LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Announcing the New Open Access Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health, published by UMMS!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 13:45

The Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health, an open access e-journal highlighting activities and innovations specific to adults and children with lived experience of parental mental illness, has published its first article: “Paternal Postpartum Depression.”

Launch of the new Graphic Medicine Collection at Lamar Soutter

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 11:51

The Lamar Soutter Library is pleased to announce that our new collection of graphic medicine titles (pictured below) is now available! These titles provide an insightful glimpse into a rapidly emerging field that will prove valuable for not only medical students, but also practicing physicians and their patients and families. The collection can be found shelved in its own space near our existing History of Medicine collection.

Message regarding important changes to Subscription Databases: Science Citation Index and Journal Citation Reports

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 14:12

Effective August 2, 2016, the Lamar Soutter Library is cancelling the UMMS subscription to Thomson Reuters’ Science Citation Index (Web of Science) and Journal Citation Reports. In their place, the library has a subscription to the Scopus indexing database and SciVal research analytics tool provided by Elsevier.

“Stories as Medicine, Medicine as Stories” - A Talk and Book Signing by Louise Aronson, MD

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:06

Join us as Dr. Louise Aronson author of “A History of the Present Illness” will read from her work and discuss how true, fictional, personal, provider and patient stories can be used for advocacy, education, self-care, learning, fun, and to improve health and health care.

Meet the Author May 18, 2016

Reception & Book Signing 5:30 pm

Talk 6:00 pm

Faculty Conference Room, UMMS

Books will be available for purchase

What Sci-Hub Does Not Do

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 15:16

The story of Sci-Hub presents a good opportunity to review the gross anatomy of scholarly publishing. Those of us in academia, whether we are faculty or support them, know that it is the researchers who investigate, write, and review academic research papers. We know that they do this for free. We know that publishers package these products and charge exorbitant prices for them. And we know that libraries pay these prices for access. Those who are lucky enough to be affiliated with a research library can access much of this content.

“Depths of Field” a photography exhibit by David Kennedy, PhD

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 14:13

Join us for an opening reception on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm first floor of the library.

“I take pictures of the inside of people's heads for a living; I take pictures of the outside world for fun”, states David Kennedy, PhD, Director of Neuroinformatics and Co-director of CANDI, Department of Psychiatry, UMMS.

Announcing the New Open Access Journal of Global Radiology, Published by UMMS!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 14:37

The Journal of Global Radiology (JGR), an open access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on global issues related to access to medical imaging, has published its first issue. JGR fills a unique niche in radiology by cataloging the activities and achievements of individual radiologists and institutional involvement in improving access to medical imaging in the developing world.