Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
March 2021 Archive

Digital Health Device Collection Now Available
Posted On: Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 00:50 by Brandi Tuttle

While the Digital Health Devices were unavailable over the last year due to COVID-19, the number of mobile apps and health devices used to track and fight the coronavirus exploded and continues to rapidly evolve. Now that we know more about sanitizing and quarantining materials to limit the spread of the virus, the Duke Mobile App Gateway and the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are once again welcoming requests from researchers, clinicians, and students across Duke Health and Duke University considering digital health devices for their research or clinical needs. We hope this collection will facilitate the appropriate device selection (data collection, data format, participant comfort, etc.) for research and...


Categories: Alerts

Tags: digital health, mobile devices, research

NCBI Account Changes
Posted On: Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:44 by Sarah Cantrell

Do you login to NCBI to use MyNCBI, SciENcv, or MyBibliography? Do you submit data to NCBI? If so, you’ll want to read further to learn about some important changes to NCBI accounts that occured in June 2021.

What’s happening?
In brief, NCBI transitioned to federated account credentials. NCBI-managed credentials are the username and password you set at NCBI — those have gone away. Federated account credentials are those set through eRA Commons, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, or a university or institutional point of access (located under "more login options"). The content in your accounts is not going away.

Why is this happening?
NIH, NLM, and NCBI take your privacy and security very seriously. As part of their normal reviews, they have...


Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: NCBI

Call for Essays: Gold Foundation
Posted On: Monday, March 1, 2021 - 20:16 by Megan von Isenburg

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is inviting essay submissions from nursing and medical students for the Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest.

The prompt this year asks writers to use the following quote as inspiration and to reflect on humanism in healthcare during the past difficult year using their experiences or observations, as an individual or as a team (doctors, nurses, therapists, etc.)

“We’ll observe how the burdens braved by humankind
Are also the moments that make us humans kind;
Let each morning find us courageous, brought closer;
Heeding the light before the fight is over.
When this ends, we’ll smile sweetly, finally seeing
In testing times, we became the best of beings.”
–... MORE