Category Archives: Around the Library

Help Us Improve Our Website!

Do you use the Library’s website? We are currently recruiting Health System faculty, staff and students to help us improve the Health Sciences Library (HSL) web pages. Throughout the semester, we will conduct usability testing of our web site. These … Continue reading

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Please don’t turn off the computers!

In an age in which we all struggle to find ways to save natural resources, a request from the Library to leave computers ON may surprise you because it seems counter-intuitive to the practice of good environmental stewardship. Here’s why … Continue reading

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New Carpet in the Cabell Room

The Cabell Room is open again after being closed for a couple of days while new carpeting was installed.  Check it out!  This new carpet will soon be installed in all areas of the library.

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New Computers and More Monitors

15 new Dell OptiPlex 9010 computers have been added to the Carter Classroom (first floor of the library), and are available to anyone affiliated with UVA whenever a class is not in session.  And, in response to a request from … Continue reading

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Two UVA Health System Professionals Featured on WVTF Radio Show

Dr. Susan Modesitt, MD, Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Division and the Richard N. and Louse R. Crockett Professor in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and Ann Duesing, MLS, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library Outreach Librarian based at the UVA College … Continue reading

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WEB OF SCIENCE Rep Coming to CMHSL on April 29th

Tom Zamojcin, from Thomson-Reuters, will be here on Tuesday, April 29th to demo and answer questions about the new WEB OF SCIENCE design.  The event will be held on the first floor of the library in Room 1335 from 9am … Continue reading

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Space Changes Coming to CMHSL

Over the past three years, CMHSL has made several improvements to its space, including the BioConnector and the following enhancements to the after-hours space: six study rooms, water service, and a Keurig brewer.  Look for these additional changes over the … Continue reading

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Tablet Journal Browser App Renewed

The Health Sciences Library has renewed the university’s site license to BrowZine, a third-party tablet app designed to optimize the browsing of over 10,000 UVA scholarly journals by subject or title. The free BrowZine app is available from either the … Continue reading

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New Historical Collections Specialist: Dan Cavanaugh

Dan Cavanaugh is our new Historical Collections Specialist. He is no stranger to the library’s Historical Collections unit having worked on several projects there as an assistant over the past year. Prior to coming to the library, Dan worked in … Continue reading

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New Weekend Services Desk Assistant: Lloyd Gray

Lloyd Gray is our new weekend Services Desk assistant.  He is a 1989 UVA graduate and has previous work experience at the university in Alderman and Clemons libraries and as the Virginia Women’s Basketball Camp director and statistician.  Lloyd coached … Continue reading

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