In observance of Open Access week NYU Health Sciences Libraries would like to spotlight a recent article published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST):
A study of open access journals using article processing charges.
Solomon DJ, Björk B-C.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 2012;63(8):1485-95.
The Centers for Disease Control and Preventation (CDC) has updated their interim vaccine storage and handling equipment guidelines. Several important changes have been made to previous recommendations issued by the CDC, including:
The mission of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) includes "enabling biomedical research, supporting healthcare and public health, and promoting healthy behavior." In this role, NLM has added 38 new journal titles to the PubMed/Medline database. Advances in Nutrition, Epigenomics, Health Research Policy and Systems, Acute Medicine, Gut, Microbes, and Global Health Action are among the titles that will be of interest to NYULMC faculty, nurses, students, and other healthcare practitioners.
The CDC has released an update on their investigation into Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections associated with travel to Germany. In addition to a description of cases in people who have recently traveled to the Hamburg area, it also describes clinical features and offers links to key resources.
As of today (6/2/2011), PDF versions of all books published by the National Academies Press -- over 4,000 titles --- will be downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes the current catalog plus any future publications by the NAP, except where prohibited by copyright.
Click here to browse their Health & Medicine Publications.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has compiled a list of the top ten public health achievements of the last ten years. Click here to read what they have to say. Would you add or subtract anythig from the list?
Clinical Alert from the National Library of Medicine: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has stopped enrollment in a clinical trial that is evaluating whether intracranial angioplasty combined with stenting adds benefit to aggressive medical therapy alone for preventing stroke in patients with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis.
All NYU research staff, faculty, and students can now receive a 15% discount on their article-processing charges for all research articles accepted for publication in BioMed Central journals.
If you are PD/PI on an NIH-funded project, there is an upcoming change to bibliography management that affects you. Starting July 23, you will need to manage your bibliography using the My Bibliography feature in My NCBI instead of managing your publications directly in eRA Commons.
Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS, has announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for a program to test and certify electronic health records (EHRs).