Patricia Berens

Web of Science iPhone App from Thomson Reuters

INTRODUCING REFSCAN for iPhone powered by Web of KnowledgeSM and EndNote® Scan, search, and save scholarly literature on the go!  RefScan lets you search for and capture your references.  Scan a DOI (digital object identifier), access the references’ bibliographic information and times cited counts from Web of Knowledge, and save them to an EndNote Web account —…

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Patricia Berens

Census Bureau launched mobile app: America’s Economy

The app, which is available for both Android and Apple mobile device users, combines statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. To download, visit http://www.census.gov/mobile/. Key Features Quick overview of indicators measuring the U.S. economy Detailed page for each…

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Patricia Berens

New: Campus-wide access to Economist.com

Horn Library has purchased a site license to Economist.com, providing online access to current as well as back issues of The Economist.  This is available directly from the Library’s website.  The Economist joins the Financial Times and Boston Business Journal for easy access to global and local business news. 

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Patricia Berens

ProQuest has a new look

ProQuest has a completely revamped look and feel but has retained all the familiar search and browse options.  One of the new features is groupings of databases by subject, such as Business, Science & Technology, Social Sciences, and more.  Check it out — here’s the link.   

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Patricia Berens

Netlibrary books and e-audiobooks now on EBSCOhost!

EBSCO acquired Netlibrary, and these collections are now called eBook Collection and Audiobook Collection and reside on the EBSCOhost platform just like other EBSCOhost databases.  Details about how to search, view, and download e-books and e-audiobooks from EBSCO are in this database guide.  

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Patricia Berens

SimplyMap enhancements make it easy to use!

Check out SimplyMap 2.0: New wizards take you through the process of creating maps, tables, and rankings, so that this complex tool is much easier to use than before.  What is SimplyMap?  It’s a mapping tool for demographic and consumer data (but you don’t have to create a map — you can see your results in…

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New: PowerSearch added to Library website!

Check out our new Powersearch with Summon search.  It’s a Google-type search that includes our books and e-books, journal articles, papers, library research guides, free high-quality internet content, and more! Use the first search box in the left-hand column on the Library home page or the Multiple Database Search link in the middle column. Let us…

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Traveling abroad? Consult Global Road Warrior!

Global Road Warrior gives you a quick overview of a country’s customs, holidays and festivals, geography, business and trade, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, communications, electrical system, weather, and much more.  It’s a great resource for familiarizing yourself with the basics about a country prior to traveling there.  It’s helpful for both business…

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Starting 8/16: Borrow Materials From Wellesley and Olin College Libraries!

Starting August 16, 2010, current faculty, staff, and students may check out materials from Wellesley College and Olin College!  Borrowing privileges are equivalent (with a few exceptions) to your counterparts at these colleges.  Please go to their library websites for detailed loan periods and policies. In order to check out materials, you must present your OneCard at their…

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Green Society Reference Series Added to Credo Reference Collection

Sage Publications’ Green Society Reference Series includes: ·         Green Business: An A-to-Z Guide ·         Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide ·         Green Consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide ·         Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide ·         Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide ·         Green Politics: An A-to-Z Guide Look in Credo Reference for these and other materials on issues of…

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