Friday, February 14, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
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 from LexisNexis:
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.
- Monday, February 17, 2014, 1 PM – 2 PM: Register here
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 12 PM – 1 PM: Register here
- Thursday, February 27, 2014, 1 PM – 2 PM: Register here
- Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 2 PM – 3 PM: Register here
- Thursday, March 6, 2014, 11 AM – 12 PM: Register here
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 – 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.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month. There are 19 new briefings on a variety of topics, including:
There’s also a new Research Review on the development of a vaccine for the norovirus outbreaks known as the “cruise ship” virus.
Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Rudolf Jaenisch, winner of the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on the Federal Reserve, sentencing reform, national parks, minimum wage, and whistleblowers:
The Federal Reserve
By Peter Katel
January 3, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 1
Should it continue trying to create more jobs?
By Sarah Glazer
January 10, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 2
Are mandatory sentences too harsh?
By Jennifer Weeks
January 17, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 3
Has the park system grown too large to
By Barbara Mantel
January 24, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 4
Would raising the rate be good for the
By Chuck McCutcheon
January 31, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 5
Is support growing for employees who
Friday, February 7, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games have begun in Sochi, Russia. Follow the events and find out more at these sites:
Sochi 2014 Olympics
The official site with live results, competition schedules, news, photos, videos, medal counts, athlete bios, and more.
The U.S. Olympic Team’s official site.
BBC Sport – Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
Olympics coverage from the BBC.
TV listings, results and schedules, medals, sports, news, video, photos, Team USA, nations, athletes, and more.
LibGuides – Best Of The Winter Olympics – Sochi 2014
LibGuides with information on the Olympic Games.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Minitex is offering free training webinars for our ELM databases. Click below for class descriptions and to register.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
February is Black History Month, a celebration of African American contributions to American history, culture, and society.
Learn about black history with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.
Monday, February 3, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Material ConneXion has added 42 new materials this month. Here’s the latest update:
January Monthly Materials Update
Thursday, January 16, 2014 | by Michael Kirby