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March 2011

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Webinar: NIH Access Policy Compliance

March 15, 2011 - 12:30-1:30pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy.

We will answer any questions you may have on compliance, copyright or the process of submitting your article to PubMed Central. We will also cover how to cite and how to include PMCID numbers in your EndNote libraries.

NIH requires researchers who receive funding from them to submit their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts of their journal articles to PubMed Central. By making journal articles freely accessibly through PubMed Central, you can increase your citation count, readership and impact. 

Register for this webinar here.

If you have any questions that you would like answered during the webinar, contact Laurissa Gann ( lgann@mdanderson.org ; 713-794-1111)


Schedule Summer Orientations for Fellows & Students

Library orientations are provided to faculty, staff, students and sponsored visitors. Departmental Summer Programs are eligible to schedule a library orientation and tour for interns, students, or visiting researchers. The introductory library orientation is designed for new library users. Orientations include registration for library services and hands-on activities highlighting online journals and databases.

The Library can provide multiple copies of handouts for orientation packets.  Handouts may include:

    • General Information Sheet
    • ILLIAD / Document Delivery
    • Remote Access
    • Library Registration Form
    • Navigating to Full Text

Please schedule your orientation or tour as soon as possible. Our calendar is filling up quickly.

If you are interested in obtaining handouts, or scheduling a library orientation or tour, please Contact April Aultman Becker at avaultman@mdanderson.org or 713-792-2293.


Featured eBook: Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs an Evidence-based Approach

Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs an Evidence-based Approach

By Tammy D. Allen, Lisa M. Finkelstein, and Mark L. Poteet.

Read this book online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781444310320

“This book presents an evidence-based best practice approach to the design, development, and operation of formal mentoring programs within organizations. It includes practical tools and resources that organizations can use such as training exercises, sample employee development plans, and mentoring contracts. Case studies from organizations with successful mentoring programs illustrate various principles (e.g., how the mentoring program is aligned with other organizational systems) and suggest best practice contemporary strategies.”

For more information about the Research Medical Library ebook collections: http://www3.mdanderson.org/library/books/books.html 

For questions about ebooks or to make collection recommendations, contact the Research Medical Library: http://www3.mdanderson.org/library/help/needhelp.html


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