Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Value Line - New interface

Value Line has a new digital interface that allows you to adjust the display for your specific interests. Changes are not permanent but are only maintained for the duration of your session.

Whether you want stock quotes, news, or charts about publicly traded companies, Value Line is a standard and respected source of information

For more information about the digital interface, read Value Line's letter announcing the change.

For help in learning how to use the new interface, see Value Line's training videos.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Encyclopedia of Insects

Elsevier's Encyclopedia of Insects (2009) is part of our collection of online encyclopedias from Credo Reference.

Covering anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease in insects--as well as conservation and management--, the Encyclopedia of Insects includes sections on major insect forms: ants, aphids, crickets, diptera, mites, odonata, ticks, wasps, and more.

Images and a glossary are included.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Girls to the Front

Punk rock, feminism, counter culture, coming of age--Sara Marcus' Girls to the Front : the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution (Harper Perennial, 2010) tells the story of the 90's feminist movement, Riot Grrrl.

You'll find it on the New Book Shelf on the Library's Main Floor: the call number is 781.64 M3.

The related website contains information about the book, reviews from several sources, and links to the websites of related projects.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

August Webinars - LexisNexis

In August, LexisNexis Academic will be offering several free webinars on how to use their resources.

Legal Research (see also Shepard's®) 
Friday, August 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT) - Register Now (VOIP ONLY)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT) - Register Now (VOIP ONLY)

LexisNexis Academic - News 
Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)- Register Now (VOIP ONLY)

LexisNexis Academic - Shepard's® 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT) - Register Now (VOIP ONLY)
Monday, August 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT) - Register Now (TELEPHONE ONLY)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Union War

New to our collection is The Union War, by Gary W. Gallagher (Harvard: 2011). You'll find it on the New Book Shelf on the Main Floor of the Library, under call number 973.7 G35.

More information about the book and its author can be had from these episodes on CSPAN:

Remembering the Civil War
In Depth with Gary Gallagher
Emancipation During the Civil War

New books can be checked out for two weeks.


Friday, July 11, 2014

Innovative Graphene Technologies

By Atul Tiware, Innovative Graphene Technologies: Developments and Characterization, Volume 1 (Smithers Rapra Technology, 2013) is designed for beginners needing to understand more of the science and technology behind the manufacture of graphene.

After an introduction about the development of graphene technology and its real-world application, chapters cover such topics as the photoreduction of graphite oxide, functionalization, wave propagation, and raman spectroscopy.

Innovative Graphene Technologies is one of many sci/tech ebooks available to students at CBU through our Knovel subscription.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Encyclopedia of International Games

If you are looking for information about an international gaming event, Daniel Bell's The Encyclopedia of International Games (2013) is for you.

Don't just think you'll be reading about the Olympics, however. While you'll find all sorts of detailed information about the Olympics, many other games are included as well: look up, for example, the Arctic Winter Games, the Games of the Small Countries of Europe, Academic Olympia, the Baltic Sea Games, the Firefighters World Games, the Nordic Games, or the World Medical Games.

Depending on what information is available, you'll find at the least the years of the games, host cities, host nations, and the dates. Additional information can include the numbers of athletes, sports, participating nations, venues, and medals given. Descriptive text and further data may be available for each year of a game.

Appendices list games by year, by nation, and by host city. Appendix 7, "Other Games," lists games for which no information has yet been found, with an invitation to other researchers to investigate.

The Encyclopedia of International Games is part of our Credo Online collection of reference works.