2020. NIHMS facilitates the submission of peer-reviewed manuscripts for inclusion in the PubMed Central (PMC) database in support of the NIH Public Access Policy. NIHMS also supports the public access policies of other organizations and government agencies.

Here's what's notably new in NIHMS:
  • "My Manuscripts" menu...
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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hall
Posted On: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 23:59 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Mossell
Posted On: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 00:31 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Williams
Posted On: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 00:05 by Beverly Murphy

Medical Center Archives Acquires Onyekwere E. Akwari Papers
Posted On: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 15:21 by Rebecca Williams

This blog post was contributed by Archives Intern McKenzie Long

The Duke University Medical Center Archives (DUMCA) is excited to announce the acquisition of the Onyekwere E. Akwari Papers, a collection that documents the personal life and professional career of Dr. Onyekwere E. Akwari, a Nigerian-American and the first African-American surgeon at Duke University.

Dr. Akwari was the son of Theophilus Akwari, an export-import business owner, and Ngarasi Christiana Ukegbu, the owner and operator of numerous local shops. He was raised in Abia State, Nigeria as the oldest of eight children. In 1962, shortly after Nigeria declared its independence from...

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Black History Month: A Medical Perspective
Posted On: Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 15:27 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