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Library Director Gretchen Arnold, on National Medical Librarians Month

  October is National Medical Librarians Month. The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library is part of a national network of medical libraries, which includes the National Library of Medicine (part of the National Institutes of Health). All medical libraries have … Continue reading

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The Library welcomes Clinical Librarian

The Library is pleased to welcome Elaine Attridge as our Clinical Librarian! Elaine obtained her Master’s in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh, having been drawn to libraries from a very young age as a way to satisfy her … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new Metadata Librarian!

The Health Sciences Library is excited to welcome Abbey Heflin as our new Metadata Librarian! Abbey completed her Master’s of Science in Library and Information Science at Drexel University, having been drawn to the field by both the changes happening … Continue reading

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New Funding Discovery Tools for Researchers

        All faculty, staff, and students at UVA now have access to two new funding discovery tools, Pivot and GrantForward. These tools allow researchers to locate funding opportunities based on their individual research interests.  Both Pivot and GrantForward allow researchers … Continue reading

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My Publisher wants my Data?!

            Ready to submit your article to your favorite journal? Don’t be surprised if the editor requires not only your manuscript, tables, and figures, but also your data. More and more, publishers require that you … Continue reading

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IPA Open House on April 12th

The Library is excited to announce that the BioConnector is partnering with the University of Virginia Health System Cancer Center and the Office of Research Core Administration  to provide access to Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA). IPA is software that allows … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 years of service!

On April 9, 1976, the opening of the new Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia was celebrated at a dedication ceremony. This year on April 8, 2016, we recognize the Health Sciences Library’s 40th anniversary, marking four decades … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses at UVA

The UVA Professional Nursing Staff Organization (PNSO) supports and encourages evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve care and achieve excellent outcomes throughout the institution. Nurses are empowered to make a difference at UVA Health System by adopting an evidence-based approach to … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Sara Ruth Dean

On January 12, 1920, five months before the passage of the 19th amendment guaranteed U.S. women the right to vote, a meeting of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors included a revolutionary decision: “RESOLVED by the Rector and Visitors … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: The Anatomical Theatre

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library is hosting a new exhibit on an old building. What makes this building interesting? Well, for starters, it was designed by Thomas Jefferson. He didn’t include it in his original plans for the University … Continue reading

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