Of Interest

Monarch Initiative receives $5 million award to help researchers learn more about the genetic causes of disease

Dr. Melissa Haendel, Associate Professor in the OHSU Library and DMICE, and the  Monarch Initiative team have been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Office of the Director to increase the utility of animal models and improve our understanding of human diseases. The Monarch Initiative is a global, translational consortium, which includes OHSU, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Jackson Laboratory, the University of Pittsburgh, Charité Hospital, Queen Mary University … Read More

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.

Danielle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate, awarded 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science

We are proud to announce that Danielle Robinson, a PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program, has been awarded a 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science. This highly competitive program supports the work of early career researchers who want influence the future of open scientific communication and data sharing within their communities. The Fellows are chosen for their demonstrated commitment to the change Mozilla is working to effect.  Already a student leader in this area, Danielle … Read More

“Getting To Know Mary Jane: The Perils and Promise of Marijuana Policy and Practice” – Keynote Panel at PNC/MLA 2016 – Oct 17-18, 2016

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) 2016 conference (being held Monday and Tuesday, October 17-18, 2016 in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon at Urban Studio) features a keynote panel on the changes in Oregon and Washington around medical and recreational marijuana. If you have wondered what the individual and collective impact of these changing laws and health care practices will be, now is your chance to find out! “Getting To Know Mary … Read More

Research News Student and Early Career Researcher Scholarships

Are you a student or early career researcher passionate about scientific communication?  The OHSU Library is sponsoring two scholarships to OpenCon 2016 in Washington DC, November 12 – 14.  OpenCon is a conference and platform for the the next generation of scientists and scholars to learn about Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system of research and education.  OpenCon draws participants from around the … Read More

Science Hack Day Meet & Greet

The organizers of Portland Science Hack Day, including the OHSU Library, are hosting a happy hour meet and greet on Wednesday, August 17, from 5 – 7 PM.  Science Hack Day is an event where anyone excited about making things with science comes together to see what they can prototype in 24 hours.  As described in this recent PNAS article these events are valuable and often transformative for scientists.  Learning the guts of our equipment, … Read More

Code Your Graph

This Friday’s Data Jamboree is devoted to techniques and tools for data visualization.  Bring your laptop for hands-on tutorials on ggplot and matplotlib, and a keynote talk on visualizing high dimensional data.  Everyone is welcome! When:  June 24, 2:30 – 5:00 PM Where:  OHSU Auditorium / OLD Library Contacts:  sonmezk@ohsu.edu or margolin@ohsu.edu Food & Drink will be provided Arrive by 2:30 for help installing software packages!

Acland’s Anatomy is now available to OHSU!

Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is a series of anatomy lessons on video presented by Robert Acland. Dr. Acland who was a professor of surgery in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Videos are of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors and presents moving structures – muscles, tendons, and joints – making the same movements that they make in life.

2016 OHSU Poetry Contest Winners

The winners of the 2016 OHSU Poetry Contest have been selected. The three winning poems, as well as honorable mentions, are listed below by category, with full text available by clicking on the title: Health & Healing: Winner: “what they don’t teach you,” by Akshay Pendyal Honorable Mention: “Hospice Consult in Parkdale, OR,” by Allison Nye Artistic Excellence: Winner: “Passions in Every Room,” by Michael Wynn Honorable Mention: “Pre-Med,” by LeNeva Spires OHSU Experience: Winner: … Read More