Black Thought and Culture provides approximately 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present. The collection is intended for research in black studies, political science, American history, music, literature, and art. It is a single source for the published works of numerous historically important black leaders. Along with well-known works, the collection features approximately 5,000 pages of unique, fugitive, and never-before-published materials. The database offers unprecedented possibilities for the study of the historical development of black culture and will appeal to students and scholars alike. It will enable teachers to create new courses and to compile reading lists that refer to individual authors, issues, viewpoints, and common critical issues.
EI Engineering Village is a cross database searching service offering a wide range of resources covering applied science and engineering. Databases include: Compendex, EI Patents, GeoBase, NTIS and Referex. Compendex contains references and abstracts from some 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports covering all engineering disciplines. Online coverage is from 1884 to date. Ei Patents comprises millions of patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office. GeoBase is a multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences, including geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation. NTIS (National Technical Information Service) database contains citations to unclassified reports from U.S. and international government agencies such as NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Materials cited date from 1899 to the present. Referex Engineering is comprised of six collections of full-text searchable engineering reference e-books.
Online Career Library brand new video content has been added to the Vault Online Career Library! These videos, which highlight the quality “insider” perspective which Vault is best known for, provide students with visual guidance on such topics as job search and interview advice, workplace diversity, and more! The Vault Online Career Library is the world’s most popular and most useful career information database currently being used at over 1,000 institutions worldwide. In this competitive job market, combined with these frustrating economic times, your students cannot afford to be without this resource.
Several OhioLINK databases were replaced with new resources:
Biography Reference Bank (replaces American National Biography)
Consumer Health Complete [info] (new from EBSCO)
Science Online (replaces Access Science)
World Book Web (replaces Encyclopaedia Britannica)
New Online Nursing Journals from LWW
The library has added over 70 new nursing titles online from the publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) through the Ovid Technologies company. Journals from LWW include such titles as The Nurse Practitioner, Journal of WOCN, (Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing), and JONA (Journal of Nursing Administration). And, according to the publisher:
LWW Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection features two new exciting nursing titles: LPN 2006 and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! both of which feature essential content that will support your nursing staff development needs. The collection also features additional "must have" titles that professionals in your institution will want including Biomedical Safety Standards and Journal of Patient Safety.
To see a complete title list and access these journals search the OPAL catalog by keyword "ovid technologies." Not only are these titles listed in the catalog, but they are also integrated into our A-Z journal list and will be linked by the "FIND IT" command when articles come up in CINAHL or another nursing database.