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News from the Libraries - January 2011

News from the Libraries - January 2011

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News from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Libraries, January 2011. This issue covers new ways to access the library off campus, a new years greeting, a featured resource from the historical collections, and more.
News from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Libraries, January 2011. This issue covers new ways to access the library off campus, a new years greeting, a featured resource from the historical collections, and more.

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January 2010
Rajia Tobia,Executive Directorof Libraries
(210) 567-2413tobia@uthscsa.edu
San Antonio
Administration
 (210) 567-2400
Circulation Desk
 (210) 567-2440
Information Desk
 (210) 567-2450askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu
(210) 358-3939
 (210) 567-2450
Harlingen
 (956) 365-8850
 
Laredo
 (956) 523-7404
FOR LIBRARY CLASSES,go to page 6 
In the news this month:
Page 2 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7  More than 485,000 people entered the Briscoe Library during FY 2010, and library users viewed more than 980,000 journal articles online. Beginning January 17, 2011,off -campus users will have a new way to login and view articles.To read the story and find other facts about library usage in FY2010,go to page 2. 
 
 
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One of the library‘s most important services is the collection of electronic journals, books and databases we
license and make available for the campus community. These resources can be used both from campus
computers and from computers anywhere, any time, once the user has been ―authenticated‖ as being affiliated
 with the Health Science Center. In January, we are introducing a new way to log in and be authenticated when you are accessing library materials from off-campus.
Beginning January 17, 2010, you will see a new button on the login page when you areaccessing e-journals, books or databases from off-campus. This button will allow you to log in with your UTHSCSA domain account -- the same username and password that you use to loginto your computer on campus, or log into Blackboard, the inside.uthscsa portal, or theKnowledge Center.
If you are affiliated with the Health Science Center and registered with the library but do not have aUTHSCSA domain account, you will still be able to log in as you always have, using your badge number andthe PIN you have configured in the library. If you use the VPN client to access network resources from off 
campus, while you are logged into VPN you will be able to use the library‘s electronic resources without
further log in.
We are hoping the addition of domain account log in will make access to the library’s
electronic resources smoother and easier than ever for our students, faculty and staff.
Inaddition, we are working on making our login pages easier to use on mobile devices, so you can stay currentand informed wherever you are.
 
Luke Rosenberger, DirectorLibrary Technology & Historical Collections
Beginning in January:Three methods to log in to library resources from off campus
 
Library Facts and Figures: FY 2010
Entrance gate count, all locationsQuestions answered by librarians at all locationsClasses offered by libraries at all locationsClass attendance at all locationsCircuit Librarian Health Information Network: documents deliveredInterlibrary loan requests filled by other libraries for UT Health Science Center usersInterlibrary loan requests filled by the Briscoe Library for other librariesPrint book and journal volumesJournal titles accessible, regardless of formatJournals titles available in print only 485,38836,86222643517741,75014,435218,247 23,13690
 
 
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The UT Health Science Center Libraries provide access to a large collection of resources for writers. Some of the topics covered include information on how to organize a research article, book chapter or book; guidelinesfor including tables, figures and graphs; legal and ethical issues in publishing; and how to promote your work.Recent additions to the collection include:Dawkins, R. (2008).
The Oxford book of modern science writing
. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.(e-book)Lesmeister, M.B. (2007) .
Writing basics for the healthcare professiona
. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: PearsonEducation, Inc. (WZ345 L637w 2007)Matthews, J.R. (2008).
 Successful scientific writing: A step-by-step guide for the biological and medical sciences.
New York: Cambridge University Press. (WZ 345 M439s 2008)Saver, C. (2011).
 Anatomy of writing for publication for nurses
. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta TauInternational. (WWZ 345 A535 2011) Von Fraunhofer, J.A. (2010).
 Research writing in dentistry
. Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell. (WU 20.5 V946r2010) Additional resources for writers can be found in a Starting Points:
 Library Resources for Writing
, on the UTHealth Science Center Libraries Web site:http://www.library.uthscsa.edu/find/resources.cfm?Category=Writing. Susan Hunnicutt, Special Projects Librarian
Do you have writing projects planned for 2011?Resources for writers can be found in the library catalog and online

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