Cannell has access to over 6000 up-to-date, technical books through the database: IT PRO: Books 24×7. Do you need info on topics like: Desktop & Office Applications, Graphic Design, Networks, Operating Systems, Programming languages, Security, Software engineering, Web programming? Latest titles include: MindManager for Dummies PHP Programming Solutions Serial Port Complete Visualizing Information with Microsoft [...]
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With an artful merging of skilled writing and sophisticated visual artistry, graphic novels are a popular and growing genre for both fiction and non-fiction. Cannell Library recently added the following titles: Another Day, by Harvey Pekar with art by Ho Che Blankets : An Illustrated Novel, by Craig Thompson. Bookhunter by Jason Shiga. The Complete [...]
Lexis-Nexis is a powerful database that most people associate with legal materials and news, but there’s so much more to explore. One of the features is the deep collection of major world newspapers. To see the complete list, click the “I” as shown below. Lexis-Nexis is a robust database with some pretty sophisticated searching features, [...]
Keep up-to-date with the latest news in higher education by setting up an alert to the Chronicle of Higher Education. With Chronicle Alerts, you can get a digest of events delivered to your email in a daily or weekly summary. You can choose from a smorgasbord of choices, including Academe Today (morning or afternoon), Job [...]
FactCheck.org, a non-profit, non-partisan website sponsored by the Annenberg Institute, is setting the standard for exposing deception and documenting the facts behind political speeches, ads, debates, interviews, and press releases. Set up an email alert or RSS feed to keep on top of facts behind what politicians are saying. And take a look at [...]
“Check out” this e-book, available through NetLibrary until the end of June.
Cannell Library now has access to LexisNexis, a powerful database that provides access to a wide range of authoritative sources, including world-wide news, business, financial, and legal research tools (such as Shepards Citations, law reviews, Codes for all 50 states, and more). To learn how to use LexisNexis, visit the Knowledge Base, download one of [...]
Next time you need an article, try the Visual Search feature available in the EBSCOhost databases. Instead of a list of articles, you’ll get a “grokked” set, like the one shown below. Give it a try and see for yourself how it works!
Looking for opinion polls? This database has it 14,ooo, from 1986 to the present. From AARP to Global Warming to Zyuganov, Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Harris Polls, Pew, ABC, CBN and dozens of others, give it a try and see what you think. (Well, actually, see what others think!) Polling the Nations
The library just added 33 new full-text e-books to the library’s IT-Pro (information technology) Collection. These books, and hundreds of others, appear in the library’s book catalog, or you can go directly to IT Pro (Library Home Page –> Books –> IT Pro Collection). From both on and off campus, sign in with your name [...]