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  • Library Closed on Columbus Day

    The Library will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 13 . If you are not too busy catching up on school work, here are some fun things to do in the city over the long holiday weekend: Last chance to catch the NYC Waterfalls Rockefeller Center Ice Rink opens for the season on Saturday Butterfly Conservatory opens at the American Museum of Natural History Annual Gowanus...

  • New library widget brings the library to you!

    Why waste time visiting dozens of different web sites each time you get online when you can gather all your favorites in one spot? Savvy internet users use customized start pages, like iGoogle, to save time and hassle. With iGoogle, you can pick and choose what content and features appear on your home page. For instance, you can add news headlines from your area of interest, local weather...

  • Friday Fun: Watch artificial life evolve...

    Ever wanted to see evolution in progress? Thanks to a unique open source internet project, you can bring the process of evolution into your computer and witness it at home. The project, Darwin@Home, is an exercise in cyber-biology that aims to demystify evolution as well as inspire.  Watch the video below to see "creatures" (i.e. simple mathematical systems) demonstrate bizarre...

  • Physical Review Online Archive added to collection

    The Physical Review Online Archive  is the American Physical Society's (APS) online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A-E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893-2004. Each January, another year is added to the archive. The journals of the APS embody the mission of the Society "to advance and diffuse the knowledge...

  • Questions about using electronic resources shared with NYU?

    From the moment the agreement to merge NYU and Polytechnic was signed, librarians on both campuses have been working to establish access to newly shared electronic resources. Providing access to these new resources involves both technical and licensing considerations, thus it will not occur overnight. The Dibner Library has already added several new electronic resources to its collection and is...