LHS-Chicago construction week of February 08

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of February 08: Electrical upgrades on the second and third floors. Classroom construction on the second floor. Areas affected (continuing): Library services...

User Experience Council Launches UX Journal Club

The User Experience Council (UXC) recognizes the value of staying current in UX literature to help guide decision-making and for generating ideas. A journal club, in which interested individuals read and critically evaluate articles, is one way to start meaningful conversations about methods and build expertise throughout the library. In November 2015 the UXC piloted a journal club using the Box platform. We now invite you to read Service design: An introduction to a...

Apply for UIC Library fellowships by February 15

Applications for University Library Graduate Student Fellowships to conduct research using the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives at the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of the Health Sciences are due February 15, 2016. Up to three fellowships will be awarded to graduate students enrolled in graduate degree programs at UIC.  The award amount is $2,000; the fellowship does not include a tuition waiver. A complete application consists of the following...

LHS-Chicago construction week of January 25

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of January 25: Electrical upgrades on the second and third floors. Classroom construction on the second floor. Areas affected (continuing): Library services...

LHS-Chicago construction week of January 18

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of January 18: Electrical upgrades on the second and third floors. Classroom construction on the second floor. Areas affected (continuing): Library services...

Introducing the New RefWorks Beta

A beta version of the new RefWorks will be available on January 18, 2016. Along with all the features you love about RefWorks, you now have the ability to drag and drop pdf files into your library, saving the citation information automatically. There are also enhanced sharing capabilities, a more intuitive interface, capability to annotate documents, and along with integration with MS Word, RefWorks now includes a plug-in for Google Docs. This new version is in...

Spring 2016 Online Library Workshops Available

Please register for these online workshops through the UIC Library Events calendar. Assessing Your Scholarly Impact Demystifying Scholarly Publishing: Selecting scholarly publishing venues to maximize your impact while avoiding “predatory publishers” Discover the New RefWorks Embase: what you can’t find in PubMed Expanding Public Access for Federally Funded Research Online Workshop Finding Health Statistics Online Workshop How to Find Full Text Articles: a 30 minute workshop Library Basics Refresher Workshop My Bibliography and SciENcv Organizing, Documenting, and...

LHS-Chicago construction week of January 04

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of January 04: Alarm testing on all floors, beginning January 05. Electrical upgrades on the second and third floors. Classroom construction on the...

LHS-Chicago construction week of December 21

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of December 21: Alarm testing on all floors. No printing on floors 2 and 3 (see service desk for assistance). Limited public copiers....