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Your gonna hear me R.O.A.R.

Categories: News

SMHS researchers partner with the UND Department of Communication and Grand Forks Public on radon testing Evangelist is too strong a word. Although activist doesn’t quite capture it either. Whatever the designation, Dr. Gary Schwartz, chair of the Department of Population Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, acknowledges the zeal with […]

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. […]

UND Open Educational Resources (OER) Implementation Grant Initiative

Categories: Research

Are you interested in using Open Educational Resources (OERs) in your courses? And are you looking for a grant to help defray the cost of your time and efforts? Dedicated funding is available towards adapting your course to use OERs. UND and the Student Senate recognize the importance of OERs to the academic landscape. In […]

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 […]

Sara Westall

Categories: Welcome

Sara Westall is the new Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian located at the Medical Education Center in Fargo, N.D. She provides reference, information support services, and training on health information resources to SMHS students, residents, clinical faculty, and community faculty regardless of their geographic location. She earned a Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State […]

Erika Johnson to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Library Resources Oct. 6

Categories: Education

Erika Johnson, MLIS, will present “Research and Clinical Information Sources for Psychiatrists and Behavioral Scientists” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Erika is the head of Library Resources at the SMHS. Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Information Desk closed Sept. 4-8

Categories: Library

Due to the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the SMHS Information Resources and Library Resources Information Desk will be closed Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. It will re-open on Wednesday, Sept. 9. If you require assistance while the desk is closed, please contact individual Information Resources and Library Resources staff online or by phone. Alternatively, send […]

Library Resources can help supplement your online instruction

Categories: Library

Are you scrambling to find alternatives to tools and pedagogies you have used in-person with your students? Are you in need of high-quality, intuitive online resources to use with your students? The SMHS Library Resources team is here to help! Take the example of an undergraduate anatomy class: previously, cadaver dissection was an important component […]

Library and Information Resources help desk closed until Aug. 1

Categories: Library

Just a reminder: The Library Resources and Information Resources help desk will be closed until August 1, 2020. Staff members in both departments remain available by direct phone numbers and email. Need research/tech help? Consider the following options: Library Resources Contact – for reference questions or general library assistance WEBPAGE – CHAT – (8:00 […]

New search interface for PubMed

Categories: Library

Attention SMHS Library Resources database users: the updated version of PubMed is now available! The new PubMed provides: A new site layout with important tools linked on the main search page. Compatibility with any screen size (responsive layout) for consistent look and functionality. Easier searching. The new default sort, Best Match, is based on a new, […]