Archive for the 'Resources' Category

July 8, 2009

The Encyclopedia of Microbiology

Edited by Moselio Schaechter and published by Elsevier in 2009, this is the Third Edition.  This electronic encyclopedia uses the ScienceDirect platform .  Students and faculty/staff members in Biological Sciences, Forestry and Wildlife, Veterinary Medicine, and various Engineering departments will find high-quality basic information to support their research.

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July 8, 2009

The Encyclopedia of Ecology

Edited by Sven Erik Jorgensen and Brian Fath and published by Elsevier in 2008.  This electronic encyclopedia uses the ScienceDirect platform .  Students and faculty/staff members in Biological Sciences, Forestry and Wildlife, Veterinary Medicine, and various Engineering departments will find high-quality basic information to support their research.

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July 8, 2009

Prince's Dictionary of Legal Citations:  A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, and Law Students

By Mary M. Prince and published by William S. Hein in 2006, this is the Seventh Edition.  Formerly known as Bieber's Dictionary (1st. - 5th. editions) and then Prince's Bieber's Dictionary (6th. edition), this volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library in the Reference Collection under call number KF 246 .P73 2006.

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June 25, 2009

By John Black and published by Oxford University Press in 2009, this is the Third Edition.  It is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HB 61 .B554 2009.

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June 25, 2009

Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks

By W. Craig Gaines and published by Louisiana State University Press in 2008, this volume is located on the Second Floor  of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 591 .G35 2008.

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June 11, 2009

The Turfgrass Information Center (TIC) is a repository of publicly available and selected professional, trade, and scholarly information on turfgrass.  The Turfgrass Information File is a searchable database of over 140,000 records of information sources on turfgrass.  About one-third are available in full-text format.  The Turfgrass Information File includes some full-text electronic books, conference papers and reports such as those by the United States Golf Association (USGA).  Coverage is 1968 onward.

Subjects include grasses and grass-like ground covers in golf course, parks, sports fields, lawns, sod farms, roadsides, institutional grounds, and for other utility, recreational or aesthetic purposes.  Additional subjects include turfgrass seed production, breeding, biology of turfgrass species, culture methods and techniques, weeds, pest and diseases, water use, sod production, lawn design, landscape, sports facilities, equipment use and maintenance, environmental concerns, and business and industry trends.

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June 11, 2009

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Edited by John L. Esposito and published by Oxford University Press in 2009, this six-volume set is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DS 35.53 .O96 2009.

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May 29, 2009

CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) is a database of works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums which provides high-quality art images for education, research, and enjoyment.  All content is rights-cleared for educational use.  CAMIO includes photographs, prints, sculpture, paintings, decorative arts and utilitarian objects, drawings and watercolors, costume and jewelry, architecture, textiles, and more.

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May 29, 2009

Constructing Architecture:  Materials, Processes, Structures:  A Handbook

Edited by Andrea Deplazes and translated by Gerd H. Soffker and Philip Thrift, and published by Birkhauser in 2008, this is the Second Edition.  This volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction under call number TA 403.4 .C65 2008.

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May 15, 2009

The MLA International Bibliography is now part of the EBSCOhost family of databases and has, consequently, changed its interface.  Originally available as a print index, this database is produced by the Modern Language Association of America, and consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1926 to the present.  The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3000 journals and series, and covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.  Please NOTE:  due to licensing restrictions, this database is limited to five simultaneous users.

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