New e-books

Check out our latest e-books! You can find them on the e-books page or on the R2 site.

tactics CRITICAL THINKING TACTICS FOR NURSES: Achieving the IOM Competencies

DNP DNP EDUCATION, PRACTICE, AND POLICY: Redesiging Advanced Practice Roles for the 21st Century
florence Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing and Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes : Commemorative Edition with Historical Commentary


ScienceDirect problems with Article Linker

UPDATE: ScienceDirect reports that they have fixed the problem. If you still encounter any problems, please contact the library.

ScienceDirect articles are having problems linking through Article Linker. Users are seeing this error message:

Workaround #1: (on campus, within the campus network, or if off campus – using Google Scholar preferences to select HSL as your library) Click on the link to search Google Scholar:

Next, click on the article title and NOT the Full text@Anschutz link or you will just circle back:


Workaround #2: (either on or off campus) try to go to the journal and click down to your article:


If you need assistance, please contact the library. ScienceDirect is working to correct this error and we will update this post with any news.

BrowZine and BrowZine Web: browse E-journals on your iPhone or your computer

browzine BrowZine is an app that can help you stay current with academic journals!  After downloading the free BrowZine app select our institution: University of Colorado Health Sciences Library and enter your usual library login credentials. Authentication FAQs.
The library only subscribes to the iOS version of this resource at this time. Reviews

Don’t have an iPhone or iPad? Try BrowZine Web. Browse top journals from your field from your desktop or laptop computer. Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field. You can find a link on the library’s database page.

browzine web

With BrowZine, you can:
– Browse and read top academic journals: Browse journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles

– Use the durable linking capability of to easily link to specific sub-disciplines.

In the BrowZine app for iOS, you can create a personal experience:
– Create your own bookshelf: Add journals to your personal bookshelf and be notified when new articles are published
– Save and export articles: Save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, Papers and more.

New trial: APA Style CENTRAL


Try out APA Style Central!

Features include:
-Research planning tools
-APA Style reference templates
-Browse and search features to identify possible journals for publication

Users must create an individual account in order to create and save references and papers. Click on “Welcome” in the upper right corner to create your account.

Tell us what you think…

On trial until October 6th, 2016

2015 Open Access Fund Award Articles: Making an Impact




Articles by the recipients of the 2015 Open Access Fund Award are making an impact. The articles are available in the library’s digital repository.  Check out the early altmetric data for the articles. Check back on this blog or the Open Access page soon for information on applying to the next OA Fund.


Dalwani MS, McMahon MA, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Young SE, Regner MF, Raymond KM, et al. (2015) Female Adolescents with Severe Substance and Conduct Problems Have Substantially Less Brain Gray Matter Volume. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0126368. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126368

Repository link

Edward J. Dill, Spero M. Manson, Luohua Jiang, et al., “Psychosocial Predictors of Weight Loss among American Indian and Alaska Native Participants in a Diabetes Prevention Translational Project,” Journal of Diabetes Research, vol. 2016, Article ID 1546939, 10 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/1546939

No altmetric data to show…yet

Repository link

Friend SF, Deason-Towne F, Peterson LK, Berger AJ, Dragone LL. Regulation of T cell receptor complex-mediated signaling by ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like modifications. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 2014;3(3):107-123.

Repository link

Gaillard D, Xu M, Liu F, Millar SE, Barlow LA (2015) β-Catenin Signaling Biases Multipotent Lingual Epithelial Progenitors to Differentiate and Acquire Specific Taste Cell Fates. PLoS Genet 11(5): e1005208. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005208

Repository link

Green RM, Feng W, Phang T, et al. Tfap2a-dependent changes in mouse facial morphology result in clefting that can be ameliorated by a reduction in Fgf8gene dosage. Disease Models & Mechanisms. 2015;8(1):31-43. doi:10.1242/dmm.017616.

Repository link

Hampton CW, Galperin D, Alvarez E, West MS. Encephalomyeloneuropathy with CRMP-5 antibodies in a patient with a primary mediastinal serinoma. Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation. 2015;2(3):e82. doi:10.1212/NXI.0000000000000082.

Repository link

Honda JR, Hess T, Malcolm KC, Ovrutsky AR, Bai X, Irani VR, et al. (2015) Pathogenic Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Resist and Inactivate Cathelicidin: Implication of a Novel Role for Polar Mycobacterial Lipids. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0126994. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126994

Repository link

Meredith FL, Kirk ME and Rennie KJ (2015) Kv1 channels and neural processing in vestibular calyx afferents. Front. Syst. Neurosci. 9:85. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00085

Repository link

Murphy, D.L., Marcial, M., Halpern, M., The role of citizenship status in HIV testing among rural communities of the Dominican Republic. WIMJ Open 2015.; 2 (2). doi:10.7727/wimjopen.2014.020

No altmetric data to show…yet

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Schlaepfer, Isabel R., Glodé, L. Michael, Hitz, Carolyn A., Pac, Colton T., Boyle, Kristen E., Maroni, Paul, Deep, Gagan, Agarwal, Rajesh, Lucia, Scott M., Cramer, Scott D., Serkova, Natalie J., Eckel, Robert H., Inhibition of lipid oxidation increases glucose metabolism and enhances 2-deoxy-2-[¹⁸F]fluoro-D-glucose uptake in prostate cancer mouse xenografts. Molecular Imaging and Biology 17(4). doi:10.1007/s11307-014-0814-4

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Scott, Halden F., Donoghue, Aaron J., Gaieski, David F., Marchese, Ronald F., Mistry, Rakesh D., Effectiveness of physical exam signs for early detection of critical illness in pediatric systemic inflammatory response syndrome. BMC Emergency Medicine 2014 14:24. doi:10.1186/1471-227X-14-24

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Smith, Christiana, Forster, Jeri E., Levin, Myron J., Davies, Jill, Pappas, Jennifer, Kinzie, Kay, Barr, Emily, Paul, Suzanne, McFarland, Elizabeth J., Weinberg, Adriana, Serious adverse events are uncommon with combination neonatal antiretroviral prophylaxis: a retrospective case review. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127062

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Zhang, Lingdi, Xueni, Li, Hill, Ryan C., Qiu, Yan, Zhang, Wenzheng, Hansen, Kirk C., Zhao, Rui, Brr2 plays a role in spliceosomal activation in addition to U4/U6 unwinding. Nucleic Acids Research, 2015, Vol. 43, No. 6, 3286-3297. doi:10.1093/nar/gkv06

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