Late yesterday, the Illinois State Library announced that budget cuts have forced them to discontinue their subsidized subscriptions to Periodical Abstracts and Wilson Select Plus effective immediately. CARLI is trying to make subscriptions to these databases available at a cost-effective rate, but until further notice we no longer have these databases available.
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
that we have reconfigured the study furniture in the library. The facilities survey told us several things: you want it to seem less crowded, you want quiet, comfy reading areas, you didn't want to see the study carrels when looking up from the atrium. We listened; we'd like for you to come see the results and give us more feedback.
that EBSCOhost2.0 is coming soon. It will offer much more functionality, especially while viewing images, using the citation manager and with personal folders. It also has a cleaner look. If you want a preview, use the 'New Features' function at the top of the EBSCOhost page. Feel free to stop in to see me if you'd like some help on using the more advanced features of EBSCOhost (like searching multiple databases together or setting up search alerts).