Category Archives: Databases

Last chance for feedback: PolicyMap

Please provide your feedback on PolicyMap before the trial expires at the end of February!  We are particularly interested in if and how you might use PolicyMap to support teaching and research. Himmelfarb Library has a trial during February for PolicyMap.   PolicyMap offers easy-to-use online … Continue reading

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RefWorks – In-Text Issues

RefWorks (new) is experiencing issues with some of its options for creating in-text citations.  WriteNCite for Macs and WriteNCite for PCs are both working and are the preferred options.  Here’s the current status of in-text citation options for RefWorks (new): Google add-in: this is currently … Continue reading

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Trial access: PolicyMap with GIS Mapping

Himmelfarb Library has a trial during February for PolicyMap.   PolicyMap offers easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US.    Here’s a sample of what you can do with PolicyMap: Make Maps – … Continue reading

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What is clinical pharmacogenomics?

Is this drug more effective for individuals with a specific genetic profile?   Are some people at increased risk of a serious drug reaction from a specific drug?   How is pharmacogenomic information being used clinically right now? Pharmacogenomics: Precision Medicine and … Continue reading

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Google Scholar – New Look, Same Great Options

Google Scholar recently made some interface updates and so may look a bit different, but still offers Himmelfarb Library users some great options to customize the search interface.    Many of the customization options are available from the menu in … Continue reading

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Clinical overviews via ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey and ClinicalKey for Nursing are introducing new Clinical Overview articles.  Clinical Overview articles will replace FirstConsult articles in ClinicalKey and provide a new type of content in Clinical Key for Nursing. Clinical Overviews provide snap shot clinical information on the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for … Continue reading

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Thing you are having a challenging week?

Thing you are having a challenging week? Listen to Dr. Mary-Claire King describe one week in her life.  Dr. King’s research identified the BRCA1, a gene that increases the risk for breast cancer, among many other accomplishments. King M. Who can … Continue reading

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