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November 09, 2009 - 6:48 pm

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This video shows you how to get the full text articles from Google Scholar using the five options that the Rod Library has to offer.


November 05, 2009 - 10:28 am, the electronic version of the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, is now available through UNISTAR, the Library’s online catalog. Use this resource to obtain bibliographic and publisher information about more than 300,000 journals, determine journals in subject areas of interest, and identify refereed journals. This tool can be us...

October 30, 2009 - 1:58 pm

The ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) has been enhanced recently with several hundred new international and domestic (U.S.) industry and market reports from Business Monitor International and First Research. Business Monitor International reports cover more than 30 industries, with separate reports for dozens of countries, such as 104 page document called, "China Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report - Q3 2009." First...

October 30, 2009 - 1:25 pm

The Library's subscription to the Biological Abstracts database on the Ovid/SilverPlatter platform expires on Saturday, October 31st.  Access via a different vendor is being investigated at this time. 

October 29, 2009 - 10:18 am

Panther Prowler will be down for a short period of time on Friday morning, October 30th between 6 am and 7 am in order to perform upgrades.  Databases can still be searched directly by starting at the Databases A-Z list and clicking on the name of the database during this time.

October 29, 2009 - 8:02 am

LexisNexis online products will be unavailable to users from October 31, 8:00 p.m. through November 01, 2009, 4:00 a.m. Central Time.  Products affected include LexisNexis Academic, Congressional, and Statistical.

October 28, 2009 - 5:10 pm

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Individual students and faculty can request extensive assistance with a research project by scheduling a research consultation with a librarian.  A research consultation normally lasts about an hour.  The libra...

October 28, 2009 - 10:19 am

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours from 8:00PM CDT Saturday, October 31 to 4:00AM CST Sunday 1, November).

October 28, 2009 - 8:03 am

This 1928 pamphlet about Cedar Falls describes how the town looked in its early days.    See the book at: