Many of us know the word “Crimea” mainly because of the Crimean War of the 1850s, where Florence Nightingale gained her fame. For more background on the Crimean peninsula and the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Credo Reference has put together an excellent Guide to the Crimea.
Credo Reference has added or updated the following 17 titles since January:
- Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Philosophers
- Marquis Who’s Who in the World
- Debrett’s People of Today 2014
- Marquis Who’s Who in America
- Marquis Who Was Who in America 1985-present
- The Tourism Society’s Dictionary for the Tourism Industry
- 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Dictionary of Human Resources and Personnel Management
- The Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music
- The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of 20th Century Architecture
- The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences
- The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
- The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
- Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
- The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought
- Mosby’s Dental Dictionary
- Encyclopedia of 20th Century Technology
Our Credo Reference collection now includes 644 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!
The Library will be closed for spring break from Saturday, March 15th through Sunday, March 23rd. Staff will be here limited hours during the break; please e-mail or call (651-423-8366) if you need anything. If Barbara or Danielle are here, just knock on the staff door and they’ll be happy to help you.
Have a happy and safe spring break, everyone!
AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month. There are 9 new briefings on a variety of topics, including:
There’s also a new Curriculum Map on Cell and Molecular Biology, designed to enrich the teaching and understanding of the activities, functions, properties, and structures of cells.
Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Alexander Dalgarno, winner of the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics.
March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s achievements throughout history. Learn about women’s history with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:
Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on Russia, media violence, elections, and partisan politics: