• hsl
    Volume 16,  Volume 16, Issue 1

    Grant Program to Partner Medical Faculty with Information Specialists

    The College of Medicine’s Office of Research has partnered with the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library on a grant program to facilitate research collaborations between full-time faculty and librarians/information specialists (informationists). The program seeks to enhance collaborative, multi-disciplinary basic and clinical research by integrating an informationist and/or librarian into the research team in order to enhance research success. In addition to directly impacting a research project, this program is designed to help College of Medicine faculty take advantage of new capacities in the Libraries that can enhance study design, data collection and data presentation. Please join us in congratulating the College of Medicine-Health Sciences Library Grant Recipients: Silvi Shah,…

  • edible books
    Volume 15,  Volume 15, Issue 2

    Spring Events in UC Libraries

    From UC DATA Day to Edible Books to a digital humanities speaker there is something for everyone in UC Libraries this spring. All events are free and open to the public. Check the UC Libraries website at www.libraries.uc.edu for event details and directions to individual library locations. Digital Humanities Speaker Series – March 6 & 7, Langsam Library – UC Libraries, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomes to campus Roopika Risam, assistant professor of English at Salem State University, as the next expert in the Digital Humanities Speaker Series. Dr. Risam will present a series of talks and hands-on workshops, all free and open to the public. Participants…

  • Lori Harris
    Volume 14,  Volume 14, Issue 1

    An Interview with Lori Harris, NLM Associate Fellow

    In September, Lori Harris joined UC Libraries for the second year of her National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow Program. Lori received her MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her BA from Smith College. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the NLM in Bethesda, Maryland, with an optional second year program component at a participating library. The program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health sciences information services and to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research. Below is an interview with Lori upon her arrival at…

  • informatics lab
    Volume 14,  Volume 14, Issue 1

    Introducing the Informatics Lab: A Collaborative Space for Innovation at the Health Sciences Library

    The Informatics Lab is a new space in the Donald C. Harrision Health Sciences Library and is designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences and discussions. It is a place for UC researchers and graduate students to connect, collaborate and to receive research support services. Open from 9am – 5pm, the Informatics Lab provides students at the Academic Health Center with software programs (listed below) and equipment not available in the normal computer lab. The room has a large iMac and Windows PC, four whiteboard tables that can be set up for a large group meeting or used individually, two standing whiteboards, a wall-mounted whiteboard, and an AirMedia unit…