Category: Library News

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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Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI)

The PCOM Library is offering a new resource, 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).

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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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APA Style CENTRAL®

The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the new APA Style CENTRAL®!

Thanks to all who provided feedback.

The advantages include:

1. Digital library of APA Style quick guides and tutorials to refine your writing, and searches the APA Manual of Style by topic area.
2. Plan sound research with the research tools, and build a reference library with customized APA Style reference templates.
3. Translate your research into concise, powerful articles that are formatted for style.
4. Browse and search features to identify the best journals for publication.
5. Plagiarism tutorials.

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

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Thieme Atlas of Anatomy

The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the 3rd edition of the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy.

Students, faculty and staff now have the ability to download the book to iPads/Android tablets/pcs for off-line use (see here for PC/Mac Instructions and here for mobile instructions.)

Key Features

  • organized by self-contained guides to specific topics on every two-page spread
  • hundreds of clinical applications integrated into the anatomical descriptions, emphasizing the vital link between anatomical structure and function
  • illustrated with expertly rendered digital watercolors, cross-sections, x-rays, and CT and MRI scans
  • clearly labeled images help you easily identify each structure
  • summary tables throughout – ideal for rapid review
  • with 1,700 newly created illustrations and 100 tables, this work features comprehensive coverage of the musculoskeletal system and general anatomy, in addition to embryology and surface anatomy
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Draw it to Know It: Gross Anatomy Now Available!

The PCOM Library now offers Draw it to Know it for Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy!

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Gross Anatomy

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Neuroanatomy

Draw it to Know it teaches medical sciences in a purely kinesthetic way, revitalizing a classic approach to science education for the modern classroom. Follow the simple directions below to register for Draw it to Know it now.

  • To register, you must access the Draw it to Know registration page while on the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine network
  • On the registration page, create a username and password
  • Use this username and password at www.drawittoknowit.com anytime and anywhere
  • For mobile access, download the Draw it to Know it iPhone/iPad app from iTunes, or access Draw it to Know it directly from your mobile browser, and click Login to enter your username and password
  • If you have already registered from outside the network, you can associate your account with the site license from the My Account page while under the network

Click here for a Draw it to Know it how-to guide.

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USMLE First Aid Review Collection

The PCOM Library now offers electronic access to the USMLE First Aid Review Collection!

The collection includes all of the following titles in PDF format:

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