LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Updated hours for Library Service Desk through August 2023

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 13:37

NOTE: please disregard the announcement of June 16, 2023 regarding Library Service Desk hours.

Effective immediately and continuing through August 2023, the Library Service Desk hours will be:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed

Eligible UMass Chan/UMMHC badge access only to enter the Library (24/7). At this time the Library is not open to members of the public.

Citation Manager Workshop: Zotero and Endnote

Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 16:01

Join us on Wednesday June 28th, 2023 from 12:00-1:00pm on zoom for "Citation Manager Workshop: Zotero and Endnote" 

Want to know the secret to decrease manuscript writing stress by 500%? Use a citation manager! Join Tess Grynoch and Leah Honor, the Research Data & Scholarly Communications Librarians to learn more about using two different citations managers, Zotero and Endnote, and how they can save on time and annoyance. 

LSL Artist-in-Residence Series Presents: "The Invisible Wounds of War Made Visible"

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 10:34

Our new Artist-in-Residence Series exhibit, "The Invisible Wounds of War Made Visible," is on display now through August.

This exhibit is designed to bring community awareness to the experiences of Service Members from the Home Base Program. Home Base treats Veterans, Service Members and Family Members affected by invisible wounds, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, mild cognitive impairment due to traumatic brain injury, substance abuse disorders and related conditions.

Service Members are asked to create masks based on these questions:

Worcester District Medical Society’s (WDMS) Meet the Author Series is returning!

Friday, May 12, 2023 - 10:28

WDMS and the WDMS Alliance is collaborating with the Lamar Soutter Library at UMass Chan Medical School by hosting Dr. Mark Vonnegut, the author of The Heart of Caring, A Life in Pediatrics. Dr. Mark Vonnegut is a pediatrician at MVPediatrics Health and Wellness Center, Quincy, MA. Dr. Vonnegut will be speaking about his latest book and work as a pediatrician.

Date: May 24, 2023
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, 55 Lake Ave. North, UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA

R Café May Gathering

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 15:30

The next R Café gathering will take place on Friday, May 26 from 12-1 pm on Zoom. Registration is now open.

Curious about R and would like to learn more? Have you started learning R and would like to meet other R users at UMass Chan? You're invited to the UMass Chan R Café! During these gatherings, there will be presentations on specific R libraries, tools, and concepts and time to work on your own projects and ask questions of the group. No prior experience with R required.