Category Archives: LHS

LHS-Chicago construction week of March 30

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 March 30:

  • Only second- and third- floor study rooms and computer workstations are available.

Areas affected (continuing):

  • Eating area renovation continues this week (lower level).
  • Dragon Dollar$ vending machine moved to the second floor.
  • Accessible workstation relocated to the second floor.
  • A Visitor Research Computer is available on the third floor.

LHS-Chicago construction week of March 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 March 23:

  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B2E through B2H — beginning Thursday.
  • First floor study rooms and workstations will be unavailable, beginning Thursday.
  • Eating area renovation to begin this week (lower level).

Areas affected (continuing):

  • Dragon Dollar$ vending machine moved to the second floor.
  • Accessible workstation has been relocated to the second floor.
  • A Visitor Research Computer is now available on the third floor.
  • Study Rooms are unavailable — B8 through B4.

LHS-Chicago construction week of March 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 March 16:

  • Dragon Dollar$ vending machine moved to second floor.
  • Eating area renovation to begin this week (lower level).

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.

How health care reform affects patients, providers, librarians topic of 3/12 symposium

Panelists examine the effects of health care reform on three stakeholder groups in a symposium hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) and taking place on the UIC campus.  “Re-forming Health Care:  Changes that Impact Patients, Health Systems, and Librarians” is on Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1 – 5 p.m., in the College of Nursing Events Center (845 S. Damen).

The speakers and topics are:
Eric S. Swirsky, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Applied Health Sciences. University of Illinois at Chicago. “Transitions in Health Care Delivery: Patient Communication in the New Era”

Amy Hennessy, Director Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Region V, Chicago. “The Affordable Care Act and the Need for Information”

Craig A. Umscheid, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Center for Evidence-based Practice. Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. “Improving the Quality, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness of Patient Care through Evidence-Based Practice at the Organizational Level”

Details about the event including registration and Medical Library Association CE information can be found online.

NN/LM is a program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.  The GMR is one of eight regional offices under contract to NLM, administered by the Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The region includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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LHS-Chicago construction week of March 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 (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 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