The “upper reaches” of Hardin Library will be undergoing deep-cleaning beginning June 15 and continuing until June 30. A hydraulic lift has been brought into the library so that the upper ledges, windows, and vents can be reached. Furniture may also be shifted for a day or two to allow access to the areas being cleaned. We are sorryContinue reading “Hardin Undergoing Specialized Cleaning”
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Get Free Chocolate and Learn about Searching for Nutrition Information!
Attend any of our upcoming workshops on locating information on nutrition topics and earn a chance to receive a free Mast Brothers chocolate bar! Nutrition: Searching the Literature for Plant-Based Foods. Tuesday, March 31st, 9:00-10:00 am, Hardin Library East Commons Classroom Everything You Need to Know about Food and Nutrition Searching in PubMed. Wednesday, April 29, 10:00-11:00 am,Continue reading “Get Free Chocolate and Learn about Searching for Nutrition Information!”
Try Out ScienceDirect’s Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences
ScienceDirect’s Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences contains trusted, peer-reviewed, comprehensive content from ScienceDirect’s reference works as curated by an editorial board led by Editor-in-Chief, Michael Caplan. Valuable for interdisciplinary research, it is designed for faster, more relevant browsing within the subject and beyond, with featured articles for quick, clear overviews, subject hierarchies to put everything in context,Continue reading “Try Out ScienceDirect’s Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences”
Pet a Dog! Friday, December 12, 5:00-6:30 pm at Hardin
Take a break from studying for finals to pet a dog from Therapy Dogs of Johnson County. The dogs (and their owners) will be at Hardin Library on Friday, December 12, 5:00-6:30, in Room 401, across from the elevator on the 4th floor. Please join us for a little down time!
Embase Now Available
Embase, an important biomedical database, is now available for all University of Iowa users. Sometimes called the “European MEDLINE,” Embase is another resource for supporting evidence-based medicine, the creation of systematic reviews, and, particularly, pharmacology-related information. Embase can be accessed from the Health Sciences Resources page. For assistance in searching Embase, contact your Hardin liaison.
From DNA to Beer: New Exhibit at Hardin
Hardin Library is currently hosting the exhibit, From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. From DNA to Beer explores the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life. The NationalContinue reading “From DNA to Beer: New Exhibit at Hardin”
NIH Public Access Compliance: Working with NCBI My Bibliography and Progress Reports
Do you have NIH-funded grants? If so, this session, taught by Oliva Smith of the UI Office of Research, will show you how to use the NCBI My Bibliography module to manage citations of NIH-supported research publications, as well as look at how it is used in NIH RPPR electronic progress reports, as well asContinue reading “NIH Public Access Compliance: Working with NCBI My Bibliography and Progress Reports”
Kudos to UI Libraries & Hardin Library’s Responsive Websites
Linda Roth (of Library Information Technology), Shane Wallace and Eric Rumsey (both from Hardin Library) had an article published in Journal of the Medical Library Association recently: Responsive web design for an academic health sciences library website Much of the credit for the article is due to the pioneering work in responsive design that Linda has beenContinue reading “Kudos to UI Libraries & Hardin Library’s Responsive Websites”
Nuclear Neighborhoods Exhibit at Hardin Library
Developed by Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility (I-PSR), Nuclear Neighborhoods is a group of exhibits on display during the month of August at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, the Iowa City Public Library, and the Solon Public Library, and at the Iowa Memorial Union during September. The Nuclear Neighborhoods exhibits trace nuclear energy’s legacy,Continue reading “Nuclear Neighborhoods Exhibit at Hardin Library”
Under Evaluation: Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection
The Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection provides immediate access to over 1500 online seminar-style talks containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals, presented by the world’s leading experts, including a number of Nobel Laureates. Our trial continues through December 2012. Please send any comments on this resource to JannaContinue reading “Under Evaluation: Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection”