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Leo is back to answer more of your questions about library policies and procedures!  Catch him in episode two where he discusses how to use Tufts Tools and announces our new computers!  Remember to submit questions to AskLeo@tufts.edu or write out a question and place it in our designated box on the 4th floor library service desk.  Enjoy!

Ask Leo Episode Two: Tufts Tools from Tufts HHSL on Vimeo.

What is BrowZine?
The library is now sponsoring BrowZine, a new tablet application that allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s scholarly journals. All in a format optimized for your iPad, Android, or Kindle Fire HD Tablets!

BrowZine MyBookshelf

Browzine Features
• Browse and read journals by subject

• Download full articles

• Create your own bookshelf

• Be notified when new articles are published (iOS only, Android coming)

• Save articles for off-line reading

• Export to services such as DropBox, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, Papers and more.

To learn more, please take a look at this short two minute video: http://vimeo.com/75971786?autoplay=1

 

 

Download Now (Tablets & iOS v7.x+)
Getting started is easy! From your tablet, find BrowZine in the Apple App, Google Play or Amazon App store  
and download it for free. When initially launching BrowZine, select ‘Tufts University’ from the drop down list. Enter your Tufts username and password. Start exploring BrowZine! BrowZine is also available on iPhones running iOS7+, but is currently unavailable for Android and Windows phones.

To start using BrowZine today, visit http://thirdiron.com/download/.

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Happy Construction!

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HHSL is pleased to announce that this summer we will be adding a new classroom to the 6th floor! Library Administration will move into the main library offices and Sackler 606-609 will be turned into one larger room. Construction is set to begin in late July. 

Stay tuned for updates!

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Some of you may have noticed that we have brand new laptops!  We now have MacBooks and Dells at the 4th floor service desk that are available to checkout for 4 hours!  Please give us your feedback on functionality so that we may make improvements if necessary.  We hope you enjoy them!

 

Laptops

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Hirsh Health Sciences Library would like to welcome new residents to the Tufts Medical Community!

The Library is here to help.

Your Tufts username and password will get you access to the Library’s online resources.  You will receive a letter in the mail on how to set this up so please keep a look out.

Please see a staff member on the 4th floor information service’s desk of the Sackler building for bar code access to check out books in our collection.

Our collection features current journals in the field, books on select health topics, and a leisure reading collection to help you de-stress.

If you ever need assistance with resources at Hirsh, please ask us.

See you in the Library!

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Welcome to the first episode of Ask Leo.  Leo (our friendly skeleton) will be answering questions that patrons have regarding library policies and procedures.    Please feel free to contact him by sending an email to AskLeo@tufts.edu with the subject line Ask Leo or you may drop off a question in our designated box at the 4th floor library service desk.

Ask Leo Episode One: Summer Hours from Tufts HHSL on Vimeo.

 

Due to a JumboCash upgrade, printing will be unavailable from Wednesday June 18th at 2PM until Thursday June 19th at 12 noon.  If you need to print something please see a member of staff at the 4th or 5th floor service desk.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you.

 

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Join us Tuesday, June 17 from 12-1pm in Sackler 514 for a Lunch and Learn about the Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection from Henry Stewart Talks. The Collection, which offers over 1, 500 seminar-style talks from top researchers, is an excellent resource for teaching or CME and is available to the Tufts community through the library catalog.

Beth Cohen. Senior Account Manager and E-Learning Consultant will cover:

Henry Stewart Talks

  • A general view of e-resources and the changes taking place today
  • A detailed tour of the website, including how to use special features, functions, and services provided
  • The possibilities that exist for e-learning, using the talks in class, and embedding them in curriculum
  • How to easily integrate the talks in your virtual learning space
  • Options for earning CME credits

While the  presentation will be geared more towards faculty and staff use, students are welcome to attend. Please RSVP by June 16.

We hope to see you there! But if you can’t make it, be sure to explore the collection!

Please welcome our new summer intern, June Thammasnong.  Originally from California, she has recently graduated from the Simmons MLIS program and will be helping us with circulation, reference, and teaching.  Her favorite thing about being a librarian is connecting people with information resources as well as making connections with people themselves.  Outside of work she likes to hunt for ice cream by bicycle and travel whenever she gets a chance.  Her last big adventure was in New Zealand but lately she’s been discovering the US.  Please give her a warm welcome when you see her around the library.

 

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Please join us in welcoming our new head of Research and Instruction, Becky Morin.  She comes to us from the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco where she was head librarian.  A Salem native, she is very excited to be back in Massachusetts and is thrilled to be back home with her beloved Boston Bruins!  When not at work she enjoys distance running, cycling, cooking, and hanging out with her three misfit rescue dogs.  If you see her around the library please feel free to say hello.

 

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