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Richard Saldivar Library News, New Resources
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Explore our newest video resource Kanopy. Kanopy includes over 26,000 videos that cover interprofessional education, ethics,​ LBGTQ topics,​ ​and more! Additionally, if you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’re in luck. Kanopy features must-see classic films from The Criterion Collection, educational material from The Great Courses and PBS, and festival indie and world cinema from award-winning global filmmakers.

New and improved Refworks

Richard Saldivar Library News

On December 11, the Library will be moving forward with the new RefWorks. This improved version makes it easier to manage and organize your research. To help manage the migration process, the library is available for one-on-one training or small group sessions.  Please submit your request here: https://library.pcom.edu/instruction/ To learn more about the new version of RefWorks, please visit the RefWorks guide. The guide features an overview of Refworks and includes instructions for importing references from Legacy RefWorks.

Open Access Week 2017

Richard Saldivar Library News

The 10th International Open Access Week runs from October 23-29, 2017. Celebrate it by reading up on open access, considering open access options for publication, and exploring open access publications by PCOM authors. What is open access? Open access content, including scholarly journal articles, is free and open to everyone.  To learn more about open access, read Peter Suber’s Open Access Overview or visit SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). How can I publish in an open access journal? The library’s membership in BioMed Central allows for PCOM affiliates to publish in any of the 293 BioMed Central journals without paying a…

Loansome Doc

Richard Saldivar Library News, New Resources

The library is now expanding interlibrary loan services to patrons outside of the PCOM community through Loansome Doc. Loansome Doc allows patrons not directly associated with PCOM to request articles from our databases for a fee. For more information, please visit our Loansome Doc page.


Richard Saldivar Library News

The Library would like to make you aware of the termination of our academic license to Epocrates, as of May 31, 2017. AthenaHealth, the parent company to this resource, is transforming the product and is not currently renewing licenses. We would like to be able to continue purchase of this content to support our curricula for a reasonable price, and will keep the PCOM community updated as we learn more.

7th Annual PCOM Research Days Winners

Richard Saldivar Library News

Thank you to the participants and attendees who made Research Day a success. Congratulations to the 2017 Research Day award winners! Georgia Campus Excellence in Research-Biomedical Sciences First place: Moji Salau, “BKCa Channel Expression and Functional Regulation in Diabetic Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells.” and Shelby Sweat, “Analysis of the Effects of TGF-β Mediated Reduction of Caveolin-1 Expression Following Cellular Interaction with a Biological Extracellular Matrix.” Second place: Christina Paul, “The Role of Lipocalin -2 (Lcn2) in Acetaminophen Induced Acute Liver Failure.” Honorable mention: Nisha Gajjar, “The role of secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) inhibitor Varespladib in mitigation of acetaminophen(APAP) induced…

New York Times Group Pass

Richard Saldivar Library News

The New Yorks Times have updated their registration process. To register for your free access to the New York Times, go to https://myaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass/access. Click “Create Account” and follow the instructions to create an account using your pcom.edu email. Students will now need to provide thier anticipated graduation date. Student access will be valid up to their anticipated graduation date. Faculty and Staff passes are good for one year. Once activated, your Pass will provide access to NYTimes.com from any location. For all users, upon expiration of your pass, you can extend your access by signing in with your New York Times account at…

Open Science Panel

Richard Saldivar Library News

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…