Library Blog

October 16, 2017
ORCID is celebrating their 5th anniversary today! They are over 700 members strong and include research institutions, associations, individual researchers, funders and publishers. For more information on this milestone visit ORCID@5.
September 6, 2017
ScienceDirect has launched a new personalized recommendation email service that uses an adaptive algorithm to analyze your most recent reading activity on ScienceDirect (only if you are registered AND signed-in!).  Based on the insights assembled, an email with the most recent and most relevant recommended titles will be sent to you by email.
August 29, 2017
Are you an author or a member of a journal club looking for a new place to talk about publications? Try PubMed Commons Journal Clubs!
June 28, 2017
Did you know that authors at Cincinnati Children's get a 15% discount on BioMed Central and SpringerOpen article-processing charges (APCs) as members of BMC? Content is freely accessible (open access) and offers over 290 peer-reviewed journals in disciplines including Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health . Login to BMC from a CCHMC computer and you will see Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center at the top of the page (see screenshot below).
June 22, 2017
Do you have a public research product (aka Interim Research Project or IRB) or a preprint (a complete and public draft of a scientific paper)?  Do you want to learn more about IRBs and preprints including where to deposit them and how to cite them in a grant application ? Check out our new guide:
June 21, 2017 recently began implementing usability updates focused on improving searching, the display, and review information about clinical research studies registered with the site.  The updates are being released in stages and the process has already begun and additional updates are being tested on the beta site which is available at:  
May 30, 2017
Research Assistant Jillian Ellis and Principal Investigator, Dr. Chunyue Yin, from Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition department were just published in JoVE Developmental Biology! Click the link below to check out the video from campus:
May 12, 2017
NLM Announces First Complete Major Release of SimpleITK. NLM Tech Bull. 2017 May-Jun;(416):b3.
April 19, 2017
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Steven Crone and Research Assistant Sarah Turner, from the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, for their recent video publication in JoVE Medicine. You can view the video by clicking the link below from CCHMC's campus:
April 12, 2017
National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and it’s a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. Celebrate with the Edward L. Pratt Research Library staff at S9-125 Refreshments Available