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Need eclipse glasses?

Did you wait too long to buy your eclipse glasses? Don’t worry, you can still safely view the eclipse by using a pinhole camera! Stop by the first floor of Himmelfarb Library between 9-3 on Monday, August 21 to make your own. … Continue reading

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Elevator Maintenance in Himmelfarb Library Sept-Nov 2017

The Himmelfarb Library elevator will be out of service for replacement from September 11, 2017 through November 29, 2017. This project will also cause some noise disruptions in the library although the noisiest times will be from 5 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Get your favorite computer!

Do you have a favorite computer in Himmelfarb’s third floor computer lab? Wondering if it’s available for you to use right now? Check out our new online availability checker to see how many computers are currently available for use. You … Continue reading

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Congratulations to prize winner!

Congratulations to Mary Matecki, the winner of the MSI Library Orientation door prize, a pass for two to the Newseum!

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Potential Predatory vs. Legitimate Journals: Can You Tell the Difference?

Scholarly publishing has undergone a significant transformation with the rise of the Internet. Scholarly journals are now predominantly available in electronic format rather than in traditional print formats. This shift prompted the introduction of open access publishing – a movement … Continue reading

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Construction updates

Himmelfarb Library’s elevator will be replaced from September 11 through November 29, 2017. This project means that the elevator will be out of service during this period.  The project will also cause some noise disruptions in the library although the … Continue reading

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Lexicomp: new Drug Reports search option

Lexicomp‘s new Drug Reports search option is designed to improve your drug search by providing information on if medications should be ruled in or out based on a specific condition or contraindication. Drug Reports can also search for drugs that … Continue reading

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