Johns Hopkins Libraries Participate in Study to Make Streaming Media More Sustainable

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Streaming media for classroom and research purposes has exploded over recent years. The shift to remote instruction during the coronavirus pandemic accelerated initiatives by Johns Hopkins’ libraries to expand access to streaming media. Often pricing models and licensing restrictions limit what can be offered or how content may be used. This year, the libraries will […]


HathiTrust ETAS Ending Monday, August 16

As of August 16, Hopkins students, faculty, and staff will again be able to browse library stacks and check out books. With the expectation that the university will be substantially back to normal this fall, the Johns Hopkins Libraries will turn off the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) on Monday, August 16, 2021. This […]


BLC Café Set to Reopen March 15 with Contactless Service

Do you miss great coffee? Great news! Beginning Monday, March 15, the Daily Grind’s BLC Café in the Brody Learning Commons will be open to current Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, and students for grab-and-go food and drink. Café hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm Saturday – Sunday, 10am to 4pm Order and pay online […]


Johns Hopkins Libraries: What’s New for Spring 2021?

The Johns Hopkins Libraries will reopen some physical locations in the days ahead with reduced hours, capacity limits, de-densified study spaces, and enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures as the university expands on-campus activities for the spring semester. The libraries will continue to provide remote services and resources to support Hopkins students, faculty, and staff with […]


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, […]


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 […]


Update on Library Services for Thanksgiving Week

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The Sheridan Libraries will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving, a university holiday. The library services below will have modified hours during Thanksgiving week, from Monday, November 23 to Sunday, November 29: Book Returns and Book Pickup Service Tuesday, 9am – 3pm Wednesday, 9am – 12pm Ask a Librarian virtual […]


NOTICE: Elsevier Data Leak—Action Required

Johns Hopkins University has learned of a data leak at Elsevier, the provider of platforms such as Science Direct and Mendeley, and a major publisher of scholarly journals. An Elsevier server was exposing user emails, usernames, and passwords in plain text for an unknown length of time. Password reset links might also have been leaked. […]


Sheridan Libraries running faculty survey through April 12

The Sheridan Libraries are seeking input from full-time faculty in the schools of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Education, and Business about the role of the libraries in supporting the needs of Johns Hopkins researchers and students. Faculty are invited to complete the Local Faculty Survey regarding the libraries’ resources and services through Friday, April 12. […]


Sheridan Libraries launch the Peabody Ballroom Experience

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The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are pleased to announce the Peabody Ballroom Experience, a new collaboration with Baltimore’s ballroom community, a performance-based art culture comprising gay, lesbian, trans, and gender non-conforming people of color. The project will host public workshops with special collections materials, film screenings, panel discussions, and dance workshops; conduct oral history […]