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HS/HSL Celebrates Open Access Week with New Scholarly Publishing Videos

In celebration of Open Access Week 2020, the HS/HSL has released a new set of brief videos about various topics related to scholarly publishing. The new videos include: Introduction to Open Access Choosing the Right Journal for Your Research Enhancing … Continue reading

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The HS/HSL Wants Your Pandemic Stories

The HS/HSL is collecting stories from the pandemic to preserve a record of UMB’s collective experience for posterity and future research. Since the project’s launch over the summer, there have been five submissions of artwork and written reflections to the … Continue reading

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Meet Your Librarian!

Did you know that each school has a librarian dedicated to working with its faculty, staff, and students?  What your librarian can do for you: Consult with you to assist with literature searching and research Collaborate on comprehensive literature searches … Continue reading

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UpToDate Available Off-Campus

UpToDate, licensed by the University of Maryland Medical Center, is now available for off-campus use. For optimal off-site access, users should register for an UpToDate account. To get started, access UpToDate from on campus or via this link (UMID and … Continue reading

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Spring Workshops at the HS/HSL

The HS/HSL offers a variety of free workshops to faculty, students, and staff. See our website for the spring schedule! Continue reading

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Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series

During this year’s Open Access Week, the HS/HSL will be hosting a Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series. Please join us for a series of 30-minute workshops introducing topics related to scholarly publishing and research impact. Continue reading

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RefWorks Transition Announcement

The HS/HSL’s subscription to RefWorks will end on June 30, 2019. For questions or assistance with the transition, please contact your school’s librarian or email refworks@hshsl.umaryland.edu. Continue reading

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Kathy Strauss’ “Natura naturans” Exhibit Opening Reception, July 11

Discover the beauty of Kathy Strauss’ “Natura naturans” exhibit on display at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library from July 2 to August 17. An opening reception will kick off the exhibit on July 11 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Weise Gallery on the first floor of the HS/HSL. Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, July 10 to events@hshsl.umaryland.edu. Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: Best Book Series Adaptation?

With season 7 of the popular TV show Game of Thrones drawing to a close in August, we were interested in which well-known book series had produced the best film or TV adaptation. Somewhat surprisingly given all the recent hype, Game of Thrones only came in third place out of four among our voters. The Harry Potter movies came in second place, and the Lord of the Rings films were the clear favorites. The James Bond movies were the most unloved, garnering only six votes. It seems we have many Tolkien fans out there! 

Don’t miss your chance to weigh in on our current poll about the best chairs in the library – come by and vote! Continue reading

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HS/HSL Labor Day Weekend Hours

HS/HSL will be closed Saturday, Sept. 2 – Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The library will begin its regular fall hours on Tuesday, Sept. 5. See the library website for more information on the fall hours. Continue reading

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