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School of Nursing: Library Orientation for Faculty: Home

What can I do for you?

Your librarian can do a lot to support your research and instruction. A few key places where I can help are outlined below. I look forward to working with you!

Video Introduction

Some information in this video is out of date. Look for an updated version with our new website coming soon!

See the Library Space

Let me search the literature for you

Let me help you with:

  • Identifying databases and other information sources relevant to your search
  • Composing and running literature reviews for grant applications and other research
  • Supporting Systematic, Scoping, and other structured reviews for publications

Request Support for a Structured Literature Review

Our Liaison Librarian Team can help with systematic, scoping, and other structured reviews. Librarians offer a full range of support from registering a protocol through submitting the final draft for publication.

Visit our Structured Searches page to learn more and submit a request!

Guest Lecturing

Librarians offer instruction in searching and finding for:

  • Literature reviews
  • Point-of-care resources
  • Unpublished literature
  • Research Instruments
  • Practice Guidelines
  • and more!

We also offer EBP instruction:

  • Overviews
  • Resources for EBP after graduation
  • Composing a searchable question and turning it into an effective literature search
  • Critical analysis of information sources

We can support you:

  • In person
  • Online
  • Through pre-recorded modules
  • With personalized resource guides like this one

Keep up with the literature

Link to Browzine

Use Browzine to create your own electronic bookshelves of key journals linked with our collection. You can create a personalized electronic library and keep up to date with tables of contents.

Let me show you how to:

  • Sign up
  • Download the app
  • Create your bookshelves
  • Receive notifications

Reference Management

I can help with instruction and use of EndNote or Zotero.

Adjunct Faculty - Start Here

If you are Adjunct Faculty and have a network ID and password and badge, you will have seamless access to library resources. However, if you are Adjunct Faculty and DO NOT HAVE a network ID and password or badge, you will need to go through a couple of additional steps.

Access to Electronic Resources

  1. Email a copy of your appointment letter to askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu
  2. Our library staff will reply directly to your email with a unique username and password 
  3. You can log into the library's homepage using the "Adjunct Faculty & All Other Users" link (see image below)

Image showing the link for adjunct faculty to log into the library's proxy server

NOTE: Your access will expire at the end of the fiscal year (8/31)every year. When you receive your new appointment letter, you will need to resubmit for renewed access following the process above.

Access to the Library Building

If you do not have a UT Health San Antonio badge, you will not be able to access the library building. Should you need to use the library space, please speak with me, or a member of library staff (askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu or 210-567-2450). We can:

  • Reserve a study room or meeting room
  • Provide a tour of the space
  •  Meet you at the door during regular business hours to allow entry to the building