Posts Categorized: Around the Library

Health Sciences Library Outreach Librarian Ann Duesing Retires

This December, Ann Duesing, the Health Sciences Library Outreach Librarian based at UVA’s College at Wise, will retire after 22 years of service in Southwest Virginia. When Ann began working at the Library, she focused on providing library services and support to UVA medical students and preceptors in the largely rural area. Additionally, she acted… Read more »

Join us for Jolly Digital Holidays!

The Library invites you to have some technological fun this holiday season with our event “Jolly Digital Holidays”! When: December 6th- 12:30-3:30 PM December 15th- 9:00 AM- noon Where: The Presentation Studio (lower floor of the Health Sciences Library) What: Bring your friends and some fun props and, via green screen magic, have your photo… Read more »

UVA BioConnector Gets More Collaborative

        The BioConnector is proud to announce a new partnership supporting research computing at UVA. The Computational and Data Resource Exchange (CADRE) is a University-wide service designed to simplify the process of finding local research and data support. BioConnector is working with partners across Grounds to help researchers connect with best resource… Read more »

New Exhibit: Fever Charts

The history of yellow fever dates back to the 1600s when the first recorded outbreaks occurred in the Caribbean. In the centuries that followed, researchers and physicians sought to understand and combat this deadly disease. Early theories about yellow fever attributed its transmission to “contagious air,” meteorological phenomena, and microbes. Significant advances were made around… Read more »

October is American Archives Month

  American Archives Month is a time to promote the work of archivists and celebrate archival collections around the country. From the National Archives in Washington, D.C., to local historical societies, institutions large and small use this month to highlight their mission and the materials they collect and preserve. Historical Collections & Services at the… Read more »

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 the goal of bringing the best quality information to users wherever they are and around… Read more »

New Exhibit: Civil War Medicine

Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, is now on display in the main lobby of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library. The American Civil War is a fascinating time in the history of medicine: a time of significant developments in anesthesia, modern… Read more »

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 curiosity about everything. She decided to pursue librarianship as a career after the Internet became… Read more »

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 in it due to the Information Age, and by the many ways that librarians can… Read more »

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 to create personalized searches and email alerts that target current and future funding opportunities. Where… Read more »