Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Attention Authors with QI Manuscripts and Case Reports!
Posted On: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 08:16 by Sarah Cantrell
The Medical Center Library & Archives now provides a membership subscription to BMJ Open Quality to support your quality research and healthcare improvement work! These codes allow you to publish your manuscripts without open access fees if your manuscript is accepted after peer review. This adds to our existing membership to BMJ Case Reports.
For all Duke faculty, nurses, residents, and students submitting to these two BMJ journals, please use the following codes:
BMJ Case Reports: Fellowship Code is 878215
BMJ Open Quality: 4490735452
You must be currently affiliated with Duke to use these...MORE
Off-Campus Access to Lexicomp Available Using VPN
Posted On: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 13:27 by Beverly Murphy
New Duke Libraries Catalog is Now Live!
Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 08:18 by Beverly Murphy
The new online catalog for locating and accessing books, DVDs, music, archival materials, and other items held here at Duke and across the other Triangle Research Libraries member libraries is now live. This launch comes after over two years of hard work by library staff at Duke, NCCU, NCSU, and UNC. This collaboratively developed, open-source library catalog replaces the decade-old Duke Libraries catalog and Search TRLN catalog.MORE
Updates to PubMed 2019
Posted On: Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 14:14 by Beverly Murphy
Much of the year-end processing activities for PubMed were completed at end of 2018. These included changing and updating the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and Supplementary Concept Records for subjects that were not main headings. Perhaps most interesting in this processing was the addition of "Systematic Review" as a publication type.MORE
ECRI Guidelines Trust: Tool to Access Clinical Practice Guidelines
Posted On: Monday, December 17, 2018 - 09:28 by Amanda Woodward
The ECRI Guidelines Trust is a new portal to access evidence-based clinical practice guidelines summaries. The ECRI Institute, a non-profit organization focused on bringing applied scientific research to healthcare, created this guideline repository in response to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) loss of funding for National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) in July 2018. For 20 years, ECRI Institute worked with AHRQ to develop and maintain the NGC website.
Developed independently from NGC, Guidelines Trust is a growing resource that includes clinical practice guidelines that meet the following inclusion criteria:
Students: Submit Your Video to the Memmys
Posted On: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 15:01 by Megan von Isenburg
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine is pleased to announce THE 4th ANNUAL MEMMYS!
This national music video contest seeks student-produced videos from students in the health professions with the top entries receiving a monetary award for their school’s health sciences library - 1st place: $1,500, 2nd place: $1,000, 3rd place: $500.
The contest is open to any student enrolled in a health professions school (allopathic, osteopathic, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, allied health, physician assistants, veterinary, podiatry, etc.).
Past Memmys winners include Duke School of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Illinois College of Optometry, University of Chicago...
EndNote X9: New Tools and Updates
Posted On: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:39 by Jordan Wrigley
X9, the latest upgrade of EndNote, has added some key features including enhanced sharing abilities, a Manuscript Matcher, new electronic media reference types, and a citation report creator. Here is an overview of the major additions to the program.
Library Sharing: Permissions can now be defined for individuals as read-write or read-only access. Custom Groups from synced libraries can be shared with other online users from a desktop EndNote library through EndNote online. Users can also see a list of Groups shared with them through EndNote online on their desktop library. The links in the shared list can be used as shortcuts to the online shared Groups. You cannot share except through the online version.
Categories: Explore Tools
Thank a Medical Librarian!
Posted On: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 16:55 by Megan von Isenburg
She notes that medical librarians:
- curate diverse and valuable collections
- make materials available
- manage access rights
- support data discovery
- find things that are hard to find
- help authors publish
- preserve materials for the future
Our staff at the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are here to help you in all of these areas and more! We...MORE
Tips for Educators from JGME
Posted On: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 14:23 by Megan von Isenburg
The Journal of Graduate Medical Education recently published an article entitled "Staying Up to Date and Managing Information Overload" with handy tips. We've offered a sample below, or read the whole article here.
- Work with a medical librarian. This was their number one tip, and we agree that this is an excellent place to start! We can help you set up alerts on the research and teaching topics of greatest interest to you! Reach out to us at 919.660.1100 or by filling out our online form.T
- Join an education email discussion list, like...
Categories: From the Literature
Beverly Murphy, Librarian and MLA President, Profiled in Article
Posted On: Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:18 by Megan von Isenburg
Beverly Murphy, Assistant Director for Communications and Web Content Management and Liaison to DUHS Hospital Nursing and the Watts School of Nursing at the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives, was recently profiled in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. This article is a fantastic tribute to our "Bold, Brave, and Brilliant" co-worker, who is the Medical Library Association's first African-American President. Beverly is well-respected and admired by professional colleagues across the country as well as here at Duke. Congratulations Beverly!
4 Things about Duke Apps - You Won’t Believe the Last One!
Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 17:06 by Brandi Tuttle
For those who have recently arrived to Duke, welcome! We can help you get your mobile device set up in the Duke Medicine environment. Check out our Mobile Apps Guide for more information on Duke provided apps (and more).
Did you know…
#1 Our Lexicomp app, Duke’s chosen clinical drug resource, has a new subscription code. You’ll need to update your account to continue using the app. These codes expire yearly. Click here & then click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code. If you haven't gotten started with Lexicomp yet...MORE
Tags: mobile apps
Browzine Access Ended August 31st
Posted On: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 11:21 by Brandi Tuttle
Access to the handy resource, BrowZine (think "browsing"), will be ending this month. Browzine allowed you to stay current with the literature by aggregating and organizing information in one place, enabling you to browse, read, and monitor current journals in your subject areas. While access to that resource will disappear, we are here to help you make the transition (or start new habits)!
Docphin and Read by QxMD are two apps we suggest. Both provide easy access to Duke University’s journal subscriptions, make it easy to share, and allow you to create a customized news feed so you don’t waste any time staying current.
Alternatively, we recently secured...MORE
Your Library Liaisons Are Here to Help!
Posted On: Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 22:53 by Beverly Murphy
What are Library Liaisons?
In order to better serve Duke University and the Health System, librarians at the Medical Center Library & Archives have been assigned to work with specific departments or groups.
What can Library Liaisons do?
• Guest lecture in your class or journal club
• Integrate evidence-based practice and information literacy into your course or curriculum
• Collaborate on grant preparation
• Consult on literature search strategies and resource selection
Who is my Library Liaison?Graduate Medical Education
Sarah Cantrell, MLIS
Employee Spotlight: Amanda Woodward
Posted On: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 01:21 by Beverly Murphy
- Working at Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives since: November 2017
- Education: MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles; BA in English from the University of California, Berkeley
- Current position: Research & Education Librarian; Liaison to the School of Nursing
Q & A
1. Describe your current position & what you find most interesting about it.
I provide research support for Duke Medical...
Call for Proposals: Research Review Papers for SDRME
Posted On: Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:57 by Megan von Isenburg
The Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME) is issuing a call for research review paper proposals. Specifically, SDRME is interested in supporting the writing of review/synthesis papers that make a substantial contribution to advancing practice, theory, or research in medical education. Papers are expected to be completed within two years from the time grant monies are received. The grant will award up to $4000 in total to the primary author: $2000 when the project begins and $2000 upon dissemination of the paper in the public domain and a presentation at the annual SDRME meeting. They will pay expenses up to $1000 for travel to attend the SDRME meeting to make this presentation, in addition to the grant award. For...MORE