Trick or Treat @ the Burritt Library

Join us on Tuesday, October 29th from 1-4 pm for candy, food, and prizes, while we take the FRIGHT! out of Electronic Resources.7879534-black-cat-sitting-on-halloween-pumpkin

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 5 demos and get 2 bonus tickets for 7 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), a Burritt Library mug, and Burritt Library Hoodie
First 2 $50 Barnes and Noble gift card (can be used in campus bookstore) and Burritt Library Hoodie
Second 5 $10 Gift card to Barnes and Noble (Campus bookstore) and a Burritt Library T-Shirt
Third 5 $5 Gift card to Starbucks and a Burritt Library mug

Take the mystery out of downloading creating citations, researching specialized topics, and reference resources with these 5 minute demonstrations given by librarians:

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.
Archives of Sexuality and Gender:  Explore LGBTQ history like never before. Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I provides access to over 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. This database offers an expansive, detailed, global view on LGBTQ history—much of which was previously unavailable to the public.
 Refworks:  is more than just a bibliography service. Upload and format entire papers, collaborate, and manage your research in just a few easy steps.