Lunchhour Learn workshops!

Welcome back students! New this fall, the library is offering a series of workshop sessions on myRedDragon and Blackboard. Navigating Blackboard or myRedDragon can be a challenge for new students. So, come to a Lunchhour Learn workshop. Workshops will take place in the Technology Training Center in the Learning Commons (1st Floor). Snacks will be available and students can enter a raffle to win a WEPA printing card worth 5 $. Two cards will be raffled per workshop. Sign up at the IRSC or here in the “Calendar” tab: , just click on the “Lunchhour Learn” workshop you would like to attend.  September 4 @ 12:30pm will be the first one on Blackboard!  See you there!

For additional information look at the                                                                           Instructional Technologies and Design Services Libguide!

Ebook collection: ebrary

ebrary is our collection of over 75,000 ebooks covering business and economics, education, technology, the humanities, life and physical sciences, law and politics, medicine, social and behavioral sciences, language and literature, and career guidance.

You can view, download, and print pages from these ebooks, and they are available 24/7 from your desktop or laptop! ebrary ebooks are also included in our library catalog and will appear in your search results with the phrase “electronic book” as the call number.  To view click on “To read, click here, then click View/Open”. The ebrary collection is also accessible through the Library Databases by Title link in myRedDragon.

ebrary Features:

  • Browse for ebooks by subject area.
  • Search by keyword across the full text of the collection.
  • Print and copy limited portions of text from ebooks.
  • Download limited portions or entire books with a free personal account.
  • Bookmark, highlight, and take notes with a free personal account
  • Download e-books onto multiple devices
  • Apps for Adroid or iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch!

New database: Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online gives access to 4 art resources:

Grove Art Online, a scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art. First published as the 34-volume Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner, the content of Grove Art encompasses all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations.







The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms provides 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts.

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is an English-language reference work                           devoted solely to the exploration of this subject, featuring more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists.

The Oxford Companion to Western Art contains more than 2,600 entries and provides coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work.

You can find Oxford Art Online in the Library Databases by Title link in myRedDragon. For more resources on Art check out the Art History Libguide!

New Geoscience Resource Available: GeoScienceWorld

Memorial Library now offers access to GeoScienceWorld, an online resource for research in geological and earth sciences. GeoScienceWorld provides access to citation information and, in many cases, full-text articles from the publications of leading geosciences societies and university presses. GeoScienceWorld includes journals and archives of more than 45 digital journals from 28 global publishers as well as specialized tools developed in partnership with Google Maps and GeoRef, another major research tool for the geosciences.

Contributors include:

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG),
  • American Geological Institute (AGI),
  • Geological Society of America (GSA),
  • The Geological Society of London (GSL),
  • Mineralogical Society of America (MSA),
  • Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)

You can access GeoScienceWorld through the Databases by Title link on the Library Tab in myRedDragon. You can also find this database in our Geology Libguide a great guide to additional resources for the geological and earth sciences.