• Humanities,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Top 4 Research Guides of the Year!

      Representing the Sciences, coming in at number 4, The Physics V research guide with 541 views this year. Coming in at number 3, The Encounters Research Guide with 732 views this year. Coming in at number 2, The Humanities V Research Guide with 3,429 views this year. And coming in at number 1, The Humanities IV Research Guide with 4,375 views this year. Way to research, Big Red!   Photo by Tim Geers

  • Humanities,  Research

    High 5, Hum. V!

      The Capstone’s done! Congratulations! For your browsing pleasure, below are usage stats demonstrative of your diligent work.   The Fifth Form collectively:   Searched the digital reference collection: 718 times   Searched JSTOR: 725 times   Searched the new Global Issues in Context collection: 1,444 times   Searched the ebrary eBook collection: 1,020 times, resulting in opening ebrary eBooks a total of 5,918 times!   AND   Viewed the Humanities 5 Research Guide: 3,588 times   Way to research, Big Red! Any outstanding research questions? Do be in touch! lsanborn@sps.edu

  • Mathematics,  Research


    Looking for statistics? The library purchases the Germany-based product: Statista.   What is it?   Statista is an eCollection of over 1,000,000 global, corporate, non-profit, economic, trending events, governmental, and educational statistics. From www.statistica.com on May 5, 2014 (emphasis added): “We pride ourselves in being the world’s first and only company to bring together data from over 18,000 sources.”   Statistics are presented alongside an infographic, (usually a chart), providing a visual read of the statistics.   Find more statistics at Statista   “Number of monthly active Instagram users from January 2013 to March 2014 (in millions).” Chart. Statista. N.p., 2014. Web. 5 May 2014. <http://www.statista.com/statistics/253577/number-of-monthly-active-instagram-users/>.

  • Humanities,  Research

    Humanities Five: Research Paper

    Welcome, fifth form research paper!  To accompany the project, here is the research guide (http://sps.libguides.com/humanities5) that collects and curates those library eCollections most helpful for this assignment. Questions about any of the included sources?  Would you like a research consultation?  Please contact Lura Sanborn: lsanborn@sps.edu. Good luck in your research!