Of Interest

Dolores Judkins honored with an appointment to the Emeritus Faculty of the OHSU Library

Congratulations to Dolores Judkins, MLS, AHIP, Associate University Librarian for Information & Research Services, who is retiring at the end of June. Ms. Judkins has served the OHSU community as a member of the Library Faculty for over 30 years. Her distinguished contributions are numerous and have played a critical role in improving the health of Oregonians and the education of Oregon health professionals. She has held leadership positions as the Director of the Dental … Read More

Samuel L. Diack Science and Engineering Library Closing

The Samuel L. Diack Science and Engineering Library is closing on Friday, June 28. I would very much like to thank all the librarians and staff who have worked in the Diack Library over the years providing high quality service to Oregon Graduate Institute (OGI) and its various successor organizations. Closing a library is always a sad event, but we should also celebrate the people who helped make it a valuable information resource to the … Read More

OHSU Library collaboration with Orbis Cascade Alliance

OHSU Library collaborates with many external organizations to provide materials and services that support OHSU’s missions of education, clinical care and research.  A major partner is the Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of 37 libraries in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.  Among the many benefits is access to almost 29 million books, music CDs, DVDs, videos and other items through Summit, an online library catalog shared by all Alliance member libraries.  As John Helmer, Executive Director … Read More

Mobile Access for UpToDate!

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: You must first set up a personal username and login with UpToDate:  http://www-uptodate-com.liboff.ohsu.edu/login-register.  This is the same username and account used to track CME. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Search the App Store for “UpToDate” and install.  When installation is complete launch the App. At the prompt enter your UpToDate … Read More

TEDMED 2013 – Coming to the OHSU Library April 16-19

Watch all sessions live April 16-19 and on demand April 16-21 at tedmedlive.org Organization: Oregon Health & Science University | Get the Affiliate ID You can also watch selected sessions live at the OHSU Library in BICC 441. Tuesday, April 16 - 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm SESSION 1: Seeing with a Broader Lens Speakers: Kishi Bashi, John Maeda, Danny Hillis, America Bracho, Harvey Fineberg,Rafael Yuste, Afro Blue Wednesday, April 17 –  8:30 am – 10:00 am SESSION 3: Translating the Untranslatable … Read More

2013 Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC)

The seventh annual Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC) will be held on Saturday, May 4th in the OHSU auditorium. SPARC is a research symposium that highlights current research in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and promotes scientific collaboration. SPARC 2013 focuses on the evolution of CAM research. Researchers from Portland and beyond will discuss current CAM research and the future of the field. Keynote speaker Rick Hecht, MD, Research … Read More

Ontologist Melissa Haendel edits volume on bioinformatics of behavior

Melissa Haendel, co-head of the OHSU Library’s Ontology Development Group, has collaborated with Elissa J. Chesler from The Jackson Laboratory to edit two volumes of the International Review of Neurobiology. Volume 103, Bioinformatics of Behavior: Part 1 | read on ScienceDirect | purchase Volume 104, Bioinformatics of Behavior: Part 2 | read on ScienceDirect | purchase Drs. Chesler and Haendel describe their work in the preface: The field of bioinformatics has rapidly evolved and has changed … Read More

Food for Fines!

New Free Conference: The Research Lifecycle – Partnering for Success

What do researchers, information, and data specialists need to know about data-intensive research and tools for data management? What can researchers gain from working with librarians? What can we all gain from a better understanding of the research data lifecycle, from either a researcher or library perspective? This spring, the Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success conference will explore these questions and provide opportunities to network and interact with other information and data specialists in the … Read More

Next Generation Library Management and Discovery Solutions

Library consortia have a long history of collective purchasing and resource sharing among members. The Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of 37 colleges, universities and community colleges, has set out to extend this vision and achieve a deeper level of collaboration that includes treating the combined collections of member institutions as one collection and exploring collaboration in technical services. The Alliance’s efforts to achieve these goals lead this diverse group of libraries to investigate new … Read More