With all the talk about printed newspapers dying out, there’s a funny video on YouTube from a 1981 news program on San Francisco’s KRON channel 4. On it, they describe how some people are now able to read the San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle using their home computers. It’s a great reminder of … Continue reading Reading newspapers on computers in 1981
Hi all, Try the online version of an old standby: Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities. You can access it here: http://www.usfca.edu/library/databases/cabells.html This resource is great for deciding where to send manuscripts for possible publication. The directories available are in the following subject areas : marketing, accounting, economics & finance, management, educational curriculum & methods, educational … Continue reading Try Cabells Online! Great resource for those who publish or want to
Update: Penny Scott has alerted us that SFPL’s eCard program has been suspended due to electronic vendor licensing agreements. See Penny’s comment #5 below. — Debbie B. The San Francisco Public Library has introduced a new kind of library card. They call it their eCard and any California resident can register on their website for … Continue reading The eCard from the San Francisco Public Library – updated
Interested in current research on issues such as global warming, the environment, or renewable energy? Try Environment Complete—it’s a new database that covers all these subjects, plus related ones such as agriculture, environmental law, and urban planning. It provides access to the full text of articles from more than 600 journals such as Environment, Ecologist, … Continue reading Featured database: Environment Complete
Now available is the Oxford African American Studies Center from Oxford University Press. Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the OAASC is a collection of reference works providing more than 8000 articles on the people and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Check it out! Continue reading Oxford African American Studies Center
We have a new database available from EBSCOhost called Environment Complete. This replaces the LexisNexis Environmental database (which contained the venerable Environment Abstracts). We believe the journal coverage of Environment Complete is broader and deeper (back to the 1940s in some cases), and unlike the LexisNexis product, offers more than 600 journal titles in full-text. … Continue reading Environment Complete: Yes, please!
ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 700,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Now available from the Library to all USF students, faculty, and staff! Continue reading Picture This: ARTstor Now Available