Archive for January, 2016

Library Closed Friday, January 22, 2016 Due to Inclement Weather

Because the UTHSC campus in Memphis is closed due to inclement weather forecast, the UTHSC Health Sciences Library will also be closed on Friday, January 22, 2016.

The library will close at midnight, Thursday (1/21/16) and 24/7 access will be suspended.

24/7 access will resume at 8:00 am on Saturday, January 23rd, weather permitting.

E-journals and databases remain accessible remotely 24/7.


Library Closed on Martin Luther King Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day the library will close and 24/7 access suspended on Sunday, January 17, at 12 am (midnight). The library will reopen for normal hours and for 24/7 on Tuesday, January 19, at 8 am.


Not all Open Access Journals are Equal

The Open Access movement offers a different publishing model that shifts the cost of publication from the publisher to the author or institution. This feature of Open Access has been exploited by some unscrupulous publishers to provide services that they do not deliver on. Beall’s List of Potential, Possible, or Probable Predatory Scholarly Open-Access Publishers has just been updated and contains a list of journals that authors may want to consult before submitting an article.