Due to an update on Monday, October 12 starting at 5pm and lasting up to one hour, our website will not be accessible.
PubMed has removed the comments box so you can no longer send requests directly to Pratt Library. You can continue to email a citation from PubMed but you will need to email them to your personal email first.
The ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) is hosting a free webinar on APA 7th style, July 14 at 2pm EST, "Citing Works in Text Using Seventh Edition APA Style". Featured speakers Hayley S. Kamin, Chelsea L. Lee and Timothy L. McAdoo wrote this latest edition.
Users can now access print collections held at specific UC Libraries locations using Click & Collect. You can put books on hold but you must go to the specific library to pick up your books. Health Sciences Library (Donaldson) and Walter C. Langsam Library are two of several libraries in the system that now offer this service.
The NIH is exploring approaches to increase discoverabliity of early NIH research results. These preprints will be availalbe in PubMed Central (PMC) starting June 8, 2020 and will last for at least the next 12 months.
For our busy new employees we now offer a quick 20 minute online Pratt Research Library Orientation through the ELM. This course provides an overview of services and resources available from Pratt Research Library. It is intended for new employees, those new to using library resources, and those interested in refreshing their knowledge of Pratt Library. Highlights include:
Around May 18, 2020 (possibly a little sooner) 'New' PubMed with be the default website. A yellow banner will be seen on 'Legacy' PubMed alerting users to the change. While all the the same great features from the legacy version are in 'New' PubMed the way to get to them has changed. Our understanding is that 'Legacy' PubMed will be around for several months until they shut down this website. Rest assured everything in your My NCBI account e.g.