October 2017

Join us Nov. 6: Jeffrey Beall talks about how to identify and avoid predatory journals

Submitted by jo 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.


Transforming Research Conference, Oct 12 & 13

Submitted by jo 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.

Do medical schools still need books?

Submitted by jo on Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:43pm

Though medical libraries are transitioning or have transitioned to digitization, print materials are still accessible.

‘…students, researchers and faculty rarely visit the library for the latest research -- instead they go online from their office, lab or even a patient’s bedside.’ – Anne Seymour, Welch Library Director, in the article below (link):



Librarian III (Informationist) Opportunity

Submitted by jo on Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:49am

Informationists serve as an expert for faculty, staff, fellows, residents and students in information for several assigned departments in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. 

The Welch Medical Library seeks a collaborative, energetic, and service-oriented Informationist to join an established team of information professionals that serves the faculty, staff and students of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI).