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Hirsh Library Newsletter July 2021

By Amanda Nevius, on behalf of the Hirsh Library

A special welcome to our new PGs! For those who don’t know, just about each month I send a newsletter with Hirsh Library monthly happenings and updates.

[Amanda Nevius] sent a special announcement last week regarding the Hirsh Library’s Service Desk reopening. Attached is a pdf of that email to this one, just in case you missed it.

View PDF Here: Hirsh Library Announcement

Amanda Nevius is the speaker this month for the ADEA EBD Special Interest Group’s monthly speaker series. Please see the attached flier for full details.

EBD Sig July Session

Dental Librarian Office Hours in July:

Throughout the month of July, I will be hosting office hours on Zoom by appointment.

  • Tuesdays 4 to 5
  • Wednesdays 10:30 to 11:30
  • Thursdays 12:30 to 1:30

Book a time here (click on “Schedule Appointment.”)

Don’t forget you can also always email me ( I answer emails at regular intervals during normal business hours, unless I am out of the office.

Resource Highlight: Accessing Our Resources
I’ve updated the How Can I Access That? guide to reflect updates to our Inter-Library Loan service.

You’re invited to the Anti-Racism Reading Group’s Summer Reading Series:

Throughout the summer months, we’re discussing the book – Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination by Alondra Nelson.

  • All meetings held virtually on Zoom and are not recorded.
  • The July meeting is on the 9th, noon to 1pm EST.
  • Please attend in July even if you did not attend in June. We’re happy to have you!

New Resource: Textbook: Digital Workflow in Reconstructive Dentistry

Published in 2019, the textbook Digital Workflow in Reconstructive Dentistry includes chapters on intraoral scanning, digital radiography, CAD/CAM, and more. We have this available both as a print and an electronic book.

Virtual Workshops:

We’re getting ready to resume our Virtual Workshops on Zoom. Please take a moment and send me your suggestion(s) for workshop topics for August on this Qualtrics form.

Featured Article:

Each newsletter I will draw out one dentistry/oral health related recent publication that I think will be of interest to the TUSDM community.

Vural Ç, Bozkurt P, Vardar Acar C, Üçok C. Analysis of Confidence Levels and Application Success Rates in Simulator-Based Dental Anesthesia Education Among Undergraduate Dental StudentsJ Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021;79(6):1236.e1-1236.e7. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2021.02.006

Suggested Leisure Reading and Library Sponsored Leisure Activities:

Each newsletter I will highlight a suggested leisure reading available to the Tufts community. I will also highlight any leisure activities sponsored by the library going on this month.

  • Reading:
    Drew, Kimberly, and Wortham, Jenna. Black Futures. 2020.
    As described by the publisher, “a collection of work–art, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more–that tells the story of the radical, imaginative, bold, and beautiful world that black artists, high and low, are producing today.”