• Databases,  General Works,  Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Web Resources

    WWI Elective

      Looking for content to support the Treaty of Versailles cosplay? A few recommendations, first, some eCollections purchased by the library: For international primary sources the First World War digital archive. For biographical research, the Biography Database  : Over 435,000 biographies compiled from a variety of reference texts. For newspaper research from the time period: Illustrated London News, London Times, U.S. Newspapers 1851 -2004. Free on the web:  This German-based (with 50 international contributors) WWI database just launched last month (it got some good reviews in the library media): http://www.1914-1918-online.net/ Europe’s digital library (digitized content from Europe’s libraries, museums and archives) : http://www.europeana.eu/ Includes a WWI specific portal this past Spring (includes contributed content from DPLA, below): http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en…

  • Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Research

    First World War Archive: extracting everyman poetry

    Below is a 3-minute video describing how to pull the everyman/amateur poetry from the library’s First World War Archive.   Looking for biography/analysis of well-known WWI poets?  Highly recommended are 2 of the library’s eRef collections: Salem Literature and Gale Virtual Reference Library.   Questions?  Thought?  Do be in touch!  😉  Ms. Sanborn  

  • Databases,  Fine Arts,  General Works,  Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Library News,  Literature,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Happy Summer! Wherever you are, the library’s right there too.

    Happy summer!   Need to consult a library eBook?   An international newspaper?   Consider an environmental issue?   Check some stats?   Take an SAT practice exam?   All of the library’s digital collections are available to you anytime, anywhere.  Simply login to http://vpn.sps.edu with your SPS credentials to access the entire digital library while off the grounds. Warm wishes for a wonderful summer!   Image source: Laughy, Lisa. eOhrstrom. 2014. Ohrstrom Library. St. Paul’s School. Web. 2 June 2014. <http://library.sps.edu/ebooks/>.

  • Geography,  Humanities,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    GreenR

    GreenR (stands for: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) contains global perspectives on global environmental issues.   To reveal all of the global environmental topics covered by GreenR, click the “View all ” button (upper middle, directly following ‘Browse Issues and Topics’).   Sources include: reference book articles, newspapers, broadcast news, radio news, magazines, newspapers, reports and scholarly journals. Photo by seanmcgrath

  • Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Periodicals,  Research

    Global Issues in Context

    Global Issues in Context What is it? This eCollection contains global perspectives on global issues. Sources include: reference book articles, newspapers, broadcast news, radio news, magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals. Consider browsing the ‘Issues and Topics’ section for inspiration, or, if you have a broad topic in mind, search for keywords expressive of that topic.     Off the grounds?  Do log in first to http://vpn.sps.edu to access any/all of the library’s eContent.