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Welcoming the Library’s new Director and Saying Goodbye to Carlene Drake

We are pleased to welcome back Jerry Daly, MA, MSLS, associate director of Global Health Institute & assistant vice president for Global Outreach, LLUH as the library’s interim director. Jerry Daly was the library director in the early 2000’s. We also wish the best for former director, Carlene Drake, MSLS, as she retires with over 30 years of service to the university.  Carlene’s story can be viewed on LLU News.

Expanded Library Hours

Summer Library Hours
Beginning July 5, 2017

M-Th: 7AM – Midnight
Fri:      7AM – 6PM
Sat:     closed
Sun:    8AM – Midnight

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Quack ‘o’ Rama on display now at the Heritage Research Center

Sharing the Heritage Research Center‘s article  Quack ‘o’ Rama: A Collection of Questionable Medical Devices

http://hrcnews.llu.edu/2017/05/01/quack-o-rama-on-display-now-at-the-heritage-research-center/

 

Extended Hours Are Back

sun-wearing-sunglasses-clipart-1For Spring and Summer quarters, the Library’s hours will be extended until 6:00 PM on Fridays.  These hours will be in effect until Fall Quarter.

Sunday: 10:00 AM – Midnight
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 AM – Midnight
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat: Closed

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K-Cups in the Library

The library’s student break room on 3rd now has a Keurig machine.  Bring your own K-Cups and drink containers.

EndNote X8 is Here

EndNote X8, the latest version of EndNote, for Windows and Mac is available for download from MyLLU.  Just scroll down to the bottom MyLLU and click on Downloads, login and get the installer.  EndNote X8 is the only version that works for the Max OS Sierra.

First Floor Closed

The first floor of the Del E. Webb Memorial Library is closed due to renovations currently taking place.  The closure is slated to continue for the remainder of the year.  The fourth and third floors can be used for studying as well as limited space in the stacks.  Thank you for your understanding as we proceed with the renovations that will include a new student study space.

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New! VisualDX: Diagnostic Clinical Decision Support Tool

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The University Libraries recently purchased an enterprise-wide site license to VisualDX, a diagnostic clinical decision support tool of over 1,200 pediatric and adult conditions with over 25,000 images.  Physicians can search by diagnosis, build a patient-specific differential, or look up drug-induced adverse reactions by medication.  VisualDx aids in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induced conditions, and other injuries.

LLU’s license to VisualDx includes on-site and remote mobile access. VisualDx Mobile is available as native iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.  Follow these instructions to get the mobile app:

  1. Launch VisualDx while on-site from the Library or the VIP Intranet and click “Get our free app… Learn how” (center of VisualDx homepage) or “Get VisualDx Mobile” (top right of page).
  2. Create your personal username and password as instructed.
  3. Once you have a username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the iTunes Store or from Google Play.
  4. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password you created.

Find more detailed information about VisualDX  in the Clinicians” Library User Guide.

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MedCalc 3000 Now Available Via the STAT!Ref Mobile App

FREE Resource MedCalc 3000 Now Available  

Via the STAT!Ref Mobile App

 

Did you know that MedCalc 3000 is now available FREE to every subscriber via the STAT!Ref Mobile App? Listed under “M” in the App, MedCalc 3000 is a collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees that are indispensable to anyone practicing, teaching or studying evidence-based medicine.

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MedCalc 3000, used most effectively as a point of care tool, is now in its ideal format via mobile access, available anytime and anywhere. Given the popularity of this resource, STAT!Ref users will surely take advantage of its availability in this convenient format!

Users can simply download the STAT!Ref Mobile App and configure it to their subscription, including MedCalc 3000 under “M” in the title list.   For instructions on downloading the App and setting up your username and password in order to use it, please see the Library’s Mobile Libguide – Stat!Ref tab at:  http://libguides.llu.edu/content.php?pid=82943&sid=685510

EndNote iPad App

en-ipad-hdr_s5Thomson Reuters, the producers of the EndNote desktop application, recently announced the availability of an EndNote iPad app.  The EndNote app works in conjunction with your EndNote Web account and your EndNote desktop library via EndNote Sync on current EndNote platforms.

The EndNote app is available via iTunes  and is current on sale for only $0.99 until July 31st.  The regular price is listed as $9.99.

The University Libraries will be reviewing the EndNote app and report on its capabilities reference/citation management.

Initial impressions are good as long as you link your EndNote desktop with EndNote Web.  An update to your EndNote desktop maybe necessary to enable EndNote Sync.  In Windows EndNote X6, an update was necessary to bring the software up to version X6.0.1.  EndNote updates can be found under the “Help” menu and is called “EndNote Program Updates…”  To connect your EndNote desktop application to EndNote Web, go to “Help” and click on “EndNote Web” then follow the instructions.

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