Author: Richard Saldivar

Open Science Panel

The library is hosting an Open Science Panel on March 29th. This session will cover the benefits of openly sharing information, the advantages of promoting your work in the DigitalCommons@PCOM, and discuss open access journals.

Discover how publishers and other researchers view open science and what it means for you.

Lunch will be provided and an RSVP is required.

Panelists
Marian Taliaferro – AAMC
Srujana Rayalam – PCOM
Denah Appelt – PCOM
David Stout – Bepress

Georgia RSVP
March 29, 12pm-1pm, Room 1040
RSVP with Skye Bickett, skyebi@pcom.edu, by March 27

Philadelphia RSVP
March 29, 12pm-1pm, Evans 008
RSVP with PJ Grier, pjgrier@pcom.edu, by March 26

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7th Annual PCOM Research Days

We are proud to announce the 7th Annual PCOM Research Day!

All members of the PCOM community are invited to celebrate research, innovation, scholarship, and creativity with a day of poster presentations on the Georgia and Philadelphia Campuses, sponsored by the CCDA, the PCOM chapter of Sigma Xi, the National Research Honor Society, and the Division of Research.


Georgia Campus


Georgia Campus Research Day will be held on May 16, 2017.

Georgia Campus researchers can now submit abstracts here.

The submission deadline is April 28, 2017.

Georgia poster boards are 40″ x 60″, so the posters will need to be a little smaller than the boards.

For more information on Georgia abstract submission guidelines click here.

You can submit the PCOM marketing research poster request form here. Alternatively, you can access a PDF version of the request form here.


Philadelphia Campus


Philadelphia Campus Research Day will be held on May 3, 2017.

Location: Activities Center, gymnasium

Philadelphia Campus researchers can now submit abstracts here.

The submission deadline is April 7, 2017.

Philadelphia poster dimensions may not exceed 4’x6’ (48”x 72”).

For more information on Philadelphia abstract submission guidelines click here.

You can submit the PCOM marketing research poster request form here. Alternatively, you can access a PDF version of the request form here.

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Library Satisfaction Survey (LibQual+®)

The library satisfaction survey is now closed.  Thanks to all who participated!

Winners will be announced soon.

Results will be posted on the library website as soon as the results are analyzed.

If you have any questions please visit our LibQual+® Guide or contact the library assessment team.

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Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI) trial

The PCOM Library is offering a one month trial to the Journal of Medical Insight.

JoMI is a surgical video journal / virtual operating theater that seeks to impact health care and education through filming and publishing surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians.

JoMI was filmed at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and other top institutions and, at present, primarily focuses on orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and general surgery and patient care.

Access from the web, tablet, laptop and smartphones. You need only to create an account on JoMI.com and list Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as the “Institution”. This will allow for complete access (including off-campus and on tablets, laptops, and smartphones).

The institutional trial starts 02/01/17 and expires on 3/01/17.

Did you find this resource useful? Please send comments to library@pcom.edu.

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ScienceDirect Technical Issue

Due to a technical issue, some users are experiencing trouble accessing ScienceDirect content off-campus.

If you experience trouble, try re-accessing ScienceDirect through this link or by installing the Remote Access Bookmarklet and clicking the bookmarklet while on ScienceDirect to reload the page through the library’s proxy.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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PCOM Full Text in Google Scholar

There is a current issue where PCOM Full Text links are not showing up in Google Scholar. Our vendor is working with Google to restore these links.

In the meantime, to find full text articles be sure to try OneSearch+ or Pubmed.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques 3rd Edition Videos

There is currently an issue with viewing videos from the 3rd edition of Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques.

The vendor is currently working to restore the videos, in the meantime, users are encouraged to view the videos here.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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New York Times Technical Issue

Due to a technical issue, users of The New York Times inEducation website may experience difficulty logging in to their account and may have received a notification email informing them of an expired account.

The New York Times are aware of this issue and are working diligently to fix it.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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New uWise Website and Scheduled Downtime

On Monday, December 12, 2016, uWise will be launching a new website.

To prepare for the launch, uWise will be unavailable from 5:00 pm on December 9th through 9:00 am on December 12th.

Upon launch, uWise access will be restricted to active students on ob-gyn clerkship rotation

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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BrowZine iOS App Currently Unavailable

The BrowZine iOS app is currently unavailable in the App Store. BrowZine is currently working to restore access as soon as possible.

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