Archive for July, 2013

PubMed for Experts on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The instructor is David Midyette, an Outreach and Communications Coordinator at the National Network/Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, National Library of Medicine. The workshop is for experienced MEDLINE searchers and will highlight advanced PubMed techniques that can be used to conduct comprehensive searches. Attendees are encouraged to contribute past and present difficult searches to discuss with the class.

The class will be taught in GEB B107. It is free but registration is required. To register, send an e-mail to uthscisd@uthsc.edu.

For more detailed information about this workshop, click here.


ScienceDirect and Scopus Downtime

ScienceDirect and Scopus, two of the providers of our electronic content, will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Saturday, July 20th at 6:00 PM CDT until Saturday, July 20th at 6:30 PM CDT. It is also possible that you may experience service disruptions such as slower response times and unexpected outages throughout the day.

The technical support team apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Joanna Briggs’s EBP Database is Here!

This evidence-based practice database contains recommended practices, information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information, systematic review protocols and technical reports. You can find it on the library’s home page under the Popular Resources tab. Check it out here!


Web Page Slow Loading

UPDATE: Pages seem to be loading normally as of 9:30 AM CST. For more information see: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/10/tech/web/google-down/

On July 10th, 2013, as of 8:30am CST, we are having problems connecting to Google and any Google related service. Due to this service interruption, it may cause problems with various web pages. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For popular resources try the links below. However, many other sites are also slow because of the Google outage: