• Humanities,  Language,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Which digital reference books did you choose?

    The library recently concluded it’s pilot in User-Driven Acquisition.   This past year the entire 2,000+ collection of digital reference books was available to the SPS community.   Now, at the end of the academic year, the library has purchased those 20 titles most consulted by SPS researchers (you!). Ā šŸ™‚     What were they?   Ancient Rome Cold War Reference Library Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health 3 Garbage and Recycling (Greenhaven Press) Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History Global Viewpoints: The War in Iraq Greek and Roman Mythology Greenhaven Encyclopedias of: Ancient Greece Greenhaven Encyclopedias of: Terrorism Human Trafficking (Greenhaven) Learning Disabilities…

  • Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Nature Subject Sets

    The journal Nature (the library purchases a site license to this seminal science publication) recently launched subject sets. These subject sets collect past and contemporary scholarly articles, editorials, commentary and research highlights on given subjects as published onĀ Nature.com.    

  • General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    Updated Interface: the digital Reference Library

    The library’s digital reference collection, purchased from library vendor Gale, just underwent a small update. Search limiters are now over on the right (just like the In Context databases, purchased from the same vendor) and the advanced search button is now directly to the right of the search bar.          

  • Mathematics,  Research,  Technology

    Engineering Digital Library

    Now available! Ā The SPSĀ Engineering Digital Library.   What is it?   A collection of digital sources purchased by SPS in support of the new Honors Engineering program, including: IEEEĀ Xplore ACM Digital Library SpringerĀ eCollection Details on how to extract engineering eBooks from the over 300,000 eBooks purchased by the library (!)   Questions? Comments? Ā Please be in touch! Ā Ms. Sanborn