Author Archives: Jonathan Lord

About Jonathan Lord

Head of Collection Development and Management

Recent Acquisitions

The newly published books listed below have been added to the Library’s collection of electronic books. Click on any linked title to browse a table of contents or to read the full-text. A comprehensive list of health sciences e-books available can be found … Continue reading

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F1000 Workspace: A New Way Manage Literature References

What Is F1000Workspace? F1000Workspace is a platform to help biology and medical researchers discover and collect literature, manage references and prepare manuscripts, grant  applications, posters, talks, etc. for submission. It consists of a web-based application, a browser extension, and a powerful plugin for … Continue reading

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AccessSurgery Not Being Renewed

After consultation with the Department of Surgery, the Library has decided to not renew the license for AccessSurgery online textbooks when the current agreement expires on June 30, 2017.  Decreased usage and rising costs were the basis for this decision.  However, some … Continue reading

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Publishing Workshop on April 10th

When: Monday April 10, 2017 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Health Sciences Library MILL (first floor) A luncheon buffet will be available, so please register if you plan to attend: http://cal.hsl.virginia.edu/event/3189481 The Health Sciences Library is hosting Introduction to Scholarly … Continue reading

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Meet the Author of “Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill the U.S. Economy”

LIVE BROADCAST THURSDAY MARCH 16, 2017  2:00 – 2:30 PM Issues surrounding healthcare – and the ways to improve it — are constantly in the news, more so now than in recent memory. With a changing political climate in Washington, … Continue reading

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Cancer: The Road Ahead

The journal Cell has just published a special issue entitled “Cancer: The Road Ahead.” In it, the Cell editorial team writes: “Fighting cancer has been the life mission for generations of biologists and clinicians, and to this effort we dedicate … Continue reading

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Medical Journal Podcasts

Many of our online journals offer subscribers free podcast services which provide a rich variety of audio content including author interviews, highlights of new articles, discussions of medical controversies and developments, and many other topics of interest to busy medical professionals … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Film Available Now

You’re Looking At Me Like I Live Here And I Don’t is the first documentary to be filmed entirely in an Alzheimer’s care unit, and also the first told entirely from the perspective of a woman living with Alzheimer’s disease. … Continue reading

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New E-Books

The newly published books listed below have been added to the Library’s collection of electronic books. Click on any linked title to browse a table of contents or to read the full-text. A more comprehensive list of health sciences e-books available can be … Continue reading

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Recently Published E-Books

The newly published books listed below have been added to the Library’s collection of electronic books. Click on any linked title to browse a table of contents or to read the full-text. A more comprehensive list of health sciences e-books available can be … Continue reading

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