Reserve Group Study Rooms on the Go!

August 30, 2012

Study room reservations are now self-service!  Norris Library is pleased to announce the launch of an electronic reservation system for the library’s group study rooms.  Now you can tell at a glance which rooms are reserved and those that are still available.  Read the rest of this entry »


Work Your PDFs: Annotate, Extract, Edit!

August 22, 2012

You probably deal with PDFs every day, maybe as an electronic handout from your professor, a downloaded journal article, or the newsletter from your professional association.

Join us in the West Conference Room on Friday, August 31 from Noon – 1:00 pm for our next Technology Lunch Series workshop to learn about free or low-cost software for extracting text and images, adding notes or editing text in PDFs.  Experience these programs first-hand as you enjoy free pizza and bottled water.


Productivity App Series: ZipCast

August 17, 2012

ZipCast is a free virtual meeting/presentation tool that lets users connect with anyone, anywhere, in real time.  ZipCast runs in a web browser along with phone conferencing and video, so everyone can see the same thing while you talk. Read the rest of this entry »


Norris Library Subscribes to Elsevier's ClinicalKey

August 14, 2012

Norris Library is pleased to announce the addition of  ClinicalKey to its collection of electronic resources. The new database replaces the content formerly offered through MD Consult (which will end August 17, 2012) and features enhanced searching capabilities, thousands of additional books and procedural videos, and expert commentary, images, and MEDLINE abstracts. Read the rest of this entry »


Book by Keck Faculty Members Added to NML

August 3, 2012

The Developing Human Brain: Growth and Adversities (2012) (CLIN DEV MED, no. 193), part of the Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series, was recently added to Norris Library’s circulating journal collection.  Co-authors, neuropathology expert Floyd Harry Gilles, M.D. and neuroimaging expert Marvin D. Nelson, M.D., are both Keck School of Medicine faculty members and physicians at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »


Productivity App Series: Jane (Journal/Author Name Estimator)

August 1, 2012

Are you friends with Jane?  If you don’t already know Jane, you’ll want to make friends if you’re trying to figure out where to submit your recent article or looking for relevant articles to cite in your paper. Read the rest of this entry »