Category Archives: Databases

New Business Databases: MyBestSegments and Simmons Oneview

Two new databases available through George Fox Libraries offer insight into consumer opinions, buying habits and demographics:  MyBestSegments and Simmons OneView.  Both are widely used in the marketing industry and will be of interest to business students of all levels, … Continue reading

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Watch Performances of Shakespeare’s Plays Recorded Live in the Globe Theatre

Globe on Screen   Be sure to check out George Fox Libraries’ newest database, Globe on Screen from Drama Online. This offering provides easy access to world-class performances of William Shakespeare’s plays recorded live at the Globe Theatre in London.  Simply click on … Continue reading

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New Database: Statista

If you love statistics and charts, Statista is the database for you! The newest database available through George Fox Libraries, Statista brings together statistical data from over 18,000 sources and displays it in attractive, user-friendly interactive charts.         … Continue reading

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ERIC Database

In 2012, the ERIC database, a premier carrier of education-related scholarship, was forced to dramatically limit access to the full text of their ERIC Documents collection.  This situation has recently improved — read below. ====== From http://eric.ed.gov/?note PDF Restoration Process Update: 94% … Continue reading

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Off-campus access to library resources changing

Starting this week, you will need only your MyGFU username and password to log in to library databases from off campus.  Summit and Foxtrax will still ask for your last name and library barcode.  When those systems are replaced at … Continue reading

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EBSCOhost interface enhancements coming soon

EBSCO has announced a few enhancements to their user interface coming down the pike.  Nothing too major, but these do seem to be solid usability improvements. A few noticeable differences appear in the search results (view image). Enhancements include: Search … Continue reading

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Need Country Information? Check out Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior This excellent database provides business and travel information for countries around the world. Sections include: Country Facts Society & Culture Health & Medical Technical/Electrical Also included is a Resource Guide that provides useful and practical information on … Continue reading

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Science Direct unavailable on Sat. 3/17

The Science Direct databases will be down for maintenance from approximately 5:30am – 6:30pm this Saturday. Please contact us with questions.  

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Get Company Statistics Quickly with ReferenceUSA

Ever wonder how many people work at your nearby burger joint?  Or how many Starbucks coffee shops there are in Portland? The perfect source for this type of information is the database ReferenceUSA. With a clean and user-friendly interface, ReferenceUSA … Continue reading

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Most Frequently Used Databases at GFU

We librarians love statistics.  All sorts.  Especially statistics about libraries. When it comes to the libraries here at GFU, we like to know such information as the average number of items circulated by subject area, which specific books have circulated … Continue reading

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