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1933: Dental School “Dents” – Baltimore Amateur Hockey League Champs

Eighty-five years ago the University of Maryland Dental School’s ice hockey team (the Maryland Dents) made their own history by winning the Baltimore Amateur Ice Hockey League championship.   Continue reading

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Get To Know 4D Printing

Complex 3D printed objects may be in pieces that require time to assemble into the final product. 4D printing relies on much of the same technology. However, 4D printers rely on special material and digital designs that allow the 3D printed objects to reshape themselves or self-assemble over time, post production. Continue reading

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HS/HSL Cancels Web of Science, Retains Scopus

Beginning January 2018, the HS/HSL will no longer license Web of Science, an abstract and citation database that includes Journal Citation Reports (JCR). A comparable database, Scopus, provides similar information to Web of Science. Continue reading

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When Good Enough – Isn’t

On the importance of librarians in the age of Google “Why do we need librarians when we have Google?” “What is the role of a librarian now that we can google anything?” How often have you heard that? Let’s face … Continue reading

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Federal Trade Commission and National Institutes of Health Take Action Against Predatory Publishing Practices

News from the Dec. 4, 2017 post of The Scholarly Kitchen – “In an interesting and potentially significant move for the scholarly publishing world, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has granted a preliminary injunction against a major journal … Continue reading

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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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Browzine Trial, A Simple Way to Explore Scholarly Journals, What Do You Think?

Try BrowZine, a simple way to discover, browse, and read the library’s scholarly journals. BrowZine makes it easy to view a journal’s table of contents and to create a personal bookshelf of your favorite journals. Apps are available for Android and Apple devices. Continue reading

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Free Classes for Public Health Professionals in October from NNLM

5 Upcoming Classes for Public Health Professionals in October 2017 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Continue reading

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HHS Posts Draft Strategic Plan – Open For Public Comments

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services posted their draft strategic plan for FY2018-FY2022 .  The public will have until October 27, 2017 to submit comments.  Continue reading

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