Himmelfarb Headlines - February / March 2020

Anne Linton, Director's DeskDirector's Desk

A hallmark of Himmelfarb’s success has been a focus on patrons and their information and educational needs. Last academic year, we taught 800 educational sessions with over 11,000 attendees. Users downloaded nearly 1,300,000 documents from our electronic collections through the Health Information @Himmelfarb search box.186,000 individuals visited the library in person. It was a busy year and several new services were introduced including 3D printing and Covidence software for conducting systematic reviews. To read more about our collections and services, please take a look at our 2018-2019 Annual Report.
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E-books in the Curriculum

Interested in assigning an e-book for a course you teach? Himmelfarb Library can help!

The Himmelfarb collection includes thousands of e-books, including popular textbooks, board review guides, discipline-specific titles, and more. All of our e-books can be found by searching Health Information @ Himmelfarb. Limit your search to “Himmelfarb Catalog”, and filter your results by “Online Only” availability and content type “Books” to restrict your results to e-books. You can also get quick access to many of our popular titles using the AccessMedicine and ClinicalKey collections, linked from the library homepage.
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Getting Ready for Research Day?

Tom Harrod (Research Support Librarian) will be teaching two sessions to help students prepare their abstracts and posters for GW Research Day 2020.

•  Writing an Abstract
° February 26, 2020 @ 1:00pm
° Milken School of Public Health Rm. 701
 
•  Creating a Scientific Poster
° March 23, 2020 @ 1:00pm
° Milken School of Public Health Rm. 701
 

APA Seventh Edition Update

The Seventh Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is now available! The APA published their updated 7th Edition late last Fall, and the APA-using community is beginning to transition from the 6th Edition to the 7th. Luckily, most changes have been quality-of-life changes, with no major overhauls to citation itself.
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Durable Linking: DOI Plus Additional Shortcuts!

Himmelfarb Library provides multiple options for creating durable links to articles, books, and books in its collections. Durable links provide direct access to articles and e-books in Himmelfarb's collections and do not require faculty to obtain copyright permission before using materials. Faculty can now link to Himmelfarb titles using the article’s Digital Object Identifier (DOI). For articles in the Himmelfarb collection, you can create a link simply by appending an article’s Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to a standard base URL.
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Himmelfarb Launches New Webinar Series

Are you looking for the right journal for your article? Do you have questions about copyright? Need to know more about creating a systematic review with Covidence software? Himmelfarb Library is here to help! Join us for our new Get Yourself Published, Promote Your Research webinar series produced by the Himmelfarb Library Scholarly Communications Committee.
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What's New at Himmelfarb Library

If you haven’t noticed already, we have a new part time Library Coordinator! Sam Sisay joined the Himmelfarb team on January 21st, and we are so excited to have her on board. She will be working on Evenings and Saturdays, so make sure to stop by the Reference desk to say hello!
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Staff Spotlight - Introducing Brittany Smith, Senior Library Assistant (Metadata Specialist)

Learn more about Himmelfarb Library staff members. In this issue we learn more about Brittany Smith, Senior Library Assistant (Metadata Specialist).
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Faculty Profile - Interview with Karen Fraser Wyche, PhD, MD, School of Nursing

Himmelfarb Library continues this feature in our newsletter that lets us become better acquainted with our friends and colleagues at the George Washington University. In this issue we learn more about Karen Fraser Wyche, PhD, MD, School of Nursing.
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Student Spotlight - Meet Ann Green, a nursing student

This feature lets us become better acquainted with the students that use the Himmelfarb library resources on a daily basis. Meet Ann Green, a nursing student.
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