New trial: APA Style CENTRAL

apa-style

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.

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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

Trial Access: Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) EBP Database

JBI

The library has a 1 month trial (ends Nov. 6th) set up for The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) EBP Database in Ovid.

JBI covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes:

– Evidence Summaries
– Evidence–Based Recommended Practices
– Best Practice Information Sheets
– Systematic Reviews
– Consumer Information Sheets
– Systematic Review Protocols
– Technical Reports

JBI screen

 

Questions or feedback? Please contact Yumin.Jiang@ucdenver.edu

 

24/7 HOURS & BADGE-ID ACCESS BEGINS OCT 13

Students on the AMC have desired 24/7 late night access for many years and now HSL delivers!

Guidelines and a handout covering details, tips and safety information is available at the library service desk and online.

Beginning Oct 13, 2014 Health Sciences Library increases access for the CU AMC University community by offering badge-ID access 24/7 after library closing times. Security enhancements to the library facility were made over the summer, and library staff have ready new closing procedures to help with the transition. The library will be closing up services and locking its doors two hours earlier on Sunday – Thursday evenings at 10pm. Friday and Saturday closing times remain the same at 6pm.

Health Sciences Library Public Access Hours, Oct 13, 2014 – June 2015.
During these posted hours library staff are on duty and our service desk is open:

Sun 10:00 am –  10:00 pm
Mon-Thurs  7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri  7:00 am –   6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am –  6:00 pm
  • CU AMC students/employees have badge-ID access to the library 24/7
  • Have visible & be able to present University badge ID to remain past closing time
  • Library staff will check for and ask to see University badge IDs

Any person lacking the proper University campus badge ID will be directed to exit the facility immediately after closing times. Library staff will come around and do this after our service desk closes. Public and non-affiliated users are expected to exit the library at the posted closing times.

University students/staff/faculty with their AMC campus ID badge will be allowed to stay in the facility after closing time. Campus badge ID must be in your possession; no exceptions will be made. Library staff and/or University Police may ask to see badge ID any time after the library closes.

University users in the library who suspect unauthorized individuals are in the facility after closing should contact campus Police at 303-724-4444.

Emergency buttons have been installed throughout the building on all floors. They are the yellow devices on the wall labelled “In case of emergency, lift cover, push button.” A blue police emergency tent is on the wall above each yellow panic alarm. Campus police will respond when the red button is pressed.

Blue Emergency Signage     Yellow Emergency Alarm

Library materials may not be checked out/removed when the service desk is closed.Users are discouraged from leaving library materials you have checked out on the service desk after closing when library staff are gone. The library cannot guarantee that your returned items will be secure/safe sitting on the service desk. Library users should return laptops and other special/sensitive materials they have checked out in their names during regular open service hours and when staff are on service desk. There is an outside book drop near the front entrance and an interior book drop on the far end of the service desk for the return of books and journals.

Students and other University users agree to abide by the library’s Conduct policy [http://hsl.ucdenver.edu/policies/conduct] at all hours and to act in proper manners which promote an atmosphere conducive to study and research.

Contact our service desk during staffed hours and by phone at 303-724-2152 for any questions. You may also contact Douglas Stehle, Head of Access Services (303-724-2152 | douglas.stehle@ucdenver.edu) for further information.