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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…

Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI)

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources

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…

ScienceDirect Technical Issue

Richard Saldivar Library News, Service Disruptions

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.