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The library's new app shelf, linked from our mobile website, lists apps and mobile websites for library resources, including full-text databases, journal archives, and utilities like EndNote. From the app shelf, you can install apps for iOS or Android devices, or bookmark frequently used mobile URLs.
Artemis Primary Sources from Gale indexes citations and full text from Gale's Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century digitized collection, including books, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, and early photographs.
Artemis Literary Sources from Gale indexes citations and full text from several Gale literature databases. Advanced search options include interactive search term clustering and term frequency graphs.
Current periodicals, unbound issues of journals and magazines still received in print in Newman Library, have been moved immediately behind the main elevators on the fourth floor. This locates these issues conveniently near the photocopiers, since unbound journals cannot be checked out.
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Part II of Science, Technology and Medicine expands subject coverage in Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) from Gale with an extraordinary gathering of European and British periodicals and American monographs from renowned sources. Collections include Natural History (500,000 pages of monographs from the Huntington Library); The Rise of Public Health in England and Wales (300,000 manuscript pages from The National Archives in England); and Academies of Science Publications (2 million pages of periodicals from Brill).
The archive supplements other published resources (such as The Making of the Modern World, Parts I & II and Sabin Americana, 1500-1926) and supports enhanced "scientific literacy." Using the archive, scholars will be able to analyze technical and conceptual dimensions of scientific knowledge - from physics to psychoanalysis to macroeconomics.
Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture Index from EBSCOhost indexes citations, abstracts, and full-text journal articles, conference proceedings, reviews, books, and recipes. Full text available in PDF and HTML. You can limit to peer-reviewed sources. 1901-present.
This database is on trial through June 1, 2014. Engineering Case Studies Online from Alexander Street Press provides full text reports, videos, event timelines, maps, audio footage and transcripts, blueprints, and other archival content on engineering failures and successes. Please provide feedback on this trial to Larry Thompson or your college librarian.
In preparation for the renovations of the Veterinary Medicine Library, materials from that library will be temporarily moved to remote storage. These materials will be requestable, like other remote storage items by using the Request button in Addison. They can be delivered to the Vet Med circulation desk, any of the other Blacksburg branch libraries, or to eligible faculty department offices. Most storage requests are filled the next business day. Vet Med items in remote storage will keep their usual load periods instead of the shorter storage loan period.
This database is on trial through May 5, 2014. Associated Press Collections Online provides full-text access to documents from the AP archive, including internal AP publications and policies, analysis of news stories, bureau records, biographical information about newsmakers and reporters, photos, and primary sources like correspondence, journals and diaries, and reporters' notebooks. 1846-2004. Please provide feedback on this database to Bruce Pencek or your college librarian.
Scholar now offers a Library Help link in the Scholar tools menu which will point students directly to library resources and support. To add this to a current Scholar site use the Scholar Site Info tool, click on Edit tools, and check the box next to Library Help tool.
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application designed for non-technical as well as advance users to create thematic maps and reports using a variety of demographic, business, and marketing data. There are more 75,000 data variables related to demographics, employment, housing, market segments, businesses, consumer spending, brand preferences, and public health.
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