Archive for 2013

New study shows scientific reproducibility is hampered by lack of specificity of material resources

Written By Nicole Vasilevsky and Melissa Haendel A key requirement when performing scientific experiments is the accessibility of material resources, including the reagents or model organisms, needed to address a specific hypothesis. The published scientific literature is a source of this valuable information – namely, the name and vendor of an antibody that will pick up a signal on a Western blot, or the description of a mutant zebrafish strain that shows altered development in … Read More

Save Yourself Some Time and Stress! Get to Know a Citation Manager

How many hours of your life have you spent trying to format references at the end of papers or citations within those papers? If you would like to spend less of your life figuring out if APA style requires a parenthesis here or AMA style requires a comma there, consider taking the time to learn one of the many citation manager tools available. Citation managers help researchers gather, organize and share references and PDF files … Read More

New Library Books with OHSU Authors, August 2013

Clinical en face OCT atlas / editors, Bruno Lumbroso…[et al.]. Editor David Huang and contributor Yali Jia affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Medical genetics in pediatric practice / author, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Genetics; meditor, Robert A. Saul. Contributor Robert G. Steiner affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Tarascon adult endocrinology pocketbook / Marc J. Laufgraben and Geetha Gopalakrishnan. Contributor Kevin C. J. Yuen affiliated with Oregon Health & Science … Read More

Library Closed, Monday, September 2nd, 2013

The OHSU Library will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013, in observance of Labor Day. The library will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.   For additional information on library hours, please see

Nurses Found in the Archives

For years we’ve lamented the fact that there is a relative lack of nursing materials in the OHSU Historical Collections & Archives (HC&A) collections and have sometimes struggled to answer reference questions regarding the school and nurses. To our benefit, Barbara Gaines, R.N., Ed.D., OHSU School of Nursing emerita and author of the history of the school, has seen to it that a steady stream of School of Nursing records and some personal papers have … Read More

New Associate University Librarian

Stephanie Kerns, MLS, has joined OHSU as the new Associate University Librarian for Information & Research Services. Stephanie was most recently the Head of Information and Access Services at Tufts University’s Hirsh Health Science Library. Previously she served as Head of Education and Outreach and Curriculum Librarian at the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, where she was also liaison to several programs, including PA, MD, Public Health, Family Medicine, and Prosthetics and Orthotics. … Read More

OHSU Library has a space for you!

The OHSU Library, located in the BICC Building, has a space for you, whether you are interested in a convenient and accessible space for study, research, or just lounging and surfing the web. After-Hours Study Space The 4th floor of the library is available for use to anyone with an OHSU ID any hour, any day. When the library is closed, simply swipe your OHSU badge at the 4th floor entrance door to enter and … Read More

Library Closure, August 21st, 2013

The Library will be closed from 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, August 21, 2013 for an In-Service day. The After Hours Study Space will be available for OHSU students, faculty and staff with ID after 8:00 PM. The Library will resume regular hours on Thursday, August 22, 2013.  For additional information on library hours see

New Library Books with OHSU Authors, July 2013

Accurate results in the clinical laboratory : a guide to error detection and correction / edited by Amitava Dasgupta, Jorge L. Sepulveda. Contributor Steven C. Kazmierczak affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Chandler and Grant’s glaucoma. Contributor E. Michael Van Buskirk affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Consultative hemostasis and thrombosis / [edited by] Craig S. Kitchens, Craig M. Kessler, Barbara A. Konkle. Contributors Thomas G. DeLoughery, Nicholas R. Kunio and Martin A. … Read More

The UpToDate mobile app is now available at no cost to all of OHSU.

Use the steps below to add UpToDate to your mobile device: 1.  You must first set up a personal username and login with UpToDate from one of the links below: UpToDate on campus UpToDate off campus This is the same username and account used to track CME. 2.  Then download the UpToDate app for one of these devices: – iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (Apple App Store) – Android (Google Play or Android Market) – … Read More