New: Vanderbilt TV News Archive

We’re awfully excited to announce that the Libraries recently subscribed to a streaming video resource called the Vanderbilt TV News Archive. The Archive has been recording TV news broadcasts since August, 1968. It includes content from ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox News, in addition to select special coverage. Whether you’re researching coverage of the latest presidential election, […]


August ’08 RefWorks Webinars

Would you like to store all of your citations in one place, and make bibliographies at the click of a button? RefWorks is an online personal database and bibliography creator available to all JHU students, faculty, and staff. If you have a JHED ID, you have an account! Want to learn how to use it […]


Montgomery Library Resource Center Summer Hours

As summer is in full swing, the Montgomery Library Resource Center will observe summer hours through Labor Day. In short, the Libraries’ Rockville, MD location will be closing one hour earlier on weeknights and opening one hour later on Saturday. Montgomery Library Resource Center Hours July 1-August 31 Monday through Thursday: Noon – 8 p.m. […]


Google (Scholar) Guide

Do you Google? If so, you might know that characters like quotation marks, asterisks, and other operators can customize, even refine, your search. Google Guide offers a wealth of such tips and tricks for searching Google, including a cheat sheet. Although this guide is explicitly written for regular Google, and interestingly enough, not by Google, […]


RefWorks in Ten Minutes in Montgomery County and DC

We invite you to join us for brief evening drop-in demos, and Q & A, at the Regional Library Resource Centers. We’ll be covering RefWorks next week. Mark your calendars because EBSCO research databases will follow the next. Hope you can make it! Monday, March 24 – Thursday, March 27 (Montgomery County) Tuesday, March 25 […]


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 mentioned below. Note that course enrollment is limited and registration is required. RefWorks says that […]


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 of inputting keyword or subject search terms, type the URL for the Web page you […]


What’s New with RefWorks?

Use RefWorks? If so, you might be interested in knowing about three enhancements to the online personal citation database announced earlier this month. Write-N-Cite III (beta) offers the ability to write and format papers and generate bibliographies, while working offline. Think of it as a read-only version of your RefWorks database, maintaining most familiar functionality. […]


Rockville and D.C. Library Locations

Live or Work in the D.C. Area? You should know that the Sheridan Libraries includes two locations that might be convenient for you: Montgomery Library Resource Center (MRC) in Rockville Washington Library Resource Center (WRC) near Dupont Circle. You can think of the regional resource centers as branch libraries of Homewood’s Milton S. Eisenhower Library: […]