Archive for the 'Resources' Category

June 18, 2010

By Beth Luey and published in 2010 by Cambridge University Press, this is the Fifth Edition.  It is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PN 146 .L84 2010.

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June 18, 2010

The Auburn University Digital Library has launched The Piano Bench Collection, a digital collection comprised of sheet music published before 1923.  The compilation largely consists of items from the personal collection of former librarian Fred Edmiston and includes music with an Alabama connection, Southern themes, blues music, show tunes, and songs from World War I, lullabies, and more.  to view the collection and learn more about its origin, please click here .

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June 4, 2010

The Current Research Information System (CRIS) is a  database containing reports of current, ongoing, and recently completed federal and state supported research projects in the fields of agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry.  This database is produced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The projects are conducted by USDA research agencies, state agricultural experiment stations, the state land-grand university system, other cooperating state institutions, and participants in a number of USDA-sponsored research grant programs. 

Updated monthly, CRIS contains over 30,000 project descriptions showing the project investigator(s); institution; problem statement of the research project; the aims and objectives; approach and methodology; results and progress; and publications reporting these or related findings.

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June 4, 2010

The Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change:  A Complete Visual Guide

By Juliane L. Fry and published by the University of California Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QC 854 .F79 2010.

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May 21, 2010

United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1998

Roll call voting records for both chambers of the United States Congress through the second session of the 105th. Congress are presented in this data collection.  Each data file in the collection contains information for one chamber of a single Congress.  The units of analysis in each part are the individual members of Congress.  Each record contains a member's voting action on every roll call vote taken during that Congress, along with variables that identify the member (e.g., name, party, state, district, uniform ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) member number, and most recent means of attaining office).  In addition, the codebook provides descriptive information for each roll call, including the date of the vote, outcome in terms of nays and yeas, name of initiator, the relevant bill or resolution number, and a synopsis of the issue.

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database provides search and browsing access to abstracts and datasets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data.  Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstracts, or study number.  It is possible to browse major research categories.

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May 21, 2010

Computational Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Edited by Edward I. Solomon and others and published by Wiley in 2009, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor  of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QP 517 .Q34 C66 2009.

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May 7, 2010

Dictionary of Louisiana French:  As Spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian Communities

Edited by Albert Valdman and published by the University of Mississippi Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PC 3680 .U7 L728 2010.

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May 7, 2010

By Paul Henderson and Gideon M. Henderson, and published by Cambridge University Press in 2009, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QE 26.3 .H45 2009.

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April 23, 2010

The CCH (Commerce Clearing House) Tax Research Network provides tax news as well as federal and state tax information.  Included are tax codes, regulations, court taxes, rulings, legislative documents, treaties, IRS (Internal Revenue Service) publications, as well as CCH explanation and analysis.  Federal Tax Archives are available for all years since 1978, State Tax Archives for all years since 1994.  Includes the CCH Standard Federal Tax Reporter.

The subscription to CCH Intelliconnect Tax Research is maintained by the College of Business School of Accountancy; the Auburn University Libraries are providing a link to for the convenience of researchers.  Please NOTE:  when using this database for the first time, it is necessary to create an account since a user I.D. and password are necessary for access.  The database allows for 35 simultaneous users.

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April 23, 2010

Encyclopedia of the Social and Educational Foundations of Education

Edited by Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. and published by Sage Publications in 2009, this three-volume set is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number LB 17 .E53 2009.

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