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It’s International Open Access Week! Not sure if you should be celebrating or not? Have you ever been frustrated when a database article is not just a click away? Currently, scholars do research, write up articles, and give those articles to publishers. The publishers print the articles and provide online access in article databases. Publishers […]

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“Monsanto Company is the world’s leader in agricultural chemicals, seed and genetically modified crops, as well as being one of the most controversial companies in industrial history. “This film uses hitherto unpublished documents and testimonies of victims, scientists and politicians to expose Monsanto’s lack of care in protecting the environment and the health of those […]

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If you are anything like me, the mere mention of physics makes your brain hurt. That theory is too deep for me. Or so I thought until I looked at one of the library’s new books, The flying circus of physics by Jearl Walker. Walker takes the theories of physics and illuminates/illustrates them with fun […]

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Science Online

A recent addition to our library is Science Online. This database offers access to full text articles ranging from commentary to news to peer-reviewed research from 1997 to the present. Articles from 1880, (yes, you read that right, 1880!) to 1996 can be searched, but only the abstract is available. You can access this database […]

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