The library seeks to work with faculty to improve our students'
access to information and to develop their research skills.
Please examine our specific services and contacts listed below
to see if you would like to:
- Download images for presentations
This image database of architecture, painting, photography,
sculpture, decorative arts, design, and archaeological and
anthropological objects extends Instructor Privileges to
faculty who register. For username and password, call Tisch
Library at 617-627-3460.
- Other image databases.
- Have a librarian assigned to your course and students through our Liaison Program.
us (617.636.6705) about joint projects, hands-on
training sessions & webpages designed to facilitate
the development of students' research skills. Please examine
these and other examples listed by school under Education on our homepage:
- Update your course readings and links to relevant websites
and full-text articles with the help of our librarians.
- Place items on
reserve at our Library Service Desk (617.636.6706).
- Recommend that the library add
particular works to its collections.
Reserve a Room
- The library has several seminar rooms with projections units that can by reserved by faculty for small classes.
- The library has two computer classrooms with XP worktations and multimedia projection systems, which can be reserved by faculty for classes.
- Please see our Computer Labs & Resources for more details on the computer lab equipment and software.
TUSK - Tufts
University Science Knowledgebase
- Access TUSK with your Tufts username and password.
- For help with a Tufts username contact the staff at the Library IT Service Desk
on Sackler 5 (617-636-2947).
- Email TUSK if
you experience difficulty.
- Consult your Office of Educational Affairs (TUSDM: Jeffrey Moore (617-636-0352); TUSM: Carolyn McVoy (617-636-6650)
or email TUSK, if you
would like to:
- Put course material on TUSK
- Construct a course homepage
- Add syllabi, readings, lecture notes, slide presentations,
quizzes, multimedia & links to websites.
- Consult with TUSK staff about graphics & multimedia
- Consult Elizabeth Richardson (617.636.6774), if
you would like to:
- Add full-text links from your references to e-journal
articles or e-book chapters
- List reserve articles, books or audiovisuals (with HHSL
locations) on your course pages
- Have a librarian
assigned to your course & listed on its Contact
- Browse by CORE clerkship our VIP-Care links to evidence and authoritative chapters.
- Email TUSK or call 617.636.2969 for authoring permission in order
to directly upload images and files.
- Request copyright
permission for works loaded on TUSK.
- See also the TUSK
Books & Journals
- Browse e-books by title
- Browse e-journals by title
- Search Tufts Catalog
for print holdings and access to most electronic journals. Connect to our electronic resources from its proxied link on the complete record.
- Link to full-text articles by clicking FindIt@Tufts beside the citation in most of our databases. Our customized PubMed shows a tab for Tufts holdings and blue icons on its Abstract and Citation displays for our print and electronic holdings.
- See also Tisch Library's How to Use Electronic Journals.
- For help with our journals, please contact our Library Service Desk (617.636.6705).
Books, Journals & AVs
- Check out our subsidized
fees for ordering:
- photocopied papers from our collections
- papers, books & audiovisuals obtained from other
our online document-delivery service.
- The registration link works on Internet Explorer. Firefox users may need to delete all cookies (Tools/ Options/ Security/ Show Cookies/ Delete All Cookies).
- Order articles via Ovid's Document Delivery
link following their citations.
- Order books and audiovisuals via the Tufts ILLiad
link in WorldCat
- Order articles directly from PubMed
via our Loansome
- Search Tufts Catalog
for works held in all Tufts libraries.
- Check My
Account to renew works you've borrowed and see what
you've requested from Tufts' libraries.
- Suggest purchase
of a book or journal subscription.
- Request customized, email alerts from Ovid
databases; please contact (617.636.6705).
- Directly export citations with abstracts from the Results
Manager to bibliographic management software (i.e, RefWorks, EndNote).
- Locate full-text and/or request articles not owned by Tufts via the Find It @Tufts link
at the end of their citations.
- Link to full-text
articles in Journals@Ovid and at publishers' sites.
- Send us your questions via the Ask
an HHSL Librarian link on the Main Page.
- Import references with abstracts and some URLs for full-text
articles from Ovid, PubMed, Web of Science et al.
- Create your own databases to manage reprint files, grants
- Organize your bookmarks to Websites and links to PDFs.
- Generate bibliographies in various bibliographic styles
within a manuscript.
- Generate bibliographies of staff publications for the Web
- Search the Tufts Catalog, PubMed et al. from your own
- Arrange for a training
- See our Citation Management Programs guide.
- Ask about our support
for EndNote & RefWorks (617.636.6705).
- Ask about Quosa, which
retrieves PDFs automatically from Ovid and PubMed (617.636.6774).
- Ask at our Library Service Desk for a Boston Library Consortium (BLC) card for borrowing at member
- Use your library barcode to request materials directly
via the BLC
- Show your Tufts ID for access to Harvard's Countway
Library of Medicine.
- Faculty must be on a list submitted annually by Faculty
- If you are new to Tufts or not listed on the Tufts
Directory, contact our Library Service Desk or Faculty
Affairs (TUSDM:617.636.6544; TUSM:617.636.6631).
- Other faculty may occasionally enter with a letter
from our Library Service Desk.
- Find your assigned librarian through our Liaison Program.
for access to our proxied resources & borrowing from
your laptop for use with Tufts' public jacks or our wireless
- Download Microsoft
programs using your Tufts username.
Tufts Computing & Communications Services about software
- Request a TUSK account
or help with software required to view multimedia files:
- Ask us for help with search strategies, search engines,
or any of our resources:
- Ask a librarian to help you link to articles, chapters,
or sections of our e-resources from your TUSK course page(s).