Enroll in Duo & maintain access to DML Resources

December 17, 2018

The Duo software,  provided by the University Information Services department, uses a process called “two-factor authentication” to ensure that Georgetown accounts are protected.

Duo enrollment is required by December 22, 2018 for anyone that has an employment relationship with Georgetown.  After the 22nd,  non-Duo users will be blocked from Georgetown accounts, including DML resource access, until enrolled.

Find enrollment directions and help on the UIS DUO enrollment page

Nursing eBooks and Essential Evidence Plus are moving…

December 10, 2018

During the next month, a small number of resources are moving to new platforms. With these moves, content remains the same but the organization may be different. Access to downloaded app and web-based content provided by the previous platforms will be removed when the moves are complete. The new URLs and major differences are detailed below.

1. Doenges ME, Moorhouse MF, Murr AC. (2016) Nurse’s Pocket Guide : Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales. 14th edition

Topics will now be listed under Chapter 2, Nursing Diagnoses in alphabetical order as well as Chapter 3, Health Conditions and Client Concerns with Associated Nursing Diagnoses.

Nurse’s Pocket Minder will be listed under Nursing Diagnoses Accepted for Use and Research (2015-2017) as well as within Appendix 2.

There is added content in Appendix 1.

2. Vallerand AH, Sanoski CA, Quiring C. (2019). Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. 16th edition.

The new EBSCO platform will host a new, 2019 edition. There will be added content within many of the chapters such as Evidence Based Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics as well as Overview of Risk Evaluation and mitigation systems (REMS). Other chapters will have similar names such as Natural Herbal Prodcuts and Drugs Approved in Canada.

3. Salisbury C. Diseases and Disorders. 5th Edition.

There are no significant changes between the two versions.

4. Jameson JL, Kasper DL, Fauci As, et. Al. (2018). Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 20th edition. (formerly Harrisons Manual of Medicine)

The new AccessMedicine platform will host a new 2018 edition.

5. The Diagnosaurus

There is no significant change in the content between the platforms other than the tool is also named DDx on the new platform.

6. Essential Evidence Plus

Essential Evidence Plus is formatted as an eBook rather than a database on the new platform. The content remains the same while the organization will be a little different.

Decision Support tools, the Diagnostic Test Calculators, as well as the History and Physical Exam Calculator will all be listed under the “Calculators” section.

Derm Expert Image View will be listed under the “Image Library” section.

The EBMG Evidence Summaries and Guidelines will be listed underneath “Related Content” and is split into EBMG Evidence Summaries, EBMG Audio Library, EBMG Image Library, and EBMG Video Library.

In order to set up the POEMs alerts:

Set up receipt of daily or weekly POEM emails through your STAT!Ref Preferences account, My STAT!Ref. Create a new account or login to your existing account by clicking My STAT!Ref at the top of the page.
Once logged in to your account, go to the Alerts tab and Enable the Essential Evidence Plus Daily POEMs by clicking the Enable button. You may switch from Daily to Weekly by clicking the appropriate button.

Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.

Researchers and authors – Hear insights direct from the editorial office with Wiley Researcher Academy

September 18, 2018

Wiley Researcher Academy banner

Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown University Medical Center, is now providing the GUMC Community with the Wiley Researcher Academy – an online, self-paced, modular learning program developed, written and presented by a global network of journal editors and industry experts in research and publishing. Topics covered include funding, best practices for the writing process, open access, manuscript submission, peer review and more.

Access the platform via the link below, and login using your Georgetown NetID username and password.


Questions? Ask a DML Librarian.

New DML Research Guides

December 11, 2009

Dahlgren Memorial Library has a new interface for its research guides:  http://researchguides.dml.georgetown.edu. We are gradually migrating the old research guides to this new format and also adding additional topics.

These new research guides will incorporate new technologies such as RSS feeds, podcasts, video, etc. The guides will allow users to rate resources, comment on links, and send suggestions for potential links to include in the guide. There will also be contact information on every page to provide our users with quick access to a librarian.

These guide are also integrated with the Library’s liaison program in order to help support the community of Georgetown University Medical Center and Georgetown University Hospital.

Here’s a quick presentation of the features:

H1N1 Resource Guide Available

September 24, 2009

The H1N1 Resource Guide provides access to authoritative information and resources regarding H1N1 influenza.

The guide will be continuously updated by librarians at Dahlgren Memorial Library and will include new resources as they become available.

The H1N1 Guide Features:

  • Authoritative information about the H1N1 virus, including information from DynaMed, National Guidelines Clearinghouse, Essential Evidence Plus, and online textbooks.
  • Links to recent articles from PubMed, CINAHL, and national newspapers.
  • Access to core websites, such as the CDC, Flu.gov, WHO, and other reliable sites.
  • Updates, alerts, and feeds from trustworthy sources.
  • Maps and statistics illustrating H1N1 trends.
  • Information for clinicians, including evidence-based sources and guidelines.
  • Information for patients, including low-literacy documents.
  • Easy access to Dahlgren Memorial Library librarians via chat, email, or phone.

Check out the guide today! H1N1 Resource Guide http://researchguides.dml.georgetown.edu/H1N1