Category Archives: Announcement

Whiteboard Project: Which is Better? Study Pods With or Without Wings?

Wings, wings, wings!  Message received, you want pods that obscure your redditing and give you privacy for getting into the study zone.  We love this feedback and will take it into account as we plan for refreshing the 1st floor. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: Do You Like Pumpkin Spice in…

Friends, it was a light-hearted, but mildly passionate debate this week.  Should one pumpkin spice, REALLY pumpkin spice, expose yourself and shudder with revulsion, or to  just Jason it? Continue reading

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Healing Mask Exhibit Opening & Guest Speaker Luncheon

Healing Mask Exhibit – “Unmasking the Trauma of War” on display in the Health Sciences and Human Services Library Gallery. Register for a free guest speaker luncheon now (seating is limited). RSVP to: events@hshsl.umaryland.edu. Event takes place on Monday, November 20th, 12-1, HS/HSL, 5th floor Gladhill Boardroom. Continue reading

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HHS Opioid Symposium & Code-a-Thon

On December 6 and 7, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will host an Opioid Symposium and Code-a-Thon to promote and employ innovative ways to leverage technology and data to address the nationwide opioid epidemic. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: Who Will Win the World Series?

The Houston Astros may have won the World Series, but not at the HS/HSL!  We just don’t care.

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Announcing the UMB Entrepreneur Toolkit

The HS/HSL has put together a toolkit of information for entrepreneurs and innovators on campus interested in learning more about intellectual property, starting their own company, innovating, and other related topics.  Continue reading

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USM Releases Statement on Open Access

The University System of Maryland has released a statement, endorsed by USM Presidents, Provosts, Library Directors, CUSF, and the USM Student Council supporting and encouraging the use of open access publications. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: What is Your Favorite Floor in the Library…and Why?

And the big winner is the 5th floor with 29 votes, followed by the 1st floor with 20 votes.  Our other floors garnered some nice comments but did not come close in the tally.  From the notes you left it … Continue reading

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The HS/HSL Partners with TMLL for Access to POLITICO Pro

In collaboration with the Thurgood Marshall Law Library, the HS/HSL has extended access to POLITICO Pro to the entire campus. This two-year pilot offers granular reporting and analysis across 16 policy coverage areas along with tools, trackers, and data to … Continue reading

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Request for Information: Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women¹s Health

Less than 4 weeks remain to submit your comments to the Request for Information (RFI) on the next Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women¹s Health! The strategic plan will be relevant to each NIH IC and office, so we … Continue reading

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