Thursday, March 26, 2009
The library will be hosting a webinar about the eHRAF World Cultures database on Monday, March 30th at 1:30pm in room 504, and donuts will be served. Topics will include types of materials included in the database, the subject headings and organizational principles that are applied to the cultural materials, and how to use the searching and browsing functions of the database. The webinar will be conducted by Christiane Cunnar from eHRAF, and will be conducted by conference call and by a demonstration projected from the computer in the room. This webinar would be of interest to anyone who is interested in making the most of the ethnographic materials in eHRAF.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Everyone is invited to a discussion of a spiritual classic, Spiritual Friendship, by Aelred of Rievaulx, on Tuesday, April 21st. The book discussion will take place over the lunch hour from noon-1p.m., so bring your lunch if you would like. Contact Melody at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
Friday, March 20, 2009
The library has two more databases you may want to check out. Oxford Biblical Studies Online is available on a trial basis through April 18th. OBSO includes several Bible translations, commentaries and reference works. This database is available at http://www.ctu.lib.il.us/trialdatabases. The library has also added Camio, a collection of art museum images, to its collection of online resources. Images in the collection are licensed for educational use. To view the collection, go to the library’s web page for online images at http://www.ctu.lib.il.us/find-online-images.
Friday, March 13, 2009
The library is testing a federated search engine that will allow you to search the content of all of our electronic books at the same time. This search is available at this link: http://wfxsearch.webfeat.org/wfsearch/search?cid=11091. The search is also available on the library's toolbar, which can be downloaded at the library's home page at http://www.ctu.lib.il.us/.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
The library has a new database available on trial until June 30th. JSTOR's 19th Century British Pamphlets includes over 20,000 pamphlets digitized by major British libraries. The trial is available as part of JSTOR, or you can go to the trial database link on the library web page at http://www.ctu.lib.il.us/find-articles-0.