Authored On Thu, 12/07/2017 - 3:12pm

The Welch Service Center, located in the basement of the Welch Medical Library, will be closing at 12pm on Friday, December 8th for a staff event.

We apologize for any inconvenience. We will reopen Saturday morning, regular business hours.

Have a great weekend!


Authored On Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:41am

To the school of medicine

Dear Colleagues,

Please join us for the third Research Integrity Colloquium of the 2017-2018 season on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Mountcastle Auditorium (first floor of the Pre-clinical Teaching Building). This event will also be simulcast to the Carroll Auditorium at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Room 1340 of the Outpatient Care Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

Authored On Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:16am

Now sharing: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ via live stream for JHU here:

We are able to share AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL with Johns Hopkins University through Film Platform, the exclusive streaming home for this acclaimed film.

Authored On Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:49am

On November 6, 2017, Jeffrey Beall, Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, spoke at a well-attended presentation at Sheldon Hall inside the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Professor Beall coined the term, "predatory journals", and described how he focused on characteristics that define the nature of these journals.  Chiefly, he addressed the prominent issues that exist within the predatory realm, such as a fake or pretend peer review, the low quality of scholarship, and how predatory journals pollute the world of legitimate scholarly work.

Authored On Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:59am

Pivot is the product of the merger of RefWorks with COS (a ProQuest brand), which provides tools for discovering funding opportunities and supporting collaboration in the research development field.

Authored On Tue, 10/31/2017 - 8:11am

Welch Library is co-sponsoring a publishing landscape seminar series with the Bloomberg School of Public Health. The first in the series is a talk by Jeffrey Beall, Associate Professor and Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Colorado – Denver, and well known for the Beall List.


Authored On Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:44am

This week, October 12 and 13, the Transforming Research Conference will be hosted here in Baltimore, on the Johns Hopkins University campus.

Anne Seymour, director of Welch Medical Library, is one of the organizers for the event, which is scheduled to be held in the Pre-Clinical Teaching Building, located adjacent to the Welch Library building.