Friday, October 24, 2014

Closed Friday Afternoon

Plough Library will close at noon today, October 24, 2014, with the rest of CBU campus.  We'll remain closed  through Saturday the 25th, and we reopen at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 26th.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fall Break Hours

Midterms are nearly over! We'll be open over Fall Break if you need anything from the library.

Fall Break Hours:
  • Sunday, October 19: CLOSED
  • Monday - Thursday, October 20 - 23: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 24: 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Saturday, October 25: CLOSED
  • Sunday, October 26: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Spanish Language Documentaries

Our Films on Demand subscription has a number of documentary series on Spanish and Latin American culture--in Spanish (some with English sub-titles)
In addition, there are interviews with writers, poets, and philosophers, such as Francisco Umbral, Antonio Gamoneda, Carlos Fuentes, Fernando Savater, Gonzalo Rojas, Isabel Allende, and more.

You can watch entire series, single episodes, or even segments of episodes--all online.

Friday, October 10, 2014

eBook: Handling Hazardous Materials

Handling Hazardous Materials (J.J. Keller and Associates, 2013) is a reference guide to DOT Hazmat regulations with charts and guidelines.

Learn definitions and requirements for marking, labelling, packaging, loading, unloading, handling, and more.

Handling Hazardous Materials is part of our Knovel collection of online sci/tech reference works.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Spanish Language Online Resources

Find more sources of fulltext articles on current events in Spanish using LexisNexis Academic.
Titles include Cinco Dias, CNN Wire Espanol, Diario Cordoba, EFE Newswire, El Comercio, El Financiero, El Mercurio, El Neuva Dia, Hoy, La Nacion, La Rioja, La Verdad, and more.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Informe Academico

Did you know that one of our databases is in Spanish? Informe Academico is part of the Tennessee Electronic Library --"una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias;" it "contiene 7.525.224 artículo(s) actualizado(s) el 3 de octubre de 2014. Todos los artículos se han publicado entre 1980 y 2014"--[Spanish language descriptions from Gale Cengage].

Created for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool provides indexing, images and full text of popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines and journals.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Other Memphis Libraries

Most university and college libraries in Memphis give check-out privileges to students and faculty from other schools, who present their schools' ID card. Here is a list of the other libraries that CBU students and faculty can use:

Current CBU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff may borrow books from:
Current CBU graduate students, faculty, and staff may borrow books from:
You can use WorldCat to find books in area libraries. You can also use the catalogs on individual libraries' homepages.

NOTE: When borrowing from other libraries, you are subject to their policies--their due dates, their overdue fines, etc. As far as other schools' electronic resources go, you may be able to use them on site as a guest: be aware that guest access may be limited to only a few computers, and typically, no printing is allowed.