Endnote is Free for Mizzou Students

Citing your work and creating reference lists are a necessary evil when researching. It’s evil because you have to keep track of all the resources you use, learn many citation styles, and then go through your paper to type in text citations. A way to combat this evil is using Endnote.

Endnote is a citation management system that does all the things for you. You can import citations directly from the database and you can easily switch citation styles. Endnote also cites while you write, allowing you to insert a citation as you type and automatically creating a reference list.

As a Mizzou student, you can download Endnote for free through DoIT’s Self Portal. If you need assistance, we have step by step directions here.

Once you have Endnote on your computer, make sure to take a look at our Endnote Guide for tips and tricks on how to use the program.

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Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

Health Sciences Library New Books

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

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Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

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Overview of Recent University of Missouri Publications in Medicine and Related Fields: September 2019

Each month we provide an overview of University of Missouri authored articles in medicine and related fields as well as a featured article from a School of Medicine author with the highest journal impact factor.

This month’s featured article:

Blood pressure control and clinical outcomes in acute intracerebral haemorrhage: a preplanned pooled analysis of individual participant data” was co-authored by Dr. Adnan Qureshi of the Department of Neurology. The article was published in The Lancet. Neurology (impact factor of 28.755 in 2018).

See the list of publications in medicine and related fields we retrieved for this month: http://library.muhealth.org/resourcesfor/faculty/faculty-publications/sep2019

*This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

Did we miss something? Email asklibrary@health.missouri.edu and we will add your publication to the list.

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

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U Publish: Open Access Publishing – What Authors Need to Know

Wednesday, October 23, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
114A Ellis Library and Online

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Celebrate International Open Access Week with the University Libraries! Learn how to make your research and scholarship more widely available via Open Access. Members of the Libraries’ Scholarly Communication Committee will share information and advice on the “hows” and “whys” of Open Access publishing. Topics will include assessing the quality of Open Access journals, navigating publisher agreements, and posting articles to MOspace, MU’s digital institutional repository.

Presenters:

  • Kate Anderson, Head, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library
  • Kimberly Moeller, Social Sciences Librarian
  • Steven Pryor, Digital Scholarship Librarian

U Publish
Are you new to publishing your work? Do you have questions you need answered about the publishing process? This series provides University of Missouri authors with opportunities to hear from major academic publishers about their processes as well as learn from librarians and campus colleagues about important trends and issues related to academic publishing.

Sponsored by the University of Missouri Libraries

home Events and Exhibits, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Art by Lisa Brooke on Display in Health Sciences Library

Art by Lisa Brooke on Display in Health Sciences Library

The paintings and drawings by Lisa Brooke currently on display in the library have viewers commenting “I thought they were photos” and as one viewer added, “they look better than photos!”

These must-see artworks are done in acrylic or colored pencil. Each has an authentic look that has much to do with the carefully chosen colors and the exquisite fine detail work. Take a good look at the feathers on the roosters and other birds. Notice the execution of drifted snow, melting snow, the colors of the snow applied to show reflected sunlight and shadows. Find how well the rabbit and quail prey in the pictures blend in with their surroundings, just as in life. In addition to depicting wildlife, Lisa enjoys making portraits of people and of pets.

 

We are pleased to host this display through the end of January 2020. To see more artworks by Lisa visit her Facebook page “Art by Lisa Brooke”.

 

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: October 3rd-4th

Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: October 3rd-4th

On Oct. 3rd-4th, the first floor will be restricted to 3rd year medical students for testing between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you need a book from the first floor, please visit the Service Desk.

Remember, if you need to print, use the Health Sciences Library Copy Room printers located on the main floor of the library.

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Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

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Companies Get Rich Off Of University Research

Scholarly publishing is big business

“The industry built to publish and disseminate scientific articles — companies such as Elsevier and Springer Nature — has managed to become incredibly profitable by getting a lot of taxpayer-funded, highly skilled labor for free and affixing a premium price tag to its goods.” (1)

In order for universities to access this research, they are often required to purchase subscriptions with a hefty price tag. Universities worldwide spend millions per year so faculty can download and read their own work and that of their colleagues. Since these journals are behind university paywalls, the only option for members of the tax-paying public to gain access is for them to purchase individual articles. That can be pricey when articles may cost $20-$50 each.

Pay more, get less every year

How much money is at stake? Billions of dollars (2). Every year universities struggle to keep up with price increases to journal subscription packages that are far above annual inflation. Since subscription prices are rising much faster than library budgets, collections cuts are necessary.

Universities are fighting back

Many universities have established or are currently looking into establishing programs to assist in the transition of journals from the subscription model to open access. Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open access is the needed modern update for the communication of research that fully utilizes the Internet for what it was originally built to do—accelerate research. Accelerated research means increased return on investment, increased potential contributors, increased audience and collaborators, and increased access for the public. (3).

The University of Missouri System currently has the Open Access Publishing Task Force examining the rising costs of journal subscriptions and review the many open access opportunities available to the four campus system.

Read more about the impact these increases are having across the country.

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Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Using the Health Sciences Library From Off Campus

Using the Health Sciences Library From Off Campus

If you find yourself off campus and need access to the Health Sciences Library, we’ve got you covered. If you access articles, databases, and other electronic resources through our library website, no special steps are necessary. You will be prompted to log in with your pawprint and password and once logged in, you are good to go.

You also have the option to use the University of Missouri’s VPN service. This service is useful if you regularly use library resources from off-campus from the same computer. The VPN system is available for free and installing is easy. Visit https://anyconnect.missouri.edu to learn how to download the program.

For items the library only has in print, there’s no need to come into the library (unless you really do want to visit us). You can request a pdf copy of the article or book chapter through our Scan and Deliver service.

As always, librarians are available to assist you through email, chat, and phone. Need more in depth research help? You can schedule an online research consultation by emailing asklibrary@health.missouri.edu or scheduling an appointment through MUConnect.

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Overview of Recent University of Missouri Publications in Medicine and Related Fields: August 2019

Overview of Recent University of Missouri Publications in Medicine and Related Fields: August 2019

Each month we provide an overview of University of Missouri authored articles in medicine and related fields as well as a featured article from a School of Medicine author with the highest journal impact factor.

This month’s featured article:

AAV9 Edits Muscle Stem Cells in Normal and Dystrophic Adult Mice” was co-authored by Dr. Dongsheng Duan, Dr. Chady Hakim, Dr. Nalinda Wasala, Dr. Yongping Yue, and Dr. Xiufang Pan of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. The article was published in Molecular Therapy (impact factor of 8.402 in 2018).

See the list of publications in medicine and related fields we retrieved for this month: http://library.muhealth.org/resourcesfor/faculty/faculty-publications/aug2019

*This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

Did we miss something? Email asklibrary@health.missouri.edu and we will add your publication to the list.

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services, Staff news New Study Space at the Health Sciences Library

New Study Space at the Health Sciences Library

Last summer, we started the process of removing the old information desk to create a new student space. Throughout the year, we’ve asked for student input from what they’d like to see in the space to voting on specific furniture types.

We are happy to announce that the new comfy seating area is finally up and running! A good portion of the new furniture was delivered and we are finalizing the setup of the new lounge area, so don’t be surprised if you see different iterations of the space in the coming weeks.

Thank you for your comments, ideas, and votes throughout the year. We hope you enjoy your new space!

The furniture was funded by the Enhance Mizzou Student Fee

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.