Archive for December, 2014

New Opening for Health Sciences Library, Memphis

Due to unforeseen circumstances involving our renovation, the Health Sciences Library in Memphis anticipates opening on January 20th at 8 a.m. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Web of Science Maintenance

Web of Science will be undergoing scheduled maintenance at on Saturday, December 13, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CST. The maintenance will take up to twelve hours and may result in some disruption. The WoS technical support team apologizes in advance for any inconveniences this may cause.


Maintenance for Nature and Palgrave Journals

The Nature and Palgrave journal platforms will undergo maintenance on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 7:00 until 11:00 a.m. CST. During this time the sites will not be accessible. The technical support team apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


Online Library Resources Currently Unavailable – Dec. 11, 2014

UPDATE: As of 10:10am, ezproxy server has been restored and library resources are available once again.

Ezproxy.uthsc.edu, the server that controls library access to databases, ejournals and ebooks is unexpectedly down today, Thursday, December 11, 2014.

ITS is aware of the issue and is working to restore service as soon as possible.


Library Renovation Moving Forward – Move Date Adjusted!

The Health Sciences Library is moving to newly renovated space on the second and third floors of the Alexander Building beginning on Wednesday, December 10th! The library will close on Tuesday, December 9, at 10 p.m. and may reopen on January 5th, 2015 or sooner if possible. During this time, all electronic resources will be available 24/7. If you have questions or need help, email your liaison. As challenging as the library renovation has been for all of us, the results will be worth the effort. For more information see our Renovation Update page.


New Micromedex

Micromedex is updating its interface.

It is rebranded as Micromedex Solutions and dropped the 2.0 label.

Features include:

  • New layout
  • Predictive, intelligent and suggestive search

To get a preview, see this 8 minute recorded webinar. The vendor does require a brief registration form to view.