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NCBI login change-Starting June 1

Starting June 1, NCBI is requiring users to login with a “federated account". This will affect anyone who uses MyNCBI, SciENcv or MyBibliography or is a delegate for a user and updates their account.

  • If you already use a federated account to login (e.g. eRACommons, Google account) you do not have to do anything.
  • If you login using an NCBI account (or are not sure) follow the instructions by June 1:

See the NCBI Insights for more information about the change:

Feel free to email with any questions.


EndNote 20 (Windows only) is here!

EndNote - ClarivateEndnote 20 for Windows (Mac is coming soon) is available to download from the Software Center. Highlights include:

  • A new, modern look 
  • Duplicate detection enhancements
  • Improved PDF view
  • And much more...

Watch this video the see some of the changes:

For downlaod instructions please see our Endnote page:  


  • NEVER SAVE YOUR LIBRARY TO CLOUD BASED STORAGE e.g. One Drive, Google Drive or Dropbox
  • Try not to upgrade in the middle of a project!
  • ​Make sure to back-up your libraries and know where they are located before you upgrade to 20!

Kopernio is changing to Endnote™ Click!

Are you using Kopernio in Chrome Google Chrome logo. Chrome is a fast, secure, free web browser., Edge  or Firefox File:Mozilla Firefox logo 2013.svg - Wikimedia Commons to access full text articles the easy way?

If so, please be aware that this product will become known as Endnote™ Click. There is no need to do anything on your end, just be aware of the new name and that there will be a few more changes over the next  months.

Want to learn more?  Watch this video:  

Download: Use Chrome, Edge or Firefox to open the link:
Please note: Endnote™ Click does not work in Explorer .


ACRL is hosting a free, one hour webinar on APA 7th Style, July 14

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. This webinar will offer guidance on citing works, FAQs, real life examples and a Q&A session at the end. Don't miss this free opportunity to understand the changes in the latest edition!
For more information and registration (click Register at the bottom of the page):

UC Libraries now offers "Click & Collect" at specific locations

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.

Please note: OhioLINK is still closed so you cannot have books delivered to the Pratt Library at this time.

See original post: Click & Collect post:

See new locations added today:  


New PubMed - "We are listening"

It has been five weeks since New PubMed has been released. Read more about this journey AND give your feedback in the May-June NIH Technical Bulletin

Sign up for the next New PubMed Training via Skype in the ELM:

Don't have time for the training? No problem! We have a guide with PubMed basics including video and training: (See the box 'PubMed Videos and Training')

NIH announces Preprint Pilot in PubMed!

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.

"The pilot will initially focus on increasing the discoverability of preprints with NIH support relating to the current COVID-19 pandemic".

For more information:

Learn more about Preprints (and IRPs):








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