Mobile App Show and Tell Planned for Noon, April 4

March 26, 2014

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 Friday, April 4th, noon-1 PM in the West Conference Room.

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PubMed! Maximize Your Potential and Minimize Your Frustrations!

March 17, 2014

pubmed3Do you ever feel like searching PubMed is a mystifying ordeal? That perhaps you’re not seeing every citation you think you should? If your PubMed experience is leaving you frustrated, it is time to show that database who is in charge (hint: it is you). This workshop will be held in the Norris Medical Library’s 2nd Floor Computer Classroom on Monday, March 24 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn more about:

  • Searching PubMed with added efficiency
  • Strategies for keeping current
  • Using MyNCBI to organize searches/results
  • New features added in 2013

Don’t forget to bring your own questions, concerns, or complaints! Our librarians will help you take charge of PubMed!

Registration is required. Register by filling out the Workshop Registration Form.

Try the Free BrowZine Journal App

March 11, 2014


Following a trial run of BrowZine the journal tablet app has been purchased and is now available for users to access, read, and browse full-text articles from USC subscribed journals on a tablet device.

All the Lippincott Williams and Wilkins journals available through USC subscription are newly accessible on BrowZine. This new app allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s scholarly journals directly from your iPad or Android tablet! Read the rest of this entry »