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Monthly Archives: November 2008
A new full-text feature is now available in EBSCO which provides immediate access to free journals co-hosted through HighWire Press. When a you perform a search and a full-text article in your results list is available from HighWire, a link … Continue reading
History Matters offers some excellent resources on U.S. History including primary sources—1,000 documents, images and audio interviews. It’s also a good place to go to find other “reviewed and annotated websites in American history”. Use the Advance Search to specify … Continue reading
Libraries loan out all kinds of materials in all different types of formats but a library in Sweden has tried its hand at loaning out people (video). The idea behind it was to promote tolerance and understanding of different cultures … Continue reading
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with more than 138 million items on approximately 650 miles of bookshelves. The collections include more than 32 million books and other print materials, 2.9 million recordings, 12.5 million … Continue reading
Google continues to transform the world of libraries, publishing, and books. Read more here about Google’s settlement with the American Association of Publishers and the Authors Guild and the new Google initiative.
Here’s another quality online resource for you to explore. WorldWideScience.org was developed and is maintained by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), an element of the Office of Science within the U.S. Department of Energy. It serves to … Continue reading
Here’s a list of the most recent improvements made to the EBSCOhost interface: A new Image Quick View limiter replaces the Articles With Images limiter The Image Quick View limiter includes multiple sort options by image type. Direct link to … Continue reading
Here is some information on the differences between scholarly articles and Wikipedia. Learn more about what not to use Wikipedia for in your academic work and check out this video on YouTube that will show you some ways that Wikipedia … Continue reading
Here is some helpful information from EBSCO on using the new date slider feature to refine your search.