Category Archives: Databases

Learning EBM? Teaching EBM?

Himmelfarb Library has a resource for  you: JAMAevidence!  JAMAevidence provides access to information and tools to identify the best available evidence and to support users in the systematic evaluation of the validity, importance, and applicability of health sciences research. JAMAevidence provides … Continue reading

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Europe PMC: Expand your borders!

You may be familiar with the U.S. National Library’s of Medicine’s PubMed search interface and PubMed Central, a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature – but have you heard of Europe PMC? Europe PMC is a repository of life sciences articles, … Continue reading

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How do DC neighborhoods vary by life expectancy?

PolicyMap now provides access to new life expectancy data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  This data provides standardized life expectancy data at census tract level, and allows identification of neighborhood-level differences in life expectancy as shown in this … Continue reading

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Hello again, National Guideline Clearinghouse?

In the wake of the recent demise of the National Guideline Clearinghouse due to a loss of federal funding, the ECRI Institute has announced plan to continue to provide access to a guideline database.  ECRI Institute is an independent nonprofit … Continue reading

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Goodbye: National Guideline Clearinghouse

The National Guideline Clearinghouse has ceased operation and links to it have been removed from the Himmelfarb Library website.  The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality released a statement on July 2, 2018 which stated that the National Guideline Clearinghouse would cease as federal … Continue reading

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Who is talking about your research?

PlumX metrics are now available in Himmelfarb Library‘s Research Commons, a repository of research output for GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the School of Nursing. PlumX provides non-traditional  metrics  like Altmetric (social media … Continue reading

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New Resource: DNP Project Repository

A new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Project Repository recently was developed by the School of Nursing in collaboration with Himmelfarb Library‘s Research Commons. The DNP Project Repository archives all doctoral projects completed within GW’s DNP program. It is used to advance nursing practice by preserving, archiving, and … Continue reading

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