Archive for the 'Resources' Category

April 2, 2009

Edited by Michael Allaby and published by Oxford University Press in 2009, this is the Third Edition.  This volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QL 9 .C66 2009.

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March 20, 2009

The Project Muse database now provides a new search feature to connect researchers to more articles by a specific author.  When a search brings up a citation, the "More By" feature appears for authors listed as contributing to that article.  Researchers can simply click on the linked author name to find additional articles in Project Muse by that author.  The "More By" feature also provides links to works by the author is the Google Scholar search engine and OCLC WorldCat search engine, both of which are available on the World Wide Web.

The Project Muse database offers journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers and covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.  Note:  Auburn subscribes to the Standard package.

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March 20, 2009

Handbook of Frauds, Scams, and Swindles:  Failures in Leadership

Edited by Serge Matulich and David M. Currie, and published by CRC Press in 2009, this timely volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 6695 .H28 2009.

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March 5, 2009

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Edited by Richard C. Schaefer and published by SAGE Publications in 2008, this three-volume set is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HT 1521 .E63 2008.

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March 5, 2009

The Slave Families of Thomas Jefferson, A Pictorial Study Book with an Interpretation of his Farm Book in Genealogy Charts

Written and compiled by B. Bernetiae Reed and published by Sylvest-Sarah, Inc. in 2007, this large, two-volume set is located in the Genealogy Collection in the Special Collections and Archives Department (Ground Floor) of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number folio E 332.74 .R43 2007.

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February 20, 2009

A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840

By Howard Colvin and published by Yale University Press in 2008, this is the Fourth Edition.  This large volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in the Reference Shelves under call number NA 1996 .C6 2007.

The LADC is located in Dudley Hall.

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February 20, 2009

Edited by Samuel C. McQuade III and published by Greenwood Press in 2009, this volume is located in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library on the Third Floor under call number HV 6773 .E53 2009.

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February 6, 2009

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present:  From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Paul Finkelman and published by Oxford University Press in 2009, this five-volume set is the continuation of the three-volume set published in 2006 covering the period 1619-1895,  This five-volume set is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 185 .E5453 2009.

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February 6, 2009

The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practice

Produced by the American Institute of Architects and published by Wiley in 2009, this is the 14th. edition.  This volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in Dudley Hall under call number NA 1996 .A726 2009.

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January 21, 2009

The Grove Music Online database is now part of the Oxford Music Online database.  Oxford Music Online is a full-text encyclopedia of music covering all aspects of classical, contemporary, world, and popular music.  Grove Music Online features the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd. edition, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd. edition.  Please NOTE: database access is restricted to three simultaneous users.

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