Held on Langsam Library’s fourth floor at 4 p.m., 1st Fridays @ 4 is a series of events hosted by the University of Cincinnati Libraries to provide students an opportunity to meet new friends and to explore the terrain of libraries, books and information through conversations, games and fun activities. Continue reading Join UC Libraries the 1st Fridays @ 4 for Fun, Food and Library Finds
Mark Palkovic, head of the Albino Gorno Memorial (CCM) Music Library, returned from the 31st Grand Conclave in Vancouver of the Miniature Book Society with a special souvenir — his own copy of the new world’s smallest book. Continue reading The Smallest Book in the World
The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library invites you to join us for our June Lunch & Learn instruction series, Thursdays, June 13 – 27, 12:10-12:50pm, in the Health Sciences Library Classroom (MSB G005G).
Bring your lunch and learn during these quick information sessions. Come to one session, a few, or them all! Seating is limited, so registration is recommended.
Thursday, June 13 iPad 101
Thursday, June 20 Excel Tips
Thursday, June 27 Free Screencasting Tools
View the complete Lunch & Learn schedule below. See descriptions and register online at http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/
Jenell Walton of Channel 9’s “The List” recently visited the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) and met with librarian Jennifer Krivickas to talk about the library’s snow globe collection. The snow globes will appear on “The List” sometime in July. For those who want to know more about the snow globes before the show airs, below is more information about the fun collection.
Continue reading Snow Globes in the DAAP Library
The APhA PharmacyLibrary collection features authoritative Pharmacy textbooks, NAPLEX® review, case studies, and primary literature abstracts from JAPhA in one comprehensive search platform. Continue reading APhA PharmacyLibrary Collection
Apple is advertising a new iPhone/iPad Guideline Central app that provides over 2,700 free guideline summaries that cover all of the main specialties.
A few of the features:
- Official recommendations from respected medical associations
- Key points, treatment, management, prevention, and more
- Well illustrated algorithms, charts, medical tables
- And much more…
Click here to learn more about Guideline Central.
Understanding the need to refuel while studying in the library, UC Libraries have installed two coffee vending machines in Langsam Library. One is located by the main entrance on the 4th floor of the library and the second is located in the UCit@Langsam 24/7 lab. Continue reading Need A Caffeine Boost while Studying for Exams?
Miss the Health Sciences Library’s February Lunch & Learn series? Don’t worry! You can now watch all four instruction sessions online. Check out videos by following the links below. The videos are also available on the HSL’s Tutorials guide at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/hsltutorials.
Excel Tricks: Learn about some of the newer features available in Excel to make you a more effective user.
Free Screencasting Tools: Learn the basics on how to record a video of what you do on a computer screen using two free screencasting tools, Screencast-O-Matic and Jing.
iPad 101: A beginners’ look at iPads, including settings and some helpful apps.
Time Saving Tech Tips: Learn to leverage productivity apps (Evernote) and shortcuts to save you time and hassle.
Note: Videos are available in WMV format.
The ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists has now completed its transition from print to online. This directory provides access to “professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).” Continue reading ABMS Directory: Now Completely Online