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EBSCO Opens DynaMed Ebola Information

November 4, 2014 - EBSCO, one of our more popular providers of articles and databases, has opened up DynaMed’s Ebola page, which is an excellent source of information on the virus. Though it is harder to contract Ebola than a strain of flu virus, the former seems to have captured the United States’ public’s imagination. It might make for a good research topic, hint hint.  In parts of western Africa, however, the virus has killed more than 4,500 people. To learn more about how to combat the spread of Ebola and save lives, please visit Medicins Sans Frontieres.  Continue reading
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National Library Week means more resources

April 15, 2014 - From Sunday, April 13th to Saturday, April 29th, it’s National Library Week, and publishers and vendors are celebrating by giving us access to resources.   Oxford University Press’s online resources are free to use this week. ProQuest has opened many of its research portals and databases as well.   More information on National Library Week is available through the American Library Association. Continue reading
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More Free Resources! Oxford Edition

October 8, 2013 - Social Explorer is an excellent replacement for the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census. Please see below. Free access to Oxford content during the government shutdown The current shutdown in Washington is limiting the access that scholars and researchers have to vital materials. To that end, we have opened up access for the next two weeks to three of our online resources: Oxford Reference, American National Biography Online, and the US Census demographics website, Social Explorer. Oxford Reference is a collection of over 125 core academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries providing carefully vetted quick results that users can … Continue reading
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Free Access to SAGE Databases This Month

October 7, 2013 - For the month of October, the good folks at SAGE are offering free access to a variety of resources. There’s a catch, though: you have to register with them. SAGE Journals (SJ) is one of the largest and most powerful collections of social sciences, business, humanities, science, technical, and medical journal content in the world! Register for access to more than 1,000,000 articles across 750+ journals! To register for the following databases, please click here. SAGE Knowledge (SK) is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. With more than 2,700 titles, it includes an expansive range … Continue reading
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Contact the Sister Helen Sheehan Library at 202-884-9350, or by email at

Contact the Sister Helen Sheehan Library at 202-884-9350, or by email at