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 […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Sue Vazakas

Sue Vazakas

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Dr. Sue Vazakas! Who are you and what do you do? Hi, I’m Sue the Librarian. This is the way I introduce myself, because it’s more memorable than a surname and it also brings a smile. I’m the liaison librarian […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Stephen Stich

Stephen Stich

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Stephen Stich! Who are you and what do you do? Stephen Stich, Academic Liaison Librarian to the departments of Chemistry; Earth and Planetary Science; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil and Systems Engineering; Environmental Health and Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Robin Sinn

Robin Sinn

Please enjoy this interview with one of the Librarians of Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Robin Sinn! Who are you and what do you do? I am the Coordinator of the Office of Scholarly Communication. Scholarly communication librarians are a fairly new type of librarian, tasked with assisting faculty and graduate students work in the […]


Questions With Your Librarian: Jim Gillispie

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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 […]


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

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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 […]


Scribbling Women: Ida B. Wells, the “Princess of the Press”

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Posts in this series were written by undergraduate students in the spring 2020 Museums & Society class Scribbling Women: Gender, Writing, and the Archive. We used rare books, archival materials, and digital primary sources in the Sheridan Libraries’ collections to prompt and guide inquiries into the creation, reception, preservation, and legacy of texts from the 1820s through the 1930s—speeches, […]


Gallery of Majors

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Ah, majors!  Tell someone you’re a student and what’s the first question they ask? Exactly. During your time as a blue jay, you encircle yourself with all the requirements of your major – from prerequisites to provisions. You may feel a little like the characters in Nicolas de Larmessin’s Costumes Grotesques, bedecked with the tools […]