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New Tools: Library chat service and links to full text articles

Categories: Library

Do you have a reference question? Try the SMHS Library Resources new chat reference service! Library Resources has a new platform and librarians standing by to help you with your research and information needs. Click on the chat icon on the library’s homepage Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to start a […]

SMHS Library Resources announces new guide to AI

Categories: Library

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of artificial intelligence (AI) news and also pressured to at least dip your toe in? Then check out the new SMHS Library Resources AI Guide. AI seems to be everywhere, and information on it is also incredibly fluid. Librarians created this guide to be a dynamic resource for the […]

Library Resources celebrates Open Access Week Oct. 25-27

Categories: Events, Library

Celebrate Open Access Week with UND librarians the last week in October! Join librarians from the Chester Fritz and School of Medicine & Health Sciences Libraries in celebrating this global movement towards equity in research access. Events include: Open Access Meet and Greet: SMHS East Atrium Oct. 25 and 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Data management workshop to be held online through Chester Fritz Library on Feb. 15

Categories: Library, Research

Research data management education provides guidance on how researchers can effectively manage their data to increase the scholarly impact from their research, comply with funder mandates, and take control of their research data. In this workshop hosted by the Chester Fritz Library and led by Digital Initiatives Librarian Zeineb Yousif and Social Sciences and Scholarly […]

New Library Resource: McGraw Hill Medical

Categories: Library

SMHS Library Resources has recently added access to all nineteen platforms within McGraw Hill Medical. You may be familiar with AccessMedicine, a frequently used resource known for user-friendly access to current editions of key reference sources. Our new subscription provides access to similar platforms that are specifically created for your medical specialty: AccessCardiology, AccessPediatrics, AccessSurgery, and AccessObGyn, […]

Library Resources welcomes new leadership

Categories: Library

The SMHS Library Resources team is welcoming a new administrative assistant and head of the department. Sandy Christianson joined Library Resources in August as the department’s administrative assistant. Sandy has been at UND since 2009, joining the SMHS in 2015 in the Department of Pathology. Look for Sandy’s friendly, masked face on the second-floor Information […]

New library resource added: LWW Health Library

Categories: Library

Medical students and residents – Are you looking for information to support your clinical rotations? Do you need to study for Shelf Exams or USMLE Step 2 or Step 3? Clerkship Directors and faculty – Are you looking for resources to support your Phase 2 and 3 medical students in their clinical experiences? If so, take […]

Returning to the building with Information Resources

Categories: Library

The SMHS Department of Information Resources is ready to assist with technology as staff and faculty return to the building over the next few months. Please contact Information Resources and arrange a time at least a week in advance of your return. Call 701.777.3993 or email with questions or to schedule an appointment. Reminder: Information […]

Update your PubMed/My NCBI account by May 31

Categories: Library

If you have a PubMed/My NCBI account, you will need to make an important change to your account before May 31, 2021, to retain your information and settings! After May 31, you will no longer be able to log in with your current NCBI credentials. What is My NCBI? My NCBI is a personal user account […]

Library and Information Resources desk hours for March 26

Categories: Library

The Library and Information Resources Information Desk will be CLOSED on Friday, March 26, 2021. Information Resources and Library Resources staff will remain available from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. to assist faculty, staff, and students with technology and library resources needs. Call 701.777.3993 to reach IR or LR staff and arrange for services. Contacts […]

SMHS leads the pack for UND Scholarly Commons downloads

Categories: Library

The UND Scholarly Commons research clearinghouse went online only three years ago. Soon after going live, the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team began to upload scholarly projects, theses, publications, capstones, and more from multiple SMHS departments to the site for public use. In that time span, UND has accumulated 683,763 total downloads of its scholarly content, and we’re excited to announce that SMHS abstracts, […]

Holiday Library Information Help Desk hours

Categories: Library

The Library Resources Information Desk hours for the upcoming holiday weeks are as follows: Monday, Dec. 21 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:30 to 1:30) Tuesday, Dec. 22 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:30 to 1:30) Wednesday, Dec. 23 – 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 24 – CLOSED Friday, Dec. […]

Library Resources and liaison librarians available to help you remotely

Categories: Library

Although many of our staff are currently working remotely, Library Resources is providing all of our services. Even at a distance we can: help faculty and students explore a research question. acquire an interlibrary loan for resources unavailable through our collections. establish course reserves. help faculty on assignment design. give guest lectures to improve students’ […]

Library and Information Resources hours

Categories: Library

The Library and Information Resources Info Desk resumed regular hours on Thursday, Nov. 12. The desk is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is closed from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Information Resources and Library Resources staff may also be reached by phone. Call 701.777.3993 to arrange for services. Contacts for technology or […]

Library Resources information desk closed through Nov. 11

Categories: Library

Just a reminder: The Library and Information Resources information desk will be closed through Wednesday, Nov. 11. It will reopen on Thursday, Nov. 12. Still need technology/equipment? Contact Information Resources at 701.777.3993 for equipment checkout during the desk closure. Information Resources and Library Resources staff will remain available to assist faculty, staff and students with […]