WELCH MONTHLY NEWSLETTER - November

 

Come in and sit yourself down to some good old-fashioned Welch November reflections. Kick your clogs off and “set a spell.” So hot off the griddle, let’s chow down on the good stuff from Facebook, the blog and our latest news:

 


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Educational Life and Science Move Outdoors

You see more and more of this lately. Students taking expeditions into what is affectionately known as the "great classroom of life". Maybe it's to Six Flags, maybe it's a year in Uganda. The creation of Science and Experience has moved outside.


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Many Faces Of The Welch Library

 

These are the folks who answer your phone calls, process your requests, assist with searches, teach the classes, update the website, help the library stay clean, check books in and out, maintain and update the technology, keep databases and journals up n' running, get materials from other places, and work with departments.....yes, we are indeed THEE............Welch Medical Library.

 

 

Alonzo LaMont


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Welch Video Discusses New Bioinformatics Portal

Take a minute to see our NEW VIDEO that comes straight from the Welch Library YouTube Channel (did you just go "I didn't know Welch had a YouTube Channel"). It features Informationists Peggy Gross, Rob Wright along with your host (Non-Informationist) Alonzo. Peggy and Rob discuss their efforts in creating a Bioinformatics portal.


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The Road Ahead For Biomedical Research

Hope everyone's Holidays were stupendous! Or, that you at least survived any MAJOR family weirdness. Perhaps your joy fell somewhere in-between. So now that we're all present---let's jump right into the topic at hand. 


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Hopkins Open Access Promotion Fund Awards Another Candidate

Congratulations to another Hopkins Open Access Promotion Fund success story! John Kim, Sr. Undergrad Major in Whitaker Biomedical Engineering, had this to say about deciding to pursue OA through Hopkins' Libraries:


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Hopkins Gives Student The Design For Success

Just thought I'd send this short, but enlightening story your way. I think it's encouraging that someone could find his path while still in college. Nowadays, it's very popular to believe that college somehow derails individual goals. That students are adrift in the sinking sod of indecision and lethargy. But Hopkins' very own Ian Osborne hit the ground running.  


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Fake Medicine Gets A Global Pass

 


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How Science & Medicine Can Prep For The Future

As I perused this article on educational outreach between Johns Hopkins and a group of seventh graders in Montgomery County I was struck by the world of opportunities this interaction presented. That Hopkins hosts an event that attracts young minds interested in Science is, by itself, a well-founded activity.


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WELCH MONTHLY NEWSLETTER - October

 

Welcome to our October Newsletter. We managed to come through an epic storm, (most of us thankfully, and we hope everyone else turns out OK though we know many on our coastlines and elsewhere were hit hard) and here’s what we saw and read about this past month:


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