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New Database: Communication & Mass Media Complete

Rod Library is pleased to announce brand-new access to a major Communication Studies database, EBSCO's Communication & Mass Media Complete, for the UNI community.

This database provides access to the full text of more than 450 journals, and some access to a total of more than 770 journals, in the area of Communication Studies. More information about this resource is available here, and you can start searching the database here.

Who Needs Wikipedia?

Britannica Online is a one-stop resource for basic background information covering many topics that can be used in student research papers, speeches, and other projects.  Students often would like to use Wikipedia, but many instructors will not allow that to be used as a source.  Britannica would make an excellent alternative for many assignments where other encyclopedias are allowed.

Britannica's new and improved site includes many features beyond just the basic encyclopedia articles.  These include

The Never Ending Library Book Sale

Library Book Sale

Come check out the latest items added to the Library's book sale.  Look at the shelves in the Library's lobby and you'll find best-sellers, children's books, fiction, non-fiction... we have it all! 

$2 for hardcover books and $1 for paperbacks - you can't go wrong on the price.

Pick out as many as you like and pay at the Circulation Desk.

We add new titles all the time, so keep checking the shelves.

U.S. Private Company Research

Business researcher Amelia Kassel provides helpful tips in her short article called, "US Private Companies: Research and Analysis." She discusses topics such as variant names, Secretary of State filings, state securities offices, researching key executives, public records, credit reports, legal information, SEC EDGAR, free v. fee searching, and what's the best source.

ProQuest down for maintenance Saturday 1/29/11

ProQuest will perform maintenance on January 29, 2011 from 9:00 p.m. CST to Sunday, January 30 at 9:00 a.m. CST. 

The following products will be unavailable at that time:

  • ProQuest platform products, ProQuest Historical Newspapers
  • Chadwyck-Healey products only in North America (International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text, International Index to the Performing Arts)
  • UMI products including ProQuest online dissertation products

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