LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Update on the Library Wi-Fi upgrade project

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 09:22

The Library Wi-Fi upgrade project continues this weekend (December 11-12) with work taking place on the 3rd floor from 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly.

Also, installation of Wi-Fi units on the 1st floor still needs to be completed.

There may be significant noise while this work is occurring. Ear protection is available from the Library Service Point on the first floor.

Diversity Campus Read 2021

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 14:00

The Diversity and Inclusion (DIO) Office at UMass Chan Medical School is hosting a Diversity Campus Read featuring Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington and The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee.

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.

Registration is now open!