DynaMed Mobile Access Update

February 9, 2015

DynaMed, a point-of-care resource, is now available on your iOS or Android device without the Skyscape/Omnio app an access code from DML. Here are the new access instructions:

  1. On your computer, open DynaMed
  2. Within DynaMed, click the Mobile link along the top
  3. Enter your email address and click Send
  4. On your device, install the DynaMed app (iOS and Android)
  5. On your device, open your mail and tap the “authentication key” within the DynaMed message
  6. The DynaMed app should open automatically. It is recommended to be connected to WiFi because there will be many initial updates.

You can still continue to use Skyscape or Omnio for DynaMed until your one year code expires. Please contact DML Reference with any questions.


Feb Medical Education Journal Club

February 6, 2015

Please join the Medical Education Journal Club on Friday, February 13th, 12pm in Med-Dent SW107.

Differences Between Attendings’ and Fellows’ Perceptions of Futile Treatment in the Intensive Care Unit at One Academic Health Center: Implications for Training.
Neville TH, Wiley JF, Holmboe ES, Tseng CH, Vespa P, Kleerup EC, Wenger NS.
Academic Medicine 2014 Dec 16
[PDF]

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

  1. Go to DML’s Journal Finder
  2. Search for Academic Medicine
  3. In the search results, click the journal title, and then either Ovid link.
  4. In the new page, on the left, click “Publish Ahead of Print” and then browse for the article.

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.


New GEORGE Catalog Functionality

January 26, 2015

New functionality has been added to the GEORGE library catalog when searched from the DML website or research guides. Navigational links within the catalog will now directly link you to DML research guides and resources and search results will, by default, display the DML collections only.

You can expand your search to collections in DML and the Lauinger, Blommer, Woodstock, SCS, Bioethics and SFS Qatar Libraries, in one of two ways:

  • Simply select “Combined Catalog” from the drop down menu under the search fields before clicking Submit to run the search or,
  • Select “Combined Catalog Search” from the right navigation after you have performed a search to run it again.

Combined Catalog

Or

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.


January Med Ed Journal Club Article

January 14, 2015

Please join the Medical Education Journal Club on Friday, January 16th, 12pm in Med-Dent SW107.

Ioannidis, JPA, Boyack, KW, Klavans, R. Estimates of the continuously publishing core in the scientific workforce. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(7): 2-10. [PDF]

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

  1. Go to DML’s Journal Finder
  2. Search for PLoS One
  3. In the search results, below the journal title, click on the link for “Pubmed Central – Open Access”
  4. In the new page, browse for the above volume and issue 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.


New DML Resources: Winter Edition

January 7, 2015

Global Health Database
This database brings together the Public Health and Tropical Medicine (PHTM) database and the human health and diseases information extracted from CAB Abstracts. It covers the following aspects of human health and disease: communicable, tropical and parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community and public health, medicinal and poisonous plants, and more. Coverage: 1973 – Present.

Neurology Collection via McGraw-Hill
There are ten titles in this collection (see below for the full list). Search or browse individual textbooks or search all at once; or within their multimedia subset. Download images as PowerPoint slides to include in lectures or presentations. Self-assessment module with the following title: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Neurology (free AccessMedicine account required for the self-assessment).

  • Adams & Victor’s Principles of Neurology
  • Principles of Neural Science
  • Atlas of Pediatric EEG
  • Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring
  • Clinical Neuroanatomy
  • DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination: A Programmed Text
  • Movement Disorders
  • The NeuroICU Book
  • Pediatric Practice: Neurology
  • Practical Neuroophthalmology

Additional new eBooks in Books@Ovid:


DML Services and the Winter Break

December 16, 2014

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
Open with limited hours: Monday, December 15th to Friday, December 19th: 8am-4pm
Closed from December 20th to January 4th.
Normal hours will resume on January 5, 2015

Ask a DML Librarian
Chat: There will be no service from Monday, December 22nd to Friday, January 2nd.
DML Reference Email: From December 19th to January 4th, this email service will be unavailable.
Normal hours for both chat and email will return on January 5th.

Interlibrary Loan
DML’s Interlibrary Loan service is closed from December 20, 2014 to January 4, 2015.  Any requests submitted during this time will be processed starting on January 5th.


Thanksgiving Service Hours

November 25, 2014

The IS Desk and Ask a DML Librarian Services will be closed starting at 12pm on Wednesday (11/26) and remain closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Library will remain open 24/7 through the holiday and weekend. Please swipe your GOCard for access. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital staff can show MGUH ID to Security Guard for access.

Normal service hours will resume on Monday, December 1st.


Nov Med Ed Journal Club

November 19, 2014

Please join the Medical Education Journal Club on Friday, November 21st, 12pm in Med-Dent SW-107.

Brydges R, Hatala R, Zendejas B, Erwin PJ, Cook DA. Linking Simulation-Based Educational Assessments and Patient-Related Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Academic Medicine. 2014 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]. [PDF]

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

  1. Go to DML’s Journal Finder
  2. Search for Academic Medicine
  3. In the search results, below the journal title, click on the link for “Ovid”
  4. In the new page, browse for the “Publish Ahead of Print” section 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.


Imaging and Pathology Reference Centers

November 17, 2014

Imaging Reference Center
An imaging resource with over 4,000 classic diagnoses/topics and over 72,000 best-of images, including x-ray, CT, MR, ultrasound, and full-color graphics to help illustrate the concepts. Search the entire Imaging Reference Center or within specific categories. Images can be saved as a PowerPoint file for presentations and references include direct links to PubMed citations.

Pathology Reference Center
A pathology resource with over 2,100 classic diagnoses/topic  with more than 36,000 images; includes gross pathology, H&E, IHC stains, correlative images, and colored graphics. Search the entire Imaging Reference Center or within specific categories. Images can be saved as a PowerPoint file for presentations and references include direct links to PubMed citations.

Screenshots

Imaging Reference Center

Imaging Reference Center Topic Outline

Imaging Reference Center Two

Imaging Reference Center Slide Viewer

Pathology Reference Center 1

Pathology Reference Center Topic Outline

PRC Slides

Pathology Reference Center Slide Viewer


New Resource: BoardVitals

October 28, 2014

DML now subscribes to a new test prep resource: BoardVitals.

BoardVitals is an online test prep resource with question banks (including explanations) for the following major tests: USMLE Step 1, 2, 3; Shelf exams, and NCLEX-RN; or select questions by specialty. The site is mobile friendly and will work on your smartphone or tablet (Internet connection required).

  • First time users will need to create an account using a georgetown.edu or gunet.georgetown.edu email address.
  • The system will send a validation email; check your email and click on the validation link.

This is a great addition to our existing collection of online test prep resources which includes Exam Master OnLine and USMLE Consult. See also our First Aid eBook collection.