Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
June 2020 Archive

Website "Refresh" is Here!
Posted On: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 02:34 by Beverly Murphy

Our Website (most primarily the frontal portal) has undergone a facelift! 

Though it has a similar look and feel to the previous version, you will notice some distinct enhancements:

    • More resources added to the "Quicklinks" including DynaMed, CINAHL, and Mobile Apps
    • Redesigned search widget for quick queries in PubMed, UpTodate, E-journals, the Catalog and our Website
    • Addition of a new set of high value menu resources and services offering "Our Expertise" in evidence-based practice, instructional support, systematic reviews, citation management, medical archives, and more.
    • New drop-down menus that...
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Categories: Alerts

Tags: website

NEJM Resident 360
Posted On: Monday, June 29, 2020 - 08:30 by Sarah Cantrell

NEJM Resident 360 is a Website and discussion platform focused on supporting residents through the complexities of training with a collection of resources targeted to their specific needs. Materials have been mapped to common residency rotations in internal medicine and pediatrics, each including a brief topic overview, links to landmark clinical trials, review articles from NEJM and other sources,  and a selection of test questions from NEJM Knowledge+. Sections called Rotation Prep and Learning Lab provide educational tools, while Resident Lounge and Career offer guidance in personal and professional development.

Note: To access...

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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

Tags: nejm resident 360

NIH Preprints for Early Access to COVID-19 Research
Posted On: Friday, June 19, 2020 - 18:15 by Karen Barton

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has launched a pilot project to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research available via PubMed Central (PMC). It is very important to note that these preprints will NOT be peer-reviewed. Therefore, when you search PubMed Central or PubMed (which also retrieves PubMed Central articles), you may see preprints in your search results that will display the banner shown to the right below.

The pilot project will run for a minimum of 12 months and will initially focus on increasing the discoverability of preprints relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Once curation and ingest workflows become scalable, NLM hopes to expand the pilot to include the full spectrum of NIH...

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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: NIH, COVID-19, for researchers, research, coronavirus

Clinical Tools: A Quick Connection to the Evidence
Posted On: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 14:41 by Sarah Cantrell

Seeking quick and reliable answers to your clinical questions? Look no further than the Library’s Clinical Tools page! Here you will find a handy list of links to point-of-care resources, decision-support tools, core eBooks, guidelines, and patient education information.

Some of these include:

  • DynaMed, which provides evidence-based clinical information concerning diseases, drugs, and other therapies that is highly useful when making decisions about patient care.
  • The ability to craft a single search for your patient’s problem/intervention...
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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: DynaMed Plus

Clinical Mobile Apps
Posted On: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11:36 by Sarah Cantrell

In a world where the Medical Library now lives in your hand with many Duke-provided mobile apps, let's make sure you know that…

  • The Lexicomp app requires a subscription code (provided via Duke's institutional license). This code changes yearly and this year's expires on August 31st. Make sure you go to Lexicomp, click on the Mobile App Access button, and follow their instructions to update your subscription code.
  • If you are a new incoming intern, resident, or fellow, you may need to let your existing UpToDate subscription lapse prior to setting up your account through the Duke.
  • You can get CME/CE earned from UpToDate and DynaMed. These will fulfill MOC CME requirements of some ABMS Member...
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Categories: Explore Tools

Tags: mobile apps