The library subscribes to thousands of journals, but sometimes you need an article from a journal that we do not have. What do you do? Try the McGoogan Docs system. You can submit article, book chapter, or book requests in an easy to use form and the interlibrary loan department will obtain it for you. Our sources include other libraries, publishers, or open access journals. We strive to provide the best copy for you, but if you are not satisfied, please let us know. Turnaround time is on average 1.5 business days. Rush is available in cases in which you have a grant deadline, an urgent patient care issue, etc. And the best part? It’s free! There were charges or limits in the past, but no more! All faculty, staff, and students at UNMC receive free service. However, if there is a copyright royalty issue, we may ask that you help with the cost, which is capped at $30.
To learn how to use McGoogan Docs, please view the following tutorial:
Are you conducting long-term research and would like to know when a new article has been written on your topic? The library’s literature alerts service can help. Alerts are searches which run automatically, usually on a weekly basis. The search results are emailed directly to the requestor and are available in Refworks format. Alerts may be set up for the following databases: PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Scopus, or Cochrane. For additional information or to request a literature alert, please contact Cindy Schmidt at 559-7077 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library based Writing Center, provided by UNO, will be closed this summer. The program was a pilot and will undergo assessment.
The UNO Writing Center will be open this summer at their Arts & Sciences Hall location starting May 16. Hours are Monday/Wednesday 10 am-3pm and Tuesday/Thursday 2 pm-7 pm. For information about the center, visit their website.
McGoogan Library is adding College-based in-person librarian office hours to better serve the needs of students, staff and faculty. This service will begin with the College of Public Health on March 28. COPH students, staff and faculty will have the opportunity to visit the Public Health Liaison Librarian, Teri Hartman, MLS, in the 2nd floor lobby between 3pm and 5pm, Mondays and Tuesdays, and get immediate assistance with searching and using library resources.
The library is pleased to announce, on behalf of Academic Services, The Writing Center @ UNMC, a UNMC/UNO partnership. Hours are 3 pm – 8 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays in McGoogan Library 6th Floor South. An opening reception will be held January 13 from 2 – 3 pm. For more information, please visit http://tinyurl.com/WritingCenter-UNMC.