Filed on Jan 12th 2009 in technology
MiBook takes a different approach from other e-book readers. In contrast to some that have tried to duplicate the look and feel of the printed page, the designers and marketers of MiBook are fully aware that it is an electronic device. It eschews the E ink technology found in many recent e-book readers that attempt to mimic the appearance of a black and white printed page, instead opting for a...
Filed on Jan 06th 2009 in Library News
You can now access Books24x7, a leading provider of business, technical and engineering content, via Dibner Library. Books24x7 contains thousands of digitized "best-in-class" books, book summaries, research reports and best practices. Search for content in fields such as networks & protocols, software engineering, web development, and multimedia. You can also use the...
Filed on Dec 22nd 2008 in Featured Resources
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. ...
Filed on Dec 19th 2008 in alert
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:
Caffeine Molecule T-Shirt
Dot Matrix Wallet
Chemistry Gift Guide
Circuit Board Key Chains
Real Thumb Drives
DNA Wooden Puzzle
Filed on Dec 18th 2008 in Technology, Culture & Society
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...