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.


New PEMSoft App

May 20, 2014

The PEMSoft app is now available for iOS and Android devices. Click here for installation links and login credentials [Georgetown NetID required]. Below are a few screenshots.

PEMSoft Contents     PEMSoft Top 50PEMSoft SummaryPEMSoft Favorites


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.

 


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].

Oxford Journals Mobilized

June 7, 2012

Did you know that all Oxford Journals have mobile-friendly sites and they are now even more accessible!?

On Campus: On your handheld device, just add the m prefix to the normal URL and you should connect automatically. For example, Journal of Infectious Diseases, http://jid.oxfordjournals.org becomes http://m.jid.oxfordjournals.org

Off-campus [New]: You must first connect to the journal’s site from on campus. Then, tap the “Authorize this Device”. On the next screen, enter your name and email. You should receive a code that will be valid for six months, once activated. Learn more at Oxford’s site.

Want to see what medical journal titles are available? Search for all of our Oxford Journals in Journal Finder. Change the drop-down to “Vendor” and search for Oxford Journals and you’ll find 39 different titles.


Mobile DML

October 21, 2011

We are happy to announce the beta version of Dahlgren Memorial Library’s mobile site. If you access http://dml.georgetown.edu from a mobile device, you will now be automatically redirected to a mobile version of DML’s mobile resources.

Since this is new, we would really appreciate your feedback. Here is a short and anonymous survey to fill out (also linked on the mobile site).

Thanks!


[Update] Nursing Reference Center

July 8, 2011

NRC is now available on the iPhone and iPod Touch and it’s free* for all Georgetown University and Georgetown University Hospital! You can search or browse Quick Lessons, Drug Monographs, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, and more. Here are the access instructions:

  1. Open NRC on your computer and scroll to the bottom of the page.
  2. Click on the link: “NRC iPhone/iPod Touch Application.”
  3. In the pop-up, enter your email address to receive code and installation instructions.
  4. Open your email on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
  5. Click the first link in the email to install the app from the App Store.
  6. Once you have the NRC app installed, click on the second link to activate the content.

*Institutional Subscription paid for by Dahlgren Memorial Library

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Dahlgren Memorial Library now subscribes to the Nursing Reference Center (NRC), which can be accessed from on-campus as well as off-campus.

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nurse faculty. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases, including the following specific modules: Diseases & Conditions, Skills & Procedures, Drug Information, Patient Education, Practice Resources, and Continuing Education.

Also included within the Practice Resources are several searchable and browseable eBooks, including Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Davis’s Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, and more.


Flash and Dash

January 4, 2011

First Fridays Flash & Dash Info Sessions
A FLASH of inspiration/information allows you to DASH back to the office or study cubicle in no time. Get up to speed on all the new gadgets, widgets, gizmos, fads, tech trends, apps, resources, and upgrades.

Refreshing beverages and ideas await you!
Under thirty minutes.
Informal.
All levels of experience welcome.
Meet in DML Conference Room @ Noon.

Spring 2011 Schedule
Friday 2/4: What’s Twitter & Why Use It
Friday 3/4: Mobile Apps of the Moment
Friday 4/1: New Alternatives to PubMed
Friday 5/6: Browser Productivity: Using Firefox Add-ons, Extensions, & Plug-ins

Info Session Descriptions

What’s Twitter & Why Use It
Twitter is being used to disseminate information rapidly. Find out about what you can do to share short bits of information quickly and instantly with others. Learn about how the medical community is utilizing this service. You’ll be ready to tweet in less than 30 minutes.

Mobile Apps of the Moment
Are you overwhelmed with the sheer volume of apps out there? Want our expert opinion on what we think are the must-have medical, productivity, and fun apps of the moment? Give us 30 minutes, and we’ll tell you all about it.

New Alternatives to PubMed
Love the articles in PubMed but don’t love the search interface? Or, perhaps you are looking for new options to discover fabulous research articles? In 30 short minutes, we’ll go over four new, free alternatives to the PubMed search interface and demonstrate how you can continue to access those same great articles via one of the new user-friendly search interfaces!

Browser Productivity: Using Firefox Add-ons, Extensions, & Plug-ins
Is Firefox your default Internet browser and you want to get more out of it? Or, are you an Internet Explorer user and need some good reasons to convert to Firefox? For this thirty minute session, we’ll explore the top add-ons, extensions, and plug-ins to make Firefox more personalized and productive.


Flash & Dash

August 16, 2010

First Fridays Flash & Dash Info Sessions

A FLASH of inspiration/information allows you to DASH back to the office or study cubicle in no time. Get up to speed on all the new gadgets, widgets, gizmos, fads, tech trends, apps, resources, and upgrades.

Refreshing beverages and ideas await you!
Under thirty minutes.
Informal.
All levels of experience welcome.
Meet in DML Conference Room @ Noon.

Fall 2010 Schedule

Friday 9/3: RSS Feeds—Keep Up with the Research & News
Friday 10/1: Apps of the Moment
Friday 11/5: Citation Tracking
Friday 12/3: What’s Twitter & Why Use It

Info Session Descriptions

RSS Feeds—Keep Up with the Research & News
Keeping up with current biomedical research can be overwhelming. Imagine having one single list of articles from your favorite journals, newspapers, web sites, and blogs which you could peruse at your leisure. Just 30 minutes of your time and you’ll learn all you need to know to get started!

Apps of the Moment
Are you overwhelmed with the sheer volume of apps out there? Want our expert opinion on what we think are the must-have medical, productivity, and fun apps of the moment? Give us 30 minutes, and we’ll tell you all about it.

Citation Tracking
Ever wonder who has been citing your articles? Or, perhaps you have found an excellent article and wonder how the research has been further developed and used. Maybe you are wondering how to analyze one researcher’s citation and measure his or her impact. In 30 short minutes, we will unveil the mystery that is citation tracking.

What’s Twitter & Why Use It
Twitter is being used to disseminate information rapidly. Find out about what you can do to share short bits of information quickly and instantly with others. Learn about how the medical community is utilizing this service. You’ll be ready to tweet in under 30 minutes.


Mobile Natural Standard

July 23, 2010

Natural Standard is now available on your mobile device. It works on Android, Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, and others. Before you get started, you will need the free Skyscape Medical Resources app. Here are installation instructions for Natural Standard:

  1. Open this link: http://www.skyscape.com/natstd/georgetown
  2. Enter your name and Georgetown email address
  3. Check your email and click the hyperlink to confirm your account (you should get a serial number)
  4. On your mobile device, open the Skyscape app
  5. Tap Tools and then Install Resource
  6. Enter the Natural Standard serial number and tap continue, then Register and Install.

natural standard ginger evidenceNatural Standard Ginger InteractionsNatural Standard Acupuncture Evidence

View more iPhone medical apps on our Medical Apps Guide.