Library News

19 Jun 2017
New Journal Impact Factors now available

The 2017 release of updated Journal Impact Factors are now available.  Access to the new Impact Factors are made available through Journal Citation Reports via the Web of Science platform.  These are the most recent Impact Factors reflecting journal citation data from 2016.  Journal Impact Factors are a proprietary measurement of journal quality based on the...

22 May 2017
Keep current with journals using BrowZine

The BrowZine app, available for Apple, Android devices and a desktop version, allows for easier access to Emory’s online journal subscriptions via the “My Bookshelf.” My Bookshelf allows users to create one’s own “library” of online journals.  Up to 64 journals can be placed in My Bookshelf.  BrowZine supports majority of publishers; the comprehensive list...

08 May 2017
All Emory blackboard content unavailable after Aug. 31, 2017

Emory University is in the final stages of transitioning to Canvas.  Blackboard content and archives will be permanently unavailable after August 31, 2017.  Content will need to exported and saved locally for any course, grade center, or Store & Share to be accessed in the future. Additional information and detailed steps for exporting Blackboard content...

01 May 2017
Congratulations to Scavenger Hunt Winners

Congratulations to the scavenger hunt winners who correctly answered questions about the recent exhibit, And There’s the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors.  This travelling exhibit, curated by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, was on display at the WHSC Library through April 22.  The exhibit was also on display in the Jones Room...

25 Apr 2017
Isabel: A differential diagnosis tool

Need assistance with a diagnosis? There’s a database for that. Isabel is a differential diagnosis tool in which you enter any symptoms and are provided a list of possible diagnoses. Click on individual conditions and drugs for additional information provided through library resources. The WHSC Library welcomes your opinion of Isabel in this 6-question survey at

05 Apr 2017
DynaMed Plus

Want to stay current in your specialty? Updated daily based on monitoring of over 500 medical journals and guidelines publications, DynaMed Plus makes it easy to do so by using its Recent Updates feature that allows users to view all updates or only practice-changing updates. DynaMed Plus is a point-of-care tool that includes clinical calculators...

28 Mar 2017
Medical Theory Influencing the Work of William Shakespeare

The Exhibit Shakespeare created some of the most memorable characters in literature.  His understanding of human nature and personality was influenced by humorism, an ancient medical theory about how bodily fluids determined a person’s physical and mental health, as well as personality.  The National Library of Medicine’s exhibit, “And there’s the humor of it”: Shakespeare...

08 Mar 2017
STAT!Ref: AHFS Drug Information

We have the drug information! STAT!Ref provides access to clinical e-textbooks, coding, drug and reference works. Most notably, it provides full text access to the 2016 AHFS Drug Information publication. For EHC access, click on the Library icon in the VDT or go to the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library webpage for EHC resources at...

03 Mar 2017
Woodruff Health Sciences Library hosts “From DNA to Beer” Exhibit and Event

Recently, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library exhibited “From DNA to Beer,” an exhibit by the National Library of Medicine.  The exhibit explored how bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness and restore health, and it highlighted how scientists have harnessed these microbes to manufacture both new medicines and potent potables.  On February 23, the Health...

14 Feb 2017
DataMed Seminar- Second Seminar in Series on Scientific Publishing

The second seminar presentation in a scientific publishing series co-hosted by the WHSC Library and the Scholarly Communications Office, will be held Thursday, February 23rd at 11am till noon.  No RSVP is required; refreshments will be served. Additional Seminars in the series: Publishing: Perspective of An Editor and an Author held Friday, February 3, 2017 Speaker Nadine...