Archive for 2011

Why can’t I access library resources from off-campus, when logged into the UTHSC VPN?

If you are off-campus and logged into the UTHSC VPN (virtual private network), you may discover you are unable to access library resources.

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Access to 600+ Biomedical Journals Added to Library Collection

Beginning January 2012, you will have access to an additional 600 health science journals (from Wiley Publishers).

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Web of Science Access No Longer Available Next Year

On January 1, 2012, UTHSC will no longer have access to Web of Science (WOS) because of library budgetary restrictions. We apologize for this development.

Although WOS citation indexes will no longer be available, Scopus, another citation index, is available from the library’s website under Popular Resources. Scopus offers the ability to track key citations through the world’s scientific literature.

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New E-Journal List Platform

You may have noticed that our E-Journal page has changed.

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Halloween Greeting

Quote of the week (from Dr. Pumpkin Stein): “We wish everyone a spooky and safe Halloween.”

Dr. Pumpkin Stein

NCBI Workshops

NCBI staff will give a series of Discovery Workshops at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis October 11-12, 2011. The workshops consist of four 2.5-hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing important features of NCBI resources. You may attend all or any combination of these sessions:

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PubMed Full Text Article Links to UTHSC

If you want to see full text links to library resources when you search PubMed, start your search by clicking the PubMed link under Popular Resources on the library’s home page. If you are off campus, you will be asked to log into the library. Starting from our home page activates the links in PubMed to our resources.

Hurst’s The Heart and Harrison’s Online

Access has been restored to Hurst’s The Heart and Harrison’s Online.

You can access both at the publisher’s site or through our online catalog :

We apologize for the recent inconvenience.

Library Study Space Survey for Students

The library is reconfiguring the 5th floor to improve study space, and your ideas are important. Let us know what you want (the survey should take less than 5 minutes). The survey will close September 9, so respond now.

Access E-Journals at Home

You can access over 4,300 online journals from home. Simply visit the library’s home and click on the E-Journals link. Almost all the titles listed are accessible from off-campus (campus-only titles are clearly marked).

For more information, see this FAQ.