Tag Archives: covid-19

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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Digital Jigsaw Puzzles From the HS/HSL Historical Collections

The HS/HSL has uploaded images from the Historical Collections Department into a virtual puzzle creator. Check them out today: https://www.jigsawplanet.com/winkta01/university-of-maryland-baltimore Continue reading

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Victory 3D Printing for Health Care Personnel

The University of Maryland Health Sciences & Human Services Library has been contributing 3D printed personal protective equipment for Baltimore health care personnel. Continue reading

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UMB Ties to the Hospital Ship USNS Comfort

On March 30, 2020 the USNS Comfort arrived in New York City’s Harbor on a mission to provide assistance to the city’s overwhelmed hospitals in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The USNS Comfort is a Navy Hospital Ship with 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms, which has been deployed in times of crisis and peace around the world.  The USNS Comfort is stationed in Norfolk, VA but for a significant portion of her life (1988-2013) as a hospital ship, she was stationed in Baltimore’s Port.  The location is not her only ties to the city of Baltimore, as several UMB alumni and faculty served on this hospital ship during her 33-year history.  Continue reading

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HS/HSL 3D Printing for Health Care Workers in Response to COVID-19

Here is an update on our progress so far: 20 face shield headband sets have been delivered to the local MD Makers Unite effort (based at Open Works here in Baltimore). There they will be sanitized and assembled with clear … Continue reading

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HS/HSL’s Response to COVID-19

Beginning March 14th, the LIbrary is closed until further notice. Online services and resources will continue to be available.  For more information click here.

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