Health Literacy Toolkit Now Available for Physicians and Patients

Link to Health Literacy Toolkit

Health literacy is defined by the National Library of Medicine as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. About 13% of U.S. adults have proficient health literacy. Not understanding medical information can lead to medical complications or medication errors. The UAMS Library now […]


UAMS Library Now a Pick-up/Drop-off Site for CALS

Pick up and drop off CALS materials at UAMS Library

UAMS students and staff can now pick up and drop off items from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) at the circulation desk of the UAMS Library. CALS cardholders can choose the UAMS Library as a pick up location for materials when requesting items on the CALS website Use the CALS website to find […]


Library Drop-in Class Survey

Drop-in class survey 2014

The Library’s Drop-In classes are are quick in-person classes on a variety of topics. View the schedule of classes available or request a class. Please take a few minutes to complete the following 5-question survey about the Drop-In Classes. This information will allow the Library to better serve the faculty, staff, and students at UAMS. […]


Selections from the HRC Digital Collections is on

HRC Historypin Collection

Selections from the Historical Research Center’s Digital Collections is now on display on Historypin allows users to pin photos to Google Maps, share stories and comment on historical images from across the globe.  To find pictures from the Historical Research Center, search the map by using UAMS’s address, zip code or subject (ex: medicine) […]


UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App Goes Live

Up To Date Anywhere

The UAMS Library is proud to announce that the UpToDate Anywhere mobile app is available for use by all UAMS faculty, residents, staff and students, including those at the Regional Centers and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The UpToDate Anywhere mobile app is a mobile form of the UpToDate evidence-based clinical decision support resource. It helps […]


Visiting Exhibits: “Harry Potter’s World” & “From DNA to Beer”

NLM Exhibits 2014

Tweet The UAMS Library is hosting two exhibits on loan from the National Institute of Health (NIH) with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM): “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, & Medicine” and “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine & Industry.” These exhibits will be on display during the months of March and […]


2014 Lecture in the History of the Health Sciences: A Narrative History of Health & Disease in Arkansas

2014 Lecture in the History of the Health Sciences _ Dr. Taggart

Tweet 2014 Lecture in the History of the Health Sciences:  A Narrative History of Health and Disease in Arkansas Monday, April 7, 2014 Noon – 1 p.m. Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 8th Floor Auditorium, Room 8240 In celebration of National Public Health Week, Sam Taggart, M.D. will speak on the history of […]


Read The Latest Library Newsletter

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Find out about new services, tips, and updates on Library events and developments in the Winter 2014 edition of the “UAMS Library News”. It is now available online at:


Black History Month & Black Healthcare Professionals in Arkansas

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The current exhibit in the UAMS History Display outside the entrance to the College of Medicine celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation and accomplishments of black health care professionals in Arkansas. The exhibit was designed by April Hughes of the Historical Research Center. February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of important people and events in […]


We Are Open Today

We will open at 7:30am as usual. Inclement Weather has been declared by UAMS, but the Library is open. Updated at 7:22am, Tuesday, February 4.