Archive for February, 2009

GIDEON – infectious disease database trial through April 9

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The Library is currently conducting a trial of a new medical database and needs your help evaluating its usefulness to the Brown medical commuity. GIDEON is a point-of-care clinical decision support system for the diagnosis of infectious diseases. GIDEON also provides up-to-date global epidemiological information about the diseases and relevant outbreaks.
To try GIDEON, go to the main library web page and click on “Databases A-Z.” Then, looking under “Related Links” on the right side of the screen, click on “Database Trials.” Log in using your Brown username and password.
We need to hear whether you think GIDEON should be added to the permanent collection of databases at Brown, even if it requires sacrificing another resource. Please send your comments to
Thank you!