Category Archives: News

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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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’s Virtual Hour of Service

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 the Health Sciences and Human Services Library staff participated in a virtual hour of service.  Library staff were encouraged to set aside an hour of their work day to serve the community.  Participants chose the charity, non-profit, or service of their interest and provided an hour of their time.  Continue reading

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September Edition of Connective Issues Now Available

            The September edition of Connective Issues is out! It includes: Welcome – Expertise, Resources, Place! Doing Research? Meet the Makers – The Neurobiology of Pain Modulation: From Placebo Effects to Virtual Reality Wikipedia Edit-a-thon … Continue reading

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1933: Dental School “Dents” – Baltimore Amateur Hockey League Champs

Eighty-five years ago the University of Maryland Dental School’s ice hockey team (the Maryland Dents) made their own history by winning the Baltimore Amateur Ice Hockey League championship.   Continue reading

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Get To Know 4D Printing

Complex 3D printed objects may be in pieces that require time to assemble into the final product. 4D printing relies on much of the same technology. However, 4D printers rely on special material and digital designs that allow the 3D printed objects to reshape themselves or self-assemble over time, post production. Continue reading

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HS/HSL Cancels Web of Science, Retains Scopus

Beginning January 2018, the HS/HSL will no longer license Web of Science, an abstract and citation database that includes Journal Citation Reports (JCR). A comparable database, Scopus, provides similar information to Web of Science. Continue reading

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When Good Enough – Isn’t

On the importance of librarians in the age of Google “Why do we need librarians when we have Google?” “What is the role of a librarian now that we can google anything?” How often have you heard that? Let’s face … Continue reading

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Federal Trade Commission and National Institutes of Health Take Action Against Predatory Publishing Practices

News from the Dec. 4, 2017 post of The Scholarly Kitchen – “In an interesting and potentially significant move for the scholarly publishing world, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has granted a preliminary injunction against a major journal … Continue reading

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Announcing the UMB Entrepreneur Toolkit

The HS/HSL has put together a toolkit of information for entrepreneurs and innovators on campus interested in learning more about intellectual property, starting their own company, innovating, and other related topics.  Continue reading

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