Monthly Archives: December 2014

New VPN now available!

GW has replaced the existing VPN (Virtual Private Network) access with a new VPN that launched today.  The VPN allows your computer to function as though it is on the GW campus and therefore allows you to access most databases, … Continue reading

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Need a Data Management Plan?

Many researchers are experienced with planning, obtaining funding, and publishing their research findings, but may have less experience in creating a data management plan.  A data management plan is a formal document that describes how you will manage your data … Continue reading

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ClinicalKey – Table of Contents service

ClinicalKey now provides a new ‘Journal eToc alert service’ so that you can receive email notification of new journal issues as soon as they’re available.  With each journal eToc alert you will receive and email containing the Table of Content for … Continue reading

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Lexicomp & Off-Label Drug Information

Lexicomp has integrated information about off-label drug information into their drug information.  Lexicomp users will now find a ‘Use: Off-Label’ field in drug monographs.  This new field provides information on the off-label uses for the drug as well as an evidence … Continue reading

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Panel and Workshop: Writing and Publishing on AIDS

On Monday, a panel discussion on writing and publishing on AIDS discussed challenges and approaches to scholarly publishing with a particular eye toward junior faculty and researchers.  As a follow-up to the panel’s discussion, the following resources may be useful: … Continue reading

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Health Affairs: Special Issue on Children’s Health

The December issue of Health Affairs focuses on children’s health and includes articles that examine “current threats to the health and health care of America’s children”.  The issue includes a number of sections which address children’s health through the lens … Continue reading

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Writing Center@Himmelfarb – last chance this semester!

Working on your end-of-semester papers? Need some writing help? You have one last chance this semester to book a slot with one of the Writing Center’s graduate writing consultants based at Himmelfarb Library. By special arrangement, Justin Kuprevich will be … Continue reading

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The Global Nutrition Report

The first publication of The Global Nutrition Report is now available online.  This publication is the results of work by a consortium of nations, organizations, researchers, and scholars.  The report is meant to provide a comprehensive study on global health … Continue reading

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