New Science Journals Package

We are delighted to announce that we have just acquired IOPScience, a package of over 70 current journals from the Institute of Physics and its publishing partners.  These are primarily Physics journals, but some should be of interest to chemists, mathematicians and environmental scientists.

Take a look at IOPScience and see what you think.

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Pharmaceutical Substances Database Trial

We have a trial in place for a new produce, Pharmaceutical Substances (provided by Thieme). Here is an overview and Here is a flyer describing it and providing guidance on searching the database.

Pharmaceutical Substances can be accessed from the library database trials page, or this direct link.

Although this is chemistry-oriented, any of you who work in the area of pharmaceuticals may find it useful.

Please do take a look and let me know if you would be interested in having the library purchase a subscription.

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ebrary books featured in ProQuest database search results.

In a recent enhancement to ProQuest’s platform, eBooks from ebrary are now included in ProQuest database search results.

If you search any ProQuest database, including ProQuest Central, you will see a tab marked “ebrary books” next to your total search results.

You can also search for eBooks right in the recently updated  ebrary database.

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Interested in computer science?

Check out the The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library.
ACM publishes, distributes, and archives original research and firsthand perspectives from the world’s leading thinkers in computing and information technologies. ACM offers over two dozen publications that help computing professionals negotiate the strategic challenges and operating problems of the day.

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Hold feature: books can be pulled for you at the Libraries.

The Seton Hall University Libraries are now offering an online retrieval and hold service. With this service, patrons can request a book, CD, or DVD, and pick it up from the circulation desk of the Walsh, Seminary, or Law Library.

The blue “place a hold” button is located on the right-hand side of book records in our catalog.  When users click on this button, they are prompted to log in using their SHU credentials, and then to choose where they wish to pick up the item.  The item will be retrieved by library staff and held at the designated circulation desk for pickup.  Items will be available 12 hours after the request is made.

To request a book from the Law Library, please use this form:

Law Library Book Request form

http://library.shu.edu/book-request-form .

We trust that this service represents another step forward in enhancing the accessibility of the University Libraries’ resources, and we look forward to serving you.

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Unlimited access to SciFinder for SHU

SHU Libraries are delighted to announce that CAS has granted us unlimited access to SciFinder, a major research tool for chemistry and related sciences. No more not being able to log on because the available “seats” are occupied!  In addition, SciFinder now integrates well with ChemBioDraw, to which SHU Libraries also provides access.

If you are a chemist or taking chemistry courses, sign up for a web-based SciFinder account.  You can find the instructions for accessing SciFinder and ChembioDraw on the chemistry research guide.

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SciFinder Training and Information Session

SciFinder training and information session is being held on Tuesday, August 26th as part of the chemistry graduate student seminar series in McNulty Auditorium, 5.45-7.00 pm

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Archives closes 2 weeks in August for work behind the scenes

During the weeks of August 4-8 and 18-22, 2014 the Archives, Walsh Library, will be closed to researchers so that we can accomplish some work in the vault that we cannot do when school is in full session in the Fall and Spring semesters. This work will help us to improve our service. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

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Please be sure to return your library books before you leave for the summer!

you can check if you have books that need to be returned under “using the library” >>> “my library account” — use your PirateNet user name and password to login.  If you have materials that are not overdue, you can renew them online through our new library system.

HOW TO RENEW LIBRARY MATERIALS THROUGH OUR NEW SYSTEM

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Digital Humanities Symposium Tuesday, May 6th.

The Teaching, Learning & Technology Roundtable and the Digital Humanities Committee presents a symposium to inform our colleagues about the digital humanities and inspire them to think more about how they might apply DH tools in their own work. The symposium will showcase model projects in the digital humanities by guest speakers from Columbia University, City College of New York and Seton Hall University.

Tuesday, May 6
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Walsh Library – ITV Room

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Please R.S.V.P by E-mail to Lysa Martinelli.

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