New Flipster Titles

By - Research & Instruction Librarian December 1st, 2015

The library has added 4 newly-available titles to its Flipster magazine platform.

 

Looking for The New Yorker, Wired, Vogue or Vanity Fair in an online, always accessible, flip-page format?

It’s here!

 

Questions?  Titles to recommend?  Let me know!

P.S. Off the grounds and wish to browse the library’s digital magazine collection?  Simply log in to vpn.sps.edu, click the library icon and select Flipster from the list in the Digital Collections page.

 

Flipster SPS Collection Title List Page. EbscoHost. Web. 20 Nov. 2015.

Liberty Magazine: Digital Archive

By - Research & Instruction Librarian December 2nd, 2014

The library recently purchased the Liberty Magazine digital archive.

What is this?

Liberty Magazine ran from 1924-1950 and was a popular, weekly published, illustrated magazine.  In the early 20th century U.S., illustrated magazines were widely read as a source of information, fiction and entertainment.

 

Liberty Magazine: 1924-1950. Gale. Web. 20 Nov. 2014.

The New York Times dot com

By - Research & Instruction Librarian September 23rd, 2014

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The Library just purchased campus-wide access to the NYTtimes.com site!

Two items to note:

 

  • Access to the NYTtimes.com site is available when on the grounds only. Remote access via vpn.sps.edu is not available.

 

Want more news?  Check here for a list of all of the library’s newspaper collections, digital and print.

 

National Geographic Digital Archives

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 29th, 2012

The Library is very pleased to present its recent purchase of the National Geographic Digital Archives.

All issues of the National Geographic from 1888-1994 are browsable, searchable and include original images & photography.

National Geographic is particularly well-known for its coverage of global cultures, human geography, history, nature and science.

 

Magazine Archive within Google Books

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 4th, 2012

Google Books contains a collection of magazines embedded within its larger Google Books tool.  Titles range from American Woodworker, Current Organic Chemistry to Texas Monthly with many title in between.  Date range varies widely by title.

This brief video describes how to extract and search Life from within Google Books.  The same technique can be applied to any magazine within this Google collection.

 

Helpful for: Humanities, History, Science, Art, Popular Culture

 

 

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