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Resource Spotlight: New journals in 2022

Becker Library now provides students, staff and faculty access to: Addiction Biology Bipolar Disorders Current Developmental Disorders Reports European Journal of Pain Evidence-Based Mental Health Haemophilia Injury Prevention Journal of Attention Disorders Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology Nature Aging Nature Reviews Disease Primers Nature Reviews Methods Primers NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery NEJM Evidence  [Read more]

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LGBTQ Books at Becker

Becker Library strives to house a collection that supports and reflects the diversity of our community. The Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center collection (located in the atrium of Becker Library) includes a number of LGBTQ resources in both electronic and print format, including recent additions suggested by the education subcommittee of OUTmed.  Below is  [Read more]

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Embase now provides article preprints from MedRXiv and BioRXiv

Embase now provides access to biomedical information at the earliest possible moment, including randomized controlled trials (useful for systematic reviews), identifying key opinion leaders via grey literature, and competitive intelligence from MedRXiv and BioRXiv.  Preprint filters have been added to the search results page under publication types (limit to preprint) and journal titles (limit to  [Read more]

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Research or medical glossaries help simplify language, better communicate your work  

At the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences’ 4th Annual Symposium, “Making an Impact, Shaping the Future,”  panelist Dr. L. Ebony Boulware, vice dean for translational science research at Duke University, emphasized the need to speak a common language, especially when working with community members and research participants. While this isn’t always an easy task, it  [Read more]

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Refugee health resources

Refugees often arrive with a broad spectrum of health challenges including lack of medical records, language barriers, and trauma. Here are some resources healthcare professionals may use when caring for refugee populations.

Announcements

New quiet study space opened on the sixth floor

Becker Library has added a new quiet study area. The Center for the History of Medicine space on the 6th floor of the library is now available to School of Medicine students and faculty for quiet study – no reservations required. The library opened the space in response to student requests for more study areas  [Read more]

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Prepare for NIH Data Management and Sharing Plans Using the DMPTool

Beginning with the January 25, 2023 grant cycle, the NIH will enact a policy requiring all NIH grant submissions to include a two page Data Management and Sharing plan (henceforth referred to as the plan). The plan outlines how the investigator will store, protect, and ultimately share research data generated from NIH funds. You can begin  [Read more]

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