Coming Soon: Updated Look for the Strauss Library’s Website

Airplane flying with a Coming Soon banner

In an effort to continually improve the library’s website and the user experience, the library will launch an updated look on January 2, 2020.

Our website’s new look is based off of user data, user feedback, and surveys the web development team has been gathering for the last 6 months.

Some of the new changes you will notice are:

  • The library search box will be located prominently on the homepage.
  • PubMed will be the first tab available in the library search box.
  • The homepage will be significantly cutback to try to provide a more succinct user experience.
  • The menu will be sized down substantially to try to provide easier pathways to resources in the website.
  • Top Resources will be refined to include the top used resources as well as library services and resources.

We are excited to launch this new design for your use and hope that it will help make navigating the library website easier.

This was written by Kristin, you can contact AskUs with questions.

New URL for Search HSL

Search HSL logoThe Search HSL discovery system URL has changed from
https://primo.hsl.ucdenver.edu 

to
https://library-cuanschutz.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/ 

Search HSL serves as the library’s catalog as well as discovery system, providing one-stop searching for journal articles, books and e-books, videos, anatomical models and more. It is also the linking system (aka OpenURL resolver) for CU Anschutz users who may be using citation databases (like Pubmed) to get to the full text of journal articles from publishers such as ScienceDirect and NEJM.

Links on the library home page to Search HSL  have already been changed, but if you have bookmarks or third party applications that may be using the old URL, be sure to get it changed. The old URL will still work for a short period of time however, starting Saturday Jan. 10 it may begin to be more difficult to use due to an expiring SSL certificate.

Library Website Outage, Fri. 12/15/17, 10:00 pm

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) website will undergo maintenance this Friday, Dec. 15, starting at 10 pm.

The HSL site URL may appear unavailable for approximately 1-2 hours (on campus) or 4-6 hours (off campus).

During the outage, access to online resources will not be affected, as long as you have valid URLs for direct resource access. Bookmark this page for a quick access list.

Ask Us reference service
Search HSL (catalog and journal list)
Pubmed
Access Pharmacy
CINAHL
Clinical Key
Cochrane Library
Dynamed
Ovid Medline
Up to Date

Email library.web@ucdenver.edu with questions about any other specific resources you may need in the Friday late night timeframe.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

New Features for Search@HSL

The HSL online catalog, Search@HSL, has two new features.

The first new feature is the addition of the BrowZine button to the navigation menu.  You can access the additional options in the navigation menu by clicking on the ellipses […]:

Search@HSL(2)

The BrowZine option is now added for easy use:

Browzine

If you click on the link, you will be redirected to the BrowZine main webpage that includes the content available from HSL:

Browzine Webpage

BrowZine is a content aggregator that allows patrons to browse the periodical collection. Users can browse the collection by subject, view the contents of journals, connect to the full text if available, export the citation information, create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals if you create an account, and share content through social media.  BrowZine also offers an app version, where you can select the HSL library and login with your credentials to use BrowZine on your devices.

Browzine on iTunes

 

The second new feature to Search@HSL is the option ‘Fetch Item’ in the navigation menu has been changed to ‘Citation Linker’.

Search@HSL Citation Linker

This option in Search@HSL allows users to find citations for articles, books, and journals.

Citation Linker

Users can search for the item and Search@HSL will find the item in the catalog.  To get the citation, click on the ‘Citation’ icon under the ‘Send to’ menu of the record, and select the citation type you need.  The options are APA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard, and MLA.  Copy the citation and insert into a document.

Citation example

What are your 3 library wishes?

Library Wishes Genie LampIf the Library Genie granted you three library wishes, what would they be?  Now you have the opportunity to let us know!

Submit your three wishes to the library genie today!  Your wishes will be anonymous, but if you’d be willing to talk more with us about your wishes you can include your name and e-mail address.

  • Are there resources or services you’d like to see the library offer?
  • Has the library implemented enhancements that you’d like to see more of?
  • How could the library better assist you with your research, education or clinical needs?