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, […]


Enhancing Your Course Curriculum with Artstor – Classics

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Alana Barry (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’22)]   Looking for a way to incorporate images into your teaching? Look no further— all JHU faculty, students and staff have free access to Artstor’s collection of over 2.5 million images. Users can browse public collections and Artstor’s digital library […]


Fall 2020 with the VRC

VRC

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Alana Barry (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’22)] As we begin the fall semester in an online-only format, the Visual Resources Collection (VRC) would like to remind you about the online resources we offer throughout the semester. Our recently completed VRC FAQ page contains detailed information and instructions […]


How to Use Artstor as a Study Tool

Fe?lix Vallotton, The Sick Patient, Helene Chatenay, 1892 Cropped

[This blog post was contributed by VRC Staff Emily McDonald (Writing Seminars)] As the end of the semester approaches, students are turning to Artstor, a database that houses more than 2.5 million images, plus the 183,000 local images in the JHU Visual Resources Collection. Artstor functions not only as an archive of collections of images […]


Tips for Finding Full Text Articles

Finding Articles Cropped

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 […]


Digital Pedagogy and the Great Global Online Learning Experiment

Teaching Online

COVID-19 has enrolled many of us in higher education in an unexpected experiment in online learning. While many classroom teachers have been practitioners of hybrid pedagogy for years—in-person meetings facilitated or complemented by digital texts, tools, and activities, learning management systems like Blackboard, and operational platforms like SIS—we find ourselves suddenly adapting by necessity to […]