Thursday, January 17, 2008

Improve Your Research Skills--Library Offers Training

Training

Campus

Location

Date and

Time

Find Articles!

Denton

Reference Training Room

Thu 1/17 (10-11am)
Thu 1/24 (11am-noon)
Wed 1/30 (1-2pm)

Library Resources: Special Topics (Education and Kinesiology)

Denton

Reference Training Room

Mon 1/28 (noon-1pm)

Library Resources: Special Topics (Nutrition and Food Science)

Denton

Reference Training Room

Mon 1/28 (2:30-4pm)

Library Resources: Special Topics (Reading (NEW!))

Denton

Reference Training Room

Wed 1/30 (3:30-5pm)

RefWorks

Denton

Reference Training Room

Thu 1/31 (noon-1:30pm)

RefWorks

Electronic

Refworks webinars available to students/faculty/staff

Tours and Services

Denton

Reference Training Room

Thu 1/17 (3-4pm)
Tues 1/22 (11am-noon)

Find Nursing Articles!

Parkland

Library

Tues 1/22 (2pm)

Tues 1/29 (2pm)

Library Tour

Parkland

Library

Wed 1/30 (3-3:30pm)

RefWorks for Students

Parkland

Library

Thurs. 1/17 (2pm)

Nursing: Evidence-Based Research

Parkland

Library

**Advanced Level

Wed 1/23 (2pm)

Mon 1/28 (10am)

RefWorks-For Publishing!

Parkland

Library

Thu 1/24 (10am)

Research Skills

Electronic

Research Skills Tutorial

Scholarly, popular, peer-reviewed journals

Electronic

Peer-review-Scholary,Popular?

Using Subject Guide Pages to find journal articles and books on a particular subject

Electronic

Subject Guide Tutorials
3 min



Complete training & workshops schedule available here:http://www.twu.edu/library/form/library_workshops.htm

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

LexisNexis Academic is a great resource for researching news, business, and legal topics. It contains more than 6,000 sources from all over the world, drawn from print, broadcast, and online media. The back file lets you find contemporary accounts of events that took place decades ago. Topical indexing and powerful search features help you find the information you need.

LexisNexis Academic Includes:


News, current events, and commentary
  • Newspapers and new magazines, including major publications from the U.S. and around the world and local publications from all 50 states
  • TV and radio broadcast transcripts
  • Wire services
  • Blogs and web-based publications
  • Subject indexing to take you right to editorials, critical reviews, science, business, sports and other news categories

Business

  • Business news and analysis publications
  • Industry and market news for sectors ranging from petroleum extraction to education
    Industry and market news for sectors ranging from petroleum extraction to education
  • Company information, including SEC filings and company profiles
  • Country profiles and business conditions

Legal

  • Law reviews and journals
  • U.S. case law, including case summaries, head notes, and Shepard's Citations for all federal and state courts
  • U.S. statutes
  • Canadian and European case law and legal materials

View Tutorials
LexisNexis Academic should not be your only source when you are doing research in science or medicine, or when you need to find peer-reviewed journal articles other than from law reviews. The library Subject Guides will help you determine where you can find those resources. Some of these types of materials are included in LexisNexis Academic, but they are not the main strengths of the service.


Connie Maxwell

Monday, January 14, 2008

Theatre in Video-New Release

A new release of Theatre in Video --- performances of the world's leading plays, together with film documentaries, online in streaming video, is now live.

96 productions have been added, so there are now 141 plays and 138 documentaries to view.

Just added:
As I Lay Dying, Faulkner
Blood Knot, Athol Fugard
A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
The Coach with the Six Insides, Jean Erdman
The Country of the Pointed Firs, Sarah Orne Jewett
Diary of a Madman, Nikolai Gogol
Dom Juan, Moliere
The Enemies, Chekhov
Krapp's Last Tape, Samuel Beckett
Nightwalk, Jean-Claude van Itallie, Megan Terry, Sam Shepard
Rockaby, Samuel Beckett
Street Scene, Langston Hughes, Kurt Weill, Elmer Rice
To Be Young, Gifted and Black, Lorraine Hansberry
Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz Discuss Theater, 1970 Documentary
Aspects of George Bernard Shaw, 1967 Documentary
Backstage with John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson, 1970 Documentary
Bertolt Brecht: Practice Pieces for Shakespeare, 1964 Documentary
The Butterfly Dream: Chinese Classical Theater, 1961 Documentary
Edward Albee's The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Analysis, 1963 Documentary
Ethnic Playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater, 1976 Documentary
German Theater of Protest, 1957 Documentary
The Group Theater, 1967 Documentary
Peter Brook Conversations About Theater, 1973 Documentary
Strasberg on Acting, 1975 Documentary


Brandy Klug







Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Encyclopedia of Popular Music Online is now available

We now have access to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music Online. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th Ed., edited by Colin Larkin, is the most comprehensive reference work devoted exclusively to popular music available. The 4th Edition, published in 2006, has received rave reviews and its content covers popular music of all genres and all times, including rock and roll, jazz, blues, country, folk, rap, musicals, world music, and more. At launch over 27,000 entries will be available with regular updating by the editor. EPM is cross-searchable with Grove Music Online and other Oxford Music Online products.

Please see the following page for help and search tips:
http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/subscriber/help/


-Brandy Klug, Electronic Resources Librarian