LGBTQ+ Resources on and off Campus

This June, we at the libraries encourage you to celebrate your identity, your community, and your people! In honor of Pride Month, here is a list of projects, resources, materials and events that serve LGBTQ people on the Johns Hopkins campus. Education: Safe zone trainings are available for students, staff, and faculty of the Johns […]


Easier Open Publishing with Wiley Journals

The Johns Hopkins Libraries are piloting an agreement with Wiley to promote Open Access and make it easier for our researchers and authors to achieve.   The Johns Hopkins Libraries have entered into a new agreement with Wiley. For the next three years part of the subscription fee we pay Wiley to read their journals will be diverted to […]


Updates to Article Search

You might have noticed a change to the Articles Search on our library website. Previously, our Articles Search was a single search bar that displayed a list of results in Catalyst, the library catalog. Many of our library users thought that this bar was searching the full text of all articles available through Johns Hopkins [...]

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 […]


JHU Artstor Collections Now Available in JSTOR

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Alana Barry (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’22)] Spring 2021 is finally here, and the Visual Resources Collection (VRC) has some news to share about an exciting new endeavor: all JHU image collections located in Artstor are now also available in JSTOR! This expansion to a new platform will make JHU image collections more accessible and discoverable, […]


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)  […]


Using Ebooks This Fall

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Though the Sheridan Libraries are pleased to continue to offer curbside pickup for many print books this fall (see here for details), we recognize that ebooks are often preferred by patrons for a variety of reasons. We have thus gone to great lengths to acquire many new ebooks through ProjectMuse, JStor, ProQuest, Springer, and other […]


Open Access and JHU: Some Numbers

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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 […]


Open Access Week Events

This year the Johns Hopkins Libraries are marking Open Access Week with a variety of events. We hope one or more appeal to you. Friday, Oct. 16 9:00 am – 10:00 am Open Access at JHUP during COVID-19 Speakers: Barbara Kline Pope, Director, JHU Press Wendy Queen, Director, Project MUSE Event description and link Barbara […]