Health Sciences Library News

Upstate Portrait Collection cleaning process underway - September 29, 2016 - If your workplace routine takes you through the first floor lobby of Weiskotten Hall, you may have noticed some missing portraits. Don’t worry, they are safe and accounted for. Those portraits, in fact all 55 portraits in the Upstate Portrait Collection, are being cleaned by Westlake Conservators, who will use the Scholars Den on the [...]
Join the dogs for Therapy Thursday - September 28, 2016 - Come visit our therapy dogs! When: Thursday, 9/29 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Where: Health Sciences Library (1st floor Weiskotten Hall) Did you know? The presence of an animal can significantly increase positive social behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder (O’Haire, 2013) [4]. Learn more about therapy dogs, and join us for some positive vibes with the dogs! www.petpartners.org
Banned Books Week - September 27, 2016 - This week the Health Sciences Library is celebrating the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, an annual event that honors our freedom to read. By rejecting censorship and advocating for intellectual freedom, we intend to cultivate a community of well-informed and creative critical-thinkers. This year Banned Books Week is promoting diversity in literature, calling attention [...]