Updated Fulginiti Exhibit: Showing (work x family)

Debra, one of the staff members who works on exhibits, just finished updating the display case in the main entryway. The case features exhibits and events from the Fulginiti Pavilion.

The next exhibit at the Fulginiti is Showing (work x family). The exhibit features images of everyday life and explores the balance of work and family. For more information about the exhibit, you can read this essay about the exhibit.

The exhibit opened January 11th, and will be at the Fulginiti Pavilion from January 11 through April 12, 2019. You can see the exhibit for free during the regular hours at the Fulginiti, from 9 AM – 5 PM.

HSL Christmas and Mitten Trees

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The employees at HSL put up the two Christmas trees last Friday.

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The first tree is the Annual Mitten Tree at HSL. There’s only lights on this tree so that you can put your donations of mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, and socks as decorations! Please donate items to decorate our tree!

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The staff had some difficulty getting the lights to work on this tree. We had to add additional lights since the lights that come on the tree are not working.

 

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Kevin had the challenge of installing the star on the top of the tree. He is the tallest so he was nominated for the job! He did a great job making the star look nice on the top of the tree.

 

 

 

 

 

The second tree is in the reading room on the third floor. The staff decorated this tree with ornaments collected throughout the years, and another star on the top too.

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Got this image of the mitten tree from the outside of the library, while it was snowing on Friday afternoon.

Art from CU 2019

Visit the Strauss Health Sciences Library Gallery on the 3rd floor to view the wonderful art created by our Faculty, Staff, and Students.

The Exhibit is on display November 2, 2018 to January 31, 2019

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End of Open Access Week 2018

Open Access Week 2018, an annual international event promoting the use and scholarship of open access resources, is coming to an end.

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Why is Open Access important?

The Right to Research Coalition says it best, “Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon.  Price barriers should not prevent students (or anyone) from getting access to research they need.  Open Access, and the open availability and searchability of scholarly research that it entails, will have a significant positive impact on everything from education to the practice of medicine to the ability of entrepreneurs to innovate.”

 

Currently, the Library is having a difficult time affording the many databases, journals, and other resources needed by our users. However, Open Access allows researchers, faculty, staff, and students to use content freely available on the web without a library subscription. The production of more Open Access content worldwide means libraries do not need to depend on costly subscriptions for our users to access quality research.

 

What is the Anschutz’s Health Sciences Library doing to support Open Access?

The Library helps promote the use and publication of open access content. One example of the Library supporting Open Access is our investment in Mountain Scholar: Digital Collection of Colorado & Wyoming, our open institutional repository. The primary objective of Mountain Scholar is for Anschutz researchers, faculty, staff, and students to make their research and publications openly available. Take a look at our Mountain Scholar Guide for more information.

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Still want to learn more about the importance of Open Access?

Freely stream Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, an hour long documentary about open scholarship.

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Film Showing: Paywall

HSL has an upcoming film showing. Please come enjoy the film Paywall: The Business of Scholarship at the library during Open Access Week to learn more about the need for open scholarly research. The film will be shown on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 5pm in Teaching Labs 1 & 2 at HSL. Check out the flyer below for more information.

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Call for Entries – Art from the CU Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus 2019

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The Exhibits Committee of the Health Sciences Library will be curating an exhibit of artwork
created by faculty, staff and students of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.

There are many talented artists at our two locations! This juried exhibition is an opportunity for us to learn about our talented co-workers, faculty, and students.

This exhibit will be on display Friday, November 2, 2018 to Thursday, January 31, 2019 in the Gallery of the Health Sciences Library. An Opening Reception will be held in the Gallery on November 8, 2018 3:00-5:30 pm.

The Exhibits Committee is looking for submissions of all types of art created by members
of either CU Anschutz or CU Denver!

To submit artwork to be considered for inclusion in the show, please use the online form

The submission deadline is Monday, October 8, 2018.

For more information, contact Debra Miller at debra.miller@ucdenver.edu or 303-724-2131.

HSL at Block Party 2018

HSL had a great time at the Block Party 2018 on Wednesday.

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Lynn asking trivia questions

We gave out lots of popcorn, swag, and asked trivia questions.

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The HSL booths with free popcorn

Thank you to everyone who visited and stopped by our booths.

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We appreciate all your comments about what you like and what you wish you had.  See you next year!

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Stillness of Life

A new exhibit in the Gallery:

On Display September 3 to October 31, 2018 in the Health Sciences Library Gallery

Please join the artist, Olga Karpeisky, for Two Receptions on

Wednesday, September 5, 3:00 to 6:00 pm & Saturday, October 6, 12:00 to 3:00 pm

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New Exhibits in the Lobby

There are two new exhibits in the main lobby at HSL.

Debra updated the new books display, and added dust jackets from the new books that have arrived since the last time she changed out the exhibit.

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Since the Deadly Medicine exhibit closed, Debra worked with David Weil from the Fulginiti Pavilion to install a new display for the Fulginiti.

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The display shows three upcoming events at the Fulginiti.

The new issue of the Human Touch is out, and there will be a launch celebration on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 4-6pm.  The new issue is already posted in the digital repository, if you would like to view it online.

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The new exhibit at the Fulginiti will be The Art of Healing: Paintings by Arturo Garcia. The Art of Healing will be at the Fulginiti from June 15 through August 16, 2018, and the reception will be on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 5-7pm.

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Every One That Asks: Conversations with Denver’s Homeless is also on display at the Fulginiti beginning on May 21, 2018.

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Deadly Medicine Closing Event and Related Titles

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Have you seen the exhibit in the library’s main lobby, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race?  The exhibit is a partnership with the traveling exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum that is at the Fulginiti from March 20-May 22, 2018.  Visit the Fulginiti before the exhibit closes next week!

The closing event is on Tuesday evening at 6pm (Please RSVP):

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Check out this list of related titles available at the library:

The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code: Human Rights in Human Experimentation by George J. Annas and Michael A. Grodin

Doctors From Hell: The Horrific Account of Nazi Experiments on Humans

Judy Chicago (in the Medical Humanities collection)

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Sunday’s Child?: A Memoir by Leslie Brent (in the Medical Humanities collection)

 

 

 

Amesse popular works:

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Night by Elie Wiesel (also in Medical Humanities)

 

 

 

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The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Acherman

 

 

 

Journals:

Holocaust and genocide studies (Online)

Holocaust and Genocide Studies, journal by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History

Ebooks:

The Holocaust as active memory the past in the present

 

 

The Holocaust as Active Memory: The Past in the Present edited by Marie Louise Seeberg, Irene Levina dn Claudia Lenz

 

 

 

Representing Auschwitz at the margins of testimony

 

 

Representing Auschwitz: At the Margins of Testimony edited by Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams

 

 

 

The World Jewish Congress During the Holocaust: Between Activism and Restraint by Zohar Segev

Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe edited and with an introduction by John Paul Himka and Joanna Beata Michlic

Ethics, Art, and Representations of the Holocaust edited by Simone Gigliotti, Jacob Golomb and Caroline Steinberg Gould

The Holocaust in the East: Local Perpetrators and Soviet Responses edited by Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, Alexander M. Martin

Finland’s Holocaust: Silences of History edited by Simo Muir and Hana Worthen

New Exhibit in the Lobby: Deadly Medicine

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The Fulginiti Pavilion will be opening its next exhibit Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, a traveling exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in conjunction with the Holocaust Genocide and Contemporary Bioethics Program at the Fulginiti.

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The exhibit at the Fulginiti will be opening on March 20, and will be there from March 20 through May 22, 2018. The opening reception will be Thursday, March 22 from 5-8pm.

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The new exhibit in the main lobby at HSL features information about the upcoming exhibit and also some related materials from the library.  HSL partnered with the Fulginiti to open this exhibit and the exhibit contains materials from both organizations.

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The Fulginiti measured the case and added the great banner at the back of the case.  The images on the two sides of the case also show previous Holocaust-related exhibits that visited the Fulginiti.  On the left are images from the exhibit Four Questions by Judy Chicago and Donald Woodman, and on the right IWASWILLBE: The Holocaust Series, Paintings by Geoffrey Laurence.

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Six of the books in the case are provided by faculty:

The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide by Robert Jay Lifton (also available at the library)

Jewish Eugenics by John Glad

Cleansing the Fatherland: Nazi Medicine and Racial Hygiene by Aly, Pross, and Chroust

Medicine, Ethics, and the Third Reich by John J. Michalczyk

Racial Hygiene by Robert N. Proctor (also available at the library)

Doctors Under Hitler by Michael H. Kater (also available at the library)

 

The other five books are from the collections at HSL:

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, the volume about the exhibit by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (from the Medical Humanities collection)

Jews and Medicine: Religion, Culture, Science by Natalia Berger (from the Indigenous collection) (open to the chapter, Jewish Medicine During the Holocaust in the Ghettos and Forests by Daniel Nadav)

When Medicine Went Mad: Bioethics and the Holocaust by Arthur L. Caplan

The Last Witness: The Child Survivor of the Holocaust by Judith S. Kestenberg and Ira Brenner

Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy edited by Helmut Ferner (located in the Oversize collection, a three volume set with volume one in the exhibit case)

HSL Welcomes SOM MSA Capstone Poster Presentations

On Thursday, March 1st, HSL will be hosting the School of Medicine’s Mentored Scholarly Activity Capstone Poster Presentations on the first floor of the library.

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You can find more information about the event on their website.  The event is scheduled for noon-5 PM.  Check out the session times here:

What: MSA Capstone Poster Presentations
When: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Where: AMC Health Sciences Library
Schedule: Student assignments will be sent out
Registration: 12:00 pm- 1:00pm.
Session 1: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
Session 2: 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm.
Session 3: 3:35 pm – 4:30 pm.

This is a very busy event and usually takes up most of the first floor of the library.  To all those regular patrons out there, please be warned it will be noisy and busy that day.

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February is Heart Month

In conjunction with Valentine’s Day, February is also Heart Month.  Listed here are the information pages and links for different organizations who feature more information. This is just a brief list to spread awareness, there are many others!

 

The Heart Foundation: Heart Health Month

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Heart Failure Society of America: Heart Failure Awareness Week 2018, Feb 11-17

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American Heart Association: American Heart Month

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NIH (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute): American Heart Month

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: American Heart Month

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Centers for Disease Control: American Heart Month

CDC American Heart Month

Million Hearts: American Heart Month

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Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke.

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