Maps from the Past, Health Data from the Present, and Aspirations for Baltimore’s Future: the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program at Data Services

Baltimore Map Cropped

Written by Lena Denis,  Geospatial Data, GIS, and Maps Librarian  This summer, I had the privilege of hosting two Baltimore City student employees – Janiya Brown and Tinaya English – through the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program (JHSJP) in partnership with YouthWorks. They worked with me to create educational materials using ArcGIS Online and JScholarship that highlighted how historic maps of Baltimore reveal urban development patterns that impact health and environmental issues for the city’s […]


Transferring Your ArcGIS Online Content

Written by Reina Murray Congratulations to all Johns Hopkins University 2021 graduates! Before you move onto exciting new adventures, don’t forget about all the work you’ve created during your time here at Hopkins. In particular, did you use JHU’s ArcGIS Online platform?  JHU affiliates have access to the JHU ArcGIS Online organization as long as they have an active JHED […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Pete Lawson

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Pete Lawson! Edited by Morgan Moroney. Who are you and what do you do?  I’m Pete Lawson, and I am the relatively new Data and Visualization Librarian in Data Services. I help with discovering, accessing, and visualizing data. Tell us […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Lena Denis

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Lena Denis! Written by Anum Haque. Who are you and what do you do? I’m Lena, and I’m the Geospatial Data, GIS, & Maps Librarian. That means I steward the Map Collection, both as a group of physical objects and […]


Got Data? JHU Data Services is Here to Help you Navigate It

Written by Laurel Poolman  Researchers aren’t born knowing how to manage research data. Or to write a Python code. Or to make interactive maps. There are countless data-related tools available to students, teachers, and researchers and the JHU Libraries provides a service dedicated to helping the Hopkins community navigate these resources.  Data Services, located in the MSE Library and currently […]