October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Celebrate With Us in October! Win Prizes!
Dawne Howard Lucas, Co-Chair, NMLM Committee
The Duke Medical Center Library celebrates National Medical Librarians Month (NMLM) in October. NMLM was established by the Medical Library Association in 1997 to raise awareness of the important role of medical librarians. Please join us all month long as we illustrate how the Medical Center Library provides “Your Best Return on Investment.” Check Out Our Portfolio of services, resources, and expertise to learn how they impact the quality of medical care, education, and research at Duke Medicine.
The NMLM celebration will include a variety of activities, contests, and prizes.
- Enter our photo contest for the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
- “Duke Day,” sponsored by the Duke University Stores, will be held on Wednesday, October 10th, outside the Duke North cafeteria. Visit our table to play trivia for a chance to win Duke merchandise. You will also have a chance to register to win lunch, courtesy of the Searle Center Commons Restaurant. We'll start giving prizes away at 10:00 am and they usually go fast!
- Visit our table at the Live for Life Health Fair in the Searle Center from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 17th.
- Open Access Week will be observed during the week of October 22-28.
- Come grab a PayDay candy bar at the LIbrary on Fridays.
Come by the Library or check our Website at http://mclibrary.duke.edu for additional contests and surprises during the month.
Construction! Will It Ever End?
Pat Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives
The construction chaos around the Medical Center Library and Mudd building will begin to disappear in November.
- SOM will begin moving into the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education
- The plaza that ties the Mudd building to the Hospital, Cancer Center, and Trent Semans Center will open
- The concourse on the main level of the Hospital will be open all the way to the clinic buildings providing shorter and more direct routes to the Library
- Landscaping will be put in place around the buildings
- HAFS and Searle Drives will be graded and paved
There will still be some construction as contractors finish the Duke Medicine Pavilion and the dietary expansion behind the old hospital building.
You will see a lot of changes in November, but a lot less mess and noise, and a much easier route to the Library!
Picture This! Photo Contest!
Matt Shangler, Assistant Archivist, Medical Center Archives
Now is your chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card just for taking a photograph. Yes, we’re serious! During the month of October, take a picture of you or your colleagues while using the Medical Center Library & Archives, and email it to us to be entered in our photo contest. Two winners will be chosen.
Don’t have a camera? Check one out! Ask at the Library Service Desk to borrow the camera for the photo contest. You may submit up to three photos for a chance to win. Winning photos will also be featured on the Library’s Website.
- Duke Medical Center faculty, staff, and students are eligible to enter.
- Only high quality JPG or PNG files will be accepted.
- You must have signed photo release forms for EVERYONE in the photo. These forms are available at the Library Service Desk or on our Website at http://mclibrary.duke.edu/photoreleaseform.
- You may submit up to three photos for entry into the contest.
- Be sure to include your full name, contact information, and a brief description of the photos with your entry.
Please send your photos and any questions to email@example.com.
Copyright: Best Practices for Everyone
Pat Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives
Emma Cryer, Assistant Director, Electronic Resources
This guide can also be used by faculty and staff who are wondering about copyright issues as they use electronic resources and want to share them with others.
Our more general Copyright Guide provides detailed information for educators and others who want to use copyrighted materials for educational activities.
Faculty dealing with electronic courses may also want to review Duke’s Guidelines for Copyright and Electronic Course Content, which are part of the Faculty Handbook.
Need answers to questions? Contact Kevin Smith or Pat Thibodeau.
Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communications
Associate Dean, Medical Center Library & Archives
Kevin also provides resources and copyright news on his Website, Scholarly Communications @ Duke.
CME Now Available for Reading UpToDate!
Megan von Isenburg, Associate Director, Research & Education
You can now earn CME credit for reading UpToDate topic reviews. Credit received is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
The Library has configured a special link to UpToDate that will track CME credit for you. The link is accessible from the Clinical Tools page and the Databases, Journals & Books page. In order to track CME credit, you must first login with your Net ID and password. Then you will accrue .5 CME credit for each topic review that you read.
When you are ready to redeem your CME credit, simply create an UpToDate login (if you haven’t already), click on the CME tab, and follow instructions. If you already have an UpToDate login, using the new CME link for UpToDate should simplify merging your new credit with your existing credit.
Note that the UpToDate CME link can also serve as an off-campus link to UpToDate. When you are off campus, simply log in using the link that says UpToDate (CME/Off Campus Access) and you will be prompted to sign in with your Net ID and password. No need to sign in with the VPN!
AOA Day 2012
Rick Peterson, Deputy Director
The Medical Center Library & Archives partnered with the School of Medicine to host the AOA Day poster presentations on Friday, August 10. This annual event highlights the scientific contributions of Third Year Medical Students who are required to present their research in either a Platform or Poster presentation.
Over 500 students and faculty were in attendance to view the 89 posters on display on all three floors of the Library. In addition to providing space for the posters, Library staff helped with logistical support for the event. It was an energizing day for everyone involved!
Featured New Books
Karen Grigg, Collection Development Services Librarian
Here are some of the new book titles that have been recently added to our collection, as reviewed on Amazon.com.
Memmler's Structure and Function of the Human Body
Jason J. Taylor
Based on Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease, this textbook is an excellent primer focusing on normal anatomy and physiology. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the 10th edition is even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. It builds on its solid foundation by seamlessly integrating the placement and relationship of the art and text. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body, from skin down to bone.
Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method
Auguste H. Fortinet, et al.
This comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical setting is endorsed by the American Academy on Communication for Healthcare. This updated and expanded edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. You will learn how to confidently obtain accurate biomedical facts from patients, as well as personal, social, and emotional information, allowing you to make precise diagnoses, develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships.
Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology
William E. Brant and Clyde A. Helms (Editors)
This fully revised edition conveys the essential knowledge needed to understand the clinical application of imaging technologies. An ideal tool for radiology residents and students, it covers all subspecialty areas and current imaging modalities as utilized in neuroradiology, chest, breast, abdominal, musculoskeletal imaging, ultrasound, pediatric imaging, interventional techniques, and nuclear radiology.
The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease
Adam T. Gerstenblith and Michael P. Rabinowitz (Editors)
The thoroughly revised 6th edition of this classic reference on ocular disease is the perfect guide for all clinicians who treat eye disorders. Written in a concise outline format, this pocket-size, quick reference is perfect for diagnosis and management of hundreds of ocular conditions likely to be encountered in the office, emergency room, or hospital setting.
Suggestions for purchases? Complete our online Recommend a Purchase form or contact Karen Grigg. For a complete list of titles added to our book and ebook collections within the last 3 months, check out the Library's newest book additions or subscribe to our "New Books" feed.
Klintworth Donation: Classics of Medicine Collection
Barbara Dietsch, Electronic Resources and Collection Services
The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives is excited to announce a donation by Dr. Gordon K. Klintworth and his wife, Felicity T. Klintworth, of a collection of medical classics.
This collection of reproductions of rare and historical medical books includes such titles as De Curtorum Chirurgia per Insitionem by Gaspare Tagliacossi, first published in 1597, and Illustrations of the Great Operations of Surgery by Charles Bell, published in 1821. Hans Biedermann's Medicina Magica contains beautiful color facsimile plates from late-antique and medieval manuscripts. There are also contemporary works by Sir William Osler and Baron Joseph Lister. Many of these works are obscure and difficult to find, but this collection is readily accessible and contributes significantly to the study of the history of medicine.
Originally from South Africa, Dr. Klintworth has been with Duke for more than 48 years and is a respected leader and expert in the field of eye pathology research. He has had a long-term interest in the history of medicine, serving as a speaker for the Trent History of Medicine Society Lectures and as a donor to the collection. This series of medical classics, which Dr. Klintworth has been collecting for years, is a major gift to the Library and a significant resource for other scholars.
What's New with EndNote? Find Full-text & Tutorials!
Finding Full-text with EndNote
Virginia Carden, Administrative Research Librarian
Want to find the full-text for the citations in your EndNote libraries? A new EndNote feature can be used to find the full text versions of the articles and store them within the Library for you. It's easy to use and does a fairly good job.
When you have selected the citations that you want to find, choose the “Find Full Text” feature. You will need to go to Preferences and change them for this feature so that it uses "PubMed Linkout" and the "Open URL Path" (http://getitatduke.library.duke.edu), which will try to link you to the full text at Duke. Once you start the feature, you will need to agree to the copyright statement, but then EndNote will attempt to find a PDF. If a PDF version is not available, it will often retrieve the URL to an article available in HTML.
When the article is found, a paperclip icon appears next to the EndNote record and a copy of the PDF is stored in your EndNote Library.DATA folder. If only a Web version is available, EndNote adds the URL to the record. A summary will be provided by EndNote of the results – how many articles it searched for, how many PDFs or URLs were found, and how many could not be found. It will also find the (free) authors’ manuscripts of NIH funded research available in PubMed Central.
In order to find journal articles that are available through the Duke libraries, you must be on a computer connected to the Duke network or connect from off-campus using the Duke University Web-based VPN or the Duke Medicine Web-based VPN. Please note: You cannot do this through the Virtual PIN.
While this feature works quite well, it is not perfect and will probably not find everything. Here are some reasons why the search may not find an article:
- Article is too old to have a PDF available
- Article is too new and the PDF is not yet available
- Journal has embargoed current articles so EndNote cannot get to it
- Duke does not have a subscription to the journal and there is no free access
- Too many users are already in a journal with limited access
- Publisher's Website does not support or allow this capability
- Article is buried in a large full-text database that does not allow individual articles to be found
- Journal handles letters, editorials, and correspondence differently, making it difficult to find a citation
Already have a PDF? You can manually link the PDF file you have stored by dragging it to the EndNote record. If this is successful, a paperclip will appear again, and EndNote will store another copy of the PDF in the EndNote library folder. If you don’t need two copies on your computer, just delete the file from the location where you initially stored it.
Need more help? Contact Virginia Carden (919.660.1184)
EndNote Tutorials Updated!
Adrianne Leonardelli, Research & Education Librarian
Whether you’re new to EndNote, or just need a refresher, the Library’s EndNote tutorials will have you on the road to bibliographic bliss in less than ten minutes.
The four-part "Getting Started with EndNote" video series has been recently updated with instructions that are applicable to EndNote versions X4, X5, and X6. Each tutorial covers an essential EndNote topic with step-by-step instructions.
Creating a Library & Importing Journal Terms is the first of the video tutorials. It demonstrates how to set up an EndNote Library and import journal terms.
The next video in the series is Exporting Records from PubMed to EndNote. In less than two minutes, viewers will learn how to import citations from PubMed into their EndNote Library.
Inserting Citations into Microsoft Word shows how easy it is to add citations from EndNote to your manuscript.
The final video in the series, Changing the Bibliographic Style, provides directions for altering the bibliographic output style.
The EndNote tutorials are available on the Library’s EndNote Tutorials & Tipsheets page and on our YouTube Channel.
Need more help? Contact the Medical Center Library & Archives (919.660.1100).
This Month in DUMC History: 1st Student Class Arrives
Matt Shangler, Assistant Archivist, Medical Center Archives
Eighty-two years ago this October, the School of Medicine welcomed its first class of students. There were 30 first year students and 18 third year students. Each of the third year students began their studies at other institutions before transferring to Duke.
All 18 third year students finished their studies in 1932, becoming the first graduating class of the School of Medicine, while the 30 first year students graduated in 1934. Since then, there have been upwards of 6,400 graduates from the School of Medicine.
Perhaps the most notable member of the first class was Jay M. Arena (1st person on the left, bottom row). Dr. Arena worked at Duke for 42 years. During that time, his work led to the first child-proof safety cap and the creation of Duke’s Poison Control Center in 1953. Arena was the Director of the Center until his retirement in 1979.
Occasionally, we receive this question at the Archives: Who of the first graduating class was first to graduate? Lore has it that Jay Arena, though third alphabetically, was actually the first to receive his diploma. The claim is that Dean Wilburt Davison advanced Arena his degree a few days early since graduation conflicted with the start date of his residency. However, despite thorough searching, there is no evidence to corroborate this claim.
For more information on the first graduating class or on Jay Arena, please contact Medical Center Archives at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.383.2653.
Osler Scrapbook Project
Adonna Thompson, Medical Center Archives
Medical Center Archives was approached in the fall of 2011 by two Duke members of the American Osler Society about Duke University School of Medicine’s first Dean, Dr. Wilburt Cornell Davison (highlighted above on the left), and his connection to Sir William Osler (highlighted above on the right). Drs. Conrad Fulkerson and Frank Neelon were hoping to pull together enough historical material to create a short documentary, which they intended to show during the annual Osler Society meeting held jointly at Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill in the spring of 2012.
With the help of the DUMC Archives’ staff and Rachel Ingold, Duke’s Curator for the History of Medicine Collections, their hopes were realized. Together we tracked down documents, photographs, ephemera, and books and digitized dozens of items from our collections, including documents, photographs, film, and audio recordings.
In the course of our search for Osler related materials, we came across a catalog entry for a 20th-century scrapbook containing letters from Sir William Osler (and his wife, Lady Grace Osler) to Dr. Davison. Sir William, considered the father of modern medicine, served as a mentor to Dr. Davison during his student years at Oxford (1913-1916). After locating and reviewing the scrapbook, which was in a state of disrepair, it was decided that the materials contained within were of such significant historical importance, that they should be assessed by a professional conservator.
We visited Etherington Conservation Services, a high-quality conservation laboratory located in Browns Summit, North Carolina, to have their paper conservator review the scrapbook and give us an estimate for the conservation work needed, as well as for the creation of digital and print surrogate copies. However, we found that the funds needed to carry out the conservation work were outside the scope of our budget. With the help of our researchers, we applied for and received a grant from the Josiah C. Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc., and that, along with a generous donation from Dr. Fulkerson, allowed us to move forward with the conservation and digitization work.
The newly rehoused, deacidified and repaired scrapbook was recently on display in the Medical Center Library & Archives as part of the exhibit, “What Does Your Doctor Know?” To view the digitized scrapbook, please visit our online exhibit. To view the original documents, contact the Medical Center Archives.
The researchers completed their documentary in time for the Osler Society Annual Meeting, and the body of visiting members was present for the special showing. This documentary is now available on our iTunesU site.
Open Access Week: October 22- 28
Date: Monday, October 22, 2012
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Perkins Library, Room 217
Free and open to the public
"Altmetrics and the Decoupled Journal"
An exciting keynote talk is lined up for Open Access Week this year (October 22-28), and you're invited to attend. Jason Priem, a doctoral student at UNC-SILS and pioneer of the idea of "altmetrics" (alternative ways of tracking the impact of scholarly work), will be speaking about how open access and new measuring and filtering tools are changing scholarly publishing.
"As the movement toward universal open access (OA) gathers momentum, the most salient OA questions are changing from "if" and even "when," to "what will an OA world look like?" Is open access an incremental improvement, or will it lead to fundamental shifts in the way scholarship is communicated, filtered, and disseminated? In this talk, I'll argue that the latter is the case: new ways of measuring scholarly impact on the social Web -- "altmetrics" -- will allow real-time, crowdsourced filtering of diverse scholarly products, leading to a new landscape of interoperable services that replace traditional journals. I'll also demonstrate ImpactStory, an open-source tool for gathering altmetrics, and show how it can be used to promote OA, open data, and open source to faculty." Jason Priem
For more information, contact Paolo Mangiafico at 919.613.6317 or email@example.com
Connie Schardt, Associate Director for Research & Education, was co-director and instructor for the course, "Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians," held at Dartmouth College from August 6th-9th.
Connie Schardt also attended the Australian Evidence Based Practice Librarians’ Institute in Darwin, Australia, from September 4th-6th, as course co-director and instructor.
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