Faculty of 1000 Expands Services

November 30, 2012

Faculty of 1000  (F1000) is the in-depth directory to top articles in biology and medicine. 30 USC faculty members are currently recommending research articles and 238 articles written by USC researchers have been recommended by F1000 Faculty. Read the rest of this entry »

Productivity App Series: Instapaper

November 26, 2012

Instapaper is a free, simple to use tool for saving web content to “read later.”  Saved content can be downloaded to a Kindle, Sony Reader, or other e-book reader so that it can be read without ads and sidebar links, just as you would read an e-book. Read the rest of this entry »

NML To Have Extended Hours in December

November 26, 2012

The Library will have the following Extended Hours for November 30 – December 15, 2012:

Friday, November 30: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 1: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, December 7: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 8: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, December 14: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 15: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Springerlink Moving to New Platform November 26

November 19, 2012

First, the good news…Springerlink is moving to a new and improved platform that will be faster, easier to use and optimized for most mobile devices.  Users will automatically be redirected to the new platform beginning November 26.  Read the rest of this entry »

Turkeys Galore!

November 16, 2012

It’s Turkey Time!  Take a break from your studies and get into a holiday mood by exploring the Turkey Research Guide created by The University of Chicago Library. The guide provides a lighthearted, yet informative look at some of the many resources available about turkeys.2

1Image of a Wild Turkey (male).  Full View
From First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820
Library of Congress, American Memory.

The birds of America : from original drawings by John James Audubon. – Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
Call Number: [alc] QL674.A9 1827

Publication Date: 1827-38
Special Collections, Crerar Rare Books

2Adapted from Turkeys, Gobble, Gobble.  Retrieved November 9, 2012, from http://guides.lib.uchicago.edu/turkeys.

Take the Angry out of PowerPoint: Making Interactive Presentations and Study Guides

November 9, 2012

Turn your PowerPoint slides into interactive presentations with virtual learning and “gamification”. Learn to enhance your interactive presentations, create a study guide, or add an interactive display to your conference poster.

Join us for free pizza and bottled water at our next Technology Lunch workshop in Norris Library’s West Conference Room on Friday, November 16th, Noon – 1:00 pm and learn how to add pizzazz to your PowerPoint presentations.

Web of Knowledge Enhanced with New Features

November 2, 2012

The Web of Knowledge database, accessible through the Quicklinks drop-down menu on the NML home page, has added new features to help make your scholarly research easier and more accurate.  The most recent enhancements include: Read the rest of this entry »