News/Announcements

HSLS Update Newsletter for October

October 2, 2019

The October issue of the HSLS Update newsletter is now available. Subscribe here.

 

This Month at HSLS

September 4, 2019

Classes for September include Painless PubMed, FlashClasses, Molecular Biology Workshops…

Women Physicians in WWI exhibit

March 6, 2019

Exhibit featuring historical photographs, books, and video depicting the American women who pioneered ways to practice as doctors during World War I, as presented by the American Medical Women's Association. On display in Falk Library’s upper floor until March 5, 2019.

Document Delivery Service Interruption - 2/28/2019 to 3/4/2019

March 4, 2019

Due to a software upgrade, Document Delivery service will be suspended at noon on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  Regular service will be resume at 8:00 am on Monday March 4, 2019.  If there is an emergency document delivery request during this time period, please contact hslsdoc@pitt.edu

Friday’s Dataset Highlight: Libraries

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. HSLS's own librarians, with partners from the University Library System, share data about electronic lab notebook services in "Survey results of academic / health science library roles in providing support for electronic lab notebooks".

Thursday’s Dataset Highlight: Neuroscience

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Dr. Neeraj Gandhi is a professor of neuroscience and bioengineering who studies the neural signatures of action and cognition. His dataset "Eye movements evoked by simultaneous stimulation of two sites in superior colliculus" is available with author approval via a link in the Pitt Data Catalog.

Wednesday’s Dataset Highlight: Public Health

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Project Tycho is a repository of global health data based at the Graduate School of Public Health. Their pre-compiled datasets of historical disease information are publicized through the Pitt Data Catalog, as in "Counts of diphtheria reported in the United States of America: 1888-1981".

Tuesday’s Dataset Highlight: Psychiatry

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Paul Pilkonis (Dept. of Psychiatry) has shared multiple datasets related to two decades of personality studies through the Pitt Data Catalog, with dozens more to be added. See "Pilkonis Personality Studies: Adult Attachment Ratings (AAR) / Adult Attachment Prototype Rating (AAPR)" for an example of SPSS data and accompanying codebooks shared from a repository.

Monday’s Dataset Highlight: Dental Research

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Spallek et al.'s "Data from: Perceptions and Attitudes toward Data Sharing among Dental Researchers" presents data on 42 dental researchers' experiences and opinions about sharing research data within their field.

JAMA off campus access issue identified

February 1, 2019

Resolved 2/1/2019

Currently users are experiencing trouble accessing JAMA from off campus locations.  We hope to have access restored as soon as possible.  1/31/2019.