Category Archives: Resources
Congratulations Class of 2023! Library Tips for New Grads
The HSHSL extends a hearty congratulations to the graduating class of 2023! Before you go forth and conquer, we want to remind you of the resources available to you after graduation. Journals and Databases: Alumni can access HS/HSL’s electronic resources off … Continue reading
Library Advice for New Students
The HSHSL is here for you. Don’t hesitate to ask for help at the Information Services desk; we’re happy to assist. You can also reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone at 410-706-7995, or chat at https://answers.hshsl.umaryland.edu/. Here is a top … Continue reading
New Public Policy Research Database
Policy Commons contains the world’s largest directory of IGOs,NGOs, think tanks, and research centers, with over 3.4 million publications. Find research and reports addressing urban affairs, climate change, agricultural and environmental sciences, economics, social justice, gender equality, international development, sustainability, … Continue reading
Access Pharmacy Available at the HSHSL
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library now has access to Access Pharmacy! This resource provides online access to 29 titles for pharmacy education. It also includes lab tests, calculators, and organ system quizzes. Users can select a core curriculum … Continue reading
DABS Volume 4 Issue 1: Celebrate Open Access Week with Open Data!
Today wraps up another yearly Open Access Week!. That means it’s a great time to think about any datasets you may have submitted to an open access journal or placed in an open repository and to make sure those datasets … Continue reading
Include Your Data in the UMB Data Catalog!
Do you have a dataset you’ve been meaning to share, but just haven’t gotten around to it? Now is a perfect time! Results of a recent survey on how life scientists have adapted to COVID-19 restrictions indicate that 43% of … Continue reading
Baltimore Sun Wins Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting: How Do I Read it Online?
The Library is often asked about how to read newspapers like the Baltimore Sun, New York Times, and Washington Post online. It’s simple, search our database list for National Newspapers Core & Baltimore Sun. One important caveat to note is … Continue reading
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
New Clinical Decision Support Tool: VisualDX, Take a Look!
VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Clinicians can quickly build a custom differential diagnosis across general medicine or use the … Continue reading
A new demographics dashboard was recently launched by hrsa.gov. The interactive tool combines population, income, age, and other Census data with HRSA grant funding, shortage areas, loan repayment, and scholarship awards. Take a look at the new Demographics Dashboard today!