• Databases,  Humanities,  Research

    Dear Hum. V,

    Great to see you this week!   I loved your mind-mapping of the ‘Scholarly Conversation.’   When you’re ready to leap into the academic literature, here’s the page in the research guide¬†(screenshot below) listing four databases providing just that.   As always, please be in touch with any research-y queries! ¬†I love hearing from you. ūüôā    

  • Humanities,  Research


    Capstone launches!   Looking for a topic? Need 3 possibilities before the end of the week?   Perhaps: Global Issues in Context What is it?¬† This eCollection contains global perspectives on contemporary global topics. Each topic is accompanied by a collection of academic sources. Sources include: reference book articles, newspapers, broadcast news, radio news, magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals.   Prefer to be inspired by academic film? How about a browse through¬†Kanopy¬†: 26,000 streaming documentary, educational and classic films.   Looking for more suggestions? ¬†Try this page in the research guide for more ideas that could lead to topic inspiration.  

  • Databases,  General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    Congressional Digest: New eCollection

    What is it? Congressional Digest¬†was founded in 1921 by suffragette Alice Gram Robinson, with the aim of providing voters with impartial reporting on high-interest issues. ¬†Each issue features an impartial overview on a contemporary topic with pro and con viewpoints written by members of the U.S. Congress.   The library’s digital subscription to Congressional Digest¬†includes issues dating back to 1998 and also includes Supreme Court Debates and the archive of the (now ceased) International Debate reports.   “Recent Issues.”¬†Congressional Digest. Web. 15 Feb. 2016.