Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kanopy Video Collections Now Available

Kanopy streaming video collections are now available. Kanopy includes a wide range of film and documentary production companies, such as PBS, California Newreel, and Media Education Foundation.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Digitalia Hispanica Added to Library Collections

The library has added the Digitalia Hispanica database, which includes more than 13,000 documents in Spanish. The collection includes e-books and e-journals in religion and philosophy, psychology, literature, anthropology and the social sciences.

Monday, February 16, 2015

BrowZine Trial Available for Browsing Online Journals on Mobile Devices

This trial is available on Google Play, Kindle/Amazon and iTunes. BrowZine is an app that allows you to browse library journal subscriptions on your mobile device. To participate in the trial, download the app from the appropriate provider, choose Catholic Theological Union library once you've opened the app, and login with your library barcode number and last name. The trial is available until March 5th.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Use PubMed LinkOut to Access Online Journals

The library has implemented PubMed's LinkOut feature, which displays the library's Get It button on PubMed citations. Using this button will link to additional full text that may be available outside of PubMed, and it will also allow you to access the ILL link if there is no full text available. Using the PubMed version from the library's Find Articles page will allow you to take advantage of this feature.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Drop In to Try Out E-Readers February 26th

The library is hosting a technology petting zoo, which is an opportunity to try different devices you might use for reading. Available devices will include iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Samsung and Nexus brands. You may also bring your own device to try out the library's newest ebook service, eRead Illinois. Drop in any time to test out devices or to have your ebook questions answered!

When: Thursday, February 26th, 10am-2pm
Where: Library, Stuhlmueller Room

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Human Rights Case Studies Online Added to Library Collection

Human Rights Case Studies Online contains primary resources and secondary research materials in both video and print format. This Alexander Street Press collection has been made available through the library's CARLI membership.

Upcoming Zotero Workshops

Would you like to learn more about using Zotero to manage your citations and make bibliographies? This workshop will cover the basics of installing Zotero for Firefox, how to save citations to Zotero, and how to create citations in appropriate citation styles. You may bring your lunch, and bring your laptop if you wish; additional help will be available after the workshop if you need assistance in installing Zotero. Please install the Firefox browser on your laptop before attending the workshop.

When: Wednesday, February 11th, noon-1pm
Where: Room 504

When: Tuesday, March 10th, noon-1pm
Where: Room 504