Category Archives: Announcement

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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Check Out the Latest Connective Issues

In this edition: From the Executive Director Beloved April Library Resource Usage Survey Returns! Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic: An NNLM Virtual Symposium HSHSL FY20 Annual Report Meet the Makers: Baltimore Makers Unite for COVID-19 The Center for Data and Bioinformation … Continue reading

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Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic: An NNLM Virtual Symposium, April 8 – 9

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is excited to announce a new, free virtual symposium focused on addressing the COVID-19 Infodemic in our communities. What is the Symposium about? The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, … Continue reading

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That Annoying Survey…For One Month Only!

In order to get a better handle on resource usage – who and why – a survey will appear when users log in to resources during the month of April. The survey will pop up randomly three times every day … Continue reading

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NIH/NLM Call for Proposals for COVID-19 Infodemic Symposium

The NIH/NLM has put out a call for proposals for paper presentations and panelists for a COVID-19 Infodemic Symposium. The event will take place April 8 – 9, 2021. Deadline for submissions is February 26, 2021. For submissions, go to: … Continue reading

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Click for a Cheerful Message!

The “Mr. Rogers Jar” is back in virtual form. We missed having our jar of encouraging, funny, and positive messages at the Information Services Desk, and we heard that some of you did too. So, we dreamed up a virtual … Continue reading

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DABS (Data and Bioinformation Stuff) Volume 1 Issue 4: Love Data Week and the Launch of CDABS!

Love Data Week is coming February 8! Love Data Week (Feb. 8 to 12) is an international celebration of all things data! Each year we hope to engage with our community on issues like data management, sharing, wrangling, and visualization, … Continue reading

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