Category Archives: Services

Helpful Tips for New Students

As the fall semester begins, the HS/HSL has some tips to help you out! Want a quiet place to study? You can reserve select study rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Don’t worry if you forget to make a reservation: there … Continue reading

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Try the Presentation Practice Studio

The Presentation Practice Studio provides University of Maryland, Baltimore students, faculty, and staff with the space and technology resources to practice, record, and develop presentations as well as to refine public speaking skills. We Can Help You The studio has the technology and … Continue reading

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Request a Research Consent Form Review

Are you an investigator preparing a research protocol submission to the IRB? This service may be of interest! HS/HSL librarians serving on the UMB Institutional Review Board have noticed that many research consent forms are written above the recommended reading … Continue reading

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Measure Your Research Impact With the HS/HSL

Are you interested in learning more about measuring the impact of your research? Collaborate with a faculty librarian to quantify your research impact for promotion, tenure, or grant applications or to otherwise gauge the impact of your work. We can … Continue reading

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Students! Try These Helpful Hints to Enhance Your Library Experience

As the new school year begins, here are some helpful tips from the HS/HSL. Always bring your UMB One Card with you to the Library. You can use it to print, and the 14-digit barcode on the back of your … Continue reading

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Fall Workshops

The HS/HSL will be offering a series of free workshops throughout the Fall Semester to all UMB Faculty, Students, and Staff, and UMMC staff. Topics covered include: PubMed, RefWorks, Grant Proposal Writing, and Leveraging Research Impact Data for Tenure and … Continue reading

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New! Free Article and Book Requests for UMB Faculty and Staff

We are pleased to announce that effective Tuesday, January 21, 2014, UMB faculty and staff will receive interlibrary loan and document delivery requests free of charge. UMB students were the first to benefit from these free services, beginning in 2009. … Continue reading

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Request a Research Consent Form Review

Are you an investigator preparing a research protocol submission to the IRB? This service may be of interest! HS/HSL librarians serving on the UMB Institutional Review Board have noticed that many research consent forms are written above the recommended reading … Continue reading

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NLM’s Emergency Access Initiative Supports Medical Efforts in the Philippines

The National Library of Medicine announces the activation of the Emergency Access Initiative in support of medical efforts in the Philippines and surrounding areas following the devastating typhoon. The Emergency Access Initiative is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to provide free … Continue reading

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Scopus Now Available

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and the arts and humanities.  It covers over 20,000 peer-reviewed journals (including 2,600 open-access titles) and 5.5 million conference papers. Scopus features smart tools … Continue reading

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