Laptop Librarian

The Laptop Librarian is here for you where and when you need help! The Laptop Librarian service brings librarians to locations more accessible and convenient to you. During the following days and times you will find a librarian ready to answer any questions you may have about Scientific Library resources or services:

Tuesdays, 1:30pm-2:45pm
Building 469, Second Floor Lunch Room

Need help now? Contact us to receive answers to your questions at a more convenient time. A librarian can come to your desk to assist you with questions you may have about any of the Library's resources.

These are only a few examples of questions that the Laptop Librarian can answer:

  • How do I find this patent?
  • Can I access this journal at home?
  • Why can't I find more articles on ___________?
  • Why won't EndNote/Reference Manager format my documents?
  • Can PubMed search my topic automatically every week and send me results via email?

Contact the Library if you would like to have a Laptop Librarian visit your location.

Your Scientific Library Laptop Librarians have published an article based on an outcomes-based evaluation of their service in the July 2010 issue of Medical Reference Services Quarterly. The article, "Evaluation of a Library Outreach Program to Research Labs" is available on the NCI at Frederick campus.