Wednesday, December 31, 2008

I Want You To Know...

The library has added the online version of the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls to its collection. The Encyclopedia offers an interdisciplinary view of the Scrolls, with articles written by over 100 scholars from around the world. To search or browse the Encyclopedia, visit the library's web page at and click on Oxford Digital Reference Shelf to view the Encyclopedia.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

I Want You to Know...

The library has added the Encyclopedia Britannica to its collection of online resources. In addition to the encyclopedia, Britannica Online includes a collection of classics of Western literature, a "this day in history" feature, and a biography of the day. Go to and click on Britannica Online to try it out.

Monday, December 15, 2008

I Want You to Know...

The library has added a new database of electronic documents called eHRAF World Cultures. This database is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text documents are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. Check out this new database on the library's web page for electronic books and reference works at

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

I Want You to Know...

JSTOR has added a few new titles to the library's online journal collection.

Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:

Transactions of the American Philosophical Society:

Monday, December 1, 2008

I Want You to Know...

The library has a collection of eBooks from The collection includes almost 2000 titles on various topics. To access these books from off campus, visit the NetLibrary web site while you are in the library, create a free account on the NetLibrary site, and then you will be able access NetLibrary books from any location. In addition, each month a different eBook is available for free as the featured book of the month. NetLibrary eBook of the Month