Author Archives: Lael Ensor

Celebrate Fair Use Week…with Images!

Fair Use Week takes place this week from Monday, February 20 through Friday, February 24, 2017, and is just what it sounds like—a celebration of Fair Use and a chance to raise awareness about Fair Use. What exactly is Fair … Continue reading

Images: Art and Beyond

Looking for images for the fall semester? The JHU Visual Resources Collection is accessible from the ARTstor Digital Library for all JHU faculty, students, and staff. The ARTstor interface allows for consolidated searching across the JHU Visual Resources Collection of … Continue reading

Transforming Summer Reading: Graphic Novel Adaptations of Literary Classics

It’s summer, and you’re thinking to yourself how you’d really like to catch up on reading some classic works of fiction, but, hey, maybe you’re also thinking how you’d also really like to read something, how shall we say, a … Continue reading

Unburied Treasure: Discovering ARTstor Collections

While on an expedition through the ARTstor Digital Library’s more than 1.9 million arts and humanities related images, you might use ARTstor’s robust search and filtering functionality to hunt for specific images or works of art. Alternatively, you might choose … Continue reading

Need Images? Find them in ARTstor!

The JHU Visual Resources Collection is now available within the ARTstor Digital Library via Shared Shelf. Shared Shelf is a tool that allows the Visual Resources Collection (VRC) to publish our image collection to ARTstor for JHU faculty, students, and … Continue reading

JHU Visual Resources Collection now in ARTstor!

After many years of service, the platform that housed the JHU Visual Resources Collection’s Digital Image Database (DID@JHU or MDID) is being retired. The JHU Visual Resources Collection is now available within the ARTstor Digital Library via Shared Shelf. Shared Shelf is … Continue reading

Academic as Apple Pie: Submit Your Course Reserves Today!

Pumpkin pie, sweaters, apple pie, crisp air, pecan pie…fall is coming soon to a campus near you! But, how can you think about baking (and eating) delicious autumnal treats and taking long walks with colorful leaves crunching beneath your feet … Continue reading

Paving the Way for Shorter Lines at Circulation

Starting today, May 28th, the MSEL Circulation desk will be changing its full-service hours as a pilot program which will last through the summer and fall semesters. Why are we changing our full-service hours? The numbers show that on an … Continue reading

In the Summer, Not in the City…

Summer is fast approaching! That means summer internships, summer jobs, and summer vacations–all of which might take you out of town until the leaves start falling. Here at the library, we’re all for tanning on the beach, but please don’t … Continue reading

Women’s History Month Reboot: Women Making History Now

Aside from being a herald of spring, March is also Women’s History Month. As March 2013 comes to a close, let’s take a minute to reflect on the important contributions women make. While there’s a lot of research and scholarship … Continue reading