Academic OneFile features:
- Nearly 14,000 indexed titles, including more than 10,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 6,500 in full-text
- Extensive coverage of current issues, the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
- Full-text of The New York Times and the Times (London) from 1985
- Thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN and CBC
- And much more
- New database that offers global news and perspectives arranged by easy to use topic and country portals on issues and events of international importance, providing background information on them and placing them in context.
- News, perspectives, video, reference, country information, primary source documents, and statistics provide a critical analysis of global issues, whether social, political, military, economic, scientific, health, environmental, or cultural.
Science in Context provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics, science history and biography. Science in Context delivers integrated content organized into a user friendly-portal experience.
- 150+ comprehensive reference books from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library
- More than 22,000 topic overviews
- 7,000 biographies
- 1.5 million magazine and journal articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher and academic journals like Nutrition Journal, Journal of Environmental Health, and International Journal of Biomedical Sciences
- 16,000 images and videos
- 170+ detailed experiments
- 8,100 biographies
- Two dictionaries
- Links to editorially selected websites
With Newsweek in a digital format only in 2013, you can still get your news fix. The Week summarizes the news from over a thousand media sources from around the world on hot topics from the week before – all in a concise, readable package – like Weekly Reader for adults! Inspired by the daily briefing created for the U.S. President, The Week distills the best in domestic and international commentary, and the latest developments in business, health, science, technology, the arts, culture, consumer products and travel.
Oxford Art Online is an outstanding reference source that combines four Oxford University Press titles – Grove Art Online (online version of the 34 volume encyclopedia), Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (4 volumes), Oxford Companion to Western Art and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. It covers all aspects of art from pre-history to the present day, including the fine arts – painting, sculpture, and architecture, and the decorative arts – ceramics, textiles, jewelry, interior design, furniture, glass, and metalwork. Oxford Art Online is a great place to begin research on artists or any art-related topic.
Oxford Music Online is a fantastic reference source containing the full text of several music reference works including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. The majority of the content in Oxford Music Online comes from Grove Music Online, which incorporates the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians ( 29 volumes), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (4 volumes), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (3 volumes). Oxford Music Online offers the most extensive and easily searchable online music resource available, allowing you to quickly search over 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies written by over 6,000 scholars from around the world.
BHC Library has purchased premium access to EasyBib, a web-based tool for building and managing citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. Create citations, manage notes, and more using EasyBib.
Start by creating an EasyBib account. The library’s link to EasyBib gets you premium access. Then, whether on- or off-campus, just login to that account.
IMPORTANT: Connect to EasyBib through the library’s website to get Premium access. Premium access has many advantages over the free EasyBib product, including automatic parenthetical citations, auto citations imported from library databases, the new note-taking feature, and no advertisements.
For more information, see the EasyBib Instructional Guide.
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Freedom to Read
September 30 – October 6, 2012
Banned Books Week – Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, the annual event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.
Book banning efforts were alive and well in 2011. The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) received 326 reports regarding attempts to remove or restrict materials from school curricula and library bookshelves. The list below includes the title of the book followed by the reasons given for challenging the book:
I’m with the Banned!
Created by student designers and the Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University
Video created by Thomas University library
The BHC Library is one of 130 libraries in the PrairieCat library consortium. All of these libraries now have a new library catalog with some great new features including:
• Save items in a shopping cart and place holds on all the items in the cart at the same time.
• Maintain a personal reading history if you so choose.
• Smart catalog searches with “Did you mean?” responses to match misspelled titles or authors with possible matches.
• Narrow searches by things like format type or only items currently available for checkout.