Posts Categorized: Around the Library

IPA Open House on April 12th

The Library is excited to announce that the BioConnector is partnering with the University of Virginia Health System Cancer Center and the Office of Research Core Administration  to provide access to Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA). IPA is software that allows users to rapidly understand pathway involvement and change, effected biological processes, causal regulators and their… Read more »

Celebrating 40 years of service!

On April 9, 1976, the opening of the new Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia was celebrated at a dedication ceremony. This year on April 8, 2016, we recognize the Health Sciences Library’s 40th anniversary, marking four decades of service in the current library building.     The early history of the Health… Read more »

New E-Books

The newly published books listed below have recently been added to the Library’s collection of electronic books. Click on any linked title to browse a table of contents or to read the full-text. A more comprehensive list of health sciences e-books available can be found on the Library’s E-Books page. Do you want to recommend the purchase of a… Read more »

New Quick Access iPad Kiosks

To meet the needs of our patrons with a busy schedule, we have installed two quick access iPad kiosks in the lobby.  The iPads can be used to check email, Facebook, or to look up a website.

Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses at UVA

The UVA Professional Nursing Staff Organization (PNSO) supports and encourages evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve care and achieve excellent outcomes throughout the institution. Nurses are empowered to make a difference at UVA Health System by adopting an evidence-based approach to their practice. To help facilitate this process, the Health Sciences Library has developed an Evidence-Based… Read more »

Women’s History Month: Sara Ruth Dean

On January 12, 1920, five months before the passage of the 19th amendment guaranteed U.S. women the right to vote, a meeting of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors included a revolutionary decision: “RESOLVED by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, that beginning with the session opening in September 1920, mature… Read more »

Patient & Family Library Celebrates 1st Birthday

Briar, the Faery Librarian, was the featured guest for the 1st birthday celebration of the Patient & Family Library (PFL).  Lydia Witman, PFL manager, was pleased with the response to Briar, saying, “I was pleasantly surprised by how much the adults loved Briar, too–parents, adult patients, and staff. In the hospital setting we need more moments… Read more »

New Exhibit: The Anatomical Theatre

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library is hosting a new exhibit on an old building. What makes this building interesting? Well, for starters, it was designed by Thomas Jefferson. He didn’t include it in his original plans for the University of Virginia, but by the beginning of classes in 1825, Jefferson and the Board of… Read more »

Workshop for Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research

    There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will… Read more »