Category Archives: Announcement

July 1 – Updated Mask Requirements, Building Access

Effective Thursday, July 1, 2021 Masks Fully vaccinated people do not need to wear face coverings or practice physical distancing in the HSHSL. Those who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear a mask and practice physical distancing whenever they … Continue reading

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HSHSL Closed Friday, June 18th

In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, the HSHSL will be closed on Friday, June 18.

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Big News – We’re Region 1!

The HSHSL will continue as a Regional Medical library from 2021-2026 in the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). The HSHSL will also headquarter the Network Web Services Office (NWSO) for the NNLM, serving all seven of the … Continue reading

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Citizen Science: Gearing Up for Discovery

Explore citizen science through the lens of community and environmental health with a new HSHSL-created edX course, Citizen Science: Gearing Up for Discovery. This asynchronous, free course builds skills in non-scientists who may want to implement or participate in a … Continue reading

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HSHSL Closed for the Memorial Day Weekend 5/29 – 5/31

The HSHSL will be closed Saturday, May 29 – Monday, May 31 in honor of Memorial Day.  

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Check Out the Latest Connective Issues Newsletter!

In this issue: HSHSL is Again Named a Regional Medical Library! Thirty-Five Years Plus! HSHSL Summer Hours Advice for New Grads National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Now Available to UMB Researchers Citizen Science: Gearing Up for Discovery A Year … Continue reading

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DABS Volume 2 Issue 1: National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Now Available to UMB Researchers

The Center for Data and Bioinformation Services (CDABS) is the University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library hub for data and bioinformation learning, services, resources, and communication. CDABS is excited to announce that UMB has recently signed a … Continue reading

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Reach Out to Your HSHSL Librarian

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 for systematic reviews; Gather … Continue reading

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HSHSL’s Open Access Publishing Fund Pilot for Early-Career Researchers Has Early Success

The HSHSL’s Open Access Publishing Fund is designed to improve access to research produced at UMB and to promote publishing by early-career researchers. So far, the fund has granted awards to nine UMB researchers. They represent all of the schools the HSHSL … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. Check out the Cultural Diversity tab of the Library’s Health Literacy Resources subject guide for resources to help you better communicate your health messages. Learn about resources which provide health information in various languages … Continue reading

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