New Database Added to FDU Online Library

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The Library is pleased to announce the addition of the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Sciences and Engineering database.

New Resources Added to FDU Online Library

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In recent months, seven new databases and an encyclopedia have been added to the FDU Online Library. They can easily be found at FDU Online Library: A-Z, and are also available in the appropriate subject categories on the main FDU Online Library webpage. These new additions are:

AtoZ Maps Online, from World Trade Press: a comprehensive database of over 4,000 world, continent, country, and state maps, including political, physical, population, precipitation, climate and other maps.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text, from EBSCO: the world’s most comprehensive nursing and allied health research database, covering nursing, biomedicine, alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health, health sciences librarianship, and 17 allied health disciplines. This full-text upgrade supplants our previous CINAHL database.

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health: a 5-volume encyclopedia available online on the “Gale Virtual Reference Library” platform, with over 850 alphabetical entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field.

Praeger Security International Online, from Greenwood Publishing Group: an interdisciplinary database covering international security, including defense and foreign policy, strategy, regional security, twentieth century military history, and terrorism.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text, from EBSCO: the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text journals in the fields of sports and sports medicine, this database includes over 490 full-text journals, with coverage dating back to 1985.

U.S. Government Online, from Facts On File: a reference site devoted to the U.S. government, offering overview essays, articles from encyclopedias and other reference works, primary source documents, current news articles, tables, charts, and maps, images and videos, a dictionary, and more.

Westlaw Campus Research, from Thomson West: a comprehensive collection of news, business, and legal resources, this massive database includes newspapers; magazines; trade journals; SEC filings; Hoover’s company records; newswire and broadcast transcripts; law reviews and journals; American Law Reports; United States Code Annotated; all federal and state court cases; state statutes and regulations; Code of Federal Regulations; Federal Register; and more.

World Higher Education Database Online, from Palgrave Macmillan: the most comprehensive reference on higher education worldwide, with information on some 17,000 higher education institutions in 183 countries and a description of each country’s education system.

All these resources are accessible by current FDU students, faculty, and staff both on and off campus.

Research Simplified Using EndNote

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This is the PowerPoint presentation for Friday’s workshop:

Library Adds Gartner Resources to the Online Library

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Faculty, staff and students now have FREE access to Gartner for technology related decisions.

Your FREE Access Provides:

Faculty is empowered with current trends in information technology allowing them to bring real world complex issues into the classroom.

Staff is given information on how to improve infrastructure, validate technology decisions, analyze trends in the industry and understand best practices.

Students are provided with insight on the current trends in technology, information technology management, business issues, organizations, strategy as well as a global perspective on the IT industry.

You can now access Gartner through the FDU Online Library (http://librarydb.fdu.edu/onlinelibrary.html), where its link will be found in the “Business, Economics & Management” and “Science, Mathematics & Technology” database categories, or by going directly to http://gartneraccess.fdu.edu/gartner.

Members of the Fairleigh Dickinson University community are required to login with their FDU Webmail username and password.

Changes in the FDU Online Library

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From our Electronic Resources Librarian:

Over the summer and through today, many additions, deletions, and upgrades of databases have occurred in the FDU Online Library. Here’s a summary:

New Databases:

IBISWorld
International Encyclopedia of Communication
NetAdvantage (Standard & Poors)
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Pop Culture Universe
—Changed from trial to subscribed status.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Women Writers Online Read the rest of this entry »


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