Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend Hours

For the Memorial Day weekend, the hours for the Matas Library will be:

Friday, May 22nd- 8am-5pm
Saturday, May 23rd- CLOSED
Sunday, May 24th- CLOSED
Monday, May 25th- CLOSED

The 24/7 area of the library will be available as usual.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Off Campus Login change

Off Campus Login to Matas Library resources has changed.

The "Off Campus Login" link has been removed from our home page at

Instead, you will be prompted to log in when you click on a licensed resource.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Postdoc free access program from Elsevier/Science Direct

From Elsevier publishing:
  • An opportunity for postdoctoral scholars
  • Postdoc free access program
  • Application deadline: 30th June 2015
For scholars who recently received their PhDs and currently do not have a research position, Elsevier is pleased to offer unlimited complimentary access to all our journals and books on ScienceDirect, for up to 12 months. This program allows those who qualify to have access to scientific journals and books in their field. To find out if you qualify, here's what you need to do:
  • Step 1: Complete the 3-part application form; it will take you about 10-15 minutes.
  • Step 2: You must submit a scanned image of a letter from your last academic mentor/advisor that states the position you have held and the date on which your position ends or ended and explains why you would be eligible to receive free access to ScienceDirect. The letter must be on official letterhead stationery of the department or host institution. We recommend that you first obtain this letter and create a scanned image file of it before completing the form.
  • You have become unemployed after 1 July 2014, or have a project ending before 30 June 2015.
  • AND
  • You have received your PhD in the last 5 years.
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Monday, May 4, 2015

Information for new T3 and T4s

Welcome to the clinical years. We've created a special guide with resources organized by rotation to make your life a bit easier.

Check out the Clinical Clerkships guide for information on apps and ebooks in: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, OB/GYN, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology and surgery.

For access to the guide, follow this link:

Monday, April 27, 2015

After Tulane: resources for graduates

Graduating this semester but unsure how you'll be able to use those research skills that you honed during grad school? Check out our "After Tulane" handout for open access resources and options for graduating students.

After Tulane handout:

Thursday, February 19, 2015

New mobile apps for JoVE

Hot off the presses: New JoVE mobile apps available FREE for Tulane users!

JoVE has just released two brand new mobile apps and a newly optimized version of the JoVE website that delivers seamless access to content from any mobile device. Researchers at your institution can now view JoVE videos on their iPhone, Android, tablet or other mobile device.

With JoVE Mobile, scientists and students alike can now enjoy the rich multimedia experience delivered by JoVE scientific video articles from the mobile device of their choice, anytime and anywhere. As loyal JoVE clients, all members of your institution can download the apps free of charge. To download JoVE Mobile, search for 'JoVE' in the Apple app store or on Google Play

Thursday, February 12, 2015

DynaMed Mobile App *** BIG CHANGES!!!!! ***

Effective today, users no longer need a serial number for the DynaMed app.

Instead, users can manage the app themselves from the Dynamed homepage.

Big changes include:
  1. Users will NO LONGER need to download the Skyscape/Omnio container apps. The new app will be “Stand-alone”. 
  2. Subscriptions will now be for 6 months instead of 1 year. 
  3. Users will need to reactivate every 6 months from a TU computer. 
  4. Current users who have a current key will still have 1 year from their most recent activation to move to the new app. 

Detailed directions, after the cut