Archive for the 'Resources' Category

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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January 21, 2009

Edited by John R. Vile, David L. Hudson, Jr., and David Schultz and published by CQP, this two-volume work is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number KF 4770 .E53 2008.

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January 9, 2009

Wall Street Journal

Contains the full-text Wall Street Journal newspaper which has extensive coverage of stock markets, finance, investments, and business-oriented news.  This database version from ProQuest includes business and financial news and analysis, company news, regular columns, special reports, articles on the national and world economy, editorials and opinion, interviews, and Reuters news stories.  It excludes charts and free standing tabular data, such as stock tables and other listings (this information can be found in the print copy available for the past three months at the Circulation Desk on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library or in the microfilm copy located on the First Floor in the Microfilm Newspaper Collection for the period 1889 onwards except the past three months).  Coverage in the database is full text from 1984 through the present.

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January 9, 2009

Edited by Stephen E. Atkins and published by Praeger Security International in 2008, this two-volume work concerning the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 6432.7 .A85 2008.

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