Category Archives: Databases

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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PolicyMap now available @ Himmelfarb!

PolicyMap is now available via Himmelarb Library! PolicyMap allows users to create maps by combing access to a data library with mapping and reporting tools.  PolicyMap provides access to more that 150 data sources and also allows users to upload their own data.  Users can then … Continue reading

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Clinical info app: DynaMed Plus

Download the DynaMed Plus app to your phone to have up-to-the-minute access to clinical and drug information.    DynaMed Plus is available as an app as well as online, featuring both desktop and mobile-optimized interfaces.     To download the DynaMed Plus … Continue reading

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Update time: Lexicomp app

It’s time to renew (or install) your Lexicomp app! Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information app  including Lexi-Drugs, a drug interaction tool, and an extensive library of clinical calculators.  Lexicomp is available both via web access and as an app that you can install … Continue reading

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