Meet Our 2020-2021 Freshman Fellows!

Freshman Fellows

The Special Collections Freshman Fellows program began in 2016 as an enriching and fun introduction to the challenges and joys of conducting research with primary sources. Students in the fellowship embarked on fantastic research journeys ranging from the history of student housing at Hopkins to the forgotten stories that ephemera can reveal about the women’s […]


Open Access and JHU: Some Numbers

Open Sign

With Open Access Week happening Oct. 19 – 25th, I thought I’d provide a high-level overview of the Open Access journal publishing done by Johns Hopkins authors. Just in case you’re wondering.  The data and images below are from the InCites: Benchmarking and Analysis database, one of our JH Libraries subscriptions. InCites lets you play […]


Open Access Week Events

This year the Johns Hopkins Libraries are marking Open Access Week with a variety of events. We hope one or more appeal to you. Friday, Oct. 16 9:00 am – 10:00 am Open Access at JHUP during COVID-19 Speakers: Barbara Kline Pope, Director, JHU Press Wendy Queen, Director, Project MUSE Event description and link Barbara […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Sue Vazakas

Sue Vazakas

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Dr. Sue Vazakas! Who are you and what do you do? Hi, I’m Sue the Librarian. This is the way I introduce myself, because it’s more memorable than a surname and it also brings a smile. I’m the liaison librarian […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Stephen Stich

Stephen Stich

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Stephen Stich! Who are you and what do you do? Stephen Stich, Academic Liaison Librarian to the departments of Chemistry; Earth and Planetary Science; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil and Systems Engineering; Environmental Health and Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; […]


Enhancing Your Course Curriculum with Artstor – Classics

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Alana Barry (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’22)]   Looking for a way to incorporate images into your teaching? Look no further— all JHU faculty, students and staff have free access to Artstor’s collection of over 2.5 million images. Users can browse public collections and Artstor’s digital library […]


Fall 2020 with the VRC

VRC

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Alana Barry (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’22)] As we begin the fall semester in an online-only format, the Visual Resources Collection (VRC) would like to remind you about the online resources we offer throughout the semester. Our recently completed VRC FAQ page contains detailed information and instructions […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Robin Sinn

Robin Sinn

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Robin Sinn! Who are you and what do you do? I am the Coordinator of the Office of Scholarly Communication. Scholarly communication librarians are a fairly new type of librarian, tasked with assisting faculty and graduate students work in the […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Jim Gillispie

Jim

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Jim Gillispie! Who are you and what do you do? I’m the new Social Science Librarian for Public Health Studies, Economics, and Government Information.  I started in this exciting new role on Nov. 15, 2019.   During my first few months […]


Scribbling Women: The Changing Cover Art of Zitkála-Šá’s American Indian Stories

Posts in this series were written by undergraduate students in the spring 2020 Museums & Society class Scribbling Women: Gender, Writing, and the Archive. We used rare books, archival materials, and digital primary sources in the Sheridan Libraries’ collections to prompt and guide inquiries into the creation, reception, preservation, and legacy of texts from the 1820s through the 1930s […]