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Faculty Resources

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Faculty members have access to many Baystate Health resources and programs, including the following:

Baystate Health Logos & Photo Gallery

Promoting the Baystate Brand

BrandConnect is the definitive source for Baystate Health employees to access Baystate logos, templates, letterhead, and more to support the Baystate brand.

Instructions for using BrandConnect

When you enter BrandConnect using the link above (use Chrome for best experience), you will see a series of four sliders. Select the top two sliders only (Session Cookies + New Relic Cookies). Click "Save and Continue."

Once you are in the platform, scroll down to the blue boxes to access and download logos, our photo library, portraitstemplates, location photos, and other corporate materials.

Other Marketing Requests

Please submit all Marketing & Communications requests through this link (use Chrome for best experience), including internal communications, public affairs, BaystateHealth.org and internal updates/changes, graphic design, video and photo projects and any other marketing initiatives.

(Updated November 2020)

Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library information resources and knowledge services are available to researchers, educators, and learners:

Literature Searches

Document Delivery

Databases/Online Materials

Note: Some of these links are for subscription-based resources and may require a login for remote access.

  • Explore our mobile apps for Library resources accessible from your smart phone or tablet.
  • Access digital/print databases and citation management resources (software and cloud-based programs). View a list of tutorials to get started on these programs.
  • Browse and access hundreds of journals by discipline.
  • Thousands of electronic books accessible through the online catalog or tools such as ClinicalKey (Elsevier), Access Medicine (McGraw-Hill), and more. ClinicalKey contains additional evidence-based information and covers over 30 specialties, containing hundreds of Elsevier journals and over 1,100 electronic books – plus procedure videos/multimedia, guidelines, and images.
  • For remote access to electronic resources and publications, create an Open Athens account or download the BrowZine mobile app to access publications on a mobile device.
  • Obtain accurate evidence-based information at the point of care with links in Cerner, Baystate’s electronic medical record system (available within the physician workflow). Library-managed links include UpToDate and Lexicomp Online.
  • Not sure how to begin researching a certain topic? View our list of search tips for evidence-based practice.

Baystate-Generated Publications

Access the Scholarly Commons institutional repository, which lists publications by UMMS-Baystate faculty member. Search by publication, author, and topic.

For more information or to schedule one of these services, contact the Health Sciences Library at (413) 794-1865 or library@bhs.org. (Updated August 2020)

Social Media Platform Instructions

Twitter

  • How to Use Twitter - Complete Beginner's Guide

LinkedIn

(Updated June 2020)

Time Management

Email Management

  • Spark app for managing email on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Android (YouTube)
  • Outlook email management tips

Note-Taking Apps

These apps are great for quickly jotting down any thoughts and ideas that come up. Use these apps to neatly categorize notes and work on them later.

Project Management

(Updated September 2020)

UMMS-Baystate PowerPoint Template & PowerPoint Tips

UMMS-Baystate PowerPoint Template

Faculty are encouraged to use these templates when giving presentations (via BrandConnect):

Instructions for downloading powerpoint templates

When you click on either of the links above (use Chrome for best experience), you will see a series of four sliders. Select the top two sliders only (Session Cookies + New Relic Cookies). Click "Save and Continue." Once in the BrandConnect platform, the presentation may be downloaded by clicking the download icon on the top bar.

PowerPoint Tips

(Updated November 2020)

Video Conferencing Instructions

WebEx

How to Use Webex Meetings + Best Practices

Zoom

(Updated June 2020)