Posts Categorized: Around the Library

Cabell Room Restrooms Now Gender-Neutral

The two lockable single-stall restrooms in the Cabell Room have been reconfigured to be gender-neutral. The new configuration now provides our patrons two breast pumping locations instead of one, and both are family friendly.

More Ways to Charge Your Devices

The Library has purchased a ChargeTech portable battery pack charging station for use with Android and Apple devices.  Battery packs can be checked out at the Service Desk.

New: Drop-in Hours for RefWorks Help

Do you need help importing citations into RefWorks?  Are you having problems downloading Write-N-Cite?  Or perhaps you are just wondering about the benefits of using RefWorks.  As an added convenience to our patrons, beginning Tuesday, April 21, the Library will be providing drop-in hours for anyone needing help with RefWorks.  Drop-in hours are on Tuesdays and… Read more »

Personalize Your Environment at CMHSL

Need a place to get away to do research, study, or just decompress?  Your Claude Moore Health Sciences Library can be that place.  Noise canceling headphones and banker’s lamps are now available for checkout at the Service Desk.  Match those items with one of our study rooms with digital displays, and you can design the… Read more »

Need to charge your device?

Your Health Sciences Library recently purchased a charging kiosk and placed it in the after-hours area for 24/7 access.  (The kiosk is located in the far end of the largest room in the after-hours space.)  Please try it out and let us know what you think about it.

Wearable Technology Podcast

Kimberley Barker, CMHSL’s Digital Initiatives Librarian, explains the basics of wearable technology.   After listening to the podcast,  perhaps you will wish to try out some wearable technology by reserving one of our Fitbits.  Kimberley’s next podcast will focus on the Internet of Things.  

Holiday Book Tree at CMHSL

To help promote this week’s Books for Bricks book drive, four team members at the Health Sciences Library built a six-foot holiday book tree using several old print indexes.  Pictured from left to right are Dan Wilson, Tony Hiserman, Bart Ragon, and Kimberley Barker.

Help Build Classrooms in Tanzania

During the week of December 8th, the Health Sciences Library will be a donation site for Books for Bricks.  Books for Bricks is a book drive program run on college campuses by Achieve in Africa Ambassadors, who collect and resell donated textbooks to raise funds to purchase bricks to build classrooms in Tanzania.  UVA’s ambassador… Read more »