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   Volume V, Issue 1
September 2008   
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Research Tools

New looks for some old favorites
Volume II, Issue 1
Philosopher's Index, MLA Bibliography, CINAHL, Religion databases and more. > Full story
New databases
Volume II, Issue 1
English literature, biblical studies and marketing > Full story
An online facelift for the Library
Volume II, Issue 1
New Falvey home page > Full story
Biological Abstracts and Zoological Record now available from ISI
Volume II, Issue 3
Links to Science Citation Index and easier importing to EndNote > Full story
Spotlight on library databases: The London Times, CQ Researcher and Scopus
Volume II, Issue 3
The archive for one of the world's most influential newspapers, an authoritative resource to tap both sides of controversial issues and a premier science and engineering database covering 15k journals > Full story
EndNote update
Volume II, Issue 3
A new version of EndNote, how to manage diacritics in citations and more... > Full story
Now on the web: Journal Citation Reports
Volume II, Issue 4
Identify the most influential journals in the sciences and social sciences > Full story
Google Scholar and Falvey: A Winning Partnership
Volume II, Issue 4
ChoiceReviews.Online means easy access
Volume III, Issue 1
Web version replaces "Choice cards" > Full story
Bartley Business InfoCenter news
Volume II, Issue 4
Research consultation help, online media markets resources and improvements to the InfoCenter! > Full story
ARTstor: Tapping into the art of the ages
Volume III, Issue 1
A rich collection of 500,000 images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, and you can even build your own image collection. > Full story
Combining two major art history resources
Volume III, Issue 2
Grove Art Online features articles and images from the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Oxford Companion to Western Art -- at your fingertips! > Full story
Who's Who in American Art
Volume III, Issue 2
Falvey subscribes to online version of this standard reference book > Full story
Communication research simplified: Communication & Mass Media Complete
Volume III, Issue 2
Your search for communication information has just been made easier. > Full story
China Data Online service
Volume III, Issue 2
Falvey adds Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Volume III, Issue 2
Eighteenth Century Collections Online -- Falvey adds significant primary works collection
Volume III, Issue 3
Included are all significant English-language and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. > Full story
The rate of inflation in 1492? Try the new Global Financial Data database
Volume III, Issue 3
View historical stock market prices, exchange rates and inflation info in a user-friendly format. > Full story
New research tools: Databases in brief
Volume III, Issue 3
Historical statistics of the United States, 18th century collections, Red Book infectious disease news, Medieval Sources and Parliament Rolls of Medieval England > Full story
Early American Imprints: Primary works from the Colonies and the early Nation
Volume III, Issue 4
The latest addition to Falvey’s growing archive of online historical resources. > Full story
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Volume III, Issue 5
What has been written about adult corrections, the offender and the victim or crime prevention? How can you research past efforts to control crime in Philadelphia? > Full story
Navigating the uncharted sea of online searching
Volume III, Issue 5
Google, Wikipedia and finding good stuff > Full story
British Periodicals: "ground-breaking" digital archive for nineteenth-century studies acquired by Falvey
Volume IV, Issue 1
With its wide range of topics, from Charles Darwin to Sherlock Holmes, British Periodicals is an essential tool. > Full story
“VuFind Rocks the House” -- Open-source initiative well received
Volume IV, Issue 1
Contemporary libraries need state-of-the-art software to make their collections and services visible and attractive to Web users accustomed to the ease of using sites like Google and Amazon.com. > Full story
America’s Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922.
Volume IV, Issue 2
Unplug those microfilm readers. Over two hundred years of events chronicled in American newspapers offer endless research possibilities for faculty and students alike. > Full story
Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated
Volume IV, Issue 2
Find out about luminaries such as Stephen Colbert: his life, his aspirations -- his middle name. Try out this easy-to-use and reliable resource. > Full story
CQ resources provide full-text political and social commentary
Volume IV, Issue 2
Perfect for researching contemporary and controversial issues, these in-depth reports are from the authoritative Congressional Quarterly Press. > Full story
Art Index Retrospective
Volume IV, Issue 2
Publications about art, architecture, archeology, interior design and more, back to 1929, are listed in this recently acquired resource. > Full story
Get the picture? AP Images puts a face on history
Volume IV, Issue 3
“For more than a century, AP photographers have captured the greatest moments in history, news, sports and entertainment.” These images are available for presentations and research. > Full story
The Making of the Modern World: Facsimile images from 1450 through 1850
Volume IV, Issue 3
A rich resource for researchers interested in original documents, for example, from the slave trade or the abolition movement to the classics of economic thought. > Full story
Mintel Reports and Global New Product Development: A Marketing Virtual 'Shop Till You Drop'
Volume IV, Issue 4
Chocolate peanut butter scented lip balm? Discover new resources indispensible for marketing management and international market analysis projects > Full story
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Volume IV, Issue 4
"A comprehensive listing of articles on architecture and design" > Full story
ARTstor revisited
Volume IV, Issue 4
700k images in art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences that you can use for research and teaching. New & explanded collections: Rothko, Blacks in the West, Islamic art and more > Full story
Index of Christian Art
Volume IV, Issue 4
“The most important archive of medieval art in existence and the most specialized resource for the iconographer.” > Full story
Birds of North America
Volume IV, Issue 5
Species information includes articles, photos, maps, data tables, video clips and sound recordings of songs and calls > Full story
Reference Universe: Out of sight but not out of mind
Volume IV, Issue 5
Can't find what you need? A search tool that drills down to the index and table of contents of 10 thousand specialized encyclopedias, handbooks and compendia > Full story
Never Type a Bibliography Again! Introducing RefWorks
Volume V, Issue 1
Q. What do the following documentation styles have in common: APA, MLA, Turabian and Chicago? A. Students find all those convoluted rules absolutely baffling. > Full story
African American studies, Full text dissertations, Foreign broadcasts (CIA) and Spanish language journals
Volume V, Issue 1
Online access to the Oxford African American Studies Center, Dissertations & Theses Full Text, Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports and Fuente Académica > Full story