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What happens when good info…isn’t

What happens when good info…isn’t Last week, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (9th ed) was removed from ClinicalKey due to several drug dosage errors.  So what happens when errors appear in published works? Here’s how we’re managing this issue at Himmelfarb Library: … Continue reading

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Chill out in January!

Chill out in January – check out fun things to do on Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb’s January calendar of events around town!

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Ross Hall Construction, December 20-30

Air Handler Replacement Project Facilities has entered the phase of the Air Handler Replacement project where they have to demolish the existing concrete foundational pads. This work will be conducted internally to Ross Hall within the 3rd Floor mechanical space. … Continue reading

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What causes obesity?

Is obesity caused by more than eating too much and exercising too little? A new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describes a genetic variation called ankyrin-B which may cause people to gain weight.   This article by Damaris … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend hours

Happy Thanksgiving! Himmelfarb Library’s hours are: Thursday, November 23, 2017: Closed Friday, November 24, 2017: Closed Saturday, November 25, 2017:  9:00am – 8:00pm Himmelfarb Library resumes normal 24/7 hours after re-opening on Sunday, November 26  at 9am.

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GW Launches Two-Step Authentication

Beginning October 24, GW will require faculty and staff logging into the GW Google Apps (email, calendar, drive, etc.) to set up and use two-step authentication. What is two-step authentication?  Two-step authentication is a way of enhancing security by connecting a … 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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