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These announcements are of interest to Virginia Tech faculty, researchers, and instructors.

DateTitle
Apr 15, 2014 Use cited reference searches to track use of a publication
Apr 14, 2014 Science, technology, and medicine primary sources expanded in Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Jan 05, 2014 The library uses several means to notify you
Apr 03, 2014 Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture database is now available
Apr 01, 2014 Engineering Case Studies database on trial through June 1
Mar 28, 2014 Vet Med materials moved to storage during renovations, requestable through Addison
Apr 08, 2014 From then to now: An exhibition in two parts about April 16th
Mar 01, 2014 New materials for February 2014 posted
Mar 16, 2014 Associated Press Collections Online database on trial through May 5
Mar 07, 2014 SimplyMap allows creating interactive thematic maps and reports
Mar 09, 2014 Faculty and GTAs: Add the new Library Help tool to your existing Scholar course sites
Mar 04, 2014 Archives of Soviet newspapers now available
Mar 02, 2014 SAGE Research Methods Cases trial provides access to methodology case studies
Feb 26, 2014 Black Studies Center database now available
Feb 01, 2014 New materials for January 2014 posted
Jan 30, 2014 Virginia Tech Libraries partner with SCOAP3 initiative
Jan 22, 2014 Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) provides videos of experimental techniques
Jan 19, 2014 Newman establishes one-stop location for research assistance
Jan 05, 2014 Smithsonian archive adds to browsable magazine collections
Dec 22, 2013 New materials for December 2013 posted
Dec 02, 2013 New materials for November 2013 posted
Nov 13, 2013 Mango for Libraries now offers language learning through films
Nov 04, 2013 New materials for October 2013 posted
Sep 11, 2013 Open Access Week: Keynote talk by Dr. John Willinsky Thu Oct 24
Sep 08, 2013 Addison's Request button has lots of uses
Sep 01, 2013 New materials for August 2013 posted
Sep 07, 2013 Apps and tools make using PDFs easier
Sep 02, 2013 ARL released infographic on copyright and fair use
Sep 05, 2013 EndNote X7 for Macs now available for download
Sep 01, 2013 Poster plotter now available in Newman Library
Aug 22, 2013 Faculty Week: How to arrange library instruction sessions
Aug 20, 2013 Faculty Week: updates on tools for promotion and tenure
Aug 18, 2013 Faculty Week: Publishing support from the University Libraries
Aug 18, 2013 You can now send documents to our printers from your mobile device
Aug 14, 2013 Some limiting options removed from Addison (and work-arounds)
Aug 02, 2013 New materials for July 2013 posted
Aug 01, 2013 MLA International Bibliography and LION literature databases now available through ProQuest
Jul 30, 2013 All about the changes to the library's home page
Jul 18, 2013 Changes to network addresses in National Capital Region affects access to databases
Jul 02, 2013 Wireless network changes has simplified connection process
Jul 02, 2013 Mango for Libraries has added 12 additional languages
Jun 26, 2013 Gale's Nineteenth Century Collections Online has added 4 additional archives
Jun 19, 2013 2012 data now available in Journal Citation Reports
Jun 16, 2013 Web of Science database now includes book and conference proceedings citations
Jun 10, 2013 Web of Knowledge now provides two biology databases
Jun 09, 2013 Data Citation Index now available
Jun 06, 2013 DOIs available from the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
Jun 01, 2013 New materials for May 2013 posted
Jun 02, 2013 Hot Springs Civilian Conservation Corp photos exhibited on Flickr
May 13, 2013 Top 20 searched databases
May 01, 2013 New materials for April 2013 posted
Apr 14, 2013 Renew checked out books online
Apr 02, 2013 VIVA's STEM-H ebook initiative provides access to hundred of new publications
Mar 31, 2013 Information on using ebooks and e-readers like Kindles and Nooks
Mar 28, 2013 Downloading ebooks may require additional software or creating an account
Mar 26, 2013 Start searches for ebooks in Summon (ebook records are being removed from Addison)
Mar 14, 2013 New process for requesting NVC material be delivered to a Blacksburg branch
Mar 01, 2013 New materials for February 2013 posted
Mar 02, 2013 Mergent Intellect database provides business data and nationwide white pages
Feb 11, 2013 Getting materials from branch libraries and missing items just got easier
Feb 03, 2013 New materials for January 2013 posted
Feb 08, 2013 EndNote iPad app now available
Jan 28, 2013 Mango provides online language instruction
Feb 01, 2013 ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library now available
Jan 28, 2013 Adaptors and chargers available from Newman circulation
Jan 18, 2013 Newman DVDs now checkout for 5 days
Jan 23, 2013 RSS feeds now available for My Library Account
Jan 02, 2013 New materials for December 2012 posted
Dec 05, 2012 New materials for November 2012 posted
Nov 07, 2012 Bike repair kit available from Newman circulation desk
Nov 01, 2012 New materials for October 2012 posted
Nov 19, 2012 Faculty: place your copies of textbooks on reserve
Oct 01, 2012 New materials for September 2012 posted
Sep 04, 2013 Free webinars provide tutorials on databases
Sep 02, 2012 New materials for August 2012 posted
Sep 03, 2012 Mergent's Event Data provide real time financial news
Aug 23, 2012 Faculty Week: Material delivery options
Aug 01, 2012 New materials for July 2012 posted
Aug 29, 2012 Interlibrary Loan offers scanning service for local print materials
Jul 27, 2012 Reaxys requires re-registration
Jul 26, 2012 Additional equipment available for checkout in Newman
Jul 23, 2012 Additional Rosetta Stone languages now available
Jul 18, 2012 SpringerProtocols provide step-by-step instructions for experiments
Jul 13, 2012 LandScan provides global population data sets
Jul 04, 2012 2011 data now available in Journal Citation Reports
Jul 11, 2012 Children's Core Collection provides reviews and more
Jul 09, 2012 Cabell's Directories help with the article publishing process
Jul 02, 2012 New materials for June 2012 posted
Jul 02, 2012 Best's Library Center provides insurance industry reports
Jun 25, 2012 Additional Mergent business databases now available
Jun 22, 2012 SAGE Research Methods provides ebooks, videos, and more
Jun 17, 2012 MADCAD database provides full-text building codes and standards
Jun 14, 2012 Summon has changed display and linking of citation-only records
Jun 07, 2012 Google Scholar advanced search changed
Jun 06, 2012 New materials for May 2012 posted
Jun 01, 2012 Nineteenth Century Collections database now available
May 24, 2012 Folio/Oversized books moved to 5th floor
May 31, 2012 Orlando database of British women writers now online
May 29, 2012 Plunkett Research business database now available
May 27, 2012 ProQuest Statistical Insight database now available
May 23, 2012 RAND State Statistics database now available
May 24, 2012 Glossary of Geology now available online
May 20, 2012 Roper Center for Public Opinion Research database now available
May 05, 2012 Top 50 DVDs checked out this year
May 03, 2012 Top 25 checked out popular reading books
May 01, 2012 New materials for April 2012 posted
Apr 05, 2012 You can now renew items via text message
Apr 02, 2012 New materials for March 2012 posted
Apr 02, 2012 ScienceDirect articles now available in ePUB and Mobi ereader formats
Apr 04, 2012 New and enhanced business databases from Mergent now available
Mar 27, 2012 IEEE Xplore upgrade will delete saved searches
Mar 23, 2012 Databases from Africa Knowledge Project now available
Mar 20, 2012 Participants sought for Summon focus groups and interviews
Mar 07, 2012 Emerald backfiles adds access to volume 1 for over 120 journals
Mar 02, 2012 New materials for February 2012 posted
Feb 29, 2012 Acta Horticulturae available online back to no. 1
Feb 02, 2012 New materials for January 2012 posted
Feb 17, 2012 American National Biography now online
Feb 11, 2012 Institutional membership to BioMed Central offers discount to authors
Feb 15, 2012 Almost 1100 ebooks available in ACS Symposium Series
Feb 14, 2012 Grand Corpus French dictionary now online
Feb 09, 2012 Newman Library participating in RecycleMania
Feb 01, 2012 Advertising Red Books now available online
Jan 30, 2012 Mac driver for library printers now available
Jan 25, 2012 Art & Architecture Complete database now available
Jan 22, 2012 Writing Center now located in Newman Learning Commons
Feb 01, 2012 iPads, laptops, cameras, and more now on loan from Newman Library
Jan 13, 2012 Three more Nature journals now available
Jan 15, 2012 Requested items now held for 7 days
Jan 16, 2012 Interlibrary Loan will deliver materials to participating departments
Jan 17, 2012 Newman Library now open 24 hours Sun-Fri
Jan 02, 2012 New materials for December 2011 posted
Jan 03, 2012 Requesting available Newman books starts Jan 9
Dec 29, 2011 What to do with your new e-reader? Downloadable ebooks
Jan 04, 2012 WilsonWeb databases transitioning to EBSCOhost platform
Dec 02, 2011 Leadership Federal Government online directory now available
Jan 06, 2013 Ask librarians questions via SMS text
Aug 25, 2012 Faculty week: Roundup of services for faculty
Aug 22, 2012 Faculty week: Supporting your distance education students
Aug 21, 2012 Faculty week: Keep current in your research with alerting services
Aug 19, 2012 Faculty week: Linking library resources in Scholar
Aug 24, 2012 Faculty week: Designing library research assignments
Aug 20, 2012 Faculty week: Placing items on Reserve