Remote Access just got easier: try out Lean Library!

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Click screenshot image to install Lean Library browser plugin

What if :  no matter where you are, your browser was smart enough to log you in to the library’s proxy server whenever needed, in order to get to licensed content?  That “what if” is now!

With the Lean Library browser plugin installed, you’ll be able to “Roam Free” as you do your research. Like Nature journals?  Start your research at Nature.com. If you don’t have a current proxy session with HSL, you’ll be prompted automatically to start one. Like NEJM? Start out at The New England Journal of Medicine.  Do you always start with Pubmed? Lean Library will automatically modify your starting URL so that HSL’s Article Linker full text checker appears with citations in Pubmed.

Lean Library TRIAL ACCESS for Anschutz Medical Campus:
Installation Link

Video of How it Works

Give it a try! Lean Library takes just seconds for its one-time install, and works on most web browsers*. No user registration is necessary. Note: Our trial access to Lean Library lasts until October 12, 2018.**

Tried it?  Like it?  Have questions? Please be sure to let us know, just a quick email would be great: send it to library.web@ucdenver.edu with subject: Lean Library.

*Note: There is no mobile version of Lean Library, although that is on the list for development. For now, Lean Library works only on laptop/desktop browsers.

**Double note:  For purposes of this trial, not all HSL/AMC online resources are set up with Lean Library. Here is the quick list of what is currently set up:

We would love to hear any feedback you have about the Lean Library plugin. Email us here: library.web@ucdenver.edu.

Trial for Pharmacology World

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HSL just signed up for a trial of Pharmacology World. This is a new product offered by StatRef.  The trial will end on May 22, 2018.

Connect to Pharmacology World here.

Pharmacology World Introductory Video

Pharmacology World Handout

Pharmacology World videos key points:

  • Helps students master the key concepts of pharmacology
  • Covers all major drug classes and includes: mechanism of action, key pharmacokinetics, major therapeutic uses, and common and serious adverse effects
  • Incorporates relevant physiology, pathophysiology and biochemistry
  • Can be used to fill the void in lectures or in curriculums lacking pharmacology AND via the ‘flip classroom’ method so Instructors can ask students to view videos prior to their lecture to save time
  • Prepares students for course exams and national licensing exams

 

Please contact the Head of Collection Management Yumin Jiang with any feedback.

 

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New trial: APA Style CENTRAL

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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

New Trial: Alexander Street Health Sciences Videos

We have a trial going for Alexander Street Health Sciences Videos through May 20th, 2016. Content includes instructional videos, interviews, documentaries, and reports from fields including dentistry, nursing, rehabilitation therapy, sports medicine and exercise science, and veterinary science.

Sample: Sinus Dysrhythmias

Alexander Street Health Sciences Videos is listed on the library’s database page

E-book Access Question: Sudden Loss of Full-Text

QUESTION: I was able to access an e-book recently, but now I can only get to the table of contents. What happened?

The library is participating in a PDA (Patron Driven Acquisition) purchase program with some publishers, including R2 e-books. These books can be found on our e-books page and in our catalog. They are fully accessible until they have been used a certain number of times. Once that threshold has been reached, users can no longer access the full-text of the book–only the table of contents. The library then decides if it can purchase the e-book. Our goal is to make sure the library is purchasing resources that are getting used and are important to our users.

QUESTION: How can I tell if an e-book has been “triggered?”

If you mouseover (hover over) the table of contents link, a message will pop up saying this e-book is being considered for purchase (see image). If you would like to inquire about the status of a PDA e-book, or have other questions, please fill out this form: http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/databases?q=databases/problem-report

R2 pda notice