Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
November 2023 Archive
Posted On: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 10:51 by Beverly Murphy
Measuring and Maximizing Research Impact
Posted On: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 17:17 by Beverly Murphy
How do you compare to researchers in your field? In this session, learn to define and find specific author, journal, and publication metrics. The pros and cons of relying on metrics, such as the H-index and Journal Impact Factor, will also be discussed. Tue. Dec. 12, 5-6p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.
Tags: for researchers
Posted On: Monday, November 27, 2023 - 22:32 by Beverly Murphy
Zotero helps you insert references into your text as well as create a reference list at the end of your paper in a variety of styles. Working together with Microsoft Word, this open program is free up to 300 MB of storage.
This class will show you the basics of getting started in Zotero including adding references to your Zotero library, creating folders, working with groups, and using it with Word to cite your sources as you write. Tue. Dec. 12; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.
Please Note: It is recommended that you download Zotero for…MORE
How to Write an Abstract
Posted On: Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 01:54 by Beverly Murphy
When you search PubMed (or most databases), did you know you’re only searching the titles, abstracts, and keywords/subject headings? That’s why it’s so important that you write an effective, concise, and clear abstract! In this session, learn how to refine your abstract writing skills to help users find your paper. Mon. Dec. 11; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.
HVAC Upgrade 12/9/23: No Hot Water & Partial Heat
Posted On: Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 00:09 by Beverly Murphy
A building wide HVAC upgrade began on November 8, 2023 and will continue through the summer.
Engineering and Operations will have a vendor performing modifications on the building's Domestic Hot Water system on Saturday, December 9th from 7:00-11:00a. During this time, there will be no hot water and no heat on Levels 3 and 4.
We appreciate your patience throughout this project!
SciENcv Office Hours
Posted On: Saturday, November 25, 2023 - 17:48 by Beverly Murphy
Understanding Creative Commons Copyright Licenses
Posted On: Friday, November 24, 2023 - 19:40 by Beverly Murphy
This 60-minute class will introduce you to the background and purpose of the Creative Commons, giving you a practical understanding of how to select the correct license for your intellectual property. Thu. Dec. 7; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This session is FREE but registration is required.
Widen Your Search with Web of Science
Posted On: Thursday, November 23, 2023 - 11:14 by Beverly Murphy
Web of Science (WoS), a multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database, can be used to find research articles, as well as identify research trends, key scholars in an area of study, and potential collaborators. Thu. Dec. 7; 11a-12p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.
Tags: web of science
NIH Data Management & Sharing Plan Policy Office Hours
Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 22:49 by Beverly Murphy
We'll Be Back at 2pm! (Dec. 6th)
Posted On: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 23:32 by Beverly Murphy
Posted On: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 13:21 by Beverly Murphy
Learn how to find relevant literature via Embase, an international biomedical literature database which is especially good for searching drug/pharmacy topics and conference abstracts. This session will cover how to find relevant indexing terms and keywords, save searches, set up alerts, and more. Tue. Dec. 5; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.
Hooves & Healing: Miniature Horses Come to the Library
Posted On: Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 10:32 by Beverly Murphy
More than 75 Duke University and School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students joined the animal assisted therapy group, Stampede of Love, on November 8, 2023. This was an opportunity to relax, de-stress, and share some special moments and photo ops with the adorable therapy horses, Lola and Kiwi.
Stampede of Love is a nonprofit organization that specializes in animal-assisted therapy, with miniature horses as their primary ambassadors of love. These therapy horses, being smaller in size, are perfect for navigating indoor spaces and mingling with people, making them ideal for visits to hospitals, nursing homes, and even libraries!
Trouble Accessing Lippincott Advisor and Procedures
Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 10:54 by Katherine Smith
There is a known issue for those trying to access Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures. We are working with the vendor to resolve this issue.
In the meantime, you can use the following links to access these databases. If you are off campus, you will need to connect to the Duke VPN.
Categories: Resource Outages