Wellness Games Recommendations

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[Today’s post is brought to us by guest bloggers, Edwina Picon and Clare Lochary, two of the people involved in the Sheridan Libraries student wellness initiatives. To reach them, please e-mail wellness@jhu.edu]. Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic affected operations at Johns Hopkins, the Sheridan Libraries inaugurated a Wellness Station in the Brody Learning Commons (BLC)  […]

Finding the Library at Your Place

It’s a most wonderful time of the year for those of us in Library World. Each year, April 19th-25th is set aside as National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions that libraries and library workers make to our civil society. Whether providing education and information to anyone who needs it, assisting the research […]

Tips for Finding Full Text Articles

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When you’re off campus there are several ways to find a full text article. Just Googling for an article will have mixed success because you need to be able to demonstrate that you are affiliated with Hopkins to get access, and each provider and platform does this a little differently.   The following methods are designed […]

Cultural Life in the Time of Corona

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While social distancing as a Hopkins student doesn’t result in a sudden abundance of free time, we here at the library take it upon ourselves to find the best of the best to help you in your studies, your future employment, and occasionally even in your entertainment.  While it’s tempting to treat online courses like […]

Questions With Your Librarian: Jim Gillispie


Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Jim Gillispie! Who are you and what do you do? I’m the new Social Science Librarian for Public Health Studies, Economics, and Government Information.  I started in this exciting new role on Nov. 15, 2019.   During my first few months […]

DURA and Hugh Hawkins Research Fellowships

The Sheridan Libraries Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards, or DURA, are available for students working on research projects that draw on primary source materials in the rare book, manuscript, and archival collections of the Sheridan Libraries at JHU. These collections span 5,000 years of rare and unique objects and texts, from ancient cuneiform tablets and Egyptian […]