Enhancements to Library Resource Access — No Joke!

This April Fools’ Day the Health Sciences Library is happy to announce the implementation of two enhancements that have been requested over the past year.

First, announcing SUMMON! Summon is a tool that allows you to search across the library’s many databases with one search box right on the top of the library home page . . . → Read More: Enhancements to Library Resource Access — No Joke!

Newly Renovated Mastronardi Information Center Now Open

The Mastronardi Information Center in the Health Sciences Library has reopened after a spectacular renovation. The room looks modern and makes a perfect collaborative space for student learning. It comfortably houses both seated and standing computer workspaces, with new all-in-one computers coming soon. A glass dry-erase board on the back wall facilitates studying. Pride . . . → Read More: Newly Renovated Mastronardi Information Center Now Open

Please Welcome our New Librarians

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce that two new librarians have joined our staff.  Please welcome Rhonda Altonen, M.S., M.L.S., our new Research Services Librarian, and Melissa Spangenberg, M.L.S., Digital Services Librarian.

Rhonda has worked in a health sciences library for many years, first as a library technician and media specialist and . . . → Read More: Please Welcome our New Librarians

Article Linker Upgrade: Link 2.0

The library has upgraded and simplified our journal article linking interface.

These improvements will provide quicker, more reliable full-text access to journal articles (that are published in journals we subscribe to) and to our online article request form (for articles in journals we do not subscribe to).

Previously there was an extra step involved in accessing a . . . → Read More: Article Linker Upgrade: Link 2.0

Library Access for Class of 2019 Medical Students

Before classes begin in August, Class of 2019 medical students are encouraged to register for library barcodes to gain access to the Health Sciences Library’s collections.  An HSL barcode provides access to the library resources when off-campus or on the public wireless network.  Registering early can help speed along the transition to medical school, . . . → Read More: Library Access for Class of 2019 Medical Students