LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Using the DMPTool for your NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 09:45

Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 12-1pm on Zoom

Join the Research Data & Scholarly Communication librarians for a walkthrough of DMPTool and how it can be used to create NIH compliant data management and sharing plans for your upcoming grant proposals. Create your account, access UMass Chan specific guidance, and learn how to share and publish your plan for review and submission.

The Unsolved Pathologies Coffee House, January 19

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 15:46

The next Unsolved Pathologies Coffee House will be on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lamar Soutter Library. Join us for a series of stories and conversations in medicine and science from trainees here at the UMass Chan Medical School. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided. RSVP is optional; use the code in the image below, or go to

Author talk and book signing - Scott Britz-Cunningham, MD, PhD

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 09:22

The UMass Chan Department of Radiology and the NeuroNexus Institute invite you to hear Scott Britz-Cunningham, MD, PhD discuss his recently published book, Interface. The talk and book signing event will be held at the Lamar Soutter Library on Friday, December 9 from 12-1:30 p.m.

Brief remarks will begin at 12:15 p.m. on “The Digital Leviathan,” about how information technology and social media are affecting our society and human nature itself, which inspired Dr. Britz-Cunningham to write Interface.

Worcester Refugee Assistance Project - Holiday toy drive

Monday, November 28, 2022 - 11:07

Please consider giving to the Worcester Refugee Assistance Project's Holiday toy drive! Help spread holiday cheer to families in need in the Worcester area.

To donate, please first fill out this Google spreadsheet. Then you can drop off your donation near the Library service desk until December 8. Please donate new, unwrapped toys for children ages six month to eight years. Thank you!

So, You Need a NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan? New NIH Requirements and How to Meet Them

Friday, November 18, 2022 - 15:55

Join us for a webinar reviewing the new NIH DMS Policy!

A more extensive Data Management and Sharing Plan will be required for all NIH grant applications that produce scientific data starting January 25, 2023. Join the Research Data & Scholarly Communications librarians to learn more about this new policy, tools to create a Data Management and Sharing Plan, and other research data management resources available at UMass Chan.

When: Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 1-2pm

Where: Zoom