Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Great Wide World of Digital Collections

An important mission of many libraries (academic, public, and special) is to digitize their special collections, making them available to users around the world. Before the advent of the Internet, if you wanted to view a library’s special collection, you would have to make a physical trip. Now, many institutions have opened up their collection […]

Why can’t I access full-text articles from ERIC?

Well…… that is because ERIC, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, discovered “personally identifiable information” in some of the articles. As a result, they pulled down all the full-text items in order to evaluate each document and remove any “personally identifiable information” if present. Here is the […]

We’ve upgraded our JSTOR content!

This semester, we’ve upgraded our JSTOR content.  We now provide access to even more JSTOR articles within the subjects of arts and sciences.  The new additions, entitled Arts & Sciences III, IV, and VII Collections, now rounds out our subscription to seven different JSTOR collections as well as a number of individual journal subscriptions that […]