Resources Blog

June 5, 2017
Below are details of the latest talks released to The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, which contains over 2,300 specially prepared, seminar-style, animated lectures by world leading experts.
May 30, 2017
Want to learn the basics of using Cite While You Write? Join us on 5/31 for a half hour class.
May 25, 2017
Over 2,200 specially prepared, animated, seminar-style talks available online from Pratt Research Library. We have organized unrestricted access to The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection.
May 22, 2017
The Pratt Library website will experience potential downtime during the following times in order for maintenance to be performed by the site administrators: Thursday, May 25 from 1pm to 5pm. As an alternative for searching for articles, please visit For a review on how to login to and use the UC libraries resources please read this guide. We apologize for any inconveniece this downtime may cause.
April 26, 2017
New URL- Time to Update Your Bookmarks!   Facts and Comparisons is retiring their old URL- so it's time to check your bookmarks and your favorites and make sure you're being directed to the latest site upgrade! Please update the old Facts and Comparisons URL with the new.
April 18, 2017
In two weeks, NCBI staff will introduce you to Magic-BLAST, NCBI's next-gen sequence aligner. You will learn to use magic-BLAST to align next-gen RNA and DNA sequencing runs to genomic and transcript sequences and to understand the options available for magic-BLAST