Monthly Archives: November 2010

UPDATE: Printing Services

New printer/copiers have replaced outdated equipment on every floor. And back by popular demand: a color printer/copier on A-level! Standard black and white printing or copying remains $0.07 per page; $0.60 for color. Print from any of the Public PCs … Continue reading

Calling all Bibliophiles!

The Betty and Edgar Sweren Student Book Collecting Contest is here! This annual competition, endowed by longtime Friends of the Libraries Betty and Edgar Sweren, recognizes the love of books and the art of shaping a thoughtful and focused book … Continue reading

Say Goodbye to WebCT

Faculty are reminded to migrate all course content from WebCT before December 31, 2010. Continue reading

Ready for Thanksgiving Day?

As we are getting closer to Thanksgiving, I would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of our libraries’ collections, including books, newspapers, and rare primary source materials pertinent to the history of this holiday. In general, the historical … Continue reading

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Perhaps not what Hemingway had in mind, but behold the new quiet reading space on M-level! As part of the ongoing remodeling efforts in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, the space formerly inhabited by the Interlibrary Services Office, which can now be … Continue reading

Finding Online Books

The Sheridan Libraries have been investing in online books over the past few years. Many of these online books reside in collections; a few examples are listed below. ECCO (18th century books) Oxford Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press books) Safari … Continue reading

Political Handbook of the World

Since 1930, the Political Handbook of the World has provided readers with extensive information about the systems of government and the political parties for all the countries in the world. In addition, profiles of 120 intergovernmental organizations, such as the OPEC, … Continue reading

British Periodicals I and II

Need access to British periodicals for your research paper? Check out  British Periodicals, available through our list of databases. You can also access this new resource from the Newspapers and Periodicals page of the History subject guide. This database contains full … Continue reading

Time for Alphabet Soup

Are you taking the GMAT, the LSAT, the GRE, or the MCAT? Looking for study guides and practice tests? It’s a challenge for the library to keep current with print study guides that include practice tests, so we love telling students about Testing … Continue reading

Just because it’s online doesn’t make it free

Libraries have changed over the past 20 years thanks to the advent of the Internet. It allows us to have larger collections without running out of shelves and taking away valuable study space. Instead of having access to thousands of print journals, … Continue reading