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. <http://online.salempress.com>.

 

Which digital reference books did you choose?

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 21st, 2015

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!).  🙂

 

 

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

Literature and Its Times, vol. 1-7

Nutrition and Health: Genetically Modified Foods

Oceans (Greenhaven Press)

Online Social Networks

Sleep Disorders

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed.

Teen Rights and Freedoms: Discipline and Punishment

World War II Reference Library

 

I was happy to  see science, hum., history, health and languages all represented.  What do you think?

 

Salem Science

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 11th, 2014

The library recently purchased the digital version of Salem Press’s Encyclopedia of Energy.

 

Encyclopedia of Energy. Salem Science. Salem Press. 2014. Web. 10 Nov. 2014. http://science.salempress.com/.

 

This set contains over 500+ background articles on energy and energy related topics, including:

 

Off the grounds?  Simply login to http://vpn.sps.edu with your SPS credentials to access the entire digital library.

 

 

Salem Health

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 14th, 2013

Salem Health

What is it? – Salem Health is an eBook. It is the digitized version of the 6-volume Magill’s Medical Guide.

How would I use it? – Consider a broad topic search for background information on a medical topic. According to the Magill’s site, the articles in this series are meant to be accessible to the everyday reader, yet have been written by medical professionals and medical writers.

 

 

 

New eReference: Encyclopedia of World Mythology

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 29th, 2013

New in the library’s eReference collection from Gale, is the Encyclopedia of World Mythology.

 

Use this 6-volume set to find background information on such things as:

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