Addison now features Cite This Item links in the External Links box for many items in the catalog. These links connect to the Open WorldCat service that provides citations for the item in five major citation styles: APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Turabian. Cite This Item links can appear on books and ebooks, journals and ejournals, videos, DVDs and CDs, and many other formats.
Many changes have occurred in the University Libraries since the end of the spring semester. Here is a rundown of what is new:
As soon as you enter the Art + Architecture Library, now located on the first floor of Cowgill Hall, you will see a spectacular new addition to the library space. Tim Castine, a member of the School of Architecture + Design who works out of the Burchard Shop, has designed and hand crafted a beautiful but very practical circulation desk.
The Circulation Desk in Newman Library has been relocated to the second floor near the soon-to-be-opened doors at the corner of DrillField Drive and Alumni Mall. Reserve materials, videos, DVDs, and CDs have also moved and can be checked out from the new location.
Here are the top 20 circulating books in Newman Library (that are not on Reserve):
Newman Library has a collection of over a thousand DVDs, including educational as well as popular titles. Here are the top 20 circulating DVDs since July 2007:
Newman Library has a collection of over a thousand music CDs, including classical, jazz, and rock music. Here are the top 20 circulating music CDs since July 2007:
Three exhibitions will feature materials from the Virginia Tech April 16, 2007, Prevail Archives of the University Libraries.
JSTOR is an archive of high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. With the new interface introduced on April 4, 2008, JSTOR offers new ways of searching and browsing its contents.
Current issues of newspapers have moved from the fourth floor to the second floor near the reference collection.
MarketLine offers a comprehensive and unique collection of information in a variety of user-friendly formats, including interactive reports and databases. Compiled by a global research team, these products are ideal for helping you build a thorough understanding of markets, whether you’re researching for qualifications, jobs or business.
BuildingGreen Suite includes online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News, and a database of more than 160 high-performance building case studies. This information is searchable and cross-referenced by CSI MasterFormat division, LEED credit, or green building topic.
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