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SUMMER VACATION OPENING HOURS 2021

LIBRARY

Monday – Friday 
12.07. – 12.09.2021:             09:00 am – 04:00 pm  
13.09. – 03.10.2021:             08:00 am – 06:00 pm

Sat / Sun / holidays               closed
 


LEARNING CENTRE

Monday – Friday                   closed

Sat / Sun / holidays
10.07. – 29.08.2021:             08:00 am – 10:00 pm
04.09. – 03.10.2021:             closed
 
Normal opening hours resume on October 04, 2021.

The Library staff wishes you a restfull and refreshing summer break!

Clear your library account online

Now you can clear your library account online: there is no need to fill out and hand in a printed form or send it as a PDF to the library.

Fill out the new online form and get your confirmation by email. There is no need to print out this confirmation for the Organizational Unit Study Management, but you may store it for your personal use.

To register, log in with your MedOnline credentials.

For any further questions please contact bibliothek@medunigraz.at.

New opening hours and sanitary measures: University Library and Learning Centre

We are pleased to announce that both university library and learning centre will extend their opening hours as following:

University Library:
Monday – Friday 8 am to 10 pm 
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm

Learning Centre:
Monday – Friday 4 pm to10 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays 9 am to 10 pm

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation both sanitary and social distancing measures remain valid. Borrowing a locker key before visiting either library or learning centre is mandatory. Visitors of the learning centre are free to use the cloakroom on the ground floor. Work spaces in both library and learning centre are marked by numbers. Visitors are requested to use the work station indicated by their locker key number only. Please feel free to ask for your preferred seat at the information desk.

A social distance of 2 metres has to be maintained in all areas of both library and learning centre at all times. No eating and drinking in the library and the learning centre. Please keep all sanitary measures (desinfection of hands, surfaces and locker keys). We provide you with all sanitary products. The wearing of a FFP2-mask is mandatory in all areas of the library. At your work place you can remove your mask if you maintain the required social distance AND provide a "3G Rule" evidence (short for German "geimpft, getestet, genesen" - vaccinated, tested, recovered) which is used to define low-risk groups in epidemiological terms. 

If you cannot provide such document you have to wear a FFP2 mask at your work place. Please make use of our comprehensive collection of electronic ressources!

If there are any further questions, do not hesitate to contact the head of the library: Mag. Kerstin Grossmaier-Stieg kerstin.grossmaier-stieg@medunigraz.at

 

New at the university library: The Pschyrembel Online + Herold App

A hand holding a smartphone with an open app: Pschyrembel Online + Herold.

Are you already using the Pschyrembel Online + Herold database or would you like to use it? Then we have good news for you: from now on you can find this database in your app store too!

What is Pschyrembel Online + Herold?

Pschyrembel Online + Herold is a Database for evidence-based clinical information. In this database you will find:

  • The current state of medical knowledge in over 60.000 articles
  • Medical calculators
  • Diseases systematically searchable
  • Laboratory values (reference ranges)
  • Classifications Scores Guidelines
  • 700 texts from Herold Internal Medicine, based on the subject catalog for the medical exam

So far this database was available for MedUni Graz students and staff on the Pschyrembel website only, but from now on you also have access by this easy-to-use mobile app.

How can I download and use the app?

  • Download the app from the App Store or Google Play Store
  • Request an access code via elektronischebibliothek@medunigraz.at
  • Follow the instructions you receive by email and log into the app
  • Please note that there is a maximum of 500 user access codes available

More information and contact

For more information about databases accessible to MedUni Graz students and staff visit the page about databases on the University Library website. If you have any further questions about the databases, please contact the Electronic Library Team: elektronischebibliothek@medunigraz.at

University Library expands ejournal collection

In 2021 MedUni Graz staff and students have free access to almost 6,500 scientific e-journals which is nearly 1,500 e-journals more than in the past year.

To ensure access to top scientific resources the University Library evaluates the collection annually and negotiates prices and offers with publishing companies. This year, negotiations have been very successful and guarantee access to a wide range of e-journals. 

(New) journals in 2021

For 2021 the University Library has licensed a total of 6,368 e-journals. MedUni Graz staff and students can access these journals by Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek and PubMed

MedUni Graz is offering the following new titles: 

  • 1,464 Elsevier Freedom Collection titles: as of 2021 free access to Elsevier Freedom Collection 2021. This collection consists of 2,260 titles in total, of which 1,664 are new titles brought to you by MedUni Graz.
  • 16 titles by Cell Press (Elsevier): As of 2021 free access to 19 Cell Press journals of which 16 titles are new: Biophysical Journal, Cell Chemical Biology, Cell Host & Microbe, Cell Metabolism, Cell Stem Cell, Cell Systems, Chem, Current  Biology, Developmental Cell, Immunity, Joule, Molecular Cell, Molecular Therapy, Neuron, Structure, Trends in Cancer
  • 8 additional Nature journal titles: as of 2021 free access to 30 nature journal titles of which 8 are new: Nature Metabolism, Nature Microbiology, Nature Reviews Cardiology, Nature Reviews Disease Primers, Nature Reviews Endocrinology, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
  • 1 additional AACR title: Cancer Discovery

Other e-resources:

These e-journals are part of a large collection of both digital and printed resources. In addition to these e-journals, the library offers access to the most important scientific medical databases (11), e-books (~5,500), reference works (4,700), text books (~4,700), and bound volumes (~70,000). 

You need access to another journal or article?

We do our best to adapt our offer to the needs of MedUni Graz students and staff. However, it may happen that the journal/article you need is not part of our collection. Also then we are happy to help you getting access to the information you need. Please proceed as follows:  

Further information and contact:

For further information with regard to our ressources please consult our website. For questions regarding our e-ressources please contact Elma Lammers, elektronischebibliothek@medunigraz.at