Wednesday, February 3, 2016

EndNote's Word 2016 Plugin now working on new Macs - Release Notification

EndNote's Cite While you Write Plugin is now available for MAcintosh computers running El Captian 10.11 and Word 2016. Log into Endnote Web to download the latest version of the Word plugin.

From the Thomson Reuters Community. link

EndNote X7 Word 2016 for Mac Update Release Notification
As some of you may have seen, the anticipated release date for the EndNote X7.5 Mac update is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2nd. This release will have the following features:
*EndNote and EndNote online Cite While You Write compatibility for Microsoft Word 2016.
* Official El Capitan 10.11 compatibility.
* Sync improvements.
* Additional Bug fixes and stability improvements.

We know Word 2016 support is important for your work and we thank you for your patience while we worked with Apple and Microsoft to develop these tools.
Jason Berman
Technical Sup Rep RS
Thomson Reuters
Phone: +1 800-336-4474

Monday, February 1, 2016

Research assistance available for Public Health Analysis

Sound familiar: "I'm trying to do some research for my Public Health Analysis (PHA). I'm not sure if what I'm looking for simply doesn't exist or if I am not searching in the correct places. Can you offer me some assistance? Bring your research questions to i2PH-sponsored help desk on Thursdays, from 12-3:00 pm in Tidewater Room 1714.

Can't come then? Our librarians are available from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday for help and consultation via email:, chat: via the website, and phone: 988-5155 OR get in touch with public health librarian Elaine Hicks at and (504) 988-2785.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Matas Library Mardi Gras season hours

The Matas Library will observe the following schedule during the Mardi Gras season:

Friday, January 29th- 8am-5pm
Saturday, January 30th- CLOSED
Sunday, January 31st- 1pm-6pm
Monday, February 1st- Thursday, February 4th- 8am-9pm
Friday, February 5th- 8am-5pm
Saturday, February 6th- CLOSED
Sunday, February 7th- CLOSED
Monday, February 8th- CLOSED
Tuesday, February 9th- CLOSED

Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, February 10th.

Reserve books will be available to check out starting at 3pm on Friday, February 5th and will be due back 9am on Wednesday, February 10th.

The 24/7 side of the library will be open as normal.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CardioSource technical difficulties

We have received reports of CardioSource access problems from off-campus. These issues should be resolved in the next 30 days.

In the meantime, please use the code CSPLUSTEMP to unlock subscribed content.

We thank you for your patience while we work to restore full access.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

New! Publishers to Require ORCID Identifiers for Authors

Publishing in PLoS, Hindawi, IEEE, Embo, eLife, Science or Royal Society journals? You are now required to have an ORCID ID associated with your name. The good news is, registration is simple, free, and will resolve ambiguity issues with other publications you have out there. 

See press release after the jump for more information

New! New York Times Online for the Tulane Community

The New York Times Online is now available for Tulane student, faculty and staff members via an Academic Pass Subscription. This one year online subscription, which includes access to the New York Times online as well as NYT mobile apps, can be activated with your email.

To access the Academic Pass to, each user must follow these steps:
  1. Go to
  2. Create a free account using your Tulane email ( address.  If you already have an account using your Tulane email address, you may log in with those credentials.
  3. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen
  4. Now you can enjoy seamless full access to, and NYT mobile apps just by logging into your account from any location, on or off campus.
  5. Download mobile apps at
Already have a registered account with your Tulane email?
  1. Visit
  2. Log into your account.
  3. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.
Some caveats about NYT Academic Pass:

Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices. Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. You must have a valid email address from a participating school. Other restrictions may apply.

More information:

Monday, January 4, 2016

RefWorks, Pubmed, and Data/Statistics classes at the School of Public Health

The library will offer the following classes at SPHTM this Spring semester. All classes are in the computer lab 1218 (Tidewater Bldg - 1440 Canal Street) from 12:00 - 12:45 pm. with one exception:

  • Tuesday, January 19 - EndNote/EndNote Web (Keith Pickett) from 1:00 - 1:45 
  • Tuesday January 26 - RefWorks: Introduction ((Elaine Hicks) 
  • Tuesday, February 16 - PubMed: Introduction (Elaine Hicks) 
  • Tuesday, February 23 - PubMed: Using Advanced Features (Elaine Hicks) 
  • Tuesday, March 1 - Locating Data and Statistics (Elaine HIcks)
  • Tuesday, April 19 - Locating Resources on the Job (Elaine Hicks)

 Each class is repeated on Thursdays during i2PH research hours from 12-3 pm in i2PH Resource. Tidewater Room 1714