Library Blog

    September Library and Teaching Commons Newsletter

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-09-18 Blog Tags: News

    The September summary of news from the Library and Teaching Commons is now available.

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    ScienceDirect Topics

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-09-18

    Elsevier launches ScienceDirect Topics to help researchers quickly build their knowledge and save valuable time searching.

     

    ScienceDirect Topics will provide researchers with:

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    Database trial - Statista

    Posted by: Davidson Moira on 2017-09-07 Blog Tags: trial, statistics

    We are starting a trial to Statista - a statistical database that allows you download and embed charts, spreadsheets  and infographics into documents and presentations.  The trial will run until Sept. 30, 2017.  

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    Weeding - HB & HC, Economics

    Posted by: Davidson Moira on 2017-08-31 Blog Tags: Weeding Project

    Attached are lists of books in the HB (Economic theory. Demography) and HC (Economic history and conditions) classification areas.  The lists have been reviewed by Economics faculty.  All faculty are invited to review the lists and contact Deneen Dutchak (ddutchak@lakeheadu.ca) before Sept.

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    Criterion on Demand

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-08-08

    Access to Criterion on Demand off-campus is not working.

    The company is aware of the issue and they are working on a solution.

    If you need to access a film, please contact us at: 

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    Scientific American now in JSTOR

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-08-03

    Scientific American is now part of the JSTOR Life Sciences collection; the full run of the journal from 1845 to 2012 will be available, with new content added each year. 

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    Criterion on Demand - scheduled maintenance

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-07-28

    Criterion-on-Demand will be down for scheduled maintenance and upgrades from 12AM EST Saturday July 29th until 9AM EST Monday July 31st

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    New Look for Engineering Village

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-07-26

    In August, Engineering Village will launch an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability. The new user interface will keep all the current navigation and high quality functionality, using a modern interface experience.

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    Education Library Books Identified for Weeding

    Posted by: Gisella Scalese on 2017-07-25 Blog Tags: weeding
    Attached are three lists of books that have been identified for removal from the Education Library Collections. If you have concerns or questions regarding any of these titles please let Gisella Scalese (gscalese@lakeheadu.ca) know by Friday August 4, 2017. All comments/suggestions are welcome!
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    Canadian Electronic Library

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2017-07-19

    Canadian Electronic Library, a collection of thousands of electronic documents on Canadian Public Policy and Health Policy, is no longer available via the ebrary interface.

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