Related Topics: Databases, Goings On

Monthly Archives: October 2013

More Free Resources! Oxford Edition

- 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 …
Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Free Access to SAGE Databases This Month

- 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 …
Read comments (0)     Add Comment

The Impact of Government Shutdown on Research Resources

- We at the library want to give you a head’s up about how the current federal government shutdown might impact your ability to do research. Here is a list of known outages: Bureau of Economic Analysis ERIC (Education Resource Information Clearinghouse) Federal Trade Commission Library of Congress website NASA National Archives NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) National Park Service USATradeOnline USDA “PubMed has been designated to be maintained with minimal staff during the lapse in government funding. The information on this website will be kept as up to date as possible, and the agency will attempt to respond …
Read comments (0)     Add Comment

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