Social Media for Research Dissemination

Edited by Lara Killian, AHIP

Social media has been around for quite a while but has an iffy reputation, especially in the academic community. Social media may seem to be full of trolls and celebrity gossip, but it is also useful in communicating knowledge and as a siren for emergency response. If done right, . . . → Read More: Social Media for Research Dissemination

2017 International Open Access Week

To kick off the week, Stephen Hawking posted his 1966 PhD Thesis online saying “Anyone, anywhere in the world should have free, unhindered access to not just my research, but to the research of every great and inquiring mind across the spectrum of human understanding.”

“International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of . . . → Read More: 2017 International Open Access Week

Learn New RefWorks!

Refworks Logo

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic reference manager that can be accessed from any Mac or PC computer on or off campus. Over the last few months ProQuest has launched its new and improved RefWorks® reference management platform, simplifying and improving research and collaboration workflows. Refworks 3 has a more modern interface making it easier . . . → Read More: Learn New RefWorks!

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

but the whole month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Did you know that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for residents—and the leading cause for male residents according to a July 2017 paper in Academic Medicine. Be sure to talk to a health care professional if you experience any of the . . . → Read More: This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

Get Out and Play! July is Park and Recreation Month

Westchester, and the surrounding area, has a great many places to get your play on. Check out these highlights: Kensico Dam, Bronx Botanical Garden, Stone Barns Center.

Go to Westchester Parks and Recreation to find a park that suits your needs. The library also has a good selection of books on Walking.

. . . → Read More: Get Out and Play! July is Park and Recreation Month