HSLS Update Newsletter for April
Publishers continue commitment to combating COVID-19.
Publishers have announced an extended commitment to support the continued global response to the rapid worldwide spread of COVID-19
Sharing the worldwide concern about the spread and impact of COVID-19, publishers recognize the crucial role they can play in supporting the response to this crisis and advancing the research that will be critical in combating the virus.
View the entire press release here.
AccessSurgery currently unavailable - 1/6/2020
Update: 1/7/2020 AccessSurgery is now working.
Please note: AccessSurgery is currently unavailable. We are working to have access restored. (AccessMedicine & AccessPharmacy are both working fine)
Winter Recess Hours
Over Pitt’s winter break, Falk Library will have modified hours:
- Monday, December 16: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 17: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 18: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Thursday, December 19: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Friday, December 20: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Saturday, December 21: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Sunday, December 22: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Monday, December 23-Wednesday, January 1: CLOSED
- Thursday, January 2: 7 a.m-10 p.m.
- Friday, January 3: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Saturday, January 4: Resume regular hours
Any Ask a Librarian questions received over winter recess (December 23-January 1) will be answered during regular library hours on January 2, 2020.
Renovations underway at Falk Library
A new Falk Library is on its way! Construction news, frequently asked questions, a preview of the new library spaces, and more are featured on the HSLS Construction website.
Women Physicians in WWI exhibit
Document Delivery Service Interruption - 2/28/2019 to 3/4/2019
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 email@example.com
Friday’s Dataset Highlight: Libraries
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
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
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".