Skip to Content

Return to the Research Medical Library top page

July 2011

Past issues | Current issue | Subscribe | About

2010 Journal Citation Reports are Available

The 2010 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) are now available. The 2010 release features the largest JCR ever with a total of 1,075 journals receiving their very first Journal Impact Factor. The 2010 release includes 8,005 journal titles in the Sciences edition, some for the first time. A new subject category, Primary Health Care (or Family Medicine), has also been added. To see the list of new titles in JCR, click here. To see a complete list of JCR titles, click here.

JCR provides a combination of impact and influence metrics, and millions of cited and citing journal data points that comprise the complete journal citation network of Web of Science.

The 2011 edition of Journal Citation Reports will be made available in the summer of 2012.

Click here to access the 2010 Journal Citation Reports through the Research Medical Library.

The National Academies Press Makes All PDF Books Free to Download

National Academies Press“All PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press are downloadable to anyone free of charge.  This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press.  The mission of the National Academies Press (NAP) — publisher for the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine , and National Research Council — is to disseminate the institutions’ content as widely as possible while maintaining financial sustainability.  To that end, NAP began offering free content online in 1994. Printed books will continue to be available for purchase through the NAP website and traditional channels.  The free PDFs are available exclusively from the NAP’s website,”

Here are a few of the free books available to you online from The National Academies Press:

[Original post from the Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) blog.]

Featured eBook: Handbook of Biological Dyes and Stains: Synthesis and Industrial Applications

By Dr. R.W. Sabnis

Click here to read this book online.

Handbook of Biological Dyes and Stains “Handbook of Biological Dyes and Stains is the most comprehensive volume available on the subject, covering all the available dyes and stains known to date in the literature for use in biology and medicine. Top dye expert Dr. Ram Sabnis organizes the compounds alphabetically by the most commonly used chemical name. He presents an easy-to-use reference complete with novel ideas for breakthrough research in medical, biological, chemical, and related fields.” *

* Product Description

For more information about the Research Medical Library ebook collections: 

For questions about ebooks or to make collection recommendations, contact the Research Medical Library:


About NewsBytes

For up-to-the-minute information about the Research Medical Library, follow us on Twitter:

NewsBytes is released the first day of each month.

For the web version and the archive of past articles click here.

To subscribe or remove yourself from this email alert service click here.

For comments or questions concerning NewsBytes, please contact Clara Fowler by email ( or phone (713-745-1538).