The advent of ChatGPT, an innovative AI tool from OpenAI, has sparked both intrigue and caution within the scientific research community. Its capacity to revolutionize our search for information is profound, particularly evident in the rise of AI tools for scientific literature exploration.
One such tool making waves is Elicit.org. Designed as a research assistant, it employs language models such as GPT-3 to automate elements of researchers’ workflows, refining the literature review process. AI tools such as this are promising for the future of scientific research, but understanding their functions and limitations is crucial when employing them.
The fall semester is quickly approaching, and instructors working on finalizing content for hybrid or online courses can find useful resources and support at HSLS. Before you begin creating additional slides and presentations, check out the high-quality, well-produced material available from Henry Stewart Talks (HSTalks).
Content is labeled with a level, so it is easy to identify which talks are suitable for undergraduates versus which might be better for advanced researchers. Content from the talks can easily be linked to or embedded within Canvas or other LMS. In addition, complete courses, including lectures, exam questions, and supplemental materials, are available.
“De praestigiis Daemonum” by Johann Weyer (Basil 1563)
This year is the 460th anniversary of the publishing of “De praestigiis Daemonum” (“On the Tricks of the Devil”), written by Dutch physician Johann Weyer (1515-1588). This book is one of the gems in our collection. Continue reading →
OpenRefineis a free, open source tool for working with messy tabular data. It runs offline in a web browser and allows for reproducibility in data cleaning. Any student, faculty member, or researcher who works with data can benefit from learning to use this powerful tool.
ClinicalKey recently released a large batch of “Spring 2023” content updates (for March, April, and May). Content updates typically occur monthly, so this was a larger than usual batch. The full list is currently available via the “Get News and Updates” section on the ClinicalKey home page. Here are some highlights among the newly added e-books:
Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 11th edition
Basic Immunology, 7th edition
Berne & Levy Physiology, 8th edition
Elsevier’s 2024 Intravenous Medications, 40th edition (Note: past editions were titled “Gahart’s Intravenous Medications”)
Harriet Lane Handbook, 23rd edition
Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, 10th edition