Productivity App Series: Dropbox

May 29, 2012

Finding it hard to keep up with the ever-growing number of free productivity apps?  To keep you in the know, New@Norris will feature a series of posts highlighting a variety of tools that will enhance your scholarly life. Read the rest of this entry »


Mobile App Show and Tell Planned for Noon, May 29

May 23, 2012

It’s easy to buy a smart phone or tablet, but harder to figure out which apps to install. Which are the best for taking notes, commenting on PDF files, or other academic needs? Which of the clinical information apps are the most user-friendly and reliable? Present your favorite apps and watch other’s presentations about their favorite apps at the Norris Library’s Mobile App Show and Tell on Tuesday, May  29th noon-1 PM in the West Conference Room. Read the rest of this entry »


PubMed Limits Function Modified

May 15, 2012

PubMed has changed the way users narrow search results by replacing the Limits page with a results filter sidebar. While it looks slightly different, the filter sidebar options work the same way as they did on the limit selection page. Read the rest of this entry »


Save the Date for Mobile App Show and Tell

May 9, 2012

It’s easy to buy a smart phone or tablet, but harder to figure out which apps to install. Which are the best for taking notes, commenting on PDF files, or other academic needs? Which of the clinical information apps are the most user-friendly and reliable? Read the rest of this entry »


Access STAT!Ref Anytime, Anywhere

May 2, 2012

The FREE STAT!Ref Mobile App gives you full-text access to STAT!Ref’s  entire suite of healthcare e-sources.   Newly available for the iPad and Android phones and tablets in addition to the iPhone and Blackberry, now you can use STAT!Ref wherever you are when you’re on the go.


USMLE Licensing Changes

May 1, 2012

Updates to some of Norris Library’s electronic USMLE study materials will no longer be available, due to changes in institutional licensing.  Try the USMLE Easy test banks if you’re studying for USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, or Step 3.  Read the rest of this entry »