Labor Day Hours

September 2, 2016

The Information Services Desk will close at 6pm today (September 2nd) and will be closed all day Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day. The Library remains open 24/7.

Please swipe your GOCard for library access. MGUH affiliates: Please knock and the security guard will open the door.

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


Off Campus Access Alert

August 30, 2016

From 7:30am-9:00am on Friday September 2nd, off campus access to most library resources will be unavailable due to an upgrade of the proxy server.

On campus users will be able to connect to library resources by removing the following prefix from the library resource URLs: http://proxy.library.georgetown.edu/login?url=

We apologize for this inconvenience. Please feel free to contact DML staff with any questions.


IS Desk: July 18th

July 14, 2016

Due to a GUSoM staff event on Monday July 18th, the Information Services Desk will close at 12pm. Our Ask a DML Librarian service will also be closed for the entire day.

If you have any questions or concerns please email DML Reference or DML Circulation and we will get back to you by Tuesday the 19th.


Memorial Day Hours

May 24, 2016

The Information Services Desk at DML will be closed starting at 4pm on Friday May 27, 2016 through Monday, May 30th 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.


GEORGE Unavailable

May 16, 2016

The GEORGE library catalog will be unavailable starting at 9am, May 26th for a system upgrade. While the GEORGE catalog is unavailable please use the WRLC catalog to identify DML resources.

If you have any questions please contact the DML Information Services desk at 202.687.1448 or use the Ask a DML Librarian service. Thank you for your patience with this system upgrade.


New CINAHL Enhancement: Plum Print

April 1, 2016

Plum Print, an article-level metrics widget has recently been added to the CINAHL Database (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature). These metrics help to measure the research impact of an article. If the metrics are available for an article the Plum print icon will appear for the citation on the search results screen. Mouse over the Plum Print icon to be taken to more information about:

  • Usage such as views and downloads
  • Captures such as bookmarks and favorites
  • Mentions such as Wikipedia entries and blogs
  • Social media such as Tweets and Facebook likes
  • Citations in PubMed and other select databases

Plum Print

The metrics in Plum Print are continuously updated and are provided for select articles published after 2013. Research performance metrics can also be found in other DML databases such as Web of Science and ESI Incites.


New Resources 2016

April 1, 2016

APA Publishing Library
26 titles in this psychiatry collection, including the DSM-5, practice guidelines, study books, and more.

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the ‘point-of-care’. This “upgraded” version includes more images and integration with Isabel Dx. Mobile app available (learn more).

ClinicalKey for Nursing
Formerly Mosby’s Nursing Consult, ClinicalKey for Nursing is an evidence-based medicine tool which brings the leading Nursing resources together in one integrated online service to help nurses efficiently find answers to pressing clinical questions. It contains eBooks, patient education, multimedia, procedures, and more.

ESI InCites
Essential Science Indicators is a unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. View Top Papers, Highly Cited Papers, or Hot Papers by Author, Institution, Research Field, and more.

ESI GU Hot Papers

The Lancet (1823-Current)
We now have all issues of the Lancet. Browse by year or search with the entire collection. Lancet Issue 1, 1823

Protocol Builder
This new resources helps you build research protocols in order for IRB submission. Free account required. iPad app available.

Springer eBooks
Over 700 books within the medicine discipline including Surgery, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, and more.

 


Good Friday Hours

March 24, 2016

The Information Services Desk at DML will be closed Friday, March 25, 2016 in observance of Good Friday. The library remains open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for library access. MGUH affiliates: Please knock, display your MGUH ID, and the security guard will open the door.

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


Journal Citation Reports: Service Announcement

December 18, 2015

Between December 31st and January 4th the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) site will be upgraded to a new platform. You may experience JCR access issues or error messages during those days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Winter Break: DML Services

December 17, 2015

During the Winter Break, Dahlgren Memorial Library will remain open 24/7. Please swipe your GOCard for access. MGUH employees without a GOCard can knock on the glass doors and show MedStar ID to the guard.

DML Services during the break:

Information Services Desk
The IS Desk will be closed from December 18th at 8pm to January 3rd.
DML Circulation email: unavailable from December 19th to January 3rd.
Normal hours will resume on January 4, 2016

Ask a DML Librarian
Chat: There will be no service from December 19th to January 3rd.
DML Reference email: unavailable from December 19th to January 3rd.
Normal hours for both chat and email will return on January 4, 2016.

DML Resources Email
DML Resources email: unavailable from December 19th to January 3rd.
Services will resume on January 4, 2016.

Hospital Reference Email
Hospital Reference email: unavailable from December 23rd to January 3rd.
Services will resume on January 4, 2016.

Interlibrary Loan
DML’s Interlibrary Loan service is closed from December 23rd to January 4th. Any requests submitted during this time will be processed starting on January 5, 2016.