Tag Archives: covid-19

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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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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Submit your story to UnMasking a Pandemic: Stories from UMB during COVID-19

Since June, the Historical Collections Department of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library has been collecting campus reactions to the pandemic as well as personal stories and reflections of the campus community.  The project, UnMasking a Pandemic: Stories from UMB during COVID-19, has received seven submissions since its launch.  Submissions have included diary-like reflections, poetry, photographs, and original artwork. Historical Collections continues to solicit submissions for this project.  Continue reading

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The HS/HSL Wants Your Pandemic Stories

The HS/HSL is collecting stories from the pandemic to preserve a record of UMB’s collective experience for posterity and future research. Since the project’s launch over the summer, there have been five submissions of artwork and written reflections to the … Continue reading

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HS/HSL Building Reopens on September 14th!

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) building is reopening on a limited basis on September 14th.  For complete information, visit the Library’s FAQ. Hours – 9:00 – 5:00, Monday-Friday. Weekend help is available via hshsl@umaryland.edu Space – Floors 1 and 2 are … Continue reading

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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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