Research Consultation - Personalized assistance in developing literature search strategies, using databases effectively, and managing search results. Assistance is tailored to your project, paper, grant application, etc.
Systematic Reviews - Partner with a faculty librarian on your systematic review. As members of systematic review teams, librarians design and manage complex, comprehensive searches in multiple databases and contribute to writing search methodologies.
Research Data Management Services - Follow best practices in research data management. Meet with a member of our team for assistance with developing a data management plan, or in locating, describing, storing, or sharing data.
Expert Literature Search - Experts perform searches of the journal literature in a variety of databases. Citations and abstracts are delivered via email or as a file compatible with a citation manager of your choice. Also use this service for IACUC's literature search requirements involving animals in research.
The Literature Search service is offered to UMB faculty and staff -- students are encouraged to schedule a Research Consultation.
Decide Where to Publish - Librarians will assist you in identifying journals for publication. We will provide individual consultations and group presentations on journal selection, open access journals, predatory publishers, copyright considerations, and selecting publications to maximize research impact.
Copyright/Your Rights as an Author - Follow best practices in copyright. Meet with a member of our team for assistance in understanding copyright law, Fair Use, the TEACH Act, obtaining permissions, and authorship rights.
NIH Public Access Policy - We will check your NIH compliance status, assist you in the compliance process, or provide individual consultations and group workshops. See step-by-step instructions for becoming compliant or Contact us.
Poster Printing - We offer poster printing to all UMB faculty, students, and staff and University of Maryland Medical Center staff in support of academic, professional, and research purposes.
Research Impact and Visibility - We will develop a publication and citation report for individuals, research groups, or departments that includes citation counts, average citations per article, h-index, citer analysis, and more. We also advise on strategies to increase research impact and visibility.
UMB Data Catalog - The Catalog is a searchable collection of records describing datasets generated by UMB researchers. To increase the visibility of your research data and to support data re-use, meet with a member of the data catalog team to discuss entering information about your dataset.
Bioinformation Program - Offers you expertise, information resources, and training focused on Bioinformatics and computational biology for health science research and practice. The Bioinformationist is available for one-on-one or group consults in the library or in the lab.
High Performance Computer (HPC) - The HPC has state-of-the-art hardware and commercial and open source software for performing analysis of experimental data, such as scientific images, sequence reads, and flow cytometry files.
Prototyping and Digital Fabrication - The Innovation Space is designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences. It offers virtual reality stations, 3D printers and scanners, and more. Our expertise helps you bring design ideas to life.