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BiblioBlast, March 2016: Home

The D. Samuel Gottesman Library's Monthly Newsletter

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Welcome to BiblioBlast, the newsletter of the D. Samuel Gottesman Library of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. BiblioBlast will inform you about new Library resources and keep you up to date with our classes, events and other activities. It will also highlight tips to make our online resources easier and faster to use. 

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In this issue:

March 16: Everything You Need To Know Before Publishing in a Journal
mobilePDR Now Available
“And there’s the humor of it”
Library Staff Spotlight
Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research
Zika Virus Resource Page from NCBI
search.bioPreprint: Immediate Discovery of New Biomedical Research
AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines App
Einstein Book Club
E-Books from Wiley
Books from APA PsycNET
New Webinar Series from the Library

Upcoming Library Events

Workshops are held in the Library Training Room, Forchheimer 119N. Click on a title to sign up.

Contact the Reference Department for more information, or to schedule an individual or small-group session.

New Webinar Series from the Library

The Library is offering a new series of 30-minute webinars from 12:00-12:30pm on Wednesdays, beginning March 23. Register online now so that you can log in from the comfort of your own computer. The schedule is as follows:
 
March 23: Finding Full-Text in EndNote

March 30: Clinical Queries

April 6: ORCID

April 13: H-Index

April 20: 3 Apps in 30 Minutes

April 27: MyNCBI

The webinars are in addition to our regularly scheduled, live and in-person classes in Forchheimer 119N

March 16: Everything You Need To Know Before Publishing in a Journal

Register now for this exciting event!

Wednesday, March 16 2016
Lecture: 12:00-1:00pm, Price Center Auditorium
Lunch and Q&A: 1:00-2:00pm, Price 351
 
Speakers:

Elizabeth Perill:  Executive Publisher, Health & Medical Sciences, Elsevier
Elizabeth is responsible for managing a portfolio of  general surgery journals, both subscription and open access.
 

 

George Woodward: Publisher, Health & Medical Sciences, Elsevier
George presents to early-career researchers around the U. S, providing an insider’s perspective on the publishing process  & how to get the most out of it.
 

 

 

Panelists for the Q&A Session:  

Ruth Angeletti, PhD.: Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology and Executive Editor of Analytical Biochemistry.
Dr. Angeletti has reviewed manuscripts for numerous scientific journals, including Journal of Biological Chemistry, Nature Methods, and PLoS One.


 

Dianne Cox, PhD.: Professor, Departments of Anatomy & Structural Biology and Developmental and Molecular Biology and Executive Editor of Analytical Biochemistry.
Dr. Cox has reviewed manuscripts for numerous scientific journals, including Journal of Biological Chemistry, Nature Methods, and PLoS One.


 
Topics:

  • Picking a journal to submit to
  • Understanding the editorial and review process
  • Proper reference citation
  • Common mistakes/dos and don'ts
  • Ethics in scholarly publishing
  • Complying with the NIH Public Access policy
  • Promoting your article

This event is co-sponsored by and the D. Samuel Gottesman Library and the Career & Development Program for Graduate Students and Postdocs. Lunch is provided courtesy of  Elsevier.

Register!

mobilePDR Now Available

mobilePDR is the official drug information app from PDR, publisher of Physicians’ Desk Reference. The app is available for Apple or Android devices and can be installed on multiple devices.  Free registration is required.
 
To install:

  • Visit PDR.net/mobilePDR
  • Click App Store or Google Play to install
  • Open app on your device
  • Tap “Create an account”
  • Tap “Skip this step”
  • Enter the requested information and submit registration

“And there’s the humor of it”

The Library will be hosting a new traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), “And there’s the humor of it”: Shakespeare and the four humors, from April 4 to May 13, 2016.
 
The now discarded theory of the four bodily humors – blood, bile, melancholy and phlegm – pervades the plays of William Shakespeare (1564-1616). In his time, the four humors were understood to define one’s physical and mental health as well as determine their personality. Carried by the bloodstream, the four humors bred the core passions of anger, grief, hope and fear – the emotions conveyed so powerfully in Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies.
 
"And there’s the humor of it": Shakespeare and the four humors explores the role played by the four humors in several of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays through beautiful imagery and rare books from both the NLM and the Folger Shakespeare Library. It also examines more modern interpretations of the four humors in contemporary medicine.
 
Learn more about the exhibit.

Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research

A new report from the National Academies Press (NAP) addresses growing concerns that an unintended effect of federal regulations is to undercut the productivity of the research enterprise and diminish the return on the federal investment in research.
 
Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research: A New Regulatory Framework for the 21st Century:

  • reviews the regulatory framework as it currently exists
  • considers specific regulations that have placed undue burdens on the research enterprise, and
  • reassesses the process by which these regulations are created, reviewed, and retired.

 With free registration on the NAP website, you can download a free pdf of the report.

AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines App

The NLM recently announced the AIDSinfo Treatment Guidelines app. The app provides access to the HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines developed by working groups of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council.
 
The app automatically refreshes guidelines content when the user is connected to a wireless or cellular data network. When wireless Internet access is not available, app users can view and search the guidelines offline.
 
Available for both iOS and Android devices, the free app includes several features:

  • View only guideline recommendations or tables
  • Receive notifications about new content
  • Bookmark sections of a guideline
  • Search for information within guidelines
  • and more!

Library Staff Spotlight

Our Head of Reference & Educational Resources, Aurelia Minuti, is co-author of a systematic review recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, “Epidemiology and treatment of angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE): A systematic review.”  This is just one of the numerous reviews Ms. Minuti and the other reference librarians have worked on with students, residents and faculty at Einstein and our affiliates.
 
If you need help with a systematic review, you can contact the Reference Department at 718.430-3104 or askref@einstein.yu.edu.

Zika Virus Resource Page from NCBI

NCBI’s new Zika virus resource page makes it easy to find and analyze relevant sequence data. The page includes links to the following Zika virus data at NCBI:

  • nucleotide and protein sequences
  • the reference genome with updated mature peptide annotation,
  • publications on Pubmed
  • external Zika virus resources

search.bioPreprint: Immediate Discovery of New Biomedical Research

A new search tool from the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Sciences Library System —  search.bioPreprint — helps researchers to search preprint databases to discover cutting edge, yet-to-be-published or reviewed biomedical research articles. Databases searched include:

  • arXiv, covering physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, statistics and quantitative biology.
  • bioRxiv, covering new, confirmatory and contradictory results in research ranging from neuroscience to zoology.
  • F1000Research, which provides a platform for the immediate publication of scientific posters and slides

Find out detailed information.

Einstein Book Club

The Einstein Book Club continues its New York City theme with Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Goldfinch. Join us on May 11 at 9:00am to discuss this “rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind” (New York Times Book Review). It’s long, so start reading now. The Book Club welcomes members from the entire Einstein community.