Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 29, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 29, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 13



Hopkins Cycling

The cycling team has formed a support and alumni organization, Friends of Hopkins Cycling. Activities will include annual giving, student race involvement and alumni group rides. Contributions to Hopkins Cycling are tax-deductible. More information and ways to give are available online at or contact Matt Brancheau at 419-215-8826 or

The fourth annual Hopkins Cycling clothing sale is in progress. Official Hopkins Cycling jerseys, shorts, T-shirts and hoodies with the Friends of Hopkins Cycling logo are available. T-shirt orders are due Nov. 29, and jersey orders, Dec. 13. All items will be available after those dates in limited quantities.

For order forms and more information, go to or contact


Community of Caring Gift Giving

JHHS Community Services is gearing up for the annual Community of Caring Holiday Gift Giving to support neighborhood children in East Baltimore.

To sponsor a family or an individual child, see the list of children and sign up at

The deadline is Dec. 15. Other financial contributions may be sent to Community Services at 550 N. Broadway, Suite 510, Baltimore, MD 21205. For more information, call 410-614-0744.


Helping Needy Families for the Holidays

A $15 donation to the Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program will purchase a Butterball gift certificate to help a family buy a turkey or other food items for the holiday season.

To participate, mail a $15 check, made payable to JHU Butterball, to JHU Butterball, Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs, Evergreen House, 3rd floor, 4545 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2693. More information can be found on the Web at (click on Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program) or contact Matt Smith at 410-516-0345 or

Through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-an-Agency Program, individuals and departments can help provide gifts, clothing and food to people who might not otherwise receive or be able to afford them. The Adopt-a-Family request form can be found online at (click on Adopt-a-Family/Agency)

For more information, contact Matthew Smith in the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs at or 410-516-0345.


New Database Trial

The SCOPUS Database, a new navigational product from Elsevier covering all sciences, is currently running a free E-Trial at Johns Hopkins, via the Welch Library's E-Trials Web page. In addition to being the world's biggest abstract database covering 25 million abstracts from over 14,000 titles across 4,000 publishers, Scopus offers powerful and innovative searching and browsing tools.

To participate, go to the E-Trial Web page


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