AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month. For faculty, there are two new Curriculum Maps on Electrical engineering and Mechanical engineering.

 

New Research Reviews include:

There are eight new briefings:

Finally, take a look at the new video biographies of 2014 Franklin Award winners Edmund M. Clarke, Shunichi Iwasaki, and Mark Kryder.

LexisNexis Academic webinars

LexisNexis Academic is an excellent resource for news, business, and legal research. Learn how to get the most out of this database with these free webinars:


LexisNexis Academic
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to the most news, business, and legal information available from one interface. Newly redesigned with a simplified, single-search box and improved search options, this research tool provides streamlined access to the credible information students and faculty need. Whether the search is on a current hot topic in the news, financial information of a specific company, or a following of a judgment on a case, LexisNexis Academic has it all.

LexisNexis Academic – Legal Research
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on legal and criminal justice resources within LN Academic.

LexisNexis Academic – News
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on news resources within LN Academic.

LexisNexis Academic – Shepard’s®
Shepard’s® is an extremely important part of legal research. Once you have found a case that is relevant to your research, you must verify that it is still good law. The webinar will cover the features and benefits of using Shepard’s® on-line.

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added or updated the following 11 titles since June:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 654 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!
AG5 Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia HV7436 Guns in American Society QH367 Princeton Guide to Evolution

New titles in Films On Demand

Films On Demand added 248 new videos in June, bringing our streaming video collection up to 15,660 titles. Take a look!

New materials in Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion added 42 new materials this month. Here’s the latest update:

June Monthly Materials Update

New materials include viscose fibers made of wood, 3D wallcoverings made of recycled bottles, and high-performance textiles.

New CQ Researcher reports

Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on lobbying, high school dropouts, life on other planets, and al Qaeda:


Regulating Lobbying
By Chuck McCutcheon
June 6, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 21
Do current laws have too many loopholes?


Dropout Rate
By Robert Kiener
June 13, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 22
Are new policies needed to keep more
teens in school?


Search for Life On New Planets
By Marcia Clemmitt
June 20, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 23
Are distant worlds habitable?


Assessing the Threat From al Qaeda
By Barbara Mantel
June 27, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 24
Is the militant Islamist group still a
danger to the West?

LexisNexis Academic webinars

LexisNexis Academic is an excellent resource for news, business, and legal research. Learn how to get the most out of this database with these free webinars:


LexisNexis Academic
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to the most news, business, and legal information available from one interface. Newly redesigned with a simplified, single-search box and improved search options, this research tool provides streamlined access to the credible information students and faculty need. Whether the search is on a current hot topic in the news, financial information of a specific company, or a following of a judgment on a case, LexisNexis Academic has it all.

LexisNexis Academic – Business
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on business resources and Company Dossier.

LexisNexis Academic – News
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on news resources within LN Academic.

LexisNexis Academic – Shepard’s®
Shepard’s® is an extremely important part of legal research. Once you have found a case that is relevant to your research, you must verify that it is still good law. The webinar will cover the features and benefits of using Shepard’s® on-line.

LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a celebration of LGBT culture and history and a call to end prejudice and discrimination against people based on sexual orientation. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:

National Men’s Health Month

June 9-15 is National Men’s Health Week and June is Men’s Health Month. According to the CDC, only 46% of men met federal guidelines for aerobic physical activity in 2010. Learn how men can reduce their risk of illness and stay healthy with books and ebooks from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

New titles in Films On Demand

Films On Demand added 192 new videos in May, bringing our streaming video collection up to 15,457 titles. Take a look!