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September 2007 Archives


September 11, 2007

Credo Reference (formerly Xrefer Plus)

Only the name has changed. Credo Reference still provides access to 100 general reference titles, covering the spectrum from arts, business, biography, geography, history, language & linguistics, social sciences, science and technology, law, literature. Now includes Britannica and other encyclopedias.



Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI)

FYI - Access to this database has changed from OCLC to Gale. The appearance has changed, but the content remains the same.


Anthropology Plus

Library recently subscribed to Anthropology Plus, which is an index of bibliographic materials in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology; ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture; and interdisciplinary studies. It covers all core periodicals in the field and dates back to the late 19th century.

Please let us know what you think.


International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA)

Starting July 2007, the library re-subscribed to IIPA database. It indexes more than 200 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, and other materials such as conference papers, obituaries, biographical profiles, reviews, interviews and discographies. The coverage is from 1864 to present.
Check it out and let us know what you think.


AnthroSource

The library now subscribes to AnthroSource. AnthroSource provides online access to the current issues of 15 of AAA's (American Anthropological Association) peer-reviewed publications. It also serves as an electronic archive, with more than 100 years of anthropological material online, for all of AAA's 33 journals, newsletters and bulletins.
Check it out and let us know what you think.


Gale Science Resource Center

A new database to check out: Gale Science Resource Center.
It is provided by Maryland Digital Library and is a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. It reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms including biology, chemistry, physics, etc
Take a look and let us know what you think.


eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology

We just set up a trial for eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology

eHRAF World Cultures is a database that contains over 400,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology currently covers over 41 major archaeological traditions with more than 50,000 pages. Each tradition file also consists of a general summary and full-text sources including books, journal articles, dissertations, and manuscripts.

Try it out and let us know what you think