Category Archives: Software/Multimedia

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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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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New: 3D Human Anatomy Modeling

Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas provides a new way to study and explore anatomy. This online anatomy atlas allows users to view specific structures and layers from head to toe, rotate anatomical models, and explore systemic and regional anatomy. Visible … Continue reading

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Revamp Your Teaching with Open-Source Modules

How do you teach?  If you’re interested in adding innovation to your instruction, check out online modules made available by GW faculty! Online teaching materials and modules serve as  great teaching tools in medical education.  GW’s SMHS and CNHS faculty … Continue reading

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Potential Predatory vs. Legitimate Journals: Can You Tell the Difference?

Scholarly publishing has undergone a significant transformation with the rise of the Internet. Scholarly journals are now predominantly available in electronic format rather than in traditional print formats. This shift prompted the introduction of open access publishing – a movement … Continue reading

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New WEPA Interface

The WEPA print stations are being upgraded Saturday night and will have a new user interface when you next print!   The new screens will be more intuitive and offer more options.  You will be able to quickly add files to … Continue reading

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Announcing Launch of the Historical Collection!

Himmelfarb Library Artist Rendered Model Himmelfarb Library announces the launch of a new digital collection in June 2017 in the Health Sciences Research Commons, the Historical Collection. The focus of the collection is the people, places, and events that make … Continue reading

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