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JSTOR Trial

Browse all of JSTOR’s archival collections! Access to the trial content ends May 7, 2015

April 9, 2015 at 2:26 pm Leave a comment

Library hosts two trial databases

Ebrary Trial

Ebrary by Proquest is a collection of e-books covering many subjects, and we have a trial to it. Try it out!

PsycARTICLES database trial

A trial to PsychARTICLES is available through June 30th 2015.This full-text psychology database contains articles from highly-cited and landmark journals published by the APA, its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. PsycARTICLES includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. It also offers extensive backfile coverage.

March 24, 2015 at 9:30 am Leave a comment

Library will close for two hours on January 5th

The library will close January 5, 2015 from 9:00am to 11:00am for staff development.

December 19, 2014 at 1:59 pm Leave a comment

New Trial of BizMiner

BizMiner produces granular industry statistical reports, industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. They provide tens of thousands of financial and industry market trend reports each year to business valuation professionals whose judgments are used to establish fair prices for business sales, litigation and merger transactions. Faculty and staff are invited to try out this resource until September 1, 2014 by visitng http://www.bizminer.com/ and loggin in with the proper credentials (obtain them from a librarian).

August 22, 2014 at 12:41 pm Leave a comment

New resources from the Library

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 FBI files illustrate the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism. An intuitive platform makes it all cross-searchable by subject or collection. Date Range: 1968-1979. Content: 14,195 pages. Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. The American Indian Movement (AIM) expanded from its roots in Minnesota and broadened its radical political agenda to include a searching analysis of the nature of social injustice in America. AIM used the media to present its message to the American public. On Thanksgiving Day 1970, AIM seized the replica of the Mayflower. In 1971, members occupied Mount Rushmore; in 1972, they took over the Bureau of Indian Affairs headquarters in Washington, D.C. In February 1973, AIM members initiated a 71-day siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in response to the 1890 massacre of some 150 Lakota men, women and children by the U.S. Seventh Calvary.
Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 This collection allows you to explore the internal organization, personnel and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change government and society. An intuitive platform makes it all cross-searchable by subject or collection. Date Range: 1956-1971. Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. This resource illuminates the enduring conflict in American history between the need of society to protect basic freedoms and the equally legitimate need to protect itself from genuine threats to its security and existence.
Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and Its Aftermath via Gale
Trial May 8th through June 7th, 2014 This collection comprises U.S. State Department documents related to the Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910 and continued sporadically until the new Constitution was adopted in 1917 through to, and including, the election of Calles

Newly Acquired

Unite for Literacy eBooks for children
Colorado Library Consortium, Douglas County Libraries and Unite for Literacy have partnered to provide free access to more than 100 children’s ebooks. These early literacy ebooks are all original–books carefully crafted to connect with young children and their families. They have narrated audio support with an initial goal of supporting the 300 languages that are spoken in U.S. homes. Offering photographs and illustrations to authentically depict a child’s-eye view of the real world, these ebooks are structured to reflect the most current research on the specific features that impact success for beginning readers of all ages. Unite for Literacy is a Colorado-based publisher funded by sponsorships to ensure free ebook content remains free.
The Value of a Dollar via Grey House Publishing
The Value of a Dollar Online is an educational reference tool useful for a wide range of curricula. It is perfect for anyone curious about social and economic history: students, writers, business historians, teachers, reporters, and more. Compare prices, consumer expenditures, investments and see the how the value of the dollar has changed from 1860 to 2014.

May 16, 2014 at 8:51 am Leave a comment

Congratulations!

The winners of our two $50 gifts from the bookstore are student Jasmine Matthew, and staff member Sean McGivney. Thanks to all 412 of you who participated in our survey! Your responses will help us to make the library a better place.

April 23, 2014 at 1:38 pm Leave a comment

New iPads at the Library

We have twenty brand new iPad Airs ready and available for check out at the Circulation desk on the first floor. First come, first served. The check out period is two days. The iPads were funded by a Student Technology Fees grant. 

April 10, 2014 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

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