Posts Categorized: Around the Library

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 »

Publishing Case Reports

BMJ Case Reports is a newly available and fee-free option for publishing clinically interesting and/or educationally valuable case reports. What is BMJ Case Reports? BMJ Case Reports is an award winning journal that delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important… Read more »

My Publisher wants my Data?!

            Ready to submit your article to your favorite journal? Don’t be surprised if the editor requires not only your manuscript, tables, and figures, but also your data. More and more, publishers require that you make the data related to your manuscript publically available upon publication of your article. What’s… Read more »

New Exhibit: George Washington & Medicine

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library is currently hosting a new traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. Every Necessary Care & Attention: George Washington & Medicine explores the role of medicine during the lifetime of first president, Revolutionary War general, and plantation owner, George Washington. The exhibit examines some of the health issues… Read more »