Resources for UB alumni during COVID-19 pandemic
The information below is intended to keep UB’s Alumni community aware of additional resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about the University’s response to this situation, visit our COVID-19 updates web page.
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We strongly encourage alumni to update contact information during this time and keep in touch with us. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to share news, comment or ask questions.
CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT
The Career and Internship Center welcomes alumni to utilize its job bank, referral system, resource library and other career-oriented services and programs. Alumni are encouraged to join UBworks, a comprehensive online database designed to assist alumni with exploring career opportunities and learn about virtual events/programs.
ROBERT L. BOGOMOLNY LIBRARY SERVICES & RESOURCES
1. Free and affordable internet options: technology services.
2. Booklist: All Booklist and Book Links content is available for free until August 31, 2020. Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to.
3. JSTOR: Free access to public health journals through December 31, 2020.
4. National Emergency Library: This is a collection of ebooks that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers and libraries are closed. One borrower at a time, there may be a waiting list.
5. National Film Board of Canada: This collection has over 4,000 films, documentaries and short pieces available to stream for free. This includes Indigenous Cinema, a library of over 200 films by indigenous directors.
6. Gale's COVID-19 Support Center: For a limited time, GALE has made a set of resources about teaching and learning online and credible health information available for free. If prompted for a password, enter "open".
8. Flipster: Free access to EBSCO's Flipster until June 30, 2020. Flipster provides digital versions of hundreds of popular magazines.
9. Lionsgate Live at the Movies, Fridays at 9 p.m. ET: A star-studded celebration of the theatrical film-going experience hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and brought to you free via livestream.
10. Become More of an Art Expert From Home: The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) is offering a series of online art courses, free of charge. Review the options available as online multi-class courses.
SCHOOL OF LAW LIBRARY
The Law Library will provide a temporary password to alumni for Westlaw Patron Access. Please contact email@example.com for additional information.
Whether you’re a recent graduate, are considering returning to UB, or continuing your graduate study in a new field or level, this is all about you. The Office of Admission is available to speak with you by email, phone, LiveChat and Zoom to assist you in your admission needs.
ALUMNI AND STUDENT INVOLVEMENT
The Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement welcomes alumni to participate in upcoming virtual activities from UB and around the globe, such as virtual hangouts, movie watch parties, museum tours, trivia and more! Please visit www.ubalt.edu/csi for updates regarding these programs.