Wednesday, July 25
12:00 - 1:00 pm
1st Floor Conference Room, 109
Tuesday, July 17
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 19
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Community Health Education Center, Gateway Building
The My Bibliography Award View display, a tool developed by NCBI to assist eRA Commons
users to comply with the NIH Public Access policy and associate their
publications to NIH awards, will be enhanced in the following three
ways: eRA Commons account holders will be able to associate any grant
with citations in their My Bibliography collection, and they will be
able to search for awards with the assistance of auto-complete; eRA
users' My Bibliography collection will be automatically updated to
include citations that have been associated to the grants awarded to
them; and new filter options will be added for paper-grant associations.Full details are in the NLM Technical Bulletin.
The Community Health Education Center is hosting a program on Thursday, July 19 at noon about depression.
Nurse Practitioners at the VCU Medical Center, Margaret Spivey and Cindy Frey, will present "Recognizing Depression."
Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and
registration is required. For more information or to register, please
contact Sarah or Dana at 828-2432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Health
Education Center (CHEC) is located on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center Gateway Building, 1200 East Marshall Street.
In his July update
to the University community, President Michael Rao unveiled a new University seal and
explained the importance of such symbols. He wrote:
we move into the ranks of nationally competitive universities, it is
more important than ever that we communicate with one voice in a strong,
compelling and consistent way that conveys our unique character and
academic quality. ... Toward that end, a new university seal and brand
mark have been developed and approved by the Board of Visitors. The new
seal and brand mark are the result of quantitative and qualitative
surveys and significant input from members of the university community,
including students, faculty, staff and alumni. ... The new university
seal ... reflects the unity of VCU while maintaining its grand
A new Web page in Tompkins-McCaw
Library's Special Collections and Archives section details the history
of the MCV and VCU seals and institutional symbols. Research was
provided by VCU Libraries' Jodi Koste and Ray Bonis. History of the Seal
(Below is an early MCV symbol of science and medicine.)
This is a new site that has been created by the National
Library of Medicine in order to better serve the needs of those in the health
services research community. It is a collection that cover areas like health data, funding announcements, reports, podcasts,
and discussion groups. The site is not
intended to provide a comprehensive collection of resources on the web that
pertain to health services, but is just a sample. Those items that have been included have been
selected based on their quality. This site
is a an ongoing project and will change as more organizations become involved and sites are added.
For more information or to check out the site click here
The The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Data Center is experiencing difficulties due to the storms this past weekend. These difficulties could mean you could experience temporary issues in trying to access NLM databases like PubMed. NLM is continuing to work on this issue and just wanted to pass along this information in case you should experience any problems today as you are doing research.