Category Archives: Announcement

HS/HSL Building Reopens on September 14th!

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) building is reopening on a limited basis on September 14th.  For complete information, visit the Library’s FAQ. Hours – 9:00 – 5:00, Monday-Friday. Weekend help is available via hshsl@umaryland.edu Space – Floors 1 and 2 are … Continue reading

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The HS/HSL Will Be Closed 9/5 – 9/7 for the Labor Day Weekend

The HS/HSL will be closed from Saturday, September 5th – Monday, September 7th for the Labor Day Weekend. Virtual services will not be available at this time and the building remains closed. You can still access the HS/HSL’s website to … 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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Virtual Reference for Fall Semester

Virtual HS/HSL services and resources are available during the Fall semester. Reference and chat hours are Monday – Sunday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Contact us at hshsl@umaryland.edu.

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Aug. 25: Health Literacy Workshop at HS/HSL

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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HS/HSL Website Changes Coming – UMB Students Tell Us What You Think!

The HS/HSL website’s navigation and organization are being refreshed to improve the user experience, and we want to know what UMB students think about the proposed changes. It requires a one-hour time commitment and will be performed using WebEx. Participants … 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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HS/HSL Closed July 3-5, 2020

The HS/HSL will be closed Friday, July 3rd – Sunday, July 5th for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Online resources will remain available during this time. Reference email and chat will not be available.

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HS/HSL Website Changes Coming – Tell Us What You Think

The HS/HSL website’s navigation and organization are being refreshed to improve the user experience, and we want to know what you think about the proposed changes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to continue the in-person usability study … Continue reading

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HS/HSL seeks COVID-19 Stories and Experiences from UMB Community

In an effort to capture the UMB Community’s experiences during the current pandemic for future researchers Historical Collections in the Health Sciences and Human Services Library has launched a project: UnMasking a Pandemic: Stories from UMB during COVID-19.  The project … Continue reading

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