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Book It Forward: One Month Left in HSHSL Children’s Book Drive

Book it Forward, the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) Children’s Book Drive, has been going on for one month now. The UMB community has generously donated children and teens books for organizations in Baltimore. Book It Forward continues … Continue reading

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Book It Forward: HSHSL Children’s Book Drive Begins April 4

Help local youth discover the joys of reading! To kick off our celebration of National Library Week (April 3-9, 2022), the HSHSL will be collecting new or gently used books for children and teens/young adults. All books will be donated … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: Best Book Series Adaptation?

With season 7 of the popular TV show Game of Thrones drawing to a close in August, we were interested in which well-known book series had produced the best film or TV adaptation. Somewhat surprisingly given all the recent hype, Game of Thrones only came in third place out of four among our voters. The Harry Potter movies came in second place, and the Lord of the Rings films were the clear favorites. The James Bond movies were the most unloved, garnering only six votes. It seems we have many Tolkien fans out there! 

Don’t miss your chance to weigh in on our current poll about the best chairs in the library – come by and vote! Continue reading

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Whiteboard Project: Best Anatomy Atlas?

We asked, you answered. Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy trounced Gray’s Atlas of Anatomy in last week’s whiteboard poll. Perhaps this result reflects the number of people who are still loyal fans of the Grey’s Anatomy TV show after all these years… Regardless of which version you prefer, we have a wide variety of anatomy atlases available for checkout. 

Be sure to stop by the library to weigh in on our current poll, RefWorks vs. EndNote for citation management!  Continue reading

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