Monthly Archives: February 2008

Need a one-stop place for campaign information? Try CQ Moneyline

Whether you are writing a paper on election politics or simply following your candidate’s campaign trail, our recent database acquisition, CQ Moneyline, provides you with objective, timely and comprehensive information on all aspects of the political fanfare: campaign finance lookup, … Continue reading

Searching the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Have you ever wondered what happens to the unpublished records of the United States federal government? The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the organization that preserves and makes available the records of the United States Federal government … Continue reading

Night Owl: An Evening at MSEL

Some nights are slow for we few, we happy few, reference librarians at MSEL. But February is almost over and y’all are gearing up for mid- and end of semester papers, so boy was I busy last night. Here are … Continue reading

March ’08 RefWorks Webinars

RefWorks has begun offering complimentary online training webinars for current subscribers. If you have an active JHED ID and password, you are a current subscriber! Four March sessions – two on fundamentals and two on more advanced features – are … Continue reading

Reference Sources for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the library is highlighting selected titles and resources from our General Reference Collection. Please check out the display on the shelves to the left of the Reference Office. There, you’ll find titles like African … Continue reading

Bits and Bytes Workshop Series: Intermediate Photoshop Tips

The Bits Bytes Workshop “Intermediate Photoshop Tips,” offered this Thursday (2/21) at 1pm, will feature techniques that will help you save time, make more detailed images, create custom text headers, and increase your ability to make selections. This workshop is … Continue reading

New Computer Manuals Just In

Are you someone who appreciates books with titles like “Hacking Exposed!” ? Have you been wishing for a manual about Mac OSX Leopard? Are you getting into Photoshop but need some tips to help out? On C-Level is the library’s … Continue reading

Way Back Machine

Ever had need for information from a Web page (or entire site) that has been taken down? Need to review past manifestations of an existing site? The Internet Archives™ Way Back Machine might just have what you’re looking for. Instead … Continue reading

Harvard and Open Access

If you are interested in the Open Access movement, you’ll be interested in the latest news from Harvard. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has voted unanimously to allow Harvard to make their scholarly articles freely available online. The articles … Continue reading

You Decide? Election 2008 Resources

While many Hopkins students and faculty have already voted in their home states by absentee ballot, those of us voting in Maryland venture to the polls tomorrow to cast our ballots. Only 4 years ago that Howard Dean was lauded … Continue reading