Summer 2007 Brings Changes

The Van Wylen Library staff was really busy this summer making a number of improvements to both the building and collections. Many of the changes were based on information gathered during student focus groups and faculty surveys. One of the biggest changes is a face lift to the 2nd floor of Van Wylen to create […]

Library Acquires Book Scanner

Scanning and copying large format materials is now possible at the Van Wylen Library using the new Indus book scanner. The book scanner is different from other scanners and copiers because it scans with the book face up. Books don’t need to be flipped over to turn to the next page. This means that you […]

New Journals List: One Stop Shopping

Users can now get information about all formats for all journals just by checking the new Journals List. In the past, determining if a journal was on-line or in the library required a user to check two places. You would check the library’s on-line catalog, to see print/microform holdings and the E-journals portal for access […]

Library Aquires Citation Database

The library has acquired Web of Science, a unique citation search database covering all disciplines. The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective information from approximately 8,700 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching. For example, […]

NPR Audio and Transcripts on InfoTrac OneFile

Patrons can now listen to any National Public Radio program, as well as read transcripts, for shows produced by NPR from 1990 to present. Podcasts from government agencies such as the Census and the State Department are also available in Infotrac OneFile. Transcripts and audio files appear under the Media Tab after you do a […]