Off-campus access restored 10:30 am, June 2, 2016

Off-campus access to library resources was interrupted at approximately 7pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

ITS was contacted and a server room issue was cause affecting other resources including library.

Normal access was restored approximately 10:30am (Thursday, June 2, 2016).

Two Database Changes Coming July 1

Two library database changes will take effect July 1, 2016:

  • UTHSC access to Joanna Briggs Institute EBP will end. Low use and budget availability guided this decision. Access to JBI continues through June 30th.
  • The Cochrane Library will be provided through Wiley. The Wiley Online Library platform links directly to full-text Cochrane Systematic Reviews from PubMed, provides unlimited simultaneous user access and cost savings for the library. Try out the new Wiley platform here. Access through the Ovid platform will continue through June 30th

The Cochrane Library includes:

Library Open 24/7 over Spring Holiday, March 24-28

The Health Sciences Library will close for Spring Holiday on Thursday, March 24 at 5:00 pm and reopen on Monday, March 28 at 8:00 am.

During this closure, students will have 24/7 study access to the library with a valid UTHSC ID card.

Library Closing for Spring Holiday 2016

The library in Memphis (877 Madison) will close Thursday night, March 24, 2016 at 5pm.

We will be closed for the Spring Holiday Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2016.

E-journals and databases will be available remotely for the duration.

Spring 2016 Library Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2016 issue of INFOnews, the Health Sciences Library newsletter, is now available from the library’s website, or by direct download from here.

Newsletter Content:

  • New Interim Director
  • Mobile Resources Research Guide
  • Research & Learning Connection
  • Spring 2016 Library Workshops
  • Welcome New Faculty
  • Got History?
  • Staff Focus
  • Break Time!

AccessMedicine Available Again

Update: AccessMedicine is available again as of 10:30am.

AccessMedicine is unavailable as of Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, 9:30am.

We have contacted the vendor and are waiting a response.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

UPDATE: Ezproxy server is up again

10:15am UPDATE: Ezproxy server is now up again. ITS has resolved the issue.

9am: The library ezproxy server is unexpectedly down this morning, Friday, February 26, 2016.

This means off-campus is unavailable.

For on-campus, you can copy databases links and paste in your browser address bar, but then remove the ezproxy prefix “”. Then try to load the page.


Change: to

E-journal cannot be similarly modified. ITS Computing Services is working to restore the server as soon as possible.

Zika Virus Resource List

The Zika Virus seems to have spread almost overnight around the globe. The Disaster Information Management Research Center at the National Library of Medicine has assembled a broad list of resources on this important topic. You can find it by clicking on the link above or here.

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.