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What happened to the health sciences libraries webpages??

July 2, 2014

Health sciences faculty, staff, and students who frequent the webpages of the health sciences libraries may be wondering what happened to our webpages recently - where did they go? or why do they look so different? or where is the service I use most? Allow us to explain.

When the former-UMDNJ integrated into Rutgers University last summer, the Rutgers University Libraries made a concerted effort to ensure a seamless continuity of services from day one. To ease the transition into one consolidated larger library system, Libraries Administration focused on access to and integration of resources and services throughout the system.

Now, after the past year's success in adapting to our new home in Rutgers, the health sciences libraries have taken the next step in the integration process by restyling our websites. Effective June 16th, we instituted the following changes:
* URLs have changed to match the Rutgers naming convention - for example, specific libraries are now found at www.libraries.rutgers.edu/[name of library]
* Website designs now reflect the style of the Rutgers University Libraries website
* In select cases, health sciences libraries webpages that duplicated similar preexisting Rutgers University Libraries services (such as interlibrary loan) were consolidated.

Rest assured - all the services you rely on to do your work are still available and ready for your use. These include:
> Research Guides on health sciences topics such as Drug Information, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Evidence-Based Dentistry;
> A view of the information catalog which allows users to search for health sciences titles only;
> A list of databases most relevant to health sciences topics;
> An expanded list of journals;
> A list of health sciences ebook titles, arranged alphabetically;
> Links to images & videos in the health sciences;
> News items from the health sciences libraries.

For assistance in navigating the redesigned health sciences libraries websites, or to locate a much-needed service that is no longer where it used to be, please contact us by using this website:
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/contact_us