Open Access Week 2019

Hi again. The year has turned and it’s time to talk about Open Access again. Last year, Johns Hopkins faculty and administrators implemented the Johns Hopkins Open Access Policy, which asks faculty to make peer-reviewed journal articles for which they are the sole or corresponding author, openly available. Many faculty did so before we had […]


Professional Development Day for JHU Grad Students & Postdocs

The JHU Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development Consortium is offering their second annual Professional Development Day! This is a FREE, full-day series of events featuring: 8 one-hour sessions covering a wide range of professional development skills (including 1 from the library about uniquely identifying yourself as an academic author). 9 twenty-minute mini-workshops on many topics […]


Class of 2023: Apply to Be a Freshman Fellow!

freshmen fellows

Special Collections is accepting applications for Freshman Fellows, a one-year fellowship exclusively available to members of the JHU Class of 2023! The program is designed to introduce students to the joys, challenges, and thrills involved in conducting research with primary sources. Limited to just four undergraduates, Freshman Fellows provides its scholars with support by pairing […]


In A Hurry? Use Hopkins Self-Checkout!

Want to check out a book? Is there a line at the Service Desk? Has the Service Desk closed for the evening? No worries. Use Hopkins Self-Checkout! Use your cell phone! Download the free Hopkins Self-Checkout app. Enter your JHED ID and password, follow the online prompts and you’re on your way. For books that […]


For 2019 Graduates

Congratulations, graduates! Your new status as ALUMNAE means that your relationship with your library will change in some respects. Here are some things you need to know Still doing some research?  There’s a set of databases available to you through KnowledgeNet, which you can get through your Alumni Association. Staying in Baltimore?  You can enter […]


The Peabody Ballroom Experience – Part 3 of 3

The Peabody Ballroom Experience is an ongoing public humanities collaboration between Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore’s ballroom community, a performance-based arts culture comprising gay, lesbian, and transgender people of color. The project aims to cultivate an exchange of knowledge between JHU and ballroom by offering diverse opportunities for faculty, students, staff, and ballroom performers to […]


The Peabody Ballroom Experience – Part 2 of 3

The Peabody Ballroom Experience is an ongoing public humanities collaboration between Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore’s ballroom community, a performance-based arts culture comprising gay, lesbian, and transgender people of color. The project aims to cultivate an exchange of knowledge between JHU and ballroom by offering diverse opportunities for faculty, students, staff, and ballroom performers to […]


The Peabody Ballroom Experience – part 1 of 3

In recent years there has been a strong “public turn” within universities that is renewing interest in participatory action research, community-based learning, and collaborative approaches to knowledge creation. Academic institutions increasingly approach their neighbors as partners in research and not simply objects of study. Major foundations, including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, increasingly prioritize humanities […]