Thursday, December 31, 2009

Winter Term Welcome

Although the weather outside may be chilly, you'll find a warm place to study or hang out in the library. Hot drinks and snacks are available at Magna Cum Latte in the Reading Room (M-F, 8 - 11:30 am).

Check out Library resources available to you using the computers in the first floor ERC, or look for the FAQ and tutorials beneath Help on the library home page at http://pierce.eou.edu. (You will also find student ID and Library PIN information in the FAQ.)

Questions? Stop by the library and we will be happy to help, or email Answerland. Find additional contact information at Ask a Librarian (beneath Help on the home page.)

Monday, December 7, 2009

ARTstor Digital Library

ARTstor is an amazing digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences and includes software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

A trial of this fantastic resource is now available from the Pierce Library alphabetical list of databases. Look for the link to article databases by title in the search area to find journal and newspaper articles on the library home page.

If you are accessing the database from off-campus, you will be asked for your EOU student ID number (or Library barcode) and Library PIN. Access information can be found on the Library FAQ, available beneath Help on the library home page.

Collections include: Eyes of the Nation - A Visual History of the United States (Library of Congress, 100% complete), American Institute of Indian Studies (20% complete), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection (100% complete).

Look for the Help button on ARTstor's home page to learn more about utilizing the content and features available to you through this Library resource!

SFX Reminder

Ex Libris engineers performed maintenance on SFX Saturday, December 5, from 8 pm to midnight. (SFX is the link that follows article abstracts in the result lists of some of our online databases to check for full-text availability.)

SFX is once again available and working better than ever! Questions? Email Answerland or find other Library contact information on the
Ask a Librarian
page beneath Help on the library home page.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

SFX Availability

FYI: If you have been using the SFX link that follows article abstracts in the result lists of some of our online databases to check for full-text availability, please note that scheduled maintenance will be performed by Ex Libris engineers this Saturday, December 5, from
8 pm
to midnight.

Access to SFX during maintenance will not be available. If an article that you need is not available full-text, please plan to check SFX around the hours scheduled for maintenance. You can also order articles through Interlibrary Loan using the online article request form, which is available beneath Find Materials on the library home page.