The new Himmelfarb Library website will launch on January 2, 2014. For help navigating the new Himmelfarb website, please view this slideshow presentation.
Don’t forget to bookmark our new URL at http://himmelfarb.gwu.edu!
GW faculty Christina Puchalski, Benjamin Blatt, Mikhail Kogan, and Amy Butler wrote an article that appears in the latest issue of Academic Medicine examining this issue. In this article, the authors describe the history of spirituality and health:
Spirituality has played a role in health care for centuries, but by the early 20th century, technological advances in diagnosis and treatment overshadowed he more human element of medicine. In response, a core group of medical academics and practitioners launched a movement to reclaim medicine’s spiritual roots, conceiving of spirituality as more than religion and ethics and defining it as each person’s search for meaning and purpose.
This article can be accessed as part of Himmelfarb Library's full-text collection. Himmelfarb Library's collections also include additional materials for learning more about spirituality and healthcare including:
Image: Prime, J. (Year). Anahata -- Heart Chakra [Online image]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sanjayaprime/9301443607/
JAMA and the JAMA specialty journals (e.g. JAMA Dermatology, JAMA Internal Medicine, etc.) are now back online. Please contact the library if you continue to experience access problems with these titles.
Update: GW1X wireless is restored with reduced capacity. The Division of Information Technology (IT) is working to restore full capacity as quickly as possible.
A service outage is currently affecting GW1X wireless services. Users are currently unable to connect or log in to GW1X. The Division of Information Technology (IT) is aware of this issue and is working to resolve it as soon as possible; follow-up status updates will be provided when the outage is resolved. In the meantime, please visit http://itsupport.gwu.edu for more information.
Questions: For questions or to report any problems, please contact the Division of Information Technology at 202-994-GWIT (4948), firstname.lastname@example.org or http://itsupport.gwu.edu. Technology assistance is available through the IT Support Center 24 hours a day.
On Saturday December 7 from 6 am to 10 am, fire alarm, power, and elevator testing will occur in Ross Hall and Himmelfarb Library. The normal power and emergency power will be tested to make sure all services are converted if an emergency should occur in the building.
If you have questions, please contact Ken Crosson at 202-994-5755.