Open Access and JHU: Some Numbers

Open Sign

With Open Access Week happening Oct. 19 – 25th, I thought I’d provide a high-level overview of the Open Access journal publishing done by Johns Hopkins authors. Just in case you’re wondering.  The data and images below are from the InCites: Benchmarking and Analysis database, one of our JH Libraries subscriptions. InCites lets you play […]


Preserving Staff History in the Archives: The Homewood Facilities Operations Staff Yearbook

Behind the Scenes

The Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to Hopkins history. Historically, we have prioritized relationships with key offices that carry out certain mission-critical functions: Office of the President, the Provost, the Registrar’s office, and so forth. As a result, the administration’s perspective has dominated the story of Hopkins. This is an important […]


A New Coronavirus and Open Science

News about a new coronavirus moves quickly around the world and so does the science. Have you thought about how or why that science can travel so expeditiously around the globe? Many scientists – especially those who work in public health and environmental sciences – are keen to share their research efforts quickly and openly […]


The First-Generation College Student Oral History Project

Infographic showing 15% of JHU's Class of 2023 are first-generation college students

What does it feel like to be a first-generation college student at Johns Hopkins University? What does your journey look like? Where can you go for support? What are the types of challenges will you encounter? An initiative launched in 2018 by the University Archives seeks to answer these important questions. In the past two […]


Hopkins and Open Access

Hi again. The year has turned and it’s time to talk about Open Access again. Last year, Johns Hopkins faculty and administrators implemented the Johns Hopkins Open Access Policy, which asks faculty to make peer-reviewed journal articles for which they are the sole or corresponding author, openly available. Many faculty did so before we had a policy and continue to […]


Jobs, Internships & Research Opportunities

Need a job or internship? Look no further. We’ve collected many of the resources available to JHU students here in a one-stop-shopping blog. STEM RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES ForagerOne : Created by Johns Hopkins undergraduate students, this website allows you (JHU students only) to search your research topic of interest (neuroscience, psychology, etc.) for professors who are […]


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. […]


To Borrowers: Baltimore Libraries Large and Small

  We take for granted that library books should not be written in, altered, and tracked with barcodes (if we let them out of the library at all). But before the invention of modern security measures, or even of circulating libraries themselves, book owners went to great lengths to protect their libraries from coming to […]