Duke Medical Center Library & Archives Blog

May is National Nurses Month
Posted On: Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 10:43 by Beverly Murphy

During this month-long celebration, we focus on the theme, “Nurses Make the Difference.” Let us honor the unwavering commitment of nurses to their patients, and the value they provide to the unified health care team in accomplishing their medical readiness mission. 

Tags: nursing

Memorial Day
Posted On: Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 00:13 by Beverly Murphy

Medical Center Library & Archives staff will be unavailable on Monday, May 27, 2024. Access to the building will not be available during this time for reserving spaces. Staff will be back at work on Tuesday, May 28.

 

Categories: Alerts

Tags: holiday, hours

NIH Data Management & Sharing Plan Policy Office Hours
Posted On: Friday, May 3, 2024 - 10:49 by Beverly Murphy

These online office hours are designed for individuals or small groups to receive customized help in data management planning for the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy. Thu. May 23; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. These sessions are FREE but registration is required.

Categories: Classes

Tags: NIH

Introduction to EndNote
Posted On: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 10:51 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to create an EndNote Library, set up preferences, add citations/PDFs, and more. Wed. May 22; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This  class is FREE but registration is required.

Prerequisite: Prior to the session, please download EndNote for Windows or Mac through Duke's Office of Information Technology.

Categories: Classes

Tags: endnote, citation management

Understanding Creative Commons Copyright Licenses
Posted On: Monday, April 29, 2024 - 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. Tue. May 21; 5-6p; ONLINE ONLY. This session is FREE but registration is required.

Categories: Classes

Tags: copyright

NIH Data Management & Sharing Requirements
Posted On: Sunday, April 28, 2024 - 22:50 by Beverly Murphy

If you plan to apply for NIH funding in the near future, this session will help you understand the new data policy requirements taking effect on January 25, 2023. Mon. May 20; 3-4p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

Categories: Classes

Tags: data sharing, data management

Work on Air Handler and Mechanical Room
Posted On: Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 22:21 by Beverly Murphy

A building wide HVAC upgrade began on November 8, 2023 and will continue through the summer of 2024. 

Fri. May 17-Sun. May 19: During this time, work on the air handler will impact air flow in the Searle Center. In addition, occupants on Level 1 will likely be impacted by noise and vibration due to work in the mechanical room on Level 0.

We appreciate your patience throughout this project!

Categories: Alerts

Tags: building

Advanced PubMed Searching
Posted On: Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 11:31 by Beverly Murphy

Want to search for relevant citations in the shortest amount of time? This class will show you how to effectively use MeSH, keywords, Boolean operators, filters, options with MyNCBI, & more! Fri. May 17; 11a-12p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

Categories: Classes

Tags: pubmed

Spring Classes!
Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 14:57 by Brandi Tuttle

Ready to learn some new skills or approaches to your research? Check out our class schedule! We offer a variety of online classes related to database searching, systematic reviews, writing abstracts, publishing, citation management, research impact, and more. To find class details, dates, and registration information Click here

Let us help you work smarter, not harder!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

*Image credit: Online Learning by sripfoto from NounProject.com

Categories: Classes, Databases

Tags: publishing, pubmed, scopus, cinahl, endnote, zotero, abstracts, searching

Spring Classes!
Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 14:57 by Brandi Tuttle

Ready to learn some new skills or approaches to your research? Check out our class schedule! We offer a variety of online classes related to database searching, systematic reviews, writing abstracts, publishing, citation management, research impact, and more. To find class details, dates, and registration information Click here

Let us help you work smarter, not harder!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

*Image credit: Online Learning by sripfoto from NounProject.com

Categories: Classes, Databases

Tags: publishing, pubmed, scopus, cinahl, endnote, zotero, abstracts, searching

Using VisualDx Images
Posted On: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 10:42 by Sarah Cantrell

Did you know that you can use the images from VisualDx in presentations? Because our Library is an institutional subscriber, you may copy or link to VisualDx Images and illustrations for your clinical or educational use including consulting with individual colleagues, for patient education, and lectures or other teaching material presented within our institution.

Educational material containing VisualDx images and illustrations, including course lectures and handouts, may be added to centralized, institutional learning management systems (e.g., Canvas). VisualDx images and illustrations must remain within the context of access-controlled, specific course material within our…

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Categories: Databases

Tags: visualdx

Celebrating Nurses Week!
Posted On: Monday, April 22, 2024 - 17:13 by Beverly Murphy

The annual celebration of National Nurses Week, which always begins on May 6 and culminates with the observance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12, is the perfect time to celebrate the tremendous contributions of nurses and educate the public about nurses’ role in health care.

Thanks for the work you perform every day to care for patients, their loved ones and each other.

 

Categories: Events

Tags: nursing

Life After Duke
Posted On: Monday, April 22, 2024 - 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 will have to repurchase it at some…
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Categories: Databases

Tags: citation management, reference management, open access

Journal Changes - 2024
Posted On: Monday, April 15, 2024 - 12:08 by Li Ma

At the beginning of every new year, there are often changes in journals which may include additions, platform changes and cancellations. Though there are no cancellations this year, below are some changes for 2024.

Additions  
The following title is being added to our subscriptions because it meets our criteria for inclusion based on cost, usage, journal quality, and relevance.

  • Ophthalmology Glaucoma

New Platforms   
The following journal titles will now be available on different platforms. Often this occurs when the professional society that publishes the journal begins working with or switches to a different commercial publisher.

JournalFormer Platform… MORE

Categories: Resource Outages

Tags: Newsletter-test

Check Out the New PubMed of Datasets!
Posted On: Monday, March 25, 2024 - 11:14 by Lesley Skalla, Ph.D.

Are you looking for biomedical datasets to use in your research or for educational purposes? Consider checking out the Dataset Catalog beta, a new online tool created by the NIH’s National Library of Medicine. The beta version of this tool was recently launched and is ready for exploration. The Dataset Catalog is modeled after PubMed, providing access and discovery of datasets through a federated web search of specific publicly available repositories. 

Currently, the catalog contains close to 90,000 datasets from 4 repositories including dbGap, Dryad, ImmPort, and…

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Categories: Explore Tools

Tags: data, NIH