DML Services – Memorial Day

May 20, 2019

The Information Services Desk and BACC Squad Service Desk will be

CLOSED

Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

The library facility remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access.

MGUH Affiliates: Please knock- security guard will open door


Looking for a summer job?

April 23, 2019

Work @ Dahlgren Memorial Library

There are two student library assistant positions available:

Information Services Desk

Start Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Hours: 20.0 to 40.0 hours per week
Available Shifts:

  • Mondays: 11:30am-8pm
  • Tuesdays: 11:30am-8pm
  • Wednesdays: 11:30am-8pm
  • Thursdays: 11:30am-8pm
  • Fridays: 7:30am-8pm

Pay: $14.00 /hour
Description: The primary responsibility of the Student Library Assistant is to staff the Information Services Desk and ID Desk. Student Library Assistant will ensure services meet the access and information needs of the library clientele. Student Library Assistant will help provide basic reference and database searching assistance by assisting patrons with standard health science databases, online catalog, and other electronic resources, as appropriate. In addition, may help interpret database records and reference sources for patrons, explain library policies and procedures, refer patrons to librarians, and, as appropriate, to other library units. Participation in circulation desk activities: answering informational questions, providing directional assistance, registering new patrons, processing inter-library loan requests and any special projects as needed. The Student Library Assistant will also occasionally shelve books. When needed, the Student Library Assistant will be asked to cover the ID Desk and check patron ID’s.

*Requirement: Must be enrolled during summer and/or fall semester at Georgetown University.

If interested, please send resume and availability to maw55@georgetown.edu

BACC Squad Service Desk

Start Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Hours: 14.0 to 40.0 hours per week
Available Shifts:

  • Mondays: 8am-7pm
  • Tuesdays: 8am-7pm
  • Wednesdays: 8am-7pm
  • Thursdays: 8am-7pm
  • Fridays: 8am-7pm

Pay: $14.00 /hour
Description: This position is responsible for staffing the DML BACC Squad help desk. The help desk is open Monday-Friday, 8am-7pm. The student assistant will assist patrons with computer, copier, and printer troubleshooting. Student assistants are responsible for setting up, shutting down, and assisting patrons with the virtual reality equipment. Students will complete maintenance checks on DML circulating iPads and complete daily checklists on DML computers, copiers, and printers. This position also requires that the student helps cover the Information Services Desk when needed and monitor the library’s online room reservation system.

*Requirement: Must be enrolled during summer and/or fall semester at Georgetown University.

If interested, please send resume and availability to lds34@georgetown.edu


DML Services – Good Friday Holiday

April 11, 2019

The Information Services Desk and BACC Squad Service Desk will be

CLOSED

Friday, April 19th, 2019 in observance of Good Friday.

The library facility remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GoCard for library access.

MGUH Affiliates: Please knock- security guard will open door.


Therapy Animals at DML!

April 4, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10th, the National Capital Therapy Dogs (and one cat!) will be visiting DML with their human companions. Stop by the second floor of DML from 12-1pm to brighten your day with a visit.
golden retriever facing camera with tongue stuck out

 

What:
Therapy Dogs and Cat
When:
Wednesday, April 10th: 12-1pm
Where:
DML Second Floor


New Service: PhoneSoap

March 14, 2019

PhoneSoap is a device that safely sanitizes and disinfects your phone by using ultraviolet rays with 10 minutes!

This device works with all smartphone models, including:

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8/8 Plus
  • iPhone 7/6 Plus
  • iPhone 7/6
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Samsung
  • Blackberry
  • HTC
  • Nokia

For more information, please visit: www.phonesoap.com.

PhoneSoap is located at the Information Services Desk at Dahlgren Memorial Library.

*Please remember to remove your phone from the PhoneSoap after it has been
cleaned! Dahlgren Memorial Library is not responsible for unattended phones*


DML Services – President’s Day

February 11, 2019

The Information Services desk and BACC Squad Service Desk will be closed Monday, February 18th, 2019 in observance of President’s Day.

The library facility remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access.

MGUH Affiliates: Please knock- security guard will open the door.


DML Services – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

January 16, 2019

The Information Services desk and BACC Squad Service Desk will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of MLK Jr. Day.

The library facility remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access.

MGUH Affiliates: Please knock- security guard will open the door.


Enroll in Duo & maintain access to DML Resources

December 17, 2018

The Duo software,  provided by the University Information Services department, uses a process called “two-factor authentication” to ensure that Georgetown accounts are protected.

Duo enrollment is required by December 22, 2018 for anyone that has an employment relationship with Georgetown.  After the 22nd,  non-Duo users will be blocked from Georgetown accounts, including DML resource access, until enrolled.

Find enrollment directions and help on the UIS DUO enrollment page


DML Services – Winter Break 2018

December 13, 2018

banner with green holly leaves and red berries

*The library facility will remain open 24/7 to GU faculty, staff and students and MGUH affiliates during the holidays. A GoCard or MGUH ID is required at all times for entry.*

DML Services during the break:

Information Services Desk
Closed from December 21st at 8pm to January 1st.
Normal hours will resume on January 2nd.
DML Circulation Email: Inquiries sent after December 21st will be addressed as soon as possible after January 2nd.

Ask a DML Librarian
Chat: There will be no service from December 21st to January 1st.   Normal hours for chat will return on January 2nd.
DML Reference Email: Inquiries sent after December 21st will be addressed as soon as possible after January 2nd.

DML Resources and Hospital Support Email 
Inquiries sent after December 21st will be addressed as soon as possible after January 2nd.

Interlibrary Loan
DML’s Interlibrary Loan service is unavailable from December 19th to January 1st.  Any requests submitted during this time will be processed starting on January 2nd.

 

Happy Holidays!


Nursing eBooks and Essential Evidence Plus are moving…

December 10, 2018

During the next month, a small number of resources are moving to new platforms. With these moves, content remains the same but the organization may be different. Access to downloaded app and web-based content provided by the previous platforms will be removed when the moves are complete. The new URLs and major differences are detailed below.

1. Doenges ME, Moorhouse MF, Murr AC. (2016) Nurse’s Pocket Guide : Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales. 14th edition
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1155348&site=ehost-live&custid=s8986961&profile=ebook&authtype=shib

Topics will now be listed under Chapter 2, Nursing Diagnoses in alphabetical order as well as Chapter 3, Health Conditions and Client Concerns with Associated Nursing Diagnoses.

Nurse’s Pocket Minder will be listed under Nursing Diagnoses Accepted for Use and Research (2015-2017) as well as within Appendix 2.

There is added content in Appendix 1.

2. Vallerand AH, Sanoski CA, Quiring C. (2019). Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. 16th edition.
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1831272&site=ehost-live&custid=s8986961&profile=ebook&authtype=shib

The new EBSCO platform will host a new, 2019 edition. There will be added content within many of the chapters such as Evidence Based Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics as well as Overview of Risk Evaluation and mitigation systems (REMS). Other chapters will have similar names such as Natural Herbal Prodcuts and Drugs Approved in Canada.

3. Salisbury C. Diseases and Disorders. 5th Edition.
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=909566&site=ehost-live&custid=s8986961&profile=ebook&authtype=shib

There are no significant changes between the two versions.

4. Jameson JL, Kasper DL, Fauci As, et. Al. (2018). Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 20th edition. (formerly Harrisons Manual of Medicine)
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/georgetown.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Faccessmedicine.mhmedical.com%2Fbook.aspx%3Fbookid=2129

The new AccessMedicine platform will host a new 2018 edition.

5. The Diagnosaurus
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/georgetown.edu?url=https://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/Diagnosaurus.aspx?categoryid=41309&selectedletter=A

There is no significant change in the content between the platforms other than the tool is also named DDx on the new platform.

6. Essential Evidence Plus
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/georgetown.edu?url=https%3A%2F%2Fonline.statref.com%2FDocument.aspx%3Fgrpalias=Georgetown%26fxid=622

Essential Evidence Plus is formatted as an eBook rather than a database on the new platform. The content remains the same while the organization will be a little different.

Decision Support tools, the Diagnostic Test Calculators, as well as the History and Physical Exam Calculator will all be listed under the “Calculators” section.

Derm Expert Image View will be listed under the “Image Library” section.

The EBMG Evidence Summaries and Guidelines will be listed underneath “Related Content” and is split into EBMG Evidence Summaries, EBMG Audio Library, EBMG Image Library, and EBMG Video Library.

In order to set up the POEMs alerts:

Set up receipt of daily or weekly POEM emails through your STAT!Ref Preferences account, My STAT!Ref. Create a new account or login to your existing account by clicking My STAT!Ref at the top of the page.
Once logged in to your account, go to the Alerts tab and Enable the Essential Evidence Plus Daily POEMs by clicking the Enable button. You may switch from Daily to Weekly by clicking the appropriate button.

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.