McGoogan News

2011 journal subscription changes

The McGoogan Library of Medicine would like to announce the changes to its journal and resource subscriptions for 2011, which can be viewed on our website. Newly subscribed titles will be added to the Online Journal Finder and Helix Catalog as they are made available to us by the publisher.

We welcome any questions or comments regarding our collection decisions. Please contact Nancy Woelfl, Ph.D. ( with a copy to Paula Turpen, Ph.D., Director of Research Resources ( with any input or concerns that you may have about these changes.

Helix Library Catalog now mobile

The Helix Library Catalog is now formatted for searching on a mobile device. You can now find out, on the run, if the library owns or has access to a particular print or electronic book or journal from the library’s mobile website

The mobile version of the catalog can only be searched with keywords; hence, when searching for one world titles such as the journals Nature or Cell, all records containing those terms will appear in the results. Getting to the exact title may be cumbersome, as limiters are currently not available.  If you have questions regarding library holdings, please call the Circulation Desk at 402-559-4006.

Helix Catalog downtime on Monday August 9

The Helix Library Catalog will be unavailable on Monday August 9 from 8:45am until approximately 12pm for a software upgrade. During this time, the library’s print collection cannot be searched.

Online journals can still be accessed via the Online Journal Finder.

Please contact the library at or 559-6221 for assistance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wiley journal interface to change, downtime scheduled

The look and feel for Wiley InterScience journals will be changed over the weekend of August 7 and 8.  As the titles are migrated to the new Wiley Online Library platform, the library’s subscribed journals will be unavailable from 3 a.m. on Saturday, August 7  until approximately 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 8.

Once the new site is launched, subscribed journal content should be available, with links redirecting to the new site. Problems are not foreseen, but if you cannot access subscribed Wiley titles after the site launch, please contact the library at

For more information about the interface changes, please view this Wiley provided PDF.