Lamar Soutter Library welcomes Melissa Augustine as the newest member of the Education and Clinical Services Department. She will work not only with students, faculty, and clinicians, but she will also work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Office and the Office of Health Equity on DEI initiatives.
LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library
The next R Café gathering will take place on Tuesday, October 25 from 12-1pm on Zoom. Registration is now open.
Curious about R and would like to learn more? Have you started learning R and would like to meet other R users at UMass Chan? You're invited to the UMass Chan R Café! During these gatherings, there will be presentations on specific R libraries, tools, and concepts and time to work on your own projects and ask questions of the group. No prior experience with R required.
You are invited to attend the inaugural event of The Unsolved Pathologies Coffee House; a series of stories and conversations in medicine and science from trainees here at the UMass Chan Medical School on Thursday, October 20 at 6:30pm.
Join us for the next Med Moth on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm in the Albert Sherman Center Multipurpose Room and on Zoom. Listen to stories told by UMass Chan students, faculty, and staff and enjoy some light refreshments.
The Library will be closed on Monday, October 10 to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Eligible UMass Chan/ UMMHC badge access only to enter the library (24/7). At this time, the library is closed to members of the public.
The Library is featuring another book display, "Cultural Competency & Clinical Care," a collection that emphasizes the necessity for understanding and appreciation of culture differences. Please see the full list of titles in the display.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library is exhibiting selections from its collection. A full list of e-books and print books is available at the Library Book Displays website.
The library is migrating to a new website platform for eScholarship@UMassChan, which will bring substantial benefits in searching, submission, workflow, and efficiency. On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, URLs for content in eScholarship will redirect to the new website: https://repository.escholarship.umassmed.edu/
There will be a scheduled test of the school electrical switch gear on September 19th, beginning at 4:00 a.m. and ending at 7:00 a.m. This testing will cause momentary power interruptions. This may impact lighting in the building. Staff who will be present in the building are advised to have a flashlight, and/or cell phone fully charged in the event that the lighting remains off. No elevators will be operational during this test.
Testing will take place in the main Medical School building only and will not affect the Hospital, Lazare Research Building or Albert Sherman Center.
Beginning Friday evening, August 26th, Facilities will be performing floor maintenance in the A-level Animal Medicine Department for an upcoming inspection. This maintenance will include use of an epoxy or latex paint application to the floor surfaces. The work will be conducted consecutive Fridays on the second shift until complete.
There is a potential for odors related to this work being noticed in the Library, beginning late on Friday and continuing throughout the weekend. The odors should dissipate by Monday morning.