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Big Changes for Wilson Web Databases in January

When students, faculty, and staff return from the holiday break, some of our most popular library databases will be sporting a new look. All of the Wilson Web databases have been acquired by Ebsco Information Services and will be transitioned to the EbscoHost search interface at the end of 2011. The content of these databases will remain the same; it is only the look and feel of the search

Stream Video with Ethnographic Video Online

The library has recently added a unique and valuable streaming media database to our collections. It’s called Ethnographic Video Online (EVO), but don’t let the name fool you. While it might sound like something that would only be useful in sociology or anthropology, it is also a resource that offers interesting and relevant multimedia materials in a wide range of subject areas. EVO is an interdisciplinary streaming video database

A New Look for an Old Favorite

Academic Onefile has changed its interface slightly over the summer. The colors are very different and some of the search features are in different places, but overall it still works the same way that it did last year!  A few of the things that HAVE changed include: New limits on the left sidebar – limit your results to image, podcast and video files The Subject Guide has been renamed

New Librarian: Lane Wilkinson

Lane Wilkinson joins the Lupton Library as a new Reference and Instruction Librarian. Lane comes to us from Detroit, Michigan where he worked as a reference librarian at Oakland University. Lane received his MLIS from Wayne State University in 2008. He also holds a Masters in Philosophy and has taught Ethics, Logic and Critical Thinking on an adjunct basis for several years. Lane’s research interests include information ethics, social

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Where are the Magazines?

Welcome back. Returning students will note some changes in the Library, especially on the second floor.  We have removed the shelving from the middle of the floor where current periodical issues were shelved and done some rearranging of second floor seating. Why have we done this?  The Library begins this year with a budget reduction of $100,000. Adjusting to a reduction of this magnitude meant the Library had to