Category Archives: LHS

LHS-Chicago construction week of March 02

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 (continuing):

  • Accessible workstation has been relocated to the second floor.
  • A Visitor Research Computer is now available on the third floor.
  • Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4, and B2E.

LHS-Chicago construction week of February 23

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 23:

  • Study Room, B2E, is unavailable.

Areas affected (continuing):

  • Accessible workstation has been relocated to the second floor.
  • A Visitor Research Computer is now available on the third floor.
  • Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4.

LHS-Chicago construction week of February 16

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago.  As a result, some disruptions to 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 16:

  • The accessible workstation has been relocated to the second floor.

Areas affected (continuing):

  • A Visitor Research Computer is available on the third floor.
  • Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4.

LHS-Chicago construction week of February 09

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 09:

  • A Visitor Research Computer is now available on the third floor.

Areas affected (continuing):

  • Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4.

Learn to use web content legally during Fair Use Week

Fair Use Week, observed February 23 – 27 in 2015, is an annual celebration of the doctrine of fair use and the important role this limitation on copyright plays in achieving the Constitutional purpose of intellectual property rights:  to promote the progress of science and the useful arts.

The Library, University Legal Counsel, and UIC Digital Communications are sponsoring a discussion on “Copyright, the Internet, and You” on Thursday, February 26, 2015, noon to 1 p.m., in the Daley Library, room 1-470.  Michael Harte, University Legal Counsel, Pia Hunter and Sandy DeGroote, University Library, will discuss best practices for using copyrighted text, images, and media.

If you cannot attend in person, you can attend via Blackboard Collaborate. The session will be recorded and archived.  N.B. All new Collaborate users on Windows or Mac need to install the Blackboard Launcher before you can enter a session.

ACRL presents a free webinar “Celebrating Fair Use Week: Does Fair Use Really Work?” on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, from 1 – 2 p.m., featuring  Kevin Smith, Director, Copyright and Scholarly Communication, Duke University Libraries.  See details on the ACRL Insider Blog.

Additional Fair Use Week events are described on the ARL website

LHS-Chicago construction week of February 02

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 02:

  • Public computers will be unavailable.

Areas affected (continuing):

  • Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4.

Job opening for Linux Systems Administrator for Research, Education and Big Data

Apply your craft to support higher education and cutting-edge research!  Complete our energetic and diverse team supporting students and faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago and across the world.

Lead our Sys Admin team and mentor staff and graduate students. Design robust and highly reliable infrastructure for terabytes of unique digital research material.  The UIC Library makes a difference in the lives of our students.

See more and apply online:  https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=48948

As the Library’s senior systems administrator, the Linux Systems Administrator contributes to the overall development of the Library’s web and digital library infrastructure and will help plan, select, and implement technologies to support the Library’s goal of anytime anywhere access to UIC’s scholarly information.  This person will lead the unit in providing excellent customer service to UIC and University Library colleagues.

The Desktop and Server Administration Unit is part of the Information Technology Division of the UIC University Library. The IT division supports the student, library patron, and staff technology needs at five library locations in Chicago (two libraries), Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana.

LHS-Chicago construction week of January 26

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 26:

Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108 (continuing).
Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4 (continuing).

Browse scholarly journals on your tablet or phone

The UIC Library is sponsoring BrowZine, a new tablet application that allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the scholarly journals to which the Library subscribes in a format optimized for your iPad, iPhone, Android tablet, or Android Smartphone.  Items found in BrowZine can easily be synced with Zotero, Dropbox or several other services to help keep all of your information together in one place.

To learn more, you can watch a two minute video.

To get started, search for “BrowZine” in the app stores (Apple, Google, Amazon) and download BrowZine to your device for free. When initially launching BrowZine, select our school from the drop down list. Then, enter your campus credentials (these are the same ones you use for off-campus access to library resources).

LHS-Chicago construction week of January 12

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to 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 12:

Open Access Study Rooms are available — Rooms 105,106 and 108 (continuing).
Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4 (continuing).