Good Friday Hours

March 28, 2013

The Information Services Desk at DML will be closed Friday, March 29, 2013 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 refer to the Ask A DML Librarian service.

Update: ScienceDirect Access from Off-campus

March 22, 2013

UPDATE: 3/25/13: Access to ScienceDirect from off-campus has been restored. Thanks for your patience.


The ScienceDirect database (including journals and eBooks) is currently displaying the error message “You have been temporarily denied access to the system” when accessed from off-campus. On-campus users should not be affected. We are working with our vendor to re-instate access and apologize for the inconvenience.

Please contact a DML Librarian with any questions.

Journal of Visualized Experiments

March 11, 2013

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format.
Here are two of the different subject sections that are available through Georgetown University:

2006 to present

Clinical and Translational Medicine
2006 to present

Other subjects include: Basic Protocols, Immunology and Infection, and Neuroscience

Epocrates Essentials

March 3, 2013

Epocrates, a highly regarded all-in-one clinical drug and diagnostic tool, is now available for all Georgetown University affiliates courtesy of Dahlgren Memorial Library.

Highlights include:

  • Point-of-care drug reference
  • Drug interaction checker
  • Pill identifier, pill pictures
  • Health plan formularies
  • Alternative (herbal) medicines
  • Diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Disease conditions and topics

Epocrates can be utilized two different ways:

  1. Use Epocrates Online via a web browser. [NetID Required from off-campus]
  2. Use Epocrates Essentials: an iOS, Android, or BlackBerry app downloaded from via the DML site [NetID Required].