Category Archives: Feature Story

Making Things Happen: An Exciting New Partnership Between CMHSL and PHS

We are thrilled with our new partnership with the library and hope our collaborative efforts address needs of our colleagues across the health system for more information about basic statistics and introductory research questions.  Research is a team science and … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Action! Videos!

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the Health Sciences Library maintained a large collection of video materials, mostly in magnetic tape formats now extinct: remember VHS, U-Matic, and Betamax tapes and the bulky equipment one needed to … Continue reading

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Where We Are Heading: The Continuing Evolution of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Gretchen Arnold, Library Director, writes about the continuing evolution of the Health Sciences Library. She has been the director of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library since 2005, and has been a health sciences librarian since 1975. Please feel free … Continue reading

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Flexing the Visual Muscle: Jason Bennett and Using Photoshop, iMovie, and Prezi

Jason Bennett, Technology in Education Consulting Assistant, at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, and UVA graduate in Comparative Religions, talks about his background in visual presentation as well as his role at the Health Sciences Library. Interviewer: How did … Continue reading

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Collaborations: SciDaC

Background: The Health Sciences Library has been collaborating with the Brown Science & Engineering Library to support data management needs of researchers. We interviewed Andrew Sallans, Head, Strategic Data Initiatives and the Scientific Data Consulting Group, Brown Science & Engineering … Continue reading

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“FIRST AID for the….” Test Prep E-Books Trial

The popular “First Aid” review books can now be studied online! The Library has arranged a 30-day trial for full access to McGraw-Hill’s First Aid E-Book collection. If you are studying for specialty board exams, prepping for third year clerkships, … Continue reading

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Providing Library Services in Challenging Times

Like all other departments in the University, the Health Sciences Library has experienced budget reductions in state funding. Since 2008 and including the just recently announced 2.5% additional cut for this year, the Library’s budget has been decreased by $531,497. We are managing these cuts through a variety of strategies which include leaving positions open and reducing spending in other areas.

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Simple Steps for Finding Journal Articles

What is one of the most commonly asked questions at the Library? How do I find a journal article!

The answer to this question is more complex in the digital age but the steps can be simple. The Library subscribes to both print and online journals. Continue reading

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Welcome Back to the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Welcome to the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library. This is the time of year that we find very exciting with meeting new students and faculty. Check out what the Library has to offer this season… Continue reading

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Culture and Communication in Health Care

The face of the country is changing. In 50 years time, the traditional English-speaking majority of yesteryear will give way to a population of diverse cultures and languages. This new cultural landscape is transforming Health Care. Continue reading

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