Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | 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 about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. Redesigned specifically with students in mind, this research tool provides students as well as other researchers across all disciplines with comprehensive results on the past and the present. 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 – Business
Learn about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. This seminar focuses on business resources and Company Dossier.
LexisNexis Academic – Legal Research
Learn about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. Redesigned specifically with students in mind, this research tool provides students as well as other researchers across all disciplines with comprehensive results on the past and the present. This session will concentrate specifically on conducting legal research.
Monday, March 4, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Friday, March 1, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
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:
Thursday, February 28, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Films On Demand added 304 new videos in February, bringing our streaming video collection up to 13,711 titles. Ask a librarian or register for a free webinar if you’d like to learn more about Films On Demand.
Films On Demand: An Overview and Introduction for Academic Institutions
A half-hour demonstration covering basic content and function of Films On Demand’s 24/7 streaming educational video service–offering 24/7 access, individual playlist distribution, playback options from personal device to large-screen class showings, and an unsurpassed range of top-quality content.
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Register
- Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Register
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
We’re excited to announce our latest online subscription, Material ConneXion. This database contains detailed descriptions of over 7,000 advanced, innovative, and sustainable materials. From their web site:
Our Materials Library is a resource for all disciplines of design development, including:
- Interior Design
- Packaging Design
- Retail Design
- Industrial Design
- Fashion, Apparel & Footwear
- Exhibition Design
- Textile Design
- Landscape Architecture
- Transportation Design
Our archive features over 7,000 cutting-edge materials in eight categories, including the largest selection of sustainable materials and the only Cradle to Cradle materials library in the world:
- Cement-based materials
- Natural Materials
- Carbon-based materials
Material ConneXion adds 50 to 60 new materials each month. Here are the latest monthly updates:
January Monthly Materials Update
New materials include a hand-woven wallcovering made from recycled maps and a post-consumer nylon polymer resin harvested from recycled residential carpets.
February Monthly Materials Update
New materials include a high light transmission etched glass and multi-color metal sheets produced by a multi-layer screen printing process of color, pattern, and texture.
Take a look and contact us if you have any questions!
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Minitex is offering free training webinars for our ELM databases. Click below for class descriptions and to register.
Monday, February 25, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.
Friday, February 22, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on the Arab Spring, hazing, cybersecurity, and coastal development:
Unrest in the Arab World
By Kenneth Jost
February 1, 2013 • Volume 23, Issue 5
Will the Arab Spring lead to more change?
By David Hosansky
February 8, 2013 • Volume 23, Issue 6
Can tougher laws stop violent rituals?
By Roland Flamini
February 15, 2013 • Volume 23, Issue 7
Is the United States safe from Internet
By Jennifer Weeks
February 22, 2013 • Volume 23, Issue 8
Is over-building putting coastal regions at risk?
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | by Michael Kirby
We’ve purchased the 2013 American Grants and Loans Catalog and access to the same content online. From the publisher’s web site:
Our new and revised 2013 edition contains more than 2800 financial programs, subsidies, scholarships, grants and loans offered by the US federal government.
In addition you will also have access to over 2400 programs funded by private corporations and foundations. That is over 5200 programs available through various sources of financial providing organizations.
Businesses, students, researchers, scientists, teachers, doctors, private individuals, municipalities, government departments, educational institutions, law enforcement agencies, nonprofits, foundations and associations will find a wealth of information that will help them with their new ventures or existing projects.
You can find the Catalog in our reference collection at HC110 .S9 A45 2013 or search it online at Grantsinfo.us.