New eBooks: Summer Edition

July 11, 2014

Within uCentral, DML has added three new titles. These books can be viewed on the Web or on your mobile uCentral app. If you already have the uCentral app, just run updates to load the titles.

Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide
Johns Hopkins HIV Guide

In addition to the DSM-5, we have added two more titles by the American Psychiatric Association:

DSM-5™ Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
DSM-5™ Clinical Cases

Lastly, we added Smith and Tanagho’s General Urology (18th Edition) to our AccessMedicine collection.

July 4th Hours

July 3, 2014

The Information Services Desk will be closed starting at 4pm on Thursday, July 3rd and will be closed all day on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Please send any questions to DML Reference and a librarian will respond by Monday, July 7th.

The library will remain open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access. MGUH affiliates: Please knock and display your MedStar ID; the security guard will open door for you.

Resource Access Alert: 6/27/14

June 16, 2014

Access Alert: Dahlgren Memorial Library resources will be unavailable Friday, 6/27/2014 beginning at 5pm EST due to proxy server system maintenance. This downtime will impact both the Med and Main campus library resources and is expected to last 6 or more hours. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.

For on-campus users: if you remove the proxy prefix ( from the front of a resource’s URL, you may be able to access the resource during the downtime.

If you need emergency access to an individual article* please contact DML for assistance

(*depending on availability)

Memorial Day Hours

May 23, 2014

The Information Services Desk at DML will be closed Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day. As always, the library remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access. MGUH affiliates: Please knock, show your MedStar ID, and the security guard will open the door.

If you have any questions or comments, please send an email to DML Reference.

New PEMSoft App

May 20, 2014

The PEMSoft app is now available for iOS and Android devices. Click here for installation links and login credentials [Georgetown NetID required]. Below are a few screenshots.

PEMSoft Contents     PEMSoft Top 50PEMSoft SummaryPEMSoft Favorites

ClinicalKey Experience Tour

May 8, 2014

Provided by Dahlgren Memorial Library, ClinicalKey is a new online search tool providing comprehensive content and trusted answers. This resource includes Journals, Books, Practice Guidelines, Patient Education, Drug Information, Multimedia, and more.

Experience it for yourself at the ClinicalKey Experience Tour, coming to Georgetown University Medical Center and featuring the following:

  • Hands-on demonstrations of ClinicalKey capabilities
  • Knowledgeable brand ambassadors on-site to answer questions

Event Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Event Time: 9am – 3pm
Event Location: Podium level of the Pre-Clinical Sciences Building (Rain Location: Gingko Bistro, Pre-Clinical Sciences Building)

Get ready for this dynamic clinical resource and this exciting interactive event! In the meantime, visit ClinicalKey.

April Medical Education Journal Club

April 23, 2014

Please join the Medical Education Journal Club next Friday, April 25th, 12pm in Med-Dent NE201C.

Han PK, Joekes K, et al. Development and evaluation of a risk communication curriculum for medical students. [Full Text] Patient Education and Counseling. 2014;94(1):43-49.

If the hyperlink does not work, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to DML’s Journal Finder
  2. Search for Patient Education and Counseling
  3. In the search results, below the journal title, click on the link for ScienceDirect
  4. In the new page, browse for the year, issue, and page number to get the full text.

All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend, so bring your lunch and join us for some intellectual stimulation! If you are unable to join us in person but would still like to participate, please contact us, and a phone bridge will be set up for virtual participation.

Good Friday 2014

April 17, 2014

The Information Services Desk at DML will be closed Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday. The library remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access. GUH affiliates: Please knock and the security guard will open the door.

If you have any questions or comments, please send an email to DML Reference.

USMLE Consult – NEW!

March 25, 2014

Dahlgren Memorial Library is pleased to provide members of the GUMC community access to USMLE Consult, a USMLE test prep and simulation tool. Sign up for an account and practice Step 1, Step 2, or Step 3 exams by category, subcategory, or keyword. New, previously incorrect, or all questions can be included and exams can be taken in test mode or practice mode. Additional study content is provided with every question including medical illustrations, definitions, and textbook content. USMLE Consult was the preferred test prep tool chosen by Georgetown Medical Students in a recent trial.

USMLE Consult adds to the existing test prep tool offered by the library, Exam Master OnLine, which provides customized exam preparation and review that is easily tailored for institutional and Academic requirements. The system combines a powerful test engine with a large medical question bank.

Questions? Contact DML’s Ask a Librarian service.

Circulating iPads at DML

March 20, 2014

GUMC and MGUH affiliates can now check out an iPad from DML!

DML has five iPads that will circulate for one week and you can test drive the device’s medical and productivity apps. Take it on rounds and utilize a point-of-care tool like DynaMed or bring it to the classroom and take notes with Notability.

Other medical apps include: Epocrates Essentials, Micromedex, uCentral, and more. Other productivity apps include: Documents (for annotating/reading PDFs), Evernote (taking notes and web clips), QxMD Read (for browsing the current medical literature) and more.

Questions or suggestions? Connect with a DML Librarian