Monthly Archives: February 2019

Identical boy-girl twins – what?

The Genetics Journal Club for this month features the article Molecular Support for Heterogonesis Resulting in Sesquizygotic Twinning that was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  The article describes boy-girl twins whose maternal DNA was identical, and who share paternal DNA as with genetic … Continue reading

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Fair Use and Electronic Course Reserves: Best Practices for Faculty Users

It’s easy to think of fair use as the domain of authors. But as faculty face increasing pressure to provide students with cost-free course materials, they often turn to course reserves as an inexpensive alternative to requiring students to purchase … Continue reading

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Himmelfarb open 2/20

Snow! Himmelfarb Library will be open and operating on a regular schedule on Wednesday, February 20. Online reference services will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – please ask us!

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New Scanner @ Himmelfarb!

A new Scannx book scanner is available at Himmelfarb Library, located right by the Circulation Desk and Writing Center. Along with placing flat item documents on the flat bed, the Scannx Book ScanCenter allows dual sided sheet-feed scanning of documents in black … Continue reading

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Himmelfarb Library flood update

Ten days ago, Himmelfarb Library‘s B1 Level was flooded and some of our print collections were damaged. Since then, the stacks area on the B1 Level has been closed as the area is cleaned and we repair and recover as … Continue reading

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PubMed Full-Text link outage Feb 8-9

The Full-Text @ Himmelfarb links in PubMed will not function correctly from 8 PM on Friday, February 8 through about 8 PM on Saturday, February 9 due to system maintenance.  During this outage, please use the Find It @ Himmelfarb … Continue reading

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DynaMed Plus – 2018 ‘Best of’ Research

DynaMed Plus‘ editorial team systematically reviews newly published health sciences literature in order to ensure that the best available evidence is integrated into DynaMed Plus articles.  Last year, the DynaMed team reviewed more than 20,000 articles and added used information … Continue reading

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Library Flood – B1 Level (Updated 2/7)

We’re sorry to share the news that the B1 Level of the library was flooded on Friday and Saturday.   The flood occurred in the book stacks area and some books were damaged.  Here’s what you need to know: Himmelfarb Library’s … Continue reading

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