Category Archives: Around the Library

Cancer: The Road Ahead

The journal Cell has just published a special issue entitled “Cancer: The Road Ahead.” In it, the Cell editorial team writes: “Fighting cancer has been the life mission for generations of biologists and clinicians, and to this effort we dedicate … Continue reading

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#ColorOurCollections

This week marks the second annual #ColorOurCollections event! #ColorOurCollections is a project launched last year by the New York Academy of Medicine Library. Inspired in part by the recent popularity of coloring books (even among adults!), #ColorOurCollections strives to take advantage … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Frankenstein and the Secrets of Nature

Today Frankenstein’s reputation as a “monster story” has perhaps partially eclipsed the rich history of scientific inquiry, medical progress, and social evolution that underlies the text. Frankenstein was published in 1818, a time when a strong sense of scientific curiosity … Continue reading

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Tilt Brush demo on Thursday, 1/19!

The Library is very excited to host a demonstration by the Google Developer Group, Central Virginia, of Google’s wildly popular virtual reality app: Tilt Brush! Offering artists both a limitless combination of brushes, colors, and even things like smoke and stars … Continue reading

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Fantastic Funding & where to find it

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 … Continue reading

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CMHSL: A New Look for 2017

The MILL In January, we will be unveiling the MILL on the first floor of the Health Sciences Library.  The MILL is an acronym for Multipurpose Innovative Learning Lab.  It will feature our Presentation Studio (green screen, professional lighting/camera), a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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