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FY2017 eScholarship@UMMS Metrics and Readership Activity

FY2017 eScholarship@UMMS Metrics and Readership Activity

eScholarship@UMMS & UMCCTS Featured in Book Chapter

Translating Expertise: The Librarian's Role in Translational Research

Lisa Palmer, MSLS, AHIP, Institutional Repository Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library, UMMS, and Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, Research Evaluation Analyst, UMCCTS, co-authored the chapter, "Taking Flight to Disseminate Translational Research: A Partnership between the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science and the Library's Institutional Repository" that appears in the recently published book,Translating Expertise: The Librarian's Role in Translational Research, edited by Marisa L. Conte, Assistant Director of the Research and Informatics Unit, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan. Published in August 2016 by the Medical Library Association, Translating Expertise is one in a series of books that showcase the expertise of health sciences librarians. The UMCCTS and the Lamar Soutter Library have worked closely together for a number of years, collaborating on several innovative projects that are highlighted in the chapter. 

Our Top 10!



Check out our 10 most downloaded papers!

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1 Million Downloads!

eScholarship@UMMS reached 1 million full-text downloads on February 17, 2016!  Read the announcement about this milestone.

"Visit My Dashboard" link not working?

In some cases Microsoft Outlook is stripping the "Visit My Dashboard" hyperlink from the monthly eScholarship@UMMS Readership Report emails. If this is happening to you, here are other options for accessing your Author Dashboard:

  1. Forward the Readership Report email to a web-based email account, such as Gmail or, and the hyperlink will work.
  2. Upgrade the Outlook client on your computer to Outlook 2010 or higher.
  3. Access your Author Dashboard directly by logging into your eScholarship@UMMS account.
    • Go to
    • Click on the My Account tab under the UMMS logo
    • Enter the email address and password associated with your eScholarship@UMMS account to log in, or click on “Forget your password” to assign a new password.
    • If you’ve never logged in directly before, click on “Sign up” to create an account. The system will send you a confirmation email with a link that you’ll need to click (that one should work fine in Outlook).
    • Once you are logged in, click Author Dashboard in the Dashboard Tools section of your My Account page to view your dashboard

If you need assistance, please contact Lisa Palmer at or 508-856-4368.

Bepress IR All Star

Lisa Palmer bepress IR All Star bobble-head



Lisa Palmer, the Library's Institutional Repository Librarian who manages eScholarship@UMMS, was named a 2014 "bepress IR All-Star" in July 2014. At a bepress pre-conference event in 2015, Lisa was given a customized bobble-head as a speaker's gift -- the ultimate honor!

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