Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:


Credo Reference includes 757 reference ebooks and more than 3.5 million full text entries. Take a look!

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. You can’t always predict when an emergency will happen, but you can prepare. Dr. Ali Khan of the CDC says, “If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack.” Be informed, make a plan, and build a kit with information from these sites:

Also check out these books and ebooks from our collection.

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic contributions to American history, culture, and society. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and visit these sites for more information:

Cancer awareness

September is the national awareness month for several types of cancer. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

We also have some really good databases for finding articles on cancer, including Academic Search Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and Salem Health: Cancer.

Check out these sites for more information:

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Free videos

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. These are mostly VHS, with a few CDs and CD-ROMs.

Library hours on 9/14 and 9/16

The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Monday, September 14th and Wednesday, September 16th. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added the following 13 titles since July:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 757 reference ebooks and more than 3.5 million full text entries. Take a look!
Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Dictionary of Economics 100 Ideas that Changed Film

ELM webinars

Minitex is offering free webinars for our ELM databases. Click below for class descriptions and registration.

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 141 new videos in August, bringing our streaming video collection up to 22,101 titles. Take a look!

Market and Industry Reports

LexisNexis Academic has released a new topic-specific search form for their market and industry information. You can access the new Market and Industry Reports search form from the Search by Subject or Topic menu. From their announcement:

This form includes the search features offered throughout LexisNexis Academic, including the ability to restrict by date, to use Boolean or natural language syntax, and to target your search to particular segments within the market and industry reports.
The default collection for your search is an extensive library of our available market and industry report publications, including:

  • BMI Country Risk Report, providing unparalleled analysis of global industries and research on leading companies in emerging markets.
  • Canadean and ICD Industry Forecast Reports, premium analytical reports based on a combination of industry forecasts, market data and company content, focusing on an individual country.
  • Current Analysis, providing competitive intelligence solutions that enable companies to anticipate and counter competitive threats.
  • Hoover’s Industry Snapshots, covering key industries, companies, and the key people that make up those industries.
  • Standard & Poor’s Monthly Industry Reviews, offering current and regularly updated snapshots for 10 major sectors and 124 separate sub-sectors of the U.S. economy.

In addition to the new Market and Industry Reports search form, we have updated the publications featured on many of the other search forms, including:

  • Country Information (adding BBC Monitoring, BMI Country Risk Report, and PRS Risk Guide & Service)
  • Broadcast Transcripts (adding the Federal News Service)
  • Foreign Language News (adding Russian language news)
  • Company Profiles (adding LexisNexis® Corporate Affiliations™ and Zoom Company Information)
  • And more!