Library Research at ASP

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Systems Librarian

June 29th, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Ohrstrom Library staff have put together research guides for several of the courses offered through ASP.  Two guides are recently updated and reformatted, and can now be accessed through the sidebar links in the Ohrstrom Blog (on the left in the blue column, below the “Categories” links under the “Research Guides” heading). Check back for more updated guides.

These guides have been created to showcase library materials relevant to the Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Ethics ASP research projects.  Click on the screenshots below to access the guides, or find the links in the blog sidebar under the “Research Guides” heading. Each guide has also been converted to PDF format so they can be easily printed or downloaded for off-line access.  The PDF links are located at the bottom of each guide.

Artificial Intelligence Research Guide

Biomedical Ethics Research Guide

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

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Systems Librarian

November 4th, 2008

Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice edited by Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr, Sage Publications, 2007.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 303.48 An2 v.1; Ref. 303.48 An2 v.2; Ref. 303.48 An2 v.3.

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justicec

Each volume of this set includes a list of the 960 entries and a “Reader’s Guide,” which groups related articles under broad subject headings. For example, under “Environmentalism,” the guide lists 40 pertinent entries scattered across all three volumes. The third volume contains an extensive index.

HELPFUL FOR: Literature of Witness, Terrestrial Ecology, Religion and Ethics, Leadership for Social Justice, Biomedical Ethics, Community Outreach

FUN FOR: Eco-Action members, protest song writers, activist poets