January 29, 2010

ebrary in CUNY+

Filed under: Digital Resources — Tags: — pam @ 9:49 am

The 45,000 electronic books recently licensed from ebrary for our collection are now available in CUNY+. Covering just about every discipline, you can find titles such as Steinbeck and the Environment alongside Analyzing Intelligence Origins, Obstacles and Innovations. Viewing options include a QuickView or the ebrary Reader. The collection also includes maps and reports. More than 350 publishers are represented in the collection, including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Springer, and Taylor & Francis.

January 21, 2010

Haiti Earthquake and Health

Filed under: Digital Resources,News — Tags: , — pam @ 2:39 pm

The NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center has created this site which lists new web pages about the Haiti earthquake situation from both government agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). There is also a section of Haitian Creole and French-language materials. Links to background information on earthquakes and subsequent health issues, such as public health assessments, emergency surgical care, and  management of dead bodies, are included. Click here or on the logo to access the site.

January 20, 2010

ScienceDirect Planned Outage

Filed under: Digital Resources,News — Tags: — pam @ 3:00 pm

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 12 hours from 8:00 AM  to 8:00 PM on Saturday, January 23.

January 2, 2010

Sci-Tech Database of the Month

Filed under: Digital Resources,News — Tags: , , , — pam @ 8:00 am

futurity Futurity is an online research news magazine reporting the latest discoveries in science and technology from more than forty leading universities in the United States and Canada.  Articles include links to additional information at the institution where the research was performed, plus links to full text journal articles when available. Click on the Futurity logo to access this database.

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