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Himmelfarb Headlines - November / December 2019

Director's Desk, Anne LintonDirector's Desk

Hello everyone! I hope the semester has gotten off to a good start! We have been busy at Himmelfarb answering questions, holding workshops, buying books, and freshening up the place!
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TOXNET Ending Mid-December

TOXNET Ending Mid-DecemberTOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork), was created in 1967 to serve as the federal government’s centralized resource for environmental health and toxicology information. It is a group of 16 databases sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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Coming Soon...BodyViz Anatomy SoftwareComing Soon...BodyViz Anatomy Software

Thanks to a grant from the GW Hospital’s Women’s Board, Himmelfarb Library will soon install 3D anatomy software on a large scale. The BodyViz 3D anatomy software uses visual data from MRIs and CTs to create 3D anatomical images that can be explored by the user.
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Visit Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health ExhibitHimmelfarb Hosts NLM Global Health Exhibit

Himmelfarb Library hosted "Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health," an exhibition from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, from October 21 to November 30.
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New Role for Tom HarrodNew Role for Tom Harrod

After nine years as one of Himmelfarb Library’s Reference and Instructional librarians, Tom Harrod is moving into a new role. As Himmelfarb’s first Research Support Librarian, Tom will help shape the resources and services offered to faculty and students engaged in formal research.
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What's New at HimmelfarbWhat's New at Himmelfarb Library

At the library:

This Fall, the Himmelfarb Medical library is pleased to welcome two new additions to our library staff:

Ian Roberts is stepping in as our Acquisitions librarian. He will be the one in charge of adding new books to our collection!

Brittany Smith, our Metadata specialist will be processing all of our new materials and posting new faculty publications to the HSRC!


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Staff Spotlight, Ian Roberts, Acquisitions & Resource Sharing LibrarianStaff Spotlight - Introducing Ian Roberts, Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Librarian

Learn more about Himmelfarb Library staff members. In this issue we learn more about Ian Roberts, Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Librarian.
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Faculty Profile - Interview with Patricia Latham, MD; Professor of Pathology and MedicineFaculty Profile - Interview with Patricia Latham, MD; Professor of Pathology and Medicine

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 Patricia Latham, MD; Professor of Pathology and Medicine.
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Student Spotlight - Meet Iman Lee, MPH Candidate in Health Promotion, Graduate Research Assistant in Global Health, and Writing Consultant at the GW Writing CenterStudent Spotlight - Meet Iman Lee, MPH Candidate in Health Promotion, Graduate Research Assistant in Global Health, and Writing Consultant at the GW Writing Center

Iman is a familiar face around Himmelfarb. She serves as one of the health science specialists at the GW Writing Center! While anyone can schedule an appointment with her and the other consultants in the main space at the Gelman Library, the appointments available at Himmelfarb are exclusively for students from SMHS, GWSPH, and SON.
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