AccessScience update

AccessScience has added new content this month, including a briefing on the feral horses of Assateague Island. There are also five new research reviews:

Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Liza Tauxe, winner of the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science.

 

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has just added the following 27 titles:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 695 reference ebooks and almost 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!
GV706.4 Key Concepts in Sport Psychology HM821 Atlas of Global Inequalities HQ503 Key Concepts in Family Studies

Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights Q173 Science of Everything Q180.55 The Big Idea

QC981.8 Atlas of Climate Change QK474.87 CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees RZ440 Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies

General Science Collection

Looking for scholarly articles on a science-related topic? Gale recently upgraded its General Science Collection database, which now contains over 2.7 million articles from more than 600 peer-reviewed journals. Take a look at these popular searches or try your own:

New titles

Take a look at the new books and videos we added to our collection in December. You can find these and everything else in our collection through our catalog, MnPALS Plus. Here are a few of the new titles on our shelves. Check them out!

HM1211 Say anything to anyone, anywhere NA2542.36 Sustainable residential architecture QA29 Alan Turing

SB473 How to grow anything KF1659 Small business start-up kit RJ131 Retro baby

HQ734 Secrets of happy families TR12 2015 photographer's market QP82.2 Stress and your body

HF5383 What color is your parachute QA76.774 Teach yourself visually OS X Yosemite HF5438.25 New rules of sales and service

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are on the subjects of sociology, families, children, and law.

Library closed during winter break

The Library will be closed during winter break, from Saturday, December 20th through Sunday, January 11th. We’ll be checking our e-mail and Danielle Hoveland and Barbara Schuldt will be here limited hours during the break. Instructors, please e-mail or call ahead of time (x8366) if you need to drop off reserve items or check items out before spring semester begins. 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 winter break, everyone!

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 680 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added new content this month. For instructors, there are new curriculum maps for Anatomy & Physiology and Introduction to Materials Science. There are also four new briefings:

Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Daniel Kleppner, winner of the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics.

 

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has just added the following 12 titles:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 680 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!
BJ1821 Uncommon History of Common Courtesy HD38.15 Business: The Ultimate Resource HG173 QFinance: The Ultimate Resource

HM786 Key Concepts in Organization Theory Q123 American Heritage Student Science Dictionary QA76.15 Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms

Films On Demand update

Did you know you can sign up for monthly e-mail notifications about new Films on Demand titles in certain subject areas?

  1. Go to Films On Demand.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click on Sign In if you already have a personal account. If not, click on Create Account.
  3. After you’ve logged in, click on User Options in the upper-right corner.
  4. Click on My User Preferences.
  5. Scroll down to the section labeled Subject Areas of Interest.
  6. Check the boxes for the subjects that interest you.
  7. Check the box that says “I would like to receive emails about new titles added within these subject areas.”
  8. Click on the Save Changes button.

You’ll receive an e-mail at the beginning of each month with a link to the titles in your subject areas that have been added in the past 30 days. You can change your preferences or stop the notifications at any time.

Films On Demand added 464 new videos in November, bringing our streaming video collection up to 20,369 titles. Take a look!