Author Archives: Dan Wilson

A Guide to Studying in the Library

Quiet Study Quiet study is available in all areas of the library past the doors on the right side of the lobby.  This includes the large reading room, the two rooms with computers, and the smaller reading room.  The Cabell … Continue reading

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Selected eBooks of Interest

Deadly River : Cholera and Cover-Up in Post-Earthquake Haiti Ralph R. Frerichs In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold—soon to become the world’s largest cholera epidemic in modern times. … Continue reading

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Equipment Lending Service Changes

We are currently phasing out much of our equipment lending service.  The equipment being phased out (i.e., not being replaced) include laptops, projectors, tablets, video cameras, tripods, and the GoPro camera.  This action is necessary due to the continuing increases … Continue reading

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Guided Meditation @ CMHSL

Every Tuesday and Thursday through the remainder of the semester, guided meditation sessions will be offered at the Health Sciences Library.  The sessions are held from 1pm to 1:30pm in the Studio, which is located on the first floor of … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Yoga in the Library

Thanks to a partnership with the School of Nursing’s Compassionate Care Initiative, four free yoga sessions will be offered in the library in August.  The sessions are from noon to 12:45 on August 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd.  A limited … Continue reading

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Library Conference Room Available for Self-reservations

The Detmer Conference Room in the after-hours space of the Health Sciences Library is now available for self-reservations, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Reservations are limited to 3 hours per day.  For more information, please contact our … Continue reading

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CMHSL: A New Live Performance Venue

Beginning this fall, the Health Sciences Library will add live performance venue to its list of services and resources.  Scheduled throughout the year will be lunchtime performances provided by your fellow UVA students, staff, and faculty.  It’s all in the … Continue reading

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New Browser Extension to Access Free Articles

Unpaywall is a browser extension to legally access free articles.  Available for Chrome and Firefox, Unpaywall searches thousands of open-access repositories worldwide, including PubMed Central, the DOAJ, Crossref, DataCite, Google Scholar, and BASE.

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Projection Now Available in Detmer Room

The Detmer Room in the after hours space of the library has become a popular meeting place for our Health System patrons.  To meet the needs of patrons who wish to project something when using the room, we recently purchased … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. M.C. Wilhelm

On January 18, 2017, the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library was saddened to learn about the death of Morton “M.C.” Wilhelm. Dr. Wilhelm was a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and was renowned for his contributions to the … Continue reading

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