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Graduate LRC Service Desk Hours Expanding

After evaluating data that showed significantly increased usage of the Graduate Learning Resource Center at the CLSB over the past year, the Library is expanding the LRC service desk hours to better support the educational needs of students, faculty, and staff at this location. Beginning Monday, September 26th, the LRC service desk will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

RefWorks Subscription to End December 31st, 2016

The OHSU Library will no longer be subscribing to RefWorks as of December 31, 2016. OHSU now supports EndNote, reference management software that allows users to manage citations in personal libraries and create bibliographies. The Library will hold drop in sessions for help with transferring your RefWorks citations to EndNote. if you would like to be part of these sessions, please contact the Library prior to October 7th, 2016.

NOW AVAILABLE: Nursing Reference Center Plus

Nursing Reference Center has been upgraded to Nursing Reference Center Plus. It is listed in the A-Z Databases list or can be accessed here – http://libguides.ohsu.edu/NRCPlus. The old version will remain accessible for a short period of time as this news is filtered out. The interface is significantly refreshed and new or updated content includes: Nursing management and leadership topics Regulatory and risk management topics Nursing skills checklists Videos and images Patient education handouts Mobile … Read More

Find It @ OHSU Links Missing in Google Scholar

The Find It @ OHSU links in Google Scholar are not showing because of an update to the Library’s catalog software.  If you use Google Scholar, you may not be able to click directly to articles that the Library owns. The software vendor, Ex Libris, is working with Google to get the problem resolved.  The resolution may take up to a week and we appreciate your patience. Please use Library Search to access articles that we … Read More

EndNote

EndNote, a popular citation management program used for organizing references and generating bibliographies, is now available free of charge to all OHSU students, faculty and staff through the OHSU Library. Learn more about EndNote and get download access here.

Library Space Reconfiguration

The OHSU Library at the BICC is planning to upgrade the computer areas on the 3rd and 4th floors during the 2015 winter break, from December 18th until January 3rd. The current cubicles will be removed and new computer tables with open seating will be installed allowing for greater collaboration and improved electrical and data connections. OHSU computers on the 3rd and 4th floor will be unavailable during this upgrade –we apologize for the inconvenience. … Read More

VisualDx @ OHSU

The library has recently purchased a subscription to the clinical diagnostic support tool, VisualDx. VisualDX is available to all OHSU clinical faculty, students, and staff, and can be a useful tool for increasing diagnostic accuracy, creating patient engagement, and augmenting medical education, VisuaDx includes 30,000 medical images and specialist-level knowledge to help diagnose, treat, and manage 1,300 diseases, drug reactions, and infections. Benefits •        Begin by entering a single symptom and build a differential diagnosis … Read More

New Library Hours!

After collecting and analyzing usage data, we have decided to change the library hours, effective Monday, August 4th. The new hours will  be Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 12-8pm. Our statistics indicate that very few library users are here after 6pm, and the vast majority of those that are in the building are using the After-Hours Study Space. In addition, few circulation transactions are recorded after 6 pm. We believe the impact of closing the … Read More

A Letter from University Librarian, Chris Shaffer

OHSU Community Members: On June 30, 2014, the OHSU Library is transitioning to a new system to help you find information resources more efficiently and effectively. The new system, which will look a bit different, will allow you to search and request materials and access full text online.  It also provides the online search interface used to locate library materials through our consortium of 37 academic libraries, the Orbis Cascade Alliance. The Library will offer … Read More

Books 24×7 Service Cancellation

Due to budget constraints the library has made the difficult decision to cancel Books 24×7. We apologize for the loss of this resource.  Our decision was based on the cost of the resource and its overall low usage. We recognize that several Books 24×7 titles were well used and we are looking into other options for access.  If you would like us to consider purchasing one or more of the Books 24×7 titles, please let us know via … Read More