Faculty of 1000 Databases Now Available

The Graff Library now subscribes to Faculty of 1000 Biology and Faculty of 1000 Medicine. Both databases are designed to help researchers and clinicians keep up with the most influential and interesting literature in their fields of interest. F1000 reviewers (or Faculty Members) select articles and publish reviews that include an explanation of why the article is important. Each review includes a rating, narrative summary, list of subject areas, and classifications (e.g., Hypothesis, Refutation, Confirmation, Technological Advance, New Finding, Controversial Finding, Novel Drug Target, and Changes Clinical Practice). Each review links to the corresponding PubMed record and contains a link to FIND IT @ City of Hope, which allows you to access the library’s online journal collection. You can print, save, or email your search results, or download your selected citations directly into EndNote. View a sample record.

Choose My F1000 on either service to set up a personalized account. You’ll be able to select the areas of interest to you and set up an email alerting service that will notify you whenever a new review is published in your areas. The Top 10s section allows you to browse the most highly rated, the most viewed, and the “hidden jewels” (most viewed articles in less obvious journals).

City of Hope/F1000 facts
13 City of Hope publications have been selected by Faculty of 1000 Biology
5 City of Hope publications have been selected by Faculty of 1000 Medicine
John Zaia is a Faculty Member of F1000 Medicine

Accessing F1000
Visit the library’s home page, then click on Biomedical Databases. Faculty of 1000 Biology is listed in the Biosciences category; Faculty of 1000 Medicine is listed under Medicine. Both are available to any City of Hope network connected computer (onsite or VPN).

Want more information?
If you’d like to schedule a demonstration of F1000 products, just let us know. You can also view tutorials online – Medicine or Biology.

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