Join us on Tuesday, October 30th from 1-4 pm for candy, food, and prizes, while we take the FRIGHT! out of Electronic Resources.
The library will hold an E-Resources fair, in which we will do short demonstrations of some of the library’s great tools for research. And here is the greatest part! For every demo that you attend, you will receive a raffle ticket. Attend all 6 demos and get 2 bonus tickets for 8 chances to win great prizes, including a brand new iPad!
The prizes for the raffle are as follows:
|Prize Level||Number of Prizes||Prize|
|Grand||1||iPad (32GB), $10 Giftcard to Barnes and Noble (Campus bookstore), and Burritt Library Hoodie|
|First||2||Kindle Fire 7 (8GB), $5 Giftcard to Starbucks, and Burritt Library Hoodie|
|Second||3||$10 Giftcard to Barnes and Noble (Campus bookstore) and a Burritt Library T-Shirt|
|Third||5||$5 Giftcard to Starbucks and a Burritt Library mug|
Take the mystery out of downloading e-books, creating citations, researching specialized topics, and reference resources with these 5 minute demonstrations given by librarians:
|US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal.|
|JSTOR provides articles of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. You can search the full text, titles, authors, and abstracts, or browse by journal title or discipline. JSTOR works with a diverse group of nearly 1,200 publishers from more than 57 countries to preserve and make their content digitally available. Many JSTOR collections are multidisciplinary and comprised of several core subjects, including language and literature, history, economics, and political science.|
|PsycINFO provides indexing and abstracts for over one million articles in 1,700 journals from over 50 countries. This database, provided by the American Psychological Association, also includes abstracts for dissertations, books and book chapters ranging in date from 1887 to the present.|
|Scopus: Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.|
|Mergent covers 10,000 public companies and their SEC filings. Includes international company data and international annual reports. Our subscription also provides access to Dunn and Bradstreet’s 20 Milllion Plus Private Company Database and Corporate Family Tree.|
|Refworks: is more than just a bibliography service. Upload and format entire papers, collaborate, and manage your research in just a few easy steps.|