Author Archives: GFU Library

QuickView in ebrary

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality! ebrary has added significant capabilities to QuickViewTM, which does not require any software downloads or installations. New features include the following: Ability to customize InfoToolsTM, which turns … Continue reading

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Another Google Search Tip

If you want to exclude the plural form of a word or any other tenses or synonyms when you are using Google to search then use the “+” sign in front of the word.  Example: +teach

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Economist

The Economist: Audio and Video http://audiovideo.economist.com/ The audio and video segments of the Economist online are plentiful, and free. There is no need to register to start listening or watching. Furthermore, there is a very handy feature that allows a … Continue reading

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Economics Working Papers

Economics Working Papers in Oxford http://www.economics.ox.ac.uk/index.php/papers/series/ As the home of one of the world’s strongest economics departments, it stands to reason that the working paper series at Oxford University would also be quite impressive. It is, and economists, policy analysts, … Continue reading

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Recommended Websites for Education

American Educational Research Association http://www.aera.net/ Established in 1916 and concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results Education Commission of the States … Continue reading

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Digitized Historical Posters

World War I and II Poster Collection http://digital.library.unt.edu/browse/department/rarebooks/wwpc/ War posters from World War I and II encouraged the people of the nations at war to buy war bonds, plant gardens, ration, enlist, or work extra hard for the sake of … Continue reading

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Link Search

Find the Web pages that link to a particular site by including “link:” before the websites address. Example:  link: www.georgefox.edu This works in Google, Yahoo! and Bing. It may work in other search engines too.

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USA.gov

Image via Wikipedia USA.gov is the federal government’s main portal and it provides easy access to e-government services and resources. Easily find what you need using the A-Z and hierarchical agency lists, cross-agency search tool, or topical guides to federal … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Log

Image via Wikipedia The Lincoln Log http://www.thelincolnlog.org/view What exactly was Abraham Lincoln doing on June 11, 1850? As it turns out, he was writing a letter to one Nathaniel Hay, describing the details of a potential home-improvement project. If you’re … Continue reading

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Scitopia

Scitopia is a federated search portal that allows users to search over 3.5 million documents in engineering, physics and mathematics.  In addition, it also searches patents from Europe, Japan and the United States.  Advanced search features are available. Register for … Continue reading

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