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LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library
The Library is pleased to announce the addition of the LGBTQ+ Source database to our offerings available through EBSCO. The LGBTQ+ Source is primarily a social science database which includes ample coverage of resources related to LGBTQ+ issues, including social determinants of health. The database also includes several journals, magazines and monographs focused on public health, sexual health and mental health through the LGBTQ+ lens.
In observance of Independence Day, the Library will be closed on Monday, July 5.
Eligible badge access only after hours. At this time the Library is not open to members of the public.
Construction of scaffolding for the skylight replacement project is scheduled to begin on
Monday, June 28 Wednesday, June 30. Noise levels in the Library during this time will be very high, although the work will be performed during off-hours as much as possible. There will also be a noise meter and signs placed near the Library entrance.
The Library will be closed for the Juneteenth holiday on Friday, June 18, 2021.
UMMS/UMMHC ID access only to enter the library (24/7). At this time, the library is not open to members of the public.
In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Library is exhibiting selections from its collection. The list of ebooks and print books is available at https://libraryguides.umassmed.edu/access/june-21-pm-display. Print books are on display throughout the first and second floors of the Library.
The Network of the National Library of Medicine welcomes Bennie Finch to our staff as an Education and Outreach Coordinator. Bennie completed a MLIS at Southern Connecticut State University in May and also holds a MSW. She joins librarianship after working as a social worker with children, families, and early childhood education for a number of years.
The Library Service Desk will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021.
UMMS/UMMHC ID access only to enter the library (24/7). At this time the library is not open to members of the public.
The Network of the National Library of Medicine is thrilled to welcome Sean Corning to our team as an Education and Outreach Coordinator. This position combines Sean’s instructional, academic research, and medicinal chemistry interests with librarianship.
Sean recently completed his MS in Library and Information Sciences in May and has a MA in Chemistry. Sean is active in the American Library Association.
Starting July 2021, the three skylights situated above the main seating section of the Library (curved couch, large tables, and outside the computer classroom) will be replaced. Scaffolding and safety barriers will be installed in July, and work is expected to continue into mid-August. All three skylights will be removed and reinstalled with a new energy efficient skylight system.