The Dulaney-Browne Library Quarterly Report for April-June 2012 is now available.
With summer school classes ending on July 27th, some of you may be wondering about library hours in August. The library will continue to be open on weekdays only, but for reduced hours when no classes are in session. Interim hours will be 7:30 am to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for August 10th, when the library will close at noon for the annual library staff retreat. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, August 19, 2012. If you are looking for more advanced notice on library hours, you can visit the monthly calendar at the bottom of the page or the new tentative hours calendar on StarNet.
Are you interesting in the causes and impact of the recent heat waves? Check out the EBSCOhost database GreenFILE. This database is included with our EBSCOhost subscription and provides access to indexing (descriptions of articles) of “scholarly, government and general-interest titles … on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.” With links to full-text in the full range of the library’s EBSCOhost, JSTOR, and Project Muse subscriptions as well as links to freely available full-text one quarter to one half of the articles may link directly to full-text and the remaining articles may be available in print in the library or through interlibrary loan.
Due to changes in our reference database subscriptions, we have changed our search tabs. The SEARCH Oxford Reference tab has been updated to allow users to choose the specific reference book to search. These include the Oxford English Dictionary, Grove’s Music Online, Taruskin’s Oxford History of Western Music, and encyclopedias of art, climate, dance, African American history, women’s history, human rights, American and British literature, popular music, and theatre. Also, check out the new SEARCH Ebrary tab to find electronic books you can read online or download to selected e-readers.