April 30, 2010

Graduate Student Symposium

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Thursday, May 6, 4 – 8 p.m., Cohen Library Archives & Special Collections

April 29, 2010

Sci-Tech Database of the Month

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BioMed Central is a publisher of  science, technology and medicine following an open access model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Click on the logo to access this database.

April 26, 2010

Research Resources for Faculty

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Introduction to Research Resources for Faculty, Wednesday, April 28th, Noon-1 p.m., Cohen Library first floor, room 1/340. Sign up by calling 212-650-6089.

April 23, 2010

World Constitutions Illustrated

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Just added to our HeinOnline database access, World Constitutions Illustrated includes the current constitution for 193 countries. For each country, the database also includes:

– Links to commentaries and other relevant sources such as the World Fact Book, Annual Human Rights Reports Submitted to Congress by the U.S. Department of State, Country Studies
–  Direct links to specific chapters within the 800 classic constitutional books that discuss the country
–  Links to scholarly articles that discuss the constitutional and political development of the country
–  A bibliography of other select constitutional books about the constitutional development or the history of the government
– Links to online sources such as the Portals of the World and the official government website for the country

April 20, 2010


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April 22

9 – 4

NAC Rotunda

Celebrate Earth Day –

give a book a home!

April 12, 2010

Get Ready for Earth Day – April 22

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The Library of Congress Science Reference Service offers this guide to Earth Day resources.

April 9, 2010

Friend a Librarian

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From today’s Washington Post Campus Overload blog: “Got a research paper to write? Friend a librarian.”

April 8, 2010

Textbook Savings – How to Get Bang for your Buck

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The University Office of Computing and Information Services has compiled this fact sheet to help students save money when purchasing textbooks. This list is not exhaustive, so students are encouraged to research other options. Be sure to check with your professor that the version of the textbook you select can be used in your class.

April 6, 2010


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Thanks to the sponsorship of the Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies of the Department of Political Science, library users now have access to HeinOnline, the world’s largest image-based legal research database. It contains almost 50 million pages of legal information, all in searchable PDFs. Our core subscription includes: Legal Classics, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, and Treaties and Agreements Library.  Click on the logo to access this database.

April 5, 2010

arXiv.org – Sci-Tech Database of the Month

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Hosted by the Cornell University Library, arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. Physics papers comprise the majority in this archive. The papers listed have been reviewed but not necessarily published. The arXiv site was originally established to enable physicists to view papers prior to publication. The site contains nearly 600,000 documents. Click on the logo to access this database.

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