Archive for 2013

ACRL-Oregon Awards Todd Hannon

The Oregon Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL-Oregon) recently recognized OHSU Reference Librarian, Todd Hannon with its 2013 Award for Excellence.  Todd’s work with rural Oregonians on the Community Research Enhancement and Education Development (CREED) project led to the award. The ACRL Oregon Board felt that Todd’s work teaching community members about the role of literature searching in the research process played a vital role in translating librarianship into community empowerment … Read More

Holiday Hours

Christmas: 12/24/13: The Library will close at 3pm. 12/25/13 CLOSED Normal hours will resume on Thursday, 12/26/13. New Years: 12/31/13: The Library will close at 3pm. 1/1/14 CLOSED Regular hours will resume on Thursday, 1/2/14. For additional information on library hours, please see

SocINDEX now available from the OHSU Library

SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology research database, providing full text for 890 journals dating back to 1908, as well as indexing and informative abstracts for journals dating back to 1895, plus extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources. Its broad scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the spectrum of sociological study. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ … Read More

Poetry Contest

New Library Books with OHSU Authors, November 2013

Netter’s surgical anatomy and approaches / Conor P. Delaney   illustrations by Frank H. Netter. Contributor Lee Swanstrom affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Pediatric retina / [edited by] Mary Elizabeth Hartnett. Contributor J. Timothy Stout affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Disorders of the shoulder: diagnosis & management / editors, Joseph P. Iannotti, Anthony Miniaci, Gerald R. Williams, Jr., Joseph D. Zuckerman. Contributor Jesse A. McCarron affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

Electronic Resources Survey

The OHSU Library is conducting a survey to evaluate the usage of our electronic resources.  Over the next year we will be asking students, faculty, and staff to complete a brief questionnaire when accessing the Library’s online journals, books, and databases.  You will not encounter the survey every time you access the Library online, but may be asked to respond more than once over the next year.  The survey data is very important to us … Read More

Emily McElroy appointed Director at UNMC

Emily McElroy, Associate University Librarian for Content Management & Systems, has been appointed as the next Library Director of the McGoogan Library of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Over the past seven years, Ms. McElroy has served the OHSU Library in positions of increasing responsibility. As a member of the Library’s management team, she helped guide strategic initiatives, developed new programs, and mentored junior faculty. A nationally known leader in collection development, … Read More

Library Closed, November 28, 2013

The OHSU Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2013, in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will resume regular hours on Friday, November 29, 2013.   For additional information on library hours, please see

SciFinder Demonstration

Come join us on November 21st, at 2 PM in BRB 381 for a seminar and hands on demonstration of SciFinder.  SciFinder provides researchers with unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. This seminar will focus on demonstrating new features and content that has been added to SciFinder in the last year: experimental procedures from select journals and patents grouping/analysis options for reaction answer sets pricing … Read More

New Library Books with OHSU Authors, October 2013

Acing the IBD questions on the GI board exam : the ultimate crunch-time resource / Brennan Spiegel, Hetal A. Karsan ; contributing editors, Gil Y. Melmed, Nir Modiano. Contributing editor Nir Modiano affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Fetal and neonatal secrets / [edited by] Richard A. Polin, Alan R. Spitzer. Contributors Michael F. Chiang and Daniel A. Greninger affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Infections of the gastrointestinal system / editor, Chetana … Read More