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Got wireless? Try our wireless printing service at the Health Sciences Library.
Would you like to be able to print directly from your laptop to the Health Sciences Library printers?
Just visit our web page at http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/ and click on SERVICES > Wireless Printing. This works on Mac and Windows laptops or on most any computer.
There are some important differences to understand about our wireless printing service compared to conventional printing so please be sure to read the FAQ section.
The wireless printing service only works on the North Commons GoPrint touch screen station, the print cards are available for purchase at the library front desk. There is no wireless printing available for the student printer with accounts maintained at the bookstore.
Did you miss any of the wonderful training webinars provided by the National Center of Biotechnology Information?
Archived recordings are now available, type in your name and email to access the recordings:
Join Peter Cooper, PhD, to explore and discover how you can leverage NCBI’s powerful resources for your own research during four 2 hour webinar sessions. Each recording focuses on a unique set of resources that support specific research domains. The NCBI Discovery Workshops comprise four workshops that will teach you how to use the NCBI Web resources more effectively.
Peter Cooper (email@example.com) directs the scientific outreach and training program for the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine. Peter has conducted and developed training courses for biologists in the use of NBCI molecular databases and has provided scientific user support for the NCBI since 1998. Prior to joining the NCBI Peter pursued diverse biological research interests including peptide neurochemistry, marine environmental toxicology, and taught biology and chemistry. Peter earned a BS from Virginia Tech, a MA in chemistry from the Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary, School of Marine Science in 1996.
This webinar series was scheduled at the request of the Health Sciences Library – Ask Us for help with:
• Access to full text journals and ebooks
• Free consultations on your research topic and help with searching databases such as PubMed
• Professional literature searching
• EndNote reference manager and manuscript style software training and support
• Adding your work to our Digital Collections of Colorado to store, preserve and share your ideas with the world
• Reserving meeting rooms for groups of 10 to 60, reserving computer teaching labs for 15-45
• Just about anything – we’ll see if we can help, and if not, we’ll try to connect you to someone who can!
[Lynne M. Fox, Education Librarian]
The Health Sciences Library has made available an 11” model of the latest Google Chromebook! The new Chromebook is built by HP, has an 11” high-res screen, and weighs all of 2.3 pounds. What browser does the laptop have? Chrome, naturally.
What word processing does it have? Google Docs. This device is all about the Google ecosystem.
You will need a free Gmail account to log in to the device and explore. If you don’t have one, you can create one right on the laptop. But be warned: Chromebooks depend very much on wireless connectivity. If using it in the library, you’ll need to connect to the GUEST wireless network.
The Chromebook is available on first come, first served basis from the HSL Service Desk for two day checkout to all primary patrons .
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Apply to the Open Access Fund for Student and Early-Career Authors
Now to March 31st or earlier when funds are depleted. Apply here
The Health Sciences Library is now accepting applications for its Open Access Fund. For students and early career professionals the award up to $1000 can be used to pay for the “author processing charge” (APC) that many open access journals require. These journals allow authors to distribute their intellectual property without any restrictions, and usually permit them to retain copyright ownership. In contrast to the traditional journal model in which the author is restricted from distributing her work and the reader has to pay to access it (via subscriptions), in the OA model the author pays to publish his work and readers have no limitations to access it.
Despite costs to authors, there is growing evidence that many articles published as open access are more widely noticed and downloaded than articles published in subscription-based journals (see for example, Davis 2011). For more information about the Open Access movement, please see the OA FAQs.
The HSL Open Access Fund or OAF is meant to encourage researchers who have little or no financial support to pay for any type of publication fee. Generally speaking, these scholars tend to be students, residents, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty; these individuals will receive priority therefore for an OAF award.
While the OAF can be used to pay the APC of an open access journal of the author’s choice, in order to avoid fraudulent journals, the library will restrict the range of acceptable journals to those that are known to be legitimate. They include most members of the Open Access Scholarly Publisher’s Association or those known to comply with its Code of Conduct. Examples of these publishers or journals are: Biomed Central, JMIR Publications, PeerJ, PLoS , and others. All journals will be assessed by the OAF committee for legitimacy and for their requirements. Ideally, journals should allow the authors to retain copyright to their articles and not merely permit their distribution within limits.
- affiliated with AMC
- early-career author (see Funding Priorities below)
- publishing in a reputable OA journal
- article is accepted (and APC has not been paid) or submitted]. NOTE: We cannot consider applications for articles that are still under preparation.
- no other funding source except personal funds
- substantive contribution to the article
IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE:
Funding Priorities are as follows:
- Residents, Fellows, Post-Doctoral Fellows, Junior Faculty (within 3 years of the start of his/her career)
- Other faculty
- The maximum award per application is $1000 to be used only for the author processing charge (APC). The award cannot be used to fund other fees such as “submission charges,” “review charges,” or “page charges.”
- If the APC is less than $1000, the award amount will equal the APC amount – i.e. your award will also be less than $1000
- If the APC is more than $1000, the maximum award is $1000 and the author is responsible for paying the difference to the publisher.
- Awards are paid once the library receives a copy of the publisher’s invoice.
- Applications must be received by the specified date.
Requirements for Applicants Who are Identified as Award Recipients:
- Provide an invoice for the APC from the journal publisher
- Upon publication, submit the article to the Health Sciences Library’s institutional repository, Digital Collections of Colorado with a signed Deposit Agreement (see link to the Agreement near the bottom). Make sure you have the proper copyright permissions or you own copyright to your article.
- Complete a short evaluation form which will be emailed later.
1. Check Eligibility (see above)
2. Check Rules (see above)
3. Apply right away: http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/open-access. We stop accepting applications on March 31st or earlier when funds are depleted.
4. Award recipients must comply with the Requirements (see above)
Taylor & Francis Online will be undergoing routine maintenance from Saturday 1st March, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. to Sunday 2nd March, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Their website will be unavailable during this time.
Byrom Bramwell’s Intracranial Tumours (Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincot, 1888) was the first clinical treatise on brain tumors when it was published in 1888. It was considered a classic when its author died over 40 years later.
Sir Byrom Bramwell (1837-1931) was the son and grandson of physicians, born in the town North Shields in northeast England. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, received his M.B. degree in 1869, and returned to join his father’s medical practice in North Shields. He moved to Newcastle in 1871 to lecture on medical jurisprudence and pathology at the University of Durham School of Medicine at Newcastle, and in 1874 became physician and pathologist at the Royal Infirmary there. He submitted his thesis for his M.D. degree to the University of Edinburgh in 1877, and moved to Edinburgh 1879, establishing a medical practice and lecturing on diagnosis at the extra-academical school. In 1880, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and a regular lecturer at the University. He served as pathologist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburg from 1882-1885, and was promoted to assistant physician in 1885, then full physician in 1897. From 1892-1897 he taught classes segregated by sex: lectures on clinical medicine for female students, and weekly outpatient clinics for male students. He continued to teach and practice medicine, was active in professional organizations. In 1924 he was honored with knighthood for his services to medicine.
Bramwell was a general physician, but he made major contributions in neurology, cardiology, hematology, and endocrinology. In the course of his career, he published over 160 papers and books. Intracranial Tumours was one of Bramwell’s most important publications. The short final chapter, on surgery, was written by Dr. Arthur W. Hare.
The Health Sciences Library’s copy is the first American edition, bound in publisher’s blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind, with brown coated endpapers. The signature of a former owner, Dr. J.T. Eskridge, is on the title page.
Rare materials are available to individuals or groups by appointment on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons, or at other times by arrangement. To schedule an appointment, contact Emily Epstein, firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-724-2119.
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As a woman working late nights on campus, responsible for my own and the student-workers’ safety, I thought it prudent to take the University Police Department’s Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course. It is offered between two and four times per year, at the start and end of each semester. Over a 16-hour weekend, specially trained and RAD-certified police officers teach women self-defense strategies and methods to escape from assailants. While the class is intense — both in the learning and in the emotional impact — it is also fun and incredibly empowering. After a day-and-a-half of learning and practicing techniques, simulations are set up. The officers don foam padding, and the students are given knee-pads, elbow-pads, and helmets. Women then fight their way out of various holds and attacks, using the skills taught. Initially (I know from experience!) you may feel like you floundered and flailed around. But seeing the video-recording of the session shows just how well you fought! And boy, does it bring a smile to your face!
Here is an incredibly sobering statistic that should encourage any woman from age 12 to 75 to participate in this program: “Somewhere in America, a woman is sexually assaulted every 2 minutes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice” (from the RAD brochure and workbook). That statistic is based on reported assaults. If only a portion of assaults are reported…
Be safe, take the course, and learn to defend yourselves!
http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/UniversityPolice/PersonalSafetyCrimePrevention/ClassesTraining/Pages/RADSelfDefenseWomen.aspx OR http://www.rad-systems.com OR contact Officer Kirk Martin at 303-24-0739 or email@example.com.
The Health Sciences Library is excited to be displaying photographs by Corky Lee. They will be on display March 5 – 17, 2014 in the 3rd floor Gallery of the Health Sciences Library. This exhibit is being held in conjunction with activities taking place on the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Denver Campus.
Thursday, March 6: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Corky Lee will give an interactive lecture in the Tivoli Multicultural Lounge (CU Denver). Light refreshments will be provided.
Friday, March 7: 4:00 – 6:00 pm Corky Lee will giving a presentation followed by a reception and refreshments in the Health Sciences Library’s Gallery (Anschutz Medical Campus).
Corky Lee is known as the “undisputed unofficial Asian American Photographer Laureate”. Lee’s photographs have documented the daily lives of Asian Pacific Americans as well as various historical moments in American history.
The Health Sciences Library is happy to be participating in these events which are cosponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Denver and Anschutz) and Asian American Student Services (CU Denver).
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The New Books and Media List is ready for your review:
Annual Reviews will be undergoing routine maintenance on Saturday, 1 March 2014 beginning at 9:00 AM (MST) . They expect the work to take up to 16 hours, during which time you can expect the website to be unavailable.