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Good To Know: 2017

A compilation of library events and activities and resources

Track The Significant Regulatory And Legal Developments In Medical Research

Medical Research Law & Policy Report (Online) provided by the Bureau of National Affairs (Arlington, Va) now owned by Bloomberg LP, covers regulatory and legal developments affecting medical research. Major topics include accreditation, bioterrorism, clinical trial mishaps, cloning, conflicts of interest, data monitoring committees, genetic research, human subject protections, informed consent, institutional review boards, intellectual property, patients' rights, privacy, misconduct, and stem cell research.

Researchers can search the archive back to 2002. Email updates are available; click "Sign up for email updates" or create an account profile by clicking the "Create an account profile" link on the database home page.

Your Instant Second Opinion

The library has acquired a trial to BMJ Best Practice that will end June 2017.  Try it now from this link here above or access it from the library’s Catalog. Email any comments or questions to Racheline Habousha, Library Director, at 718.430.3108  

BMJ Best Practice is a point-of-care tool that provides fast and easy access to reliable, up-to-date information for health professionals making diagnosis and treatment decisions. It provides the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Best Practice provides a second opinion in an instant, without the need for moving between multiple resources. Best Practice is produced by the BMJ Evidence Centre.

A Best Practice mobile app is currently available for Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod). To use the app, first register using the link on the top of the right hand side bar on the Best Practice site. Then download the BMJ Best Practice App from the App Store, and sign in using your log-in information.