Saturday, March 27, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
2. Scroll down the list and select Contemporary Women's Issues - CWI.
4. You will now see some search results. Select any article to read it in its entirety.
And while you're at it, don't forget to check out other library events and exhibitions taking place at the library to celebrate National Women's History Month.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
With the coming of St. Patrick’s Day and all its festivities, parades, parties and the celebrating of Irish descent and non-Irish people around the world, it is only befitting to feature an Irish magazine.
- Would you like to know the meaning of St. Patrick’s Day and how it’s celebrated in Dublin, Ireland?
- How do the Irish honor their patron saint at home and abroad?
- Where is the presumed resting place of Ireland’s patron saint?
- What is meant by “Kissing the Blarney Stone"?
- Did you know that by spending 24 hours in the town of Cobh, you can experience everything from heritage sites to its wild side adventures?
So the next time you drop by the Magazines & Newspapers Center and have a curiosity about Irish culture, history, and society, check out Ireland of the Welcomes--a "valuable friend for many people with Irish ancestry who look to Ireland for their roots and cultural heritage."
Saturday, March 6, 2010
A few months ago, we highlighted the Academic OneFile database as a resource for researching high-quality, scholarly information from different journals in various academic disciplines. Joining our family of article databases is Ebsco's Academic Search Complete. Through this database, you will have access to even more full-text articles from peer-reviewed and scholarly journals covering a wide range of multidisciplinary subject areas. To give this database a test run, follow these steps:
Academic Search Complete represents one of many electronic database you can access with your library card. This database contains over "7,100 full-text articles, including nearly 6,100 peer-reviewed journals." Subject areas include, but are not limited to astronomy, biology, engineering and technology, ethnic studies, psychology, women's studies, and more. As an added bonus, many articles come in PDF format dating back as far as 1887.