Director's Desk

Director's DeskThe librarians and staff here at the Library work hard to collect and organize the information you need for your education and research. Last year we created and maintained 105 research guides on topics ranging from translational science to proper citing for publication.


Results of the Fall 2015 Discovery Service Survey

ORC IDFrom October 15 to November 15, 2015 Himmelfarb Library surveyed library users to gather information about use of the Library's two discovery services, Health Information @ Himmelfarb and the Library Catalog.


ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for NursingClinicalKey for Nursing recently became available from Himmelfarb Library as a replacement for Mosby's Nursing Consult and Mosby's Nursing Skills, both of which were retired by the vendor on December 31, 2015.

Read More... Training Now Available for GW Employees @ is a web-based training resource that offers video and hands-on training on a variety of topics and skills that can be viewed on a desktop computer or mobile devices. The GW community can access content by going to and logging in with a GW NetID.


Ready To Submit A Manuscript? Have Your ORCID iD Ready?

Take the Discovery Services SurveyOn January 7, 2016, seven major scholarly publishers announced that they will begin requiring authors to have an ORCID iD when submitting manuscripts during 2016. The first three publishers to sign onto the initiative were PLOS, eLife, and the Royal Society. AGU, EMBO, Hindawi, IEEE, and Science soon followed.


GW Research Day: Supporting Student Research

Durable Links PubMed ShortcutThis year Himmelfarb Library launched a Ramp Up for Research Day workshop series to provide support and resources for students participating in GW's Research Day.


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