Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
January 2022 Archive
Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Mossell
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 10:17 by Beverly Murphy
Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Williams
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 00:05 by Beverly Murphy
NEJM Evidence is Here
Posted On: Saturday, January 22, 2022 - 03:55 by Beverly Murphy
Journal Changes for 2022
Posted On: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 23:37 by Beverly Murphy
Several changes are coming to the to the journal collections at Duke.
Duke University libraries have been working together to renegotiate large "Big Deal" packages with Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley. Negotiations are still underway, but we expect that there will be journal cancellations and other changes starting in early 2022. These large "Big Deal" packages of journals function something like a cable or streaming package, where many titles are included for one annual sum and continued access is contingent on continued subscription. We are making changes to both packages and directly-subscribed titles based on data for journal usage, impact, and costs with goals to meet research needs, maximize budgets, and foster a sustainable scholarly...MORE
Medical Center Library & Archives Snapshot 2021
Posted On: Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 00:18 by Beverly Murphy
The Medical Center Library & Archives annually collects facts, figures, and accomplishments of the Library and staff members and produces an annual snapshot. Take a look at some the highlights from the work completed in 2021.
Read about the activities of the Medical Center Library & Archives in our recently released 2021 Snapshot!
Preprints Now Available in Embase!
Posted On: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:20 by Lesley Skalla
Preprints are early versions of manuscripts that are shared on public preprint servers prior to peer review and publication.
The benefit to you is earlier access to biomedical information including randomized controlled trials which might be included for systematic reviews as grey literature. Keep in mind that preprints are not peer-reviewed and therefore should be used with caution.
Embase clearly identifies an article as a preprint on the publication record. When doing...MORE