Tag Archives: databases

New Databases Added

We’ve added two new databases to our collection of electronic resources:

Alt Press Watch – Showcases unique, independent voices from some of our nation’s most respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals. The database features over 502,000 articles from more than 190 publications. Looking for articles in Amnesty International or City Limits Investigates? Find them here in full-text.

Culture Grams  –  This series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference. Providing information about the people, customs and courtesies, lifestyle and 204 different country reports. Definitely a source to use for international reporting or when your reporting involves persons of diverse cultural backgrounds.


Research Smarter, Not Harder!

A series of hands on workshops to help you strengthen your research skills on Friday, April 4th 2008. These sessions are designed to help you identify appropriate sources for researching your a articles and to familiarize you with the particular search strategies and functions of each. Thereby helping you work smarter not harder!

Reserve the following dates on your calendar (rooms TBA):

April 4th 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lexis Nexis
April 8th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ReferenceUSA
April 11th 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Factiva
April 15th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Facts on File
April 18th 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ABI/Inform Complete
April 29th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. StatUSA
May 2nd 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PubMed
May 6th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Academic Search Premiere