• History,  Humanities,  Research

    Dear Hum. 3,

    Great to see you throughout this week and last! Here’s the direct link to your 1950’s Social History research guide.   Thanks for asking such great questions! Do we have to cite images?  – Yes, & the library purchases Noodletools to help with that if you like. Are items from the 1950’s primary sources? – Yes again! Can we access library collections from off-campus? – And, yes!  Simply visit vpn.sps.edu to log in when off campus.        

  • 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…

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

    Primary Source Infographic

    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/>.