Featured app: RedLaser

For those who appreciated our earlier posts on barcode scanning and WorldCat apps, take note of the RedLaser app. Scan a barcode on a book, and RedLaser will use WorldCat data to let you know which nearby libraries have a copy. Remember: if you come across a title Johns Hopkins doesn’t own, Interlibrary Loan can […]


Featured app: WorldCat for various devices

Those of you who like to cast a wide net with your research are likely familiar with WorldCat, the merged catalog of thousands of libraries that now lists 1.5 billion items. We’re pleased to let you know you can now add Worldcat Mobile to your mobile device, or bookmark http://www.worldcat.org/m/ to have quick access through […]


LexisNexis Statistical Datasets Workshop Wednesday

LexisNexis Statistical Datasets Workshop Wednesday, April 7: 4:30-5:30pm MSE Library Electronic Resource Center, M-Level Please register online Gain hands-on experience with LexisNexis Statistical Datasets, an online, interactive data analysis system. LexisNexis Statistical Datasets allows you to build custom tables and graphs on a variety of topics such as mortgage rates, school drop-out rates, cost of […]


Featured app: pic2shop barcode reader

Have you ever happened upon a book in a store and wondered if you could get it for free at your library? Now, with an iPhone and the free pic2shop app, you can scan a book’s barcode and find which libraries have it. Watch below to see how it works. To help the app find […]


Featured App: Naxos Music Library App

We’re pleased to alert you to the Naxos Music Library App for iPhone and iPod Touch. With access to more than 40,570 CDs and more than 581,000 tracks in genres as diverse as classical, jazz, blues, spoken word, and more, this free app adds a massive library of listening to your mobile device. In order […]


Register for a Spring Research Workshop

Register for an upcoming workshop to get an edge on your research. Open to all Hopkins affiliates, the below workshops will be held in the Electronic Resource Center on M-Level of the MSE Library. Sign up today! RefWorks Workshops Refworks is a web-based citation manager that helps you keep track of articles, books, and more. […]


Spring RefWorks Workshops

Does the sound of easy bibliographies and organized research appeal to you? If so, consider registering for a RefWorks workshop this spring at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. Attend one of these 90-minute sessions and learn how to trim hours off of your time spent researching and writing. Workshops Dates and Registration Registration is required. […]


New Online Reference Titles in All Subjects

We’re pleased to let you know we’ve added more than one hundred online reference books to Gale Virtual Reference Library. These aren’t your general junior high school’s encyclopedia set, either. Each title is specialized, and articles offer PDFs to print or save, MP3 audio versions to listen to or download, translation tools, and more. Good […]


Teach Yourself with Technology Videos

Safari Books Online includes hundreds of videos on technology topics, including video training series and substantial talks from important figures in technology. Would you like to learn Flash or Photoshop? How about prepare for your CISSP cryptography exam? Might your latest project benefit from a talk by project management expert Scott Berkun? Drop in and […]


What Was New in 2009?

As we round out the calendar year, we’re pleased to round up and list the below notable online products that we added to the libraries collections in 2009: LexisNexis Congressional: We’ve added Digital Congressional Hearings and the Congressional Record. Read more. Safari Books Online: Technology and business books all online, as well as technology videos. […]