Monthly Archives: June 2009

New: Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a searchable online collection of real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to … Continue reading

New: Counseling and Therapy in Video

Counseling and Therapy in Video provides an online collection of video for the study of counseling, human services, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection allows you to see, experience, and study counseling in ways we’ve never been able to … Continue reading

Quosa Training June 22 and 23

QUOSA is a tool to help you download and manage full-text. It is built to work with PubMed and a few other databases. A trainer from QUOSA, Dr. Eszter Hars, will present 4 one-hour demonstrations for interested JHU faculty, staff, … Continue reading

Safari Books Online: Computer Manuals and Business Books

We’ve had lots of requests for this particular resource and we’re very happy to announce that we’ve been able to obtain access to Safari Books Online. This is a set of electronic books that focuses on computer manuals (O’Reilly, Pearson, … Continue reading

New Look for CIA World Factbook

The CIA World Factbook has long been a trusty resource for information about the nations of the world. This past Monday they introduced a new website design, which makes navigation easier and adds some new functionality. One of the most … Continue reading

Reader Beware!

Blogs and email lists are buzzing with the latest news about Elsevier, the large STM publishing corporation. Elsevier publishes many highly respected journals like Brain Research Reviews and Biomaterials. Most of their journals are peer-reviewed and trustworthy. The Scientist reports … Continue reading

“S” is for “Science Fiction”

It’s summer movie season again! Summer is prime time for science fiction and fantasy — this year’s films include series such as Star Trek, Harry Potter, and Terminator, as well as fine newcomers such as “Time Traveler’s Wife” and “Moon.” … Continue reading

Summer Reading, or, How will you spend your summer “vacation”?

Endless stretches of time before us, lazy hazy days and long hours of sunlight. And yet, the perennial question: what should we read this summer? We all have lists of long-neglected classics we intend to read, someday. One summer not … Continue reading

Featured: Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)

Created by the U.S. intelligence community to benefit policy makers and analysts, FBIS Daily Reports (1974-1996) offers foreign views and perspectives on historical events from thousands of monitored broadcasts and publications. World News Connection is the sister database that offers … Continue reading