Adolescent Health & Wellness: New eReference

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 15th, 2015

New in the library’s Salem eReference collection is the digitized version of the 3-volume Adolescent Health & Wellness.



5 examples from the 483 articles:


Image credit:

Cover. Adolescent Health & Wellness. Ed. Paul Moglia. Hackensack: Salem, 2015. Salem Online. Web. 07 Oct. 2015. <>.


35,000 eBooks for you, on JSTOR

By - Research & Instruction Librarian September 24th, 2015

Ohrstrom Library is now providing access to 35,000 scholarly eBooks available on the well-loved JSTOR platform.

To use this collection simply visit JSTOR and search for terms as desired.

Enjoy your results with the JSTOR journal articles interfiled, or, extract just the eBook content.


“Digital Education – search results.” JSTOR. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.

Miss Representation

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 5th, 2015

In support of upcoming LINC programming, the library recently purchased streaming access to Miss Representation, via library streaming film vendor, Kanopy.


What is Miss Representation?  This documentary looks at and considers the lack of media representation of female leadership.  The filmmakers synopsis is here.


What is Kanopy?  Kanopy is library vendor offering a wide range of streaming educational film/tv content.  Their offerings are here if you’d like to suggest a title!


Newsom, Jennifer Siebel. Miss Representation. Sut Jhally. 2011. Kanopy. Web. 30 Jan. 2015. .

New Literature eReference

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 4th, 2013

Over the break, the Library purchased two major Literature eReference sets.

Dictionary of Literary Biography – This 410 volume set includes 14,600+ biographies of a wide variety of writers. Library Journal referred to this set as the “best overall literary reference work ever published.”

Contemporary Literature Criticism – This 324 volume set includes literary criticism and biographical entries for 3,000+ contemporary authors.





New Reference Book: The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 16th, 2012

The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues by Susan Burgess, CQ Press, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 306.76 B91N

A volume of articles from The New York Times relevant to Gay and Lesbian issues.  Each news article is paired with a scholarly analysis.  Articles are grouped together in reporting of a larger topic.

Examples of Topics:

  • The Stonewall Rebellion
  • Science
  • Aids
  • Privacy
  • Military
  • Marriage

Helpful for: History, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBT Studies, Journalism

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