• Databases,  Humanities,  Language,  Research

    Spanish Language eBooks

    795 academic eBooks, originally published and available in Spanish, are available on the library’s JSTOR platform.   Titles are largely Humanities focused and include content from publishers El Colegio de México, Ediciones UC, and Marcial Pons Ediciones de Historia.     Additional information, including a title list, is available on the JSTOR Spanish-Language eBook Collection page.  Or, be in touch.  🙂   “JSTOR – Advanced Search Results: Language, Spanish.” JSTOR. Web. April 26, 2016.

  • General Works,  Humanities,  Literature

    Paradise Lost

    New in the library’s Overdrive collection are digital audio and text versions of Paradise Lost.     A print copy is at the physical library (Call number 821 M64PZP, main floor) and an eBook version from library eBook vendor, Ebsco, is also available.   Looking for some critical analysis or biography?  You might try the eLiterature collection in the library’s collection of digital titles from Salem Press, also, the Biography Resource Center.  

  • General Works,  Humanities,  Library News,  Literature

    Overdrive!

    The library is pleased to announce its new partnership with eContent vendor Overdrive.   SPS Overdrive: The Essentials   What’s in it? Popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks and Audiobooks. The inaugural collection of roughly 100 titles includes core Humanities texts and popular YA fiction in audio and eBook form.   How do I use it? To borrow Overdrive content simply log in to the SPS Overdrive site using your existing SPS username and password.  Overdrive offers a 2-minute video overview HERE.   What else should I know? Just like the print collection over in the library building, the Overdrive collection is built title-by-title.  And, just like the print books, most titles in Overdrive are…

  • History,  Language,  Research

    Dear Latin 2,

    Great to see you! Creating a resume for your selected Caesar? The Latin II research guide suggests library eCollections that support biographical Caesar research, including: Biography in Context, Gale Virtual Reference Library and of course, the Suetonius eBook, “The Twelve Caesars.” Questions or thoughts about your Caesar research?  Be in touch!    

  • Databases,  General Works,  Library Tech,  Research

    Citation Resolutions

    Resolute to citing all sources?   Many library eCollections will self-cite.  Look for buttons that read ‘cite’ or ‘cite now.’   Products from the Gale company will even import the citation into your Google Drive.  Level up!     “Research Methods – Citation Pop-Up.” Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 22 Dec. 2015.