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Resources for Researchers: Library Resources

Information on services and resources that the library provides to support research at Rowan-Virtua SOM and GSBS

Library Services for Authors and Presenters:

  • Locating statistics, images, or graphics to supplement your publication or presentation
  • Provide Help with copyright questions
  • Assistance with preparation of your manuscript using bibliographic software such as EndNote
  • Exploring alternate publishing models including Open Access journals
  • Verifying citations
  • Recommending keywords (metadata) for your article
  • Navigating the online submission process
  • Addressing the issue of retaining full or partial ownership of your work
  • Assistance in complying with the NIH Public Access Policy
  • Linking your articles to the Rowan-Virtua SOM database of publications
  • Helping to set up RSS feeds from important sources
  • Determining who is citing your work or the work of key experts in your field

We are here to help you!
For More information, please contact the Library at (856) 566-6800, or use the "Ask-A-Librarian" email form.


Library Staff can Help Begin the Process:

  • Consulting on database selection for your research topic
    • What's been done?
    • Who's doing research in your area of interest?
    • Assist in getting the best information on your topic
  • Conducting targeted literature searches for faculty and residents.
  • Assist and advise students with literature searching.
  • Identifying authoritative Web sites to support your research
  • Creating Table of Contents feeds and subject-specific alerts from relevant journals in your research areas
  • Easily create and import citations form databases into EndNote
  • Identifying journals relevant to your areas of research for possible submission;
  • Finding instructions for authors
  • Checking journal Impact Factors
  • Identifying potential venues for poster presentations


The following are selected titles from the Rowan University Libraries' collection of medical e-books which you might find useful.