Science Reference Center update


If you’re looking for great nature photography, head over to Science Reference Center. In addition to hundreds of full-text science periodicals, ebooks, encyclopedias, essays, and videos, you’ll find an impressive collection of images. Here’s what EBSCO has to say about the recent expansion:

We are pleased to announce that Science Reference Center™ now features an additional 250,000 high-quality images, including stunning pictures of landscapes, plants, animals, rock formations, fungi and more from Nature Picture Library. Based in the U.K., Nature Picture Library provides photographs from more than 300 of the world’s best nature and wildlife photographers.

These images have been selected for inclusion in Science Image Collection, a database that accompanies Science Reference Center. The addition of Nature Picture Library brings the total number of images in Science Image Collection to more than 280,000. The collection also includes images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty and NASA as well as hundreds of proprietary illustrations, charts and graphs.

Take a look at some of the colorful new images now included in Science Reference Center:

Crossword Solver

Attention crossword puzzle, Words With Friends, and Scrabble players! Credo Reference has a Crossword Solver tool you’re going to love. It’s easy to use – just substitute question marks for the letters you’re missing and you’ll get a list of words that fit. Or enter all of your letters and you’ll get a set of anagrams, helpful for Words With Friends and Scrabble. Enjoy!

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 459 new videos in May, bringing our streaming video collection up to 21,830 titles. Take a look!

National Men’s Health Month

June 15-21 is National Men’s Health Week and June is Men’s Health Month. According to the CDC, only 46% of men met federal guidelines for aerobic physical activity in 2010. Learn how men can reduce their risk of illness and stay healthy with books and ebooks from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. There are new videos and animations on the following topics:

New briefings include:

There are new articles:

And research reviews:

And finally, there’s a new curriculum map on Microbiology for instructors.


LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a celebration of LGBT culture and history and a call to end prejudice and discrimination against people based on sexual orientation. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:

EBSCO ebooks update

EBSCO eBooks

Our EBSCO eBook Academic Collection grew by 3,060 titles last month and now contains over 140,000 ebooks. Take a look at what that includes:

See EBSCO’s Support Center for FAQ, help sheets, tutorials, and user guides, including how to access these ebooks on your mobile device. Or you can always contact us. Enjoy!

Summer hours

The Library’s summer hours start today:

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 AM to 1 PM
  • Friday: CLOSED

Whether you’re traveling, gardening, or looking for some good fiction to read this summer, we’ve got you covered. And don’t forget, our Online Resources are always open.

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. This year, Mental Health America is using the theme B4Stage4 to encourage people to address mental health issues early instead of at Stage 4, when symptoms are more severe and recovery takes longer. You can learn more about mental health with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

See these sites for more information:

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: