Furthermore, DeSanto had an additional publication selected
as a featured article with DCT on her role as a Clinical Librarian assisting
inpatient teams in clinical rounding. In “Answering
Questions at the Point of Care,” she provides an overview of her role as a
librarian during clinical rounds, including the professional knowledge she
brings to the role and the technologies and resources she uses the most in this
Check out both of these articles in the links above, and join us in congratulating their hard work!
Working on something big? The Health Sciences Library is thrilled to offer full-size screens, keyboards, and mice at our brand new “Connect Your Laptop Workstations.” Connect your laptop using the cables provided and you’ll have a full 27” monitor to display your work in parallel or as an extended screen. Plus, whether you’re working with a brand new laptop or an older model, the HSL has a wide variety of adapters for checkout at the service desk to connect you to the workstations.
Here’s how it works. The four Connect Your Laptop Workstations are located in the fourth pod of the north computer commons, next to the north printer station. Note the yellow placards on the table partitions. The four cables at the station are: USB3, connecting the keyboard and mouse to your laptop; VGA, connecting the monitor to an older laptop; HDMI, connecting high-definition video on newer laptops; and Mini Display Port, connecting video for a wide range of Apple products.
Working with a brand new laptop and only have USB-C connections? Just check out an OMARS multi-port adapter from the service desk! This will allow you to use HDMI video, USB for keyboard/mouse, and still leave ports open for charging and connecting other devices.
If you have any problems or need help getting started with a Connect Your Laptop Workstation, don’t hesitate to ask for assistance at the service desk during public access hours. If you have suggestions for this space or ideas on what technologies would be useful to you, let us know with a Tell Us comment!
If you took a walk up to the third floor throughout the months of June and July, you probably noticed some big changes happening around the Reading Room and Art Gallery! The Health Sciences Library, in conjunction with University Facilities, have been making some big quality of life improvements to this popular space, from the addition of several new power outlets along the floors to the removal of the superficial pillars throughout the room, and we’re thrilled to present the new, multi-functional Reading Room!
Along with the floor plan renovations, we also added brand new collapsible, modular tables and chairs, allowing for more possible room configurations than ever before. Without the bulky tables and chairs of years past, rearranging the whole room for your EMS reservation or an impromptu group meeting will be a snap!
We have just a few more finishing touches for the room, but feel free to wander up to the third floor and check it out! The room’s daily schedule is posted on the outer door, and if it is not currently being reserved, you’re welcome to explore the space. We’ll be adding more pictures and posts to the HSL Blog as we start experimenting with different table layouts, including some brand new hex-shaped tables, great for small break-out groups.
If you have any questions about making a room reservation through EMS—in the Reading Room or elsewhere—please reach out to Access Services by visiting the front desk or calling 303-724-2152 during regular business hours.
They’re everywhere: on Facebook, Twitter, social media… but how do you cite the opinions or infographics found in a meme? The Modern Language Association has this covered: https://style.mla.org/how-do-i-cite-a-meme/
The Colorado drugstore bottles were donated by Dr. Robert H. Shikes. M.D.
Gold was discovered in Colorado in 1859, and a huge influx of prospectors flooded the territory to strike it rich. Soon Denver, where some of the first traces of gold were found at the confluence of Cherry Creek and the Platte River, became the center of the much of the growth of what would become the state of Colorado. The new settlers required the services of many professions to help them in their new lives, including doctors and pharmacists. Soon, the local drugstore was an integral part of the community.
The local drugstore provided the medications locally compounded and placed in unique glass bottles that also served as advertisements. The local drugstore served the people Colorado up until large chain drugstores began to buy local stores in the early 20th Century.
Visit the South 2nd floor landing to explore some of the Health Sciences Library’s collection of Colorado Drugstore Bottles.
Please visit the Denison Family and Dr. Florence Sabin exhibits at their new home on the first floor of the Health Sciences Library.
Two exhibit cases that were previously in the Reading Room on the third floor have been moved to the first floor. These exhibit cases explore the histories of the Denison Family and Dr. Florence Sabin, perhaps one of the most famous doctors from Colorado.
Dr. Charles Denison was a prominent Denver physician who also taught, did ground breaking research in climate and tuberculosis, and invented a stethoscope that became a standard in the early 20th century. In 1924, his wife Ella Strong Denison, donated the funds to build a new medical library in his honor. The Charles Denison Memorial Library was the health sciences library on the 9th Avenue University of Colorado Health Sciences Center campus until it closed in 2007, when the Health Sciences Library moved to the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Dr. Florence Sabin’s connection to the University of Colorado was a long one. In 1937, she delivered the keynote address at the dedication of the Charles Denison, M/D. Memorial Library. On her 80th birthday, a wing of the original University of Colorado hospital was named in her honor. When the new University of Colorado Hospital was built in 1962, the building became the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The auditorium that bore Dr. Sabin’s name was used by students until the day the 9th Ave campus was closed. Many of the artifacts displayed here were housed in the auditorium, and when the campus moved, they became a permanent part of the Health Sciences Library’s collection.
Since the recent change to the Health Sciences Library proxy server, we’ve received numerous connectivity error reports from users of the citation management software Papers. While we are more than happy to assist with issues related to the proxy link, please keep in mind that the library does not provide in-depth support or troubleshooting for Papers. If you would like to use a citation management program that the library does support and troubleshoot for, we recommend switching to EndNote. You can find more information about EndNote here: http://hslibraryguides.ucdenver.edu/endnote/cuanschutz
Update: Starting in April, the VPN will no longer work with Papers to provide full text. You will need to fill in the Proxy information in Papers to get full text access through the library.
The Health Sciences Library proxy link has changed. To update your Papers library to remain connected to the Health Sciences Library, complete the following steps to update your Proxy settings.
Access the settings box for Papers by following this path: Papers (main menu) – Preferences – Access
In the “Use Library Proxy” menu, select: Other
Enter the following Proxy details:
Institution: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
[Updated – use this URL not the one pictured below] EXProxy URL: https://proxy.hsl.ucdenver.edu/login?url=%@
Click “Done” at the bottom.
On the “Access” screen, your “Use Library Proxy” box should now say: Other: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
If you need a calculator for that important test, or a charger for your new HP Surface Pro, look no further- Health Sciences Library has them, and much more. Our recently-acquired smaller electronic devices include:
Chargers for Surface Pro 1 & 2, and 3 & 4
Sony digital audio recorders
Texas Instruments TI-30XS calculators
All electronics are located at the library’s customer service desk, and circulate to HSL cardholders for four hours. Questions? Contact us at 303-724-2152, or stop by the service desk to check one out!
Students, Staff, and Faculty, there’s a great way to keep up with the happenings of the Health Sciences Library and the Anschutz Medical Campus: subscribe to the monthly Newsletter, the Appendix! You’ll find info on upcoming events, great new resources, staff bios, suggestions for easier access, improved services, and more! The highlights of our blog, compiled and delivered directly to your inbox. The subscription process is easy, and if you change your mind down the road, so is unsubscribing. (Although we will be sorry to see you go!) Browse through our past issues, and subscribe here!
HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY
“The Highest & Healthiest State”
Tom Noel, PhD
Professor of History, Director of Public History, Preservation and Colorado Studies
University of Colorado Denver
A quick, lighthearted overview of medicine in the highest state from Native American physicians to the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Friday, October 13, 2017
3rd floor, Health Sciences Library
Thomas Jacob Noel is a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies at the University of Colorado Denver. Tom is the author or coauthor of 50 books many articles. He was a longtime Sunday columnist for The Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. He appears regularly as “Dr. Colorado” on Channel 9’s “Colorado & Company.” Tom completed his B.A. at the University of Denver and his M.A. and Ph.D. at CU-Boulder where his mother (a psychiatrist) and grandmother (a teacher) also did their graduate work. Please check http://dr-colorado.com/ for a full resume and updated list of his books, classes, tours and talks. Tom’s latest books include A Short History of Denver, Denver Landmarks & Historic Districts. His book, Colorado: A Historical Atlas, won three prizes as the best regional history book of 2016.