Archive for August, 2010

Research Made Easy? Attend Upcoming Workshops

The research process can be greatly enhanced by taking full advantage of more than 2000 online journals that are maintained by the Health Sciences Library (HSL). And, for only $6 per request, the HSL can request and electronically deliver to your desktop computer journal articles and textbook chapters from libraries across the U.S.

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SciFinder Web Version

SciFinder (CAS) now has a Web version. Both SciFinder seats will move to the Web version effective October 1, 2010. Although still functioning, the desktop version of SciFinder is no longer supported. Please register for SciFinder Web. Note that you must be on campus to complete the registration. Then you can access the Web version from anywhere.

Text a Librarian: (901) 730 6733

Now you can ask a question using Text a Librarian. Text a Librarian enables you to use the text message feature of your mobile phone to send questions to and receive answers from the Health Sciences Library. Your questions will be answered as soon as possible Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Just send your question to 901-730-6733. The FAQ page has more information about this service.

Note that charges from your cell phone provider may apply. These charges vary by plan and telephone provider.

History of Medicine and Science Conference Calls for Paper Proposals

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its thirteenth annual meeting on March 4-5, 2011, at the famous Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, sponsored by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Library.

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