Archive for the 'Resources' Category

February 5, 2010

Edited by Eric W. Weisstein and published by CRC (Chemical Rubber Company) Press/Taylor & Francis in 2009, this is the Third Edition.  The three-volume set is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QA 5 .W45 2009.

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January 22, 2010

Henry Stewart Talks:  Biomedical and Life Sciences Edition

The Henry Stewart Talks:  Biomedical and Life Sciences Edition is a collection of over 1000 animated audio visual presentations by world leading experts.  The collection is organized into over 50 series such as Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Monoclonal Antibodies as Therapeutic Agents, and Protein Folding, Aggregation and Design.  Each presentation appears in the library catalog, but can also be found at the Henry Stewart Talks website by browsing by series or by a keyword search.  To be up to date as new series and talks are added to the collection, complete the "Keep Me Updated" form.

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January 22, 2010

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) has recently added the following dataset to its collection:  Student-Athlete Experiences Data Archive produced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).  The file contains data relating to such variables as graduation rates, team-level academic progress rates, and more.

The ICPSR 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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January 8, 2010

Formerly known as NewsBank, the Access World News database is a full-text news resource containing comprehensive coverage of current issues and events from over 500 United States and Canadian newspapers, news sources, and domestic and international newswires.  More than 70,000 articles selected annually provide regional, national, and international perspectives and in-depth coverage of the arts, and people, and professions in the news.  It is possible to search for news articles by both geographic region and by individual state, as well as by international region.

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January 8, 2010

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China:  Modern and Historic Views of the World's Newest and Oldest Global Power

Edited by Linsung Cheng and published by the Berkshire Publishing Group in 2009, this five-volume set is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DS 735 .A2 B47 2009.

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December 3, 2009

Edited by David Pong and published by Charles Scribner's Sons/Gale Cengage Learning in 2009, this four-volume set is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DS 755 .E63 2009.

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December 3, 2009

Football:  An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

By Edward J. Rielly and published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2009, this work is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number GV 948.85 .R54 2009.

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November 16, 2009

This database is located under the Articles and Databases tab on the library homepage and then under the Newspapers heading.  It provides a convenient method of determining what newspapers are available in microfilm format in the library collections.  Newspapers can be searched by county for Alabama Newspapers, by state for United States newspapers, and by country for International Newspapers.

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November 16, 2009

This database covers bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals.  Major areas of subject coverage include:  Aggressins and Toxins, Animal Bacteriology, Antibacterial Agents, Antibiosis, Cell Structure and Function, Culture, Ecology and Distribution, Genetics and Evolution, Human Bacteriology, Identification, Immunology, Invertebrate Bacteriology, Methodology, Microbial Symbiosis, Plasmids, Predation, Taxonomy, and Typing.  Covers 1982 onward.

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November 5, 2009

Edited by David Matsumoto and published by Cambridge University Press in 2009, this volume is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number BF 31 .C28 2009.

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