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  • Google plans to digitize newspaper archives

    In what will be welcome news for anyone with an interest in finding and reading information in old newspapers (either for fun or research), a vast quantity of old newspaper content will soon be available.  An article appearing in the in the New York Times,  Google to Digitize Newspaper Archives, explains that Google will begin scanning newspapers to create a digital archive.  At first, the...

  • Ten back-to-school tools to keep you ahead of the class

    Start the school year off right with these useful web applications and products.  The tools below can help you get organized, take notes, and even track a stolen laptop. Evernote is one of the most popular online note taking applications available. It allows you to easily capture information from your computer, the web or your phone, and makes this information accessible and searchable from...

  • New development in publishing: more digital titles from smaller publishers may soon be available

    Coming soon to your e-reader, more specialized, esoteric material, courtesy of small publishers. Are you a fan of digital readers, but have been frustrated by the limited variety of contemporary reading material? A wide range of copyright free material is accessible via project Gutenberg and other digital libraries, but contemporary copyrighted material has been limited to mainly mainstream...

  • What's new at the library...

    Welcome back! We have been busy over at the Dibner Library this summer. Here is a quick roundup of what is new: PolyCat - new online catalog Search for books, movies, journal titles, and more with the library's new and improved catalog, PolyCat. PolyCat makes it easy to refine your search results and find library resources. New features include: book covers and reviews from Amazon, list creation...

  • Wiley Interscience - full text access expanded

    The School of Engineering community can now access 1,400 full text journals in 14 subject areas through Wiley InterScience. Wiley InterScience is a leading international resource for quality content in scientific, technical, medical and professional areas. You can easily browse through the available journals either by title or subject area.