Author Archives: Lauren Wheeler

The Library Genie Returns!

The Library Genie will be accepting wishes from November 1 – November 30. How can the HS/HSL help you during this time of uncertainty and change? How would you like to see the Library’s space designed so that it meets … Continue reading

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Changes Await You at the HS/HSL

Changes await you at the HS/HSL with an exciting new look for the Library’s second and fifth floors. The second floor now has all new tables with power, comfortable rolling chairs, study banquettes, and new carpeting. You can find the … Continue reading

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The All of Us Research Program is now accepting applications from researchers to use the Researcher Workbench tools and protected dataset.

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library’s Center for Data and Bioinformation Services supports UMB researchers interested in using the All of Us Researcher Workbench. The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, is a historic effort to … Continue reading

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HS/HSL by the Numbers during Covid-19

The HS/HSL has been busy during Covid-19. Take a look at some of the resources and services we have been providing on the statistics dashboard that is now on the HS/HSL homepage as well as the HS/HSL By the Numbers … Continue reading

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Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL

The HS/HSL offers a variety of free workshops to faculty, students, and staff. Classes are offered online and in person. This semester’s topics include: Managing citations using EndNote, Zotero, or Mendeley Health information resources for culturally diverse patients Graphic design … Continue reading

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Covidence has arrived!

The HS/HSL is pleased to offer faculty, students, and staff access to Covidence.  Covidence is a web-based platform that streamlines systematic and other literature reviews, significantly reducing the time and effort required.  Benefits include Faster reviews Seamless collaboration for teams … Continue reading

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients

Want to improve your communication with patients whose native language is not English? In this workshop, you will learn about patient education resources, including medical information available in other languages. This workshop will also examine the effect utilizing these resources … Continue reading

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Walk-in Hours with the Writing Center at HS/HSL

Email writingcenter@umaryland.edu with any questions. The Writing Center and Library are teaming up to bring writing consultants to you. Every Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m. a writing consultant will be at the HS/HSL in Room 128 to consult on your writing. … Continue reading

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