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January 2015

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Most Cited MD Anderson Research Articles in 2014

Catch up with the most cited research articles from MD Anderson authors. The articles listed below were cited 39 times or more in 2014. Click here for a full list of MD Anderson research articles from 2014.

Comprehensive molecular characterization of urothelial bladder carcinoma
Weinstein JN, Akbani R, Broom BM, Wang W, Verhaak RGW, Liu W, Ju Z, Motter T, Peng B, Ryan M, Su X, Yang JY, Lorenzi PL, Yao H, Zhang N, Zhang J, Mills GB, McConkey D, Mills Shaw KR, Protopopov A, Bristow C, Mahadeshwar HS, Seth S, Song X, Tang J, Zeng D, Chin L, Guo C, Bondaruk J, Czerniak B, Aldape K, Liu Y, Zhang W, et al.

Ibrutinib as initial therapy for elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma: An open-label, multicentre, phase 1b/2 trial
O'Brien S, Furman RR, Coutre SE, et al.
The Lancet Oncology.2014;15(1):48-58

Idelalisib and rituximab in relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Furman RR, Sharman JP, Coutre SE,…O'Brien SM.
New England Journal of Medicine. 2014;370 (11):997-1007

Improved survival with bevacizumab in advanced cervical cancer
Tewari KS, Sill MW, Long Iii HJ, Ramondetta LM, et al.
New England Journal of Medicine. 2014;370(8):734-743

A randomized trial of bevacizumab for newly diagnosed glioblastoma
Gilbert MR, Dignam JJ, Armstrong TS, et al.
New England Journal of Medicine. 2014;370(8):699-708

New Library Staff in 2014

After a series of retirements, the Research Medical Library is excited to welcome three new library employees.

Rachel Hartig

Is the Information Services Librarian at the Research Medical Library.  She first worked for MD Anderson in 2005-2007 as a Graduate Research Assistant and then as an Intern in the RML in 2010.  Rachel earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Alabama with a double major in Marine Science and Biology and her Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of North Texas.  She is excited to be a part of the MD Anderson community again and is available to provide expert searching services and Endnote support. 



Lisa Olzewski

Is the Manager of the Collections Department at the Research medical Library. She comes to us from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center, Tampa FL as the Supervisor of the Library. Lisa has been working in the library field for 11 years. Her previous career was in nursing, as a floor nurse in N.J. with Oncology/Blood Dyscrasias.  Lisa is an active member of the Medical Library Association, currently serving as Chair for the Cancer Librarian Section-MLA. She is a 2012 graduate of the State of Florida, Division of Library and Information Services “Sunshine State Leadership Institute” and then went on to become a mentor the following year. She worked for over 10 years in the public library sector in Florida, seven of which were spent managing branch libraries. While much of her library career has been focusing on collection development, balancing budgets and overseeing or coordinating staff, she still enjoys working with vendors and her customer base.

Maianh Phi

Is the Education Librarian at the Research Medical Library.  She has been with MD Anderson since December 2014 and is familiar with the Texas Medical Center community, having previously worked as a librarian at the Texas Medical Center Library.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011.  She is available to provide instructional services regarding literature research skills and library use to MD Anderson faculty, students, and staff. 


EndNote Webinars in January

For the first time ever, MD Anderson staff and students can attend EndNote Basics and/or advanced online in these two special one hour webinars.

EndNote X7 Basics
Weds, Jan 21, 11am-Noon
Learn how to add references to EndNote, organize references into groups and insert and delete citations in Word.

EndNote X7 Advanced Skills
Weds, Jan 28, 11am-Noon
Learn how to download full-text articles in EndNote, share and combine Libraries and edit a citation style in EndNote.

Questions about this class? Contact April Aultman Becker at; 713-792-2293

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links here.

Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

If you have questions about classes, please contact April Aultman Becker at or 713-792-2293.

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