LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Wi-Fi upgrade in the Library coming

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 15:39

Wi-Fi service in the Library will be upgraded on three consecutive weekends from 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The dates are:

  • First floor: November 20-21
  • Third floor: November 27-28
  • Second floor: December 4-5

There will be significant noise at times and Wi-Fi connection disruptions on the specified floor. Ear protection is available from the Library Service Point on the first floor. Please plan your day accordingly.

Perfecting your Biosketch: A SciENcv Workshop

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 14:05

Are you preparing to apply for a fellowship or your first R01? Are you maybe procrastinating on your writing your Personal Statement? Have you heard about the changes to the NIH Biosketch format?

Join us at 12:30pm on November 10, 2021 for our hourlong "Perfecting your Biosketch" workshop to learn about the basics of creating a Biosketch (including the Personal Statement), the use of the NCBI tools My Bibliography and SciENcv, and the formatting changes that have recently gone into effect.

Library Skylight Replacement Project: Lighting

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 13:11

The next phase of the Library Skylight Replacement Project will take place beginning Monday, November 1 at 6:00 a.m. New lighting will be installed over the central portion of the first floor. Some construction noise is expected; we apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause to our users. See the full details at the Library Renovation Projects page for more information.

NNLM Establishes the National Center for Data Services (NCDS)

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 09:16

Region 7 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) hosted at the UMass Chan Medical School is the recipient of an award (3UG4LM012347-06) to serve as the NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS) 2021-2026. UMass Chan has entered into a partnership with the NYU Grossman School of Medicine Health Sciences Library (NYUHSL) to lead the NCDS. Alisa Surkis, PhD, MLS will serve as the Director for the NCDS. Dr. Surkis is the Deputy Director and Vice-Chair for Research of the NYUHSL.

There’s a Librarian for That? How the Library Can Support Your Research

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:06

Need to know if you can post a copy of your article on your personal website? There’s a librarian for that. Need to share your data to fulfill funding requirements? There’s a librarian for that. Need to get access to an article behind a paywall? There’s a librarian for that. Thinking about writing a systematic review but don’t know how to start your search? Yup, there’s a librarian for that, too. 

Join us on Wednesday October 13 at 12:00pm for a 30 minute overview to learn about all the research resources and services the Lamar Soutter Library provides.