Thursday, August 22, 2013

Mobile App Access to UpToDate for COM students

Mobile Access to UpToDate with the UpToDate App is now available to COM student.
In order to get the App,
  • Go to the UpToDate link in the Medical Library Databases page.
  • Log in with your FIU ID.
  • Once you are inside UpToDate, register your account with your FIU email.
  • Download your UpToDate mobile app.
  • Log in with the UpToDate account username and password you have created. 
The app requires the Internet connection.

Monday, August 19, 2013

New E-Resource & App: UCentral

Medical Library now offers access to UCentral.

UCentral is a mobile-friendly platform that allows access both on a computer and on a mobile device. Go to the link below to download the app. 
The subscription includes access to the three resources.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hours on Aug. 17 Sat. Noon - 8pm

Due to electrical work in the GL, the Medical Library will open from Noon to 8:00pm this Saturday, August 17th, 2013. Thank you!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

GMC Textbook and Adobe Digital Editions

If you are taking BMS 6001 and have a problem with the course textbook and the Adobe Digital Editions, please contact directly Alyssa Montalbano at instead of COM IT or Medical Library. She will be able to help you resolve the problem more quickly!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Summer Hours (Aug. 5 - 26)

Check our summer hours in August!

Summer Hours (Aug. 5 - Aug. 26)
  • Mon. - Thurs.     8:00am - 1:00am        (Help Desk: 10:00am - 1:00am)
  • Fridays                8:00am - 10:00pm     (Help Desk: 9:00am - 10:00pm)
  • Saturdays            10:00am - 6:00pm     (Help Desk: 10:00am - 6:00pm)
  • Sundays               Noon - 1:00am          (Help Desk: Noon - 1:00am)

Monday, August 5, 2013

Publishign Fee Discount for Open Access Journals

Great news! FIU authors can now get discounts on their publication fees when they publish for the following open-access publishers as of June 1, 2013.

(Membership discounts are funded by FIU Libraries Open Access Publishing Fund.)

> BioMed Central, Chemistry Central, SpringerOpen – 15%
> PLoS – 10%
> Hindawi – 100%

For more details, please see

UpToDate - Access Restored

Update: Access to UpToDate has been restored now.

UpToDate is currently inaccessible due to the subscription issue. The library is working to restore the access as soon as possible, and we will let you know as soon as the problem is fixed.

Thank you for reporting the issue and your understanding!