AP Images: New eCollection

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 7th, 2016

The library recently purchased the AP Images Collection.

 

What is it?

A collection of 12 million images from the Associated Press, 1826 to the present.

 

Featured Events Page. AP Images.  EbscoHost. 30 March 2016. Web.

More! Streaming film: 26,000

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 25th, 2016

 

 

“Homepage.” Kanopy. Web. 19 Feb. 2016.

The library upscaled it’s Kanopy license to now provide access to 26,000 streaming documentary, educational and classic films.

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?

 

Primary Source Infographic

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 7th, 2015

What is a Primary Source?

 

Image Citations

Images above taken with an iPhone 5, text added with Skitch app, inside of Ohrstrom Library by Lura Sanborn, except for those cited below.

 

Amazon Prime Music Logo. Amazon. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.
<http://www.amazon.com>.

Facebook page banner. The Pelican Facebook Page. The Pelican. Web. 27 Mar.
2015. <https://www.facebook.com/thespspelican>.

Glove. St. Paul’s School Bookstore. Follet. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.
<http://www.bkstr.com/stpaulsnhstore>.

WSPS Logo. WSPS Homepage. SPS. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.
<http://wsps.sps.edu/>.

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