Libraries & Museums Curators Dean and Plaster on Team that Wins $4.4 Million Mellon grant

Drs. Gabrielle Dean and Joseph Plaster of the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums are key members of a team of Johns Hopkins University recipients of a $4.4 million Just Futures grant from the Mellon Foundation. In tandem with Drs. Kali-Ahset Amen, Stuart Schrader, Nathan Connolly, and Lawrence Jackson, the team’s joint research and programming effort, […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Heather Furnas

Heather Furnas

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Heather Furnas! Who are you and what do you do? I am Heather Furnas and I am the new librarian for History, Africana Studies, and the History of Science & Technology. Tell us a little about your background. While originally […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Margaret Burri

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Margaret Burri! Who are you and what do you do? I’m Margaret Burri, and I’m the Assistant Director for Academic Liaison and Special Collections.  In regular language, that means I get to work with two amazing teams of librarians, curators, […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Kristen Acampora

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Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarian’s team members at the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Kristen Acampora! Who are you and what do you do? My name is Kristen Acampora, and I’m the Events and Marketing Coordinator for the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries. While I’m not a Librarian, I work closely […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Heidi Herr

Heidi Herr

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Heidi Herr, and I am the librarian for English and Philosophy. I am also the Outreach Librarian for Special Collections, so I get to come up with fun ways to connect undergraduates with primary sources. Tell us a little about your background. I have […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Yunshan Ye

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Yunshan Ye! Who are you and what do you do? My name is Yunshan Ye, and I am librarian of Political Science, International Studies and East Asian Studies. Tell us a little about your background.  I am an Asian Studies […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Joshua Everett

Joshua Everett

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Joshua Everett! Who are you and what do you do? My name is Joshua Everett (Josh is fine), I’m the librarian for Anthropology, Sociology, and Area Studies (Latin American and Islamic Studies in particular). I am a new addition to […]


Hopkins OSPO Featured on ‘Impactful Open Source’ Podcast

Sheridan Libraries associate dean for research management Sayeed Choudhury, the Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center, was interviewed for Impactful Open Source, a podcast by open source advocate Richard Littauer that shares stories of open source that moved beyond the code through universities, cities, governments, and the world to make a real […]


Objects as Archive: Looking at Homewood’s Architect’s Desk

Desk

What can you learn from the objects in your home? At Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood Museum, the staff works every day to understand the objects in the museum’s collection and learn the stories they can tell us. Front and back view of architect’s desk, England or Ireland; 1750-1760, mahogany, Homewood Museum, HH2012.6.1. One object at […]


A Vintage Vegetarian Thanksgiving Brought to You by Nut Turkey

Nut Turkey

Meat substitutes are having a bit of a moment, with popular products like the Beyond Burger introducing more and more people to plant-based meals.  But “fake meat” is nothing new at all! An abundance of American 19th and early 20th century vegetarian recipes can be discovered in the historic cookbooks of Special Collections. Called “mock […]