Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
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:
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Wednesday, May 7th and Wednesday, May 14th. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Monday, May 5, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.
Friday, May 2, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Films On Demand added 383 new videos in April, bringing our streaming video collection up to 15,206 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.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Register
- Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Register
Thursday, May 1, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Monday, April 28, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Check out these recent CQ Researcher reports on China, TV, the rich and poor, and synthetic biology:
By Reed Karaim
April 4, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 13
Is the world’s second-largest economy
Future of TV
By Peter Katel
April 11, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 14
Can traditional television thrive in the
Wealth and Inequality
By Sarah Glazer
April 18, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 15
Does the gap between rich and poor
By Beth Baker
April 25, 2014 • Volume 24, Issue 16
Should scientists try to create new
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
Material ConneXion added 42 new materials this month. Here’s the latest update:
April Monthly Materials Update
New materials include a sensor enabled geotextile which reinforces soil structures and flexible, transparent films that conduct electricity for formable touch screens (using carbon nanotubes).
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
April is National Poetry Month and tomorrow is Poem In Your Pocket Day. My favorite poem is “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll. You’ll find this and lots of other poetry in our collection.
Check out these sites for more poetry resources:
Tuesday, April 22, 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.
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.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | by Michael Kirby
AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month. There are 9 new briefings on a variety of topics, including:
There are also more than 130 new Research Updates, including:
Finally, take a look at the new video biography of Jerrold Meinwald, winner of the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry.