AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month. There are two new briefings:

There’s a new Curriculum Map on Organic Chemistry and five new Research Updates:

Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Subra Suresh, winner of the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering.

New CQ Researcher reports

Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on addiction, school discipline, U.S. global engagement, and online journalism:


Treating Addiction
By Jane Friedman
May 2, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 17
Is medication the best way to treat drug
abuse?


School Discipline
By Anne Farris Rosen
May 9, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 18
Should zero-tolerance policies be revised?


U.S. Global Engagement
By Peter Katel
May 16, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 19
Should America be more assertive on the
world stage?


Online Journalism
By
May 30, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 20
Is news quality better or worse online?

Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. According to SAMHSA, 1 out of 5 American adults experienced some form of mental illness in 2010. You can learn more about mental health with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

New materials in Material ConneXion

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

May Monthly Materials Update

New materials include a range of nanostructured clear coatings for hard surfaces that enhances resistance to abrasion, scratching, and fingerprints and makes the surfaces easier to clean.

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 – 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.

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.

Summer hours

The Library will be open limited hours during the final days of spring semester:

  • Monday, May 19: 7:30 AM to 6 PM
  • Tuesday, May 20: 7:30 AM to 6 PM
  • Wednesday, May 21: 8 AM to 1 PM
  • Thursday, May 22: 8 AM to 1 PM
  • Friday, May 23: CLOSED

During summer sessions (May 21 – August 15), the Library will be open from 8 AM to 1 PM, Monday through Thursday.

Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a celebration of Jewish contributions to American history, culture, and society. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

National Women’s Health Week

Today is National Women’s Checkup Day and May 11-17 is National Women’s Health Week. According to the CDC, heart disease, cancer, and stroke are the leading causes of death among women. Learn how women can reduce their risk of these illnesses and stay healthy with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

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New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added or updated the following 5 titles since April:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 648 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!
BQ130 Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism NA200 Architectural Excellence QL701.2 Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammals

ALS Awareness Month

May is ALS Awareness Month. ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. You can learn more about ALS with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information: