Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
May 2022 Archive

More Color Code Readings
Posted On: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:21 by Megan von Isenburg

It's time for more recommended readings for those of you following along with the Color Code podcast from STAT. As a reminder, this podcast is examining racial inequities in American health care, and members of our staff are offering some additional readings for each episode. Below are recommendations for episodes 3-4. For episodes 1-2, please see our earlier blog post.

Episode 3: "Dismantling medical racism starts in the classroom" explores anti-racism work in medical education, including innovations to disrupt racism and the backlash against them.

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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: Moments to Movement, Color Code Podcast

Springer Experiments & Protocols Available
Posted On: Friday, May 27, 2022 - 00:59 by Anu Moorthy

The following Springer resources are accessible from the Databases, Journals & Books section of our Website.

Springer Nature Experiments

  • New research solution to help researchers find, evaluate and implement protocols and methods to support their projects
  • Covers a number of disciplines including biochemistry, biotechnology, cancer research, genetics/genomics, pharmacology/toxicology, plant science, and more
  • Combines the key features of a database with indexing and discovery features supported by laboratory procedure specific functionalities
  • Retrieves...
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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: for researchers

Summer Reading, Listening & Learning!
Posted On: Monday, May 23, 2022 - 15:15 by Samantha Kaplan

Have you been meaning to brush up on your Excel skills? Learn how to use Canvas? Read that NYT bestseller? This Summer is the perfect time and the library is here to help! Your NetID gives you access to LinkedIn Learning and Coursera – online platforms with hundreds of courses on different software like Tableau, and topics like Presentations or Educational Technology. If you're planning to hit the beach, you can still hit the books with Duke's collection of ebooks and ...

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Categories: Explore Tools

Tags: e-books, audiobooks, podcasts

Recommended Listening: Color Code
Posted On: Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 15:56 by Megan von Isenburg

Many of our staff members are following along with Color Code, a new podcast that is examining racial inequities in American health care. Produced by STAT and hosted by Nicholas St. Fleur, this series started on March 21st and is releasing a new episode every other week. Each episode is about 30 minutes and features compelling stories, interviews, and research.

We invite you to listen in. We will be sharing some additional readings and resources here on our blog to simplify further exploration of each episode's theme. We will go two episodes at a time, recognizing that some of us are bingers, while others may choose to savor each episode at a time.

To get started, you can access links to the podcast through these various providers:...

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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: Moments to Movement, Color Code Podcast

Sciwheel Subscription Ending
Posted On: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 09:25 by Sarah Cantrell

The Duke University Libraries will no longer support the Sciwheel citation management tool. Access will end on June 30, 2022.

If you are a Sciwheel user, you can choose to export your files easily from Sciwheel as a .RIS file into other citation management tools, such as Zotero and EndNote. Sciwheel has created easy step-by-step instructions on how to export your citations.

Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates

Tags: sciwheel

Life After Duke
Posted On: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 09:27 by Leila Ledbetter

Graduation is an important and exciting time of change for many students. Sadly, one of these changes may involve losing access to many Duke resources such as library subscriptions to journals and databases.

Before You Lose Access

  • Go through your saved citations and PDFs and decide which ones you want to keep. If there are any articles that you would like to get PDFs for, do this before you leave while you still have access to free full text.
  • Evaluate your citation manager needs before you leave. If you are using Endnote, double-check that you have the most current version on a personal device. This access will last you for a couple years, but you...
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Categories: Databases

Tags: citation management, reference management, guide, open access, paywall, students