• Databases,  Fine Arts,  General Works,  Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Literature,  Natural Sciences,  Periodicals,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    35,000 eBooks for you, on JSTOR

    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.  

  • Mathematics,  Research,  Technology

    A.I. Research

    Dear A.I. Class,   So great to meet with you!   As mentioned in class & as available in the A.I. research guide, 2 new eCollections are available for A.I. Research: IEEE Xplore and the ACM Digital Library.   Reseach questions, comments, conundrums?  Please be in touch!  Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu)       IEEE Xplore What is it? IEEE is the acronym for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE Xplore is an eCollection of engineering and technology journals, conference proceedings, magazines and eBooks, from and about engineering and technology.  Currently the eCollection contains over 3 million items. According to the IEEE Xplore subscription paperwork, “More than 30% of all technology literature can be found in the IEEE…

  • Humanities,  Language,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Which digital reference books did you choose?

    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…

  • Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Nature Subject Sets

    The journal Nature (the library purchases a site license to this seminal science publication) recently launched subject sets. These subject sets collect past and contemporary scholarly articles, editorials, commentary and research highlights on given subjects as published on Nature.com.