Friday, August 18, 2017

How do I find a health policy? For nursing students

Different people use the word policy to mean different things.  As always, it helps me if you can let me know if this is for a specific course and also what kinds of documents you're trying to find.

The library guide for NUR 620 has some sources to get you starting finding a health policy.

I usually suggest that nurses start by looking at -
If you've got a favorite place for looking over health policies, let me know!

The nursing libguide has my contact info and the "schedule appointment" button shows my availability.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Changes being proposed to federal library depository program

Our government information librarian just brought this to my attention -

This is not a drill. The future of Title 44 and the depository library program hang in the balance: http://freegovinfo.info/node/12168

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

workshops on finding grant funding - 8/24 and 10/25

Show Me the Money! Locating Grant Funding Opportunities-  
Thurs., 8/24/17, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Weds., 10/25/17, 9:00AM-11:00AM
both in 304 Curry

Faculty and graduate students often require external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activity. This workshop will explore how to get the most from grant seeking databases, including SPIN, GrantSelect, Grant Advisor Plus, and the Foundation Center. Participants learn to search for possible funding opportunities, practice identifying eligibility, and realize the importance of key words.  Attendees will have opportunities to access databases and engage in searches related to their topic of interest. Presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs and University Libraries.

Register through the University Libraries section of the UNCG Workshops calendar.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ILL, document delivery, campus book delivery

Hi all,

Interlibrary Loan and other delivery services are currently unavailable due to a technical problem with the system and also due to the unexpected loss of a staff member.

The problems have been reported and these services should resume soon.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Catalog, check for full text links, other OCLC services down Sat Aug 5-Sun Aug 6

This is a reminder from OCLC, the company that supplies our library catalog/red search box, the journal list, and "check for full text" links that lead to article full text.

These systems will be down late Sat Aug 5 to early Sun Aug 6. 

Thank you for your patience!

Message:

As part of ongoing work to maintain and advance our systems, we will perform a disaster recovery exercise on 5-6 August that will require system downtime.
This work will be done in our U.S. data center and will impact all OCLC services. It will not impact independent European-based library management systems.
While we schedule maintenance on dates and times to minimize service disruption, we recognize that this work will impact users. We apologize for any disruption this may cause.
System Downtime Window:
United States Data Center: Saturday, 5 August 2017, 23:00 EDTSunday, 6 August 2017, 08:00 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time UTC -4)

Free trial until Sept 10, 2017 - Thieme eCommunicationScience

Thieme, a leading provider of information for speech language pathology and audiology, is giving UNCG free trial access to eCommunication Science until Sept 10, 2017.

Here's how UNCG faculty, staff, and students can get into this product until Sept 10:

1. Click on this link:
https://login.libproxy.uncg.edu/login?url=https://eComSci.thieme.com.

2. Log in with your iSpartan account

About this collection:
This platform is tailored for instructors and students at ASHA-accredited schools providing online access to textbooks, atlases, cases, and teaching materials in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Textbooks for Masters and Undergraduate programs in audiology and speech language pathology
  • Atlases and Clinical e-Books
  • Case reports with review questions and answers for each case
  • Videos of clinical cases
  • Images downloadable for use in teaching materials, course papers, and patient materials
  • Thieme’s journals in audiology and speech and language as well as concurrent search across PubMed with results to the abstract level
Like it? Hate it?  Share your feedback, contact info for the health sciences librarian is on this page: http://uncg.libguides.com/csd

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Show Me the Money! Funding opportunities workshop Thurs., 8/24/17

Show Me the Money! Locating Grant Funding Opportunities- Thurs., 8/24/17, 11:00AM-1:00PM, 304 Curry

Faculty and graduate students often require external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activity. This workshop will explore how to get the most from grant seeking databases, including SPIN, GrantSelect, Grant Advisor Plus, and the Foundation Center. Participants learn to search for possible funding opportunities, practice identifying eligibility, and realize the importance of key words.  Attendees will have opportunities to access databases and engage in searches related to their topic of interest. Presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs and University Libraries. Register at https://workshops.uncg.edu