LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

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).

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.