Category Archives: News

A Guide to Studying in the Library

Quiet Study Quiet study is available in all areas of the library past the doors on the right side of the lobby.  This includes the large reading room, the two rooms with computers, and the smaller reading room.  The Cabell … Continue reading

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Equipment Lending Service Changes

We are currently phasing out much of our equipment lending service.  The equipment being phased out (i.e., not being replaced) include laptops, projectors, tablets, video cameras, tripods, and the GoPro camera.  This action is necessary due to the continuing increases … 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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New Browser Extension to Access Free Articles

Unpaywall is a browser extension to legally access free articles.  Available for Chrome and Firefox, Unpaywall searches thousands of open-access repositories worldwide, including PubMed Central, the DOAJ, Crossref, DataCite, Google Scholar, and BASE.

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UpToDate Evidence Grading System (Video)


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“Cool Tools” Event in MR5

Members of the CMHSL Research & Data Services (RDaS) team recently hosted a “Cool Tools” event in the MR5 lobby.  Research students and staff were asked about their favorite widget, app, or program, and their gift of thanks was a … Continue reading

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New Books in AccessMedicine

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App for Browsing Over 10,000 UVA Journals

The Health Sciences Library has renewed UVA’s license to BrowZine, a third-party tablet app designed to optimize the browsing of over 10,000 UVA scholarly journals by subject or title. The free BrowZine app is available from either the App Store … Continue reading

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Promotion & Tenure Assistance

The May/June faculty performance evaluations are coming up! As part of this process, UVa Health System faculty will want to provide the following details about their published articles: · The number of times they have been cited · The impact … Continue reading

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