Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tell Us More: Library Survey Extended Until November 7

The response to our survey has been great! We want to give those of you who haven’t shared your opinions with us yet another chance to tell us what you really think.  Don’t hold back—you’ll be helping us plan for the … Continue reading

Halloween Materials

Halloween is coming! Do a subject keyword search in the JHU Catalog to learn more about the upcoming holidays. Check out these spooky results! Other Related Items of Possible Interest: Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction / Malcolm Gaskill Oxford; New York: Oxford University … Continue reading

Timesavers Tip: RefWorks

Are you feeling the end-of-semester crunch? Those pesky essays may not write themselves, but with the help of RefWorks, you can generate near-instant bibliographies, saving lots of time and frustration. This web-based citation manager helps you keep track of articles, … Continue reading

Flickr-vision, Rare Books & Manuscripts Style!

Sure, Flickr is a great place to share wacky vacation photos with your friends or to announce that you have the most adorable dog in the world, but did you know that it is also a really cool place to … Continue reading

Want to know what people REALLY think?

Short of mind-reading, there are ways to get an idea of what people think and feel about current events in America and around the world. How, you say? Well through polling data of course! Below are three resources accessible through … Continue reading

The Latest News

I love, love, love my iPhone 3GS. I also love news. So it won’t be a surprise when I mention that in addition to my Facebook, Twitter, and Mobile RSS apps, I also have several apps for news, including: New … Continue reading

HUT Closed Saturday

The Hutzler Reading Room (fondly known as “the HUT”) will be closed this Saturday, October 23 for a University event. We will resume regular hours on Sunday, October 24, opening at noon. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Film Fridays: Hopkins goes Hollywood

  With the recent release of the critically-acclaimed movie “The Social Network”, Hopkins has officially gone Hollywood. But masquerading as Harvard isn’t our only claim to fame. Hopkins has starred in several films and television shows, including The Invasion, featuring … Continue reading

Early closing information for MSEL

The Eisenhower Library will close this Saturday, October 23, at 2 AM and reopen at 8 AM. Hot and cold water will be turned off in the library during this time to allow contractors working on the Brody Learning Commons … Continue reading

Open Access by the Numbers

If you’re wondering how many Open Access journals are available, the Directory of Open Access Journals has an answer. On October 11th, there were 5,509 Open Access journals available. According to the DOAJ website, these are “free, full text, quality … Continue reading