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Provides full access to more than 7100 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology, updated daily. Locate over 2000 biographies of leading scientists, weekly updates of breakthroughs and discoveries in science and technology, and a science dictionary.



Includes daily news and interactive multimedia features along with blogs, opinion, columns, news and features, and all the news and analysis from Nature, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Medicine, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, and Bioentrepeneur.


Staff Activities - Collaborations, conferences, accomplishments.

Assessment -
The ongoing effort to improve services, collections and facilities.

Subject Area Highlight -
Interdisciplinary Resources

Faculty Research Support -
Resources and procedures to support the research process.

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Working on a Book about Work

Dr. David Blustein discusses the writing process of his recent book. Includes links to a video interview, part of the new Faculty Publication Highlights series.



  LibQual+ Survey Results

An initial review of the answers and comments in the recent survey to address three major areas of library service.



  LION logoPoets on Screen

A multimedia collection produced in collaboration with some of the foremost poets living and working in the English-speaking world.



  "Journals in the Time of Google"
The ever-mounting annual increases in the cost of journals are playing havoc with acquisition budgets.




LOCKSS LogoLots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe

The Libraries participate in two new electronic-journal archiving initiatives to ensure long-term access to scholarly journals.


Question Mark Adding New E-Resources

As a result of the evolving electronic landscape, the acquisition of electronic resources is becoming increasingly complex.


Creating an Online Bibliography

Collection Development Librarian, Jonas Barciauskas, discusses his research leave to create a bibliography in Buddhist- Christian scholarship.

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