Wednesday, July 27, 2016

New Online Resource - Nursing Reference Center

The Ort Library is pleased to announce the addition of Nursing Reference Center to its suite of online resources.  Nursing Reference Center, which is available to FSU students, faculty and staff, is designed specifically for nurses, and provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, nursing research and more.

Nursing Reference Center is accessed via the Library's Databases A-Z webpage.  Off-campus users will be prompted to enter the 14-digit barcode number found on their FSU ID card as well as their last name in order to access the database.

If you have questions or need assistance accessing Nursing Reference Center, please contact the Ort Library Reference Desk at 301-687-4424 or via email or live chat.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Public Notice - National Housing Trust Fund program meetings

The Maryland Dept. of Housing and Community Development has distributed a public notice of a series of public hearings related to the National Housing Trust Fund program, which is a part of the Consolidated Plan required by HUD. 

The meeting for Western Maryland will be held in Hagerstown, Md.

Friday July 15, 2016
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Elgin Station Community Center
40 Elgin Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Please see the attached scan of the notice for additional information and meeting locations.

Maryland Dept. of Housing And Community Development - 6/17/16 Public Notice (PDF)

The Lewis J Ort library is a depository for Maryland State Documents as well as a selective depository in the Federal Depository Library Program.  As a Maryland depository, we receive public notices such as the one featured above.  These notices are posted to a designated bulletin board on the 2nd floor of the Ort Library, but will also be posted regularly to the Ort Library Blog.  If  you would also like to be added to an e-mail distribution list in order to receive information about future public notices, please contact Lisa Hartman, Government Documents Coordinator at or (301) 687-4734.