Posts Categorized: Around the Library

Gray’s Anatomy: Past and Present

Gray’s Anatomy has been considered to be a landmark of medical literature ever since Drs. Henry Gray and H.V. Carter published the first edition in 1858. Still going strong in 2008, Elsevier celebrated the 150th anniversary of the work by publishing a 40th edition in both print and electronic formats.  The publication of a 41st… Read more »

New Information about Medieval Manuscript

Earlier this year, staff members at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library discovered two manuscript leaves from a medieval European work hidden in our collections. At the time we did not know much about the manuscripts and we had many questions. Where were they produced? When were they made? What is written on them? Eric… Read more »

Sign Up Now for Library Tips & Tricks Class

Does your job role include tracking down journal articles? Entering those citations into a manuscript and its bibliography? Requesting copies of articles or books? Ever been asked to find an impact factor, or an h-index?  Want to learn where the Library’s “how-to” documents are on our Website, so you can have help at your fingertips?… Read more »

Media Creation Software in the Library

Software Titles Level of Support Operating System Location Adobe Photoshop Elements Mid-Level Mac Media Studio Audacity Basic Mac Media Studio Final Cut Express Basic Mac Media Studio Fugu Full Mac Media Studio GarageBand Full Mac Media Studio iDVD Full Mac Media Studio iMovie Full Mac Media Studio iPhoto Full Mac Media Studio iTunes Full Mac… Read more »

Need RefWorks Assistance?

HSL librarians are familiar with RefWorks: contact us through Ask a Librarian or at for a personalized training consultation. Need troubleshooting help? RefWorks tech support is very helpful. Contact RefWorks Technical Support: Support Center: Email: Phone toll free: 1.800.889.3358 (press 7) Live Support Phone Hours: Sunday – Friday:  2:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday:… Read more »

Our Expert Searchers are Standing By

Need to efficiently perform an expert search of the biomedical literature? Whether it’s a “needle in a haystack” search for a rare topic, or a comprehensive search of a wide-ranging topic, your librarians are here to help you. If you’re affiliated with the University of Virginia Health System, you can utilize the skills of a trained… Read more »

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.