Scheduled GEORGE Downtime

July 24, 2013

GEORGE, the library catalog, will be unavailable for most of the day on Wednesday, July 31st for scheduled maintenance. As an alternative, patrons may use ALADIN to search for Georgetown holdings.

ALADIN is the catalog for the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) and Georgetown University and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital affiliates are allowed to request articles and books from member institutions. Please contact DML Reference with any questions about ALADIN or the WRLC.

New DML Resources

July 9, 2013


PEMSoft is an interactive clinical library and decision support system for pediatric emergency, critical care, and primary care practitioners. Resource categories include: Procedures, Calculators, Toxicology, Formularies, and more.

Transplant Database Library
The Transplant Library is the bibliographic database of the Centre for Evidence in Transplantation (CET) which is a joint operation of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This database contains over 7,500 references or randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews on all aspects of solid organ transplantation.


Osborn’s Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
This eBook (on the Ovid platform) is separated into six sections: Trauma, Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions, Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelinating Diseases, Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-like Lesions, Toxic, Metabolic, Degenerative, and CSF Disorders, and Congenital Malformations of the Skull and Brain. This text also includes 3,300 high resolution radiologic images and medical illustrations.

Print Books

Iserson’s Getting into a Residency: A Guide for Medical Students
“A step-by-step guide through the process of selecting a medical specialty and obtaining a residency position. Packed with tips and practical information, this book could be called How to Get the Most Out of Medical School – and How to Succeed in a Career.”

Clinical Skills Day Documents

July 9, 2013

All of the handheld cases from this year’s Clinical Skills Day (third year medical student orientation) have been uploaded to the Med Apps Guide.

If anyone has installation problems with their medical apps, please contact DML Reference, and we’ll help to solve the issues.


July 4th Hours

July 2, 2013

The Information Services Desk will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2013 in observance of Independence Day. Chat Reference will also be closed on Thursday, but please send an email to DML Reference with any questions. A librarian will respond with 24 hours.

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