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Congratulations to all of our graduates. We frequently get questions about what happens to library access after graduation.
Early European Books from ProQuest provides high-resolution scans of works printed in Europe or elsewhere in European languages prior to 1701. You can search for page features, such as illustrations or annotations.
Flipster from EBSCOhost provides facsimile-views of popular magazines: you can browse issues and flip through complete page views. View in your browser or use the iOS or Android app. (Connect to the magazine in your mobile browser, then use the Open in App link.) We only subscribe to a few titles on this platform.
Index Islamicus from Brill provides citations of European language publications (journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, and book reviews) about Islam and the Muslim world. 1800s-present.
The Web of Science: Citation Databases from Thomson suite has added two new sub-databases that index content not previously available.
Emerging Sources Citation Index from Thomson Web of Science searches citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journals in cutting edge fields not yet included in the main Web of Science citation indexes. 2015-present.
Russian Science Citation Index from Thomson Web of Science , indexes citations, abstracts, and some full text from key Russian journals in all science disciplines. You can search cited references. 2005-present.
We have added nine primary source databases from Gale that provide newspapers, reports, correspondence, manuscripts, images, pamphlets, works of fiction, and more. All of these new databases, plus eight additional databases already in our collections, can be searched through Artemis Primary Sources from Gale , which allows searching through specific sets of databases, limiting to formats or date ranges, and including works with various images or illustrations.
On April 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the University Libraries will host a service expo on the second floor of Newman Library next to the circulation desk.
The Virginia Tech community is invited to attend and learn how to get involved with local service organizations.
The expo will also kick off a charity drive for several of these organizations. Those who wish to donate may bring items to the expo, or leave items in drop-off bins located next to the Newman Library circulation desk on the second floor any time between April 26 and May 17, 2016.
BrowZine, which provides access to our scholarly journals, alerts users to new issues, and stores downloaded article for easy reading, now syncs bookshelves of selected journals between its web version and mobile app version. After creating an account for BrowZine (or using the account you set up in the app version), additions and changes to your My Bookshelf list of journals to follow will be reflected in both versions. The ability to sync reading lists of articles will come later this spring.
Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text newspapers, magazines, and broadcast transcripts of American and international publications. 1978-present.
VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia, has upgraded access to science and engineering databases on the ProQuest platform. Eleven new databases (in bold below) provide indexing of citations, abstracts, and full text of journal articles, conference papers, government reports, and more content including indexing of figures, tables, graphs, maps, charts, and other illustrations in these publications. All of this content is indexed in Summon, though you may wish to use an individual database's advanced search feature to access descriptor thesauruses, limiting options, or search fields not available through Summon.