LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Welcome Bennie Finch!

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 09:42

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.

Welcome Sean Corning!

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 15:59

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.

Skylight Replacement Project (June-August 2021)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 09:30

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.

17th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 13:56

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Event

The HiM Committee of Lamar Soutter Library and Dr. Richard Berlin invite you to the award ceremony and readings of poetry and creative writings by fellow UMMS medical, nursing, doctoral students, residents, and Fellows. The Gerald F. Berlin Creative Writing Award is funded by a donation from Richard M. Berlin, MD, a poet, and Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.