Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
January 2022 Archive

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hall
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 22:46 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Drew
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 22:45 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Curtis
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 19:42 by Beverly Murphy

Black History Month: A Medical Perspective-Hinton
Posted On: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 12:27 by Beverly Murphy

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

We are excited to announce the addition of NEJM Evidence to our collection. This new, monthly digital journal is focused on clinical study design and decision-making.

Categories: Alerts, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: e-journals

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...

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Categories: Alerts

Tags: e-journals, journals

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

Embase has ventured into the world of preprints by now providing article preprints from medRXiv and bioRXiv.

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...

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Categories: Databases, Resource Updates

Tags: embase, preprint

Small Change in Service Desk Hours
Posted On: Monday, January 3, 2022 - 11:22 by Beverly Murphy

Effective January 18, 2022: Service Desk hours for the Medical Center Library & Archives will be 8a-5p, Monday through Friday..

Categories: Alerts

Tags: hours