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 […]


Read It & Eat It Returns!

I don’t know about you, but I have spent this past year reading like Encyclopedia Brown on some sort of words-per-minute bender and getting so desperately tired of all the food I was preparing that I began to recreate monstrosities of the past, such as Nut Turkey, just to keep my stomach guessing. Clearly, drastic […]


Black History Month at Homewood: Meet William Ross – Father, Fugitive, and Freedom Fighter

Homewood Museum tells the story of three families who lived and worked in this federal-period house between 1801 and 1832. Two of these families, the Rosses and Conners, were enslaved by the white Carroll family who owned the estate.When visitors tour Homewood Museum they are confronted by the juxtaposition of beautiful eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century […]


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, […]


New Open Access Publishing Opportunities for Hopkins Authors: PLOS Biology, PLOS Medicine, and TOME

PLOS Partnership Johns Hopkins Libraries now participate in the PLOS Community Action Publishing (CAP) program to support Hopkins authors in their efforts to publish openly. Any article accepted by PLOS Medicine or PLOS Biology with a corresponding author from Johns Hopkins University will be able to publish without paying a fee. This program also extends […]