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  • Web of Science: Social Sciences Citation Index and Humanities Citation Index

    You may be familiar with the Web of Science database and its flagship service, the Science Citation Index.  Commencing in 1960 as a series of print volumes, the Science Citation Index is a unique reference tool that has been invaluable to users, especially those in the academic community, allowing them to  see  which articles have cited an earlier article or an author. ...

  • Happy Holidays from Dibner Library

    Congratulations on surviving another semester.  Hopefully you can kick back and relax now, but if you have some last minute gift shopping to do, here are a few unique (albeit geeky) ideas: Pi Earrings Caffeine Molecule T-Shirt Dot Matrix Wallet Chemistry Gift Guide Circuit Board Key Chains Real Thumb Drives DNA Wooden Puzzle Book Journals Looking...

  • JSTOR, interdisciplinary journal archive, added to collection

    JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials. The entire database is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. Journals are always...

  • Need a Study Break? Check out these tips...

    Staring at the computer screen or your textbook for hours on end can lead to headaches, fatigue, and overall grumpiness. In this state, how can you expect to study effectively? What you need is a study break! There is nothing wrong with healthy procrastination to restore your sanity.  When you schedule your study time, plan to take 10-30 minute study breaks periodically, and do something...

  • View American historical documents online with Footnote.com

    Footnote.com archives historical documents on the web. Some items require a subscription to view, but many are free.  Last week the collection was expanded with a large infusion of World War II material.  The bulk of the collection comes from army enlistment records, but family and friends can contribute information.   The collection also includes photographs, official reports...