BorrowDirect Outage: April 1, 7am

There will be a BorrowDirect full system outage tomorrow starting at 7am lasting for approximately 30 minutes. Please consider this outage as you plan your April 1 work. For those unfamiliar with the service, you can use BorrowDirect to search and request books from the Ivies + Chicago and MIT with average delivery times of 3-6 business days. […]

Reads to Savor: Nurses & Doctors!

You’ve already seen our previous “Reads to Savor” posts about Actors and about Science Fiction. Another group of materials that might not spring to mind involves the heroic lives of medical professionals – something Hopkins folks actually know a lot about! Here are some books by nurses and doctors whose passion for medicine have led to […]

Reads to Savor: Sci Fi!

As all you dedicated library blog readers know, we love SciFi (just take a look at the related posts listed below). If you share this passion, here are some tips to find good SciFi to read during break. Finding Science Fiction Go to the “more search options” page and in the Subject line, put “science fiction” (don’t […]

Reads to Savor: Actors’ Bios!

At this time of year, many of us are looking forward to reading more relaxing things than what we’ve been reading all semester. Time to read for fun! But, how to find these “reads to savor” you ask? This is the first of several posts to help you do just that! Biographies/Autobiographies of Actors and Actresses Hollywood lives […]

Oh, Catalyst. What can’t you do?!

Are you using Catalyst yet? It’s the Hopkins Libraries’ spiffy new catalog interface. Check out this video on how easy it is to find ebooks in Catalyst… This post comes to us from SAIS Librarian Steve Sears. Thanks, Steve! Treat yourself and subscribe to our sister blog the SAIS Library News!

HUT Closed Saturday

The Hutzler Reading Room (fondly known as “the HUT”) will be closed this Saturday, October 23 for a University event. We will resume regular hours on Sunday, October 24, opening at noon. We apologize for any inconvenience.

OECD Gets a Makeover

SourceOECD is now OECD iLibrary. This is the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s online library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. The latter forms OECD Stat, a large collection of datasets. Try them both! This post comes to us from SAIS Librarian Steve Sears. Thanks, Steve! Treat […]

$5,000 Student/Faculty Grants Available

Technology Fellowship Program Overview What: Mini-grant program enabling faculty/student teams to develop web-based resources for undergraduate courses Who: Fulltime faculty who teach courses with significant fulltime undergraduate enrollment; fulltime undergraduate or graduate students Awards: $5,000 per faculty-student team–$4,000 for student work on resource development; $1,000 for faculty project oversight How: Applications may be accessed & […]

LexisNexis Statistical Insight improved

LexisNexis Statistical has a new name – LexisNexis Statistical Insight – and a new look. You can use this resource to search for publications containing statistics and filter your results by subject, issuing agency, full-text, etc. Within LexisNexis, you’ll also find LexisNexis Statistical Datasets, a powerful new resource allowing users to create customized tables, graphs […]

Uncovering Black History in Baltimore

February is a busy month in the Afro American Newspapers Archive and Research Center, as archivist John Gartrell and his staff work to provide archival materials to students, researchers, and public historians, as well as to journalists at the Afro. The Diaspora Pathways Archival Access Project (DPAAP), a three year collaboration between the Afro Archives, […]