LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Fair Use Week 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 13:33

February means Fair Use Week! This week of February 20 – 24 marks the tradition of reflecting on and appreciating the importance of the Fair Use doctrine in copyright law.

Come by the library and visit our Fair Use Week display to learn more and to test your Fair Use interpretation skills!

Announcing the 13th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Call for Student Submissions

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 11:10

The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, written by UMass medical students, nursing students, graduate students, residents, and fellows based at UMass Medical School, Berkshire Medical Center or Worcester Medical Center/St. Vincent's. Submission deadline: March 31, 2017.

"Snowball in a Blizzard" - Readings & A Book Signing by Steven Hatch, MD

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 11:29

Join us as Dr. Hatch, author of Snowball in a Blizzard, will talk about how he came to write his book and discuss the effects of uncertainty in the practice of medicine.

Friday, January 13, 2017

12:30-1:30, Faculty Conference Room

Bring your own lunch, dessert provided

Books will be available for purchase

OA Policy Forum Recap

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 13:42

On Wednesday, November 16, Faculty Council and the Lamar Soutter Library hosted an Open Access Policy Forum for the campus. We were joined by panelists Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, and Scott Lapinski, Digital Resources and Services Librarian at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).