Category Web Resources

Move over, Google – There’s a new search box in town!

Paging all students: before the semester ends, be sure to check out Nexis Uni—an exciting new research solution designed with and for digital natives like you! Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across […]

Trial of Academic Search Ultimate now available!

For those of you neck-deep in papers, worry no more – Warner Library has a new database for you to try that might just help! Academic Search Ultimate, provided by EBSCOhost, is the more advanced version of Academic Search Complete. Containing thousands of full-text articles from a variety of subjects, Ultimate has much of what […]

Introducing “28 Days of Hidden Figures”!

In honor of Black History Month, Warner Library is proud to showcase “Twenty-Eight Days of Hidden Figures,” a special online collection! Hosted by the Gale database Biography in Context, “Twenty-Eight Days” centers around African-Americans whose talents and successes are not often featured or have been forgotten. So, in recognition of their achievements, every day in […]

New Databases for a New Semester!

With each new semester, changes are bound to occur – and it is no different at the library. This semester, we are proud to announce several databases for you to browse; some of these, in fact, have been around since last semester! But without further ado, here’s a quick preview of what’s new in the […]

The Force Awakens! Star War Returns.

Leisurely pursuits “behind the stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian I’m excited. The previews have been enticing. I fell in love with the adventures of the Skywalkers during my years at seminary, around 1977. Indeed, science fiction and fantasy are mainstays of my leisure time pursuits. Early on I was exposed to the […]

Hidden Treasures from iTunes for Your Mac or PC

Learning Tools used by a Librarian “behind-the-stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian iTunes is a software application used to purchase and organize audio and visual purchases from Apple’s iTunes Store. You don’t need Apple hardware to take advantage of the hidden academic treasures found in iTunes. The software is available for download for both […]

A Blog About Writing a Blog 2

By Marvin Smith, D.Min. M.L.S. — General Services Librarian, Palmer Theological Seminary Even though I started blogging just a few months ago, I have pushed myself to include the visual element whenever possible. Other bloggers tell me that it took them “a long time” before they felt comfortable inserting pictures or video into their blogs. […]

“Marley was dead: to begin with.” Five sites to get your Dickens’ Christmas Carol fix

The fall semester is coming to a snowy close. With only a couple of days left of final exams, you may now find yourself with a lot of free time on your hands. What better way to ease  into the Christmas spirit than by bingeing on all things relating to Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? So […]

Four ways to find recipes on the web

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself ‘well, that’s not going to happen’. ― Rita Rudner, author, humorist I thought I would write this week’s blog post about a couple of really cool ways to find recipes on the internet, since Eastern has […]

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 […]