Monthly Archives: October 2009

ScienceDirect Down Time

Elsevier will be doing some planned maintenance on  ScienceDirect (their online journals) tonight, Saturday, October 31. They should start at 9:00 pm, EDT and finish Sunday, November 1 by 5:00 am, EST. ScienceDirect will be unavailable during this time. Use … Continue reading

Travelogue: MSE Library

Looking for the scholarly and the social heart of the Homewood Campus? Look no further than the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. Scholarly heart? Named in honor of the 8th president of the university (and the brother of Dwight Eisenhower), MSEL … Continue reading

Workshop: Spatial Intelligence for China and Global Studies

Workshop: Spatial Intelligence for China and Global Studies Presented by Shuming Bao Ph.D. China Data Center/University of Michigan Time: Thursday, October 29th, 12-1pm Location: Electronic Resource Center, Eisenhower Library M-level This invited lecture will give an introduction to Chinese government statistics, Census … Continue reading

History at Your Fingertips

Looking for an authoritative introduction to a country, era or historical event?  Need to know more about the history of literature, politics, religion or philosophy?  Look no further than Cambridge Histories Online.  This resource contains over 650 volumes covering 15 … Continue reading

Oh, the Humanities!

On Wednesday, October 28, from 4:30 to 5:30, librarians from the Humanities will offer demos and answer questions about newly acquired resources and rare books and manuscripts. Subject specialists will guide you through a tour of slavery databases, women’s studies … Continue reading

Start the Weekend with a Renaissance Man

The Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries present “Polymath: Leonardo da Vinci’s Life and Legacy.” Join the Friends this Friday, October 23, at 6:15 pm in the Mason Hall Auditorium, for a talk by renowned Leonardo expert Jonathan Pevsner … Continue reading

Travelogue: JHU Libraries

As most of you are aware, there are a number of libraries associated with The Johns Hopkins University. This blog is written primarily by librarians associated with The Sheridan Libraries. We generally think of our audience as the faculty, students, … Continue reading

yrBLCspace: Help Design the Brody Learning Commons

What does your ideal group study room look like? Submit your design, and you could win up to $250 and the chance to see your vision made real in the new building. Group study space will be a key feature … Continue reading

Happy Open Access Week!

The candy comes at the end of October, but this week (October 19-23) is Open Access Week. That means you can read some scholarly articles for free – without logging in as a Hopkins affiliate. PubMed Central, BioMed Central, PLoS, … Continue reading

Publishing Opportunities Workshop for Graduate Students and New Faculty

Please join us Friday afternoon, October 23d, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in Levering’s Great Hall, for a workshop sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Press and The Sheridan Libraries. How can a publisher help me turn my dissertation into … Continue reading