As part of the ongoing Del E. Webb Memorial Library renovation project, the computers on 3rd floor have been moved down to Room 101 on the 1st floor. This temporary move is necessary so that new carpet can be installed in August and new furniture in September. When finished, the library’s 3rd floor will provide new collaborative spaces, a business center, lounges and computer ares to facilitate the vision of higher education at Loma Linda University.
Here are a few images of furniture that is coming:
What’s going on at the library? The window trim is receiving a much needed painting all part of the ongoing library’s renovation project.
The Library will be open with modified hours for Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26. The Library’s hours for these two days are 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Have a happy and safe Memorial weekend.
The painting of the third floor group study rooms is complete and most of the rooms are now open for use! Instead of white boards the walls were painted with IdeaPaint. You can write on the walls with dry erase markers! New lights, carpet, and furniture will be coming in the next few months to complete the renovation.
This overview of Adventist history on twelve fascinating banners can be viewed at the Heritage Research Center (HRC), attached to the library and next to Megan Hall. To read more about this exhibit, visit the HRC blog: http://myllu.llu.edu/blogs/hrcnews/
Can’t make it to see the exhibit in person? See pictures on HRC’s Facebook page.
Please join us for the following LLU Library sponsored presentations at the Faculty Development Showcase, February 25-28, 2014:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 9:00 am
“Unraveling the Web of Science”, Doug Nguyen, Customer Education Specialist, Thomson Reuters.
Have you used the Web of Science database lately? This one hour presentation will help you do more effective topic, author, and organization searches in the newly redesigned Web of Science. Learn how to work with your search results using the Analyze Results and Create Citation Report tools. There will be some time for Q&A at the end of the session. The Del E. Webb Library’s subscription to Web of Science includes: WOS Core Collection (Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index), BIOSIS Previews, Medline, SciELO Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports (impact factors).
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 10:00 am
“The Cochrane Collaboration and Systematic Reviews”, Tora Horvath, Managing Editor, Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group
Systematic Reviews Demystified! This featured presentation is intended to help practicing clinicians and clinical researchers in synthesizing research into useful evidence by learning how to use and conduct systematic reviews. Tara Horvath will address the core methods for conducting systematic reviews of the scientific literature, and will focus on the rigorous, high-quality reviews of the Cochrane Collaboration. Cochrane systematic reviews help clinicians, public health practitioners, policy makers and consumers in making evidence-based health care decisions, and provide direct translation of cutting-edge research into practice. The Cochrane Library database is available to all LLUH entities through the site license provided by the Del E. Webb Library.
The third floor is almost ready to use again. There will be an inspection of the fire sprinklers on Tuesday, January 21 and then a cleanup crew will be sent in. The Del Webb Library’s third floor should be open by the end of next week.
The Del Webb Library is being upgraded this winter session break. The third floor’s old ceiling was torn down over the Thanksgiving Holiday. During the winter break, a new ceiling and new LED lights are being installed in time for the start Spring 2014.
The library has purchased BrowZine, a new application for tablets (iOS & Android) that allows you to browse, read, and follow thousands of the library’s top scholarly journals in a format optimized for your iPad or Android tablet!
To learn more about BrowZine, watch a 2-minute video called “BrowZine On-Campus“.
BrowZine delivers top journals in Biomedical and Health Sciences, Dentistry and Nursing such as JAMA, Nature, Journal of Public Health Dentistry and the American Journal of Critical Care.
With BrowZine, you can:
- Browse and read journals: browse journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.
- Aggregator Platforms: access to supported publishers via EBSCO, ProQuest, and Ovid platforms (available in November).
- Create your own bookshelf: add journals to your personal bookshelf and be notified when new articles are published.
- New Article Notification: be notified when new articles are published (available in November for iOS and early 2014 for Android).
- Save and export articles: Save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Papers, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, and more.
To learn more and start using BrowZine today, visit http://thirdiron.com/download/ or search for BrowZine in your device’s app store.
Getting started is easy! Download BrowZine to your tablet for free. When initially launching BrowZine, select Loma Linda University (or Loma Linda Medical Center for MC users) from the drop down list. Enter your LLUAHSC credentials (same as library login) and start exploring BrowZine!
Third Iron welcomes you to follow their progress on Facebook or Twitter and reminds you to watch for notifications when updates are available. We hope you enjoy using BrowZine!