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How Should you Measure your Research Impact?

Publishers, funders, promotion committees and researchers use metrics–like impact factor or h-index–to assess how pivotal research was in a given community. Learn about new metrics to assess impact.

New Permissions Allow Nature Article Sharing

Nature announced this month a new content-sharing policy. The policy allows all research papers within the publication to be shared by subscribers to anyone via a screen-view format. Read more.

LexiComp Mobile

It will look familiar to you because UpToDate uses a limited version of Lexi-Comp for drug content. See how to get mobile access.


Interlibrary Loan

Materials needed, but not owned by the library, can be borrowed from other libraries. Delivery takes one to five business days.  Books can be picked up in the library and articles are emailed directly to you as PDFs. This service is for National Jewish Health employees only and available at no cost.

Check the Impulse Catalog or the E-Journal Finder  to see if we own the book or article before requesting an interlibrary loan.

Requests may be made online, over the phone or in person.

All requests should include:

  • Your full name and phone number
  • Accurate citation*
  • PMID or Medline UI number**

* Verify citations with PubMed's Citation Matcher.

** All PubMed and Ovid Medline records have unique identification numbers (called, PMIDs in PubMed and UIs in Ovid Medline).  Look up a PMID or UI.

Faculty Publications

Nonadherence in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: what do we know and what should we do next? PubMed

Cognitive dysfunction in antiphospholipid antibody (aPL)-negative systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) versus aPL-positive non-SLE patients. PubMed

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