Category Archives: Around the Library

The Summer of Classes & Ice Cream

  If you’re searching for ways to stay cool this summer, then look no further than the Health Sciences Library! Our Summer Class Series offers hot topics and cold ice cream so that you can keep learning and enjoy delicious treats at … Continue reading

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AccessSurgery Not Being Renewed

After consultation with the Department of Surgery, the Library has decided to not renew the license for AccessSurgery online textbooks when the current agreement expires on June 30, 2017.  Decreased usage and rising costs were the basis for this decision.  However, some … Continue reading

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CMHSL: A New Live Performance Venue

Beginning this fall, the Health Sciences Library will add live performance venue to its list of services and resources.  Scheduled throughout the year will be lunchtime performances provided by your fellow UVA students, staff, and faculty.  It’s all in the … Continue reading

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Transplant Interest Group, others, to sponsor organ donation events

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The Four Colleges of the UVA School of Medicine

Today each medical student at UVA is assigned to one of four colleges within the School of Medicine: Dunglison College, Hunter College, Pinn College, and Reed College, but this system is a relatively new practice at UVA. Of the 123 students who … Continue reading

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Publishing Workshop on April 10th

When: Monday April 10, 2017 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Health Sciences Library MILL (first floor) A luncheon buffet will be available, so please register if you plan to attend: http://cal.hsl.virginia.edu/event/3189481 The Health Sciences Library is hosting Introduction to Scholarly … Continue reading

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Anatomical Theatre Web Exhibit

A new web exhibit from Historical Collections is now available! The Anatomical Theatre at the University of Virginia Some of you might remember the physical display about UVA’s Anatomical Theatre which was in the library lobby last year. Now, an … Continue reading

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Meet the Author of “Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill the U.S. Economy”

LIVE BROADCAST THURSDAY MARCH 16, 2017  2:00 – 2:30 PM Issues surrounding healthcare – and the ways to improve it — are constantly in the news, more so now than in recent memory. With a changing political climate in Washington, … Continue reading

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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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