Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
February 2020 Archive

EndNote Class
Posted On: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 21:34 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more.  Mon. Mar. 2; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.


Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

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...

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

New PubMed Interface to Launch in 2020
Posted On: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:51 by Sarah Cantrell

In early 2020, PubMed will launch its newly designed search interface (click to connect)

Sign up today for our next webinar on Fri. Feb. 21; 8-9a  or on Fri. Mar. 6; 1-2p where we will discuss and demo the new interface features.

New interface features include:

  • Ability to cite references quickly in your preferred citation style format (AMA, APA, NLM, or MLA);
  • Option to share...

Categories: Databases

Tags: pubmed

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...


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