Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Trial Available for Cambridge Companions Online

Cambridge Companions Online includes Cambridge Companions in the areas of philosophy, religion and culture. The Cambridge Companions are collections of essays on particular topics or on particular individuals. The trial is available through March 7th.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Updates Added to Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Both primary source documents and article updates have been added to Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Twenty new primary source documents have been added, such as an excerpt from The Alchemy of Happiness, titled 'The Knowledge of Self' (c. 1100), as well as the 'Prologue to the Sair ul Ibad ilal Maad' (c. 1111). Updates on Southeast Asia include, 'Muslim Women's Issues and Groups in Cambodia', 'Religious Pluralism in Indonesia', and 'Muslim Minority in Myanmar'.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries Project Includes CTU Library

Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries is a project that documents both the architecture of library buildings and the artwork contained within those buildings. You can search the collection of photographs of buildings and artwork, and there is a feature to browse for specific artists. Some of the artists featured in the Bechtold Library include Lillian Brulc, Fred Henze and Christopher Krymski.