Science Online Free Webinar

Virtual Library Notes

science onlineWed, Aug 13, 2014 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

There’s still time to sign up for a free August Webinar and brush up on the outstanding features and content that make Infobase Learning’s streaming Science Online so valuable all year round. This database is great for science experiments for students.  So if you have not used it lately or need to brush up on your database skills this is a great opportunity.

 Register now!Space is limited. There is no charge to attend. Click on the link below to registered.

Wednesday 8/13/14:
SCIENCE ONLINE: Free Training Webinar

Available for viewing on your branch’s iPad!

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Vote for the Final Sesquicentennial Medallion to Celebrate Nevada’s Birthday!

Nevada_img_newmedallionsHere’s your chance to vote for your favorite silver sesquicentennial medallion and a chance to win one! Visit:
Nevada 150th Year Sesquicentennial
and click Vote Now link.

Voting ends Thursday August 7, 2014.

For more information on Nevada History visit the Library’s Hot Topic – Nevada History.

ValueLine Has a New Look! Take a quick tour of the new site.

Value Line 1312005_INST_indigo_art_v1_0launched a new interface on Thursday. A few tips about the new service:

  • Looking for Standard Industrial Information? Find it by hovering over the far right edge of the screen (where Try It is located on the picture to the left) a menu slides open which contains links. Select a link and it jumps down the page to where it is located. The other option is simple scroll down the page to the section you are looking for.
  • Need help understanding all the financial terms and what they mean? Go to the Help section and learn about them.




Discover New Ideas with Literature Criticism Online

literature criticism onlineLiterature Criticism Online‘s design, is heavily influenced by user feedback and guided by Gale’s advisory board provides the features literature students and researchers want most, including:

  • Enhanced homepage keyword searching
  • Revised results display allowing for fast viewing and evaluating
  • Article-level results with easy access to article-level citations
  • Quick filtering functionality
  • Immediate access to newly acquired volumes as well as the ability to search directly across a series or volume with new About This Publication pages
  • New image viewer
  • Detailed subject indexing
  • Term clusters and graphing tools for visualizing results and textual analysis
  • Mobile compatibility

Literature Term Cluster Literature Criticisms Online

LCO provides a similar user experience to our platform Artemis: Literary Sources, where users can search across all of our literature resource holdings from Gale.

See what all the excitement is about, check out these features today!

Do you understand the business environment? You need to have the right information!

business insightsSuccess in business requires insight and adaptability. But making the RIGHT changes requires a full understanding of the business environment… and that means having the right information. Not a Business.
Gale’s Business Insights: Essentials provides the tools that entrepreneurs and business professionals need to help their businesses adapt and thrive, and that business students need to remain aware of emerging trends. This resource become even easier to use with these new enhancements:

  • Improved search relevance results
  • New HTML article download option so users can easily highlight text
  • New search box drop-downs by company, industry, article, and keyword
  • Improved home page design with new navigational pathways to frequently searched content, such as company profiles, also bringing Thomson Reuters reports to the forefront
  • Restyled profile pages with company information (formerly “related content”) and related articles by subject sections
  • Additional search results page limiters, including full-text only, peer-reviewed only, and publication date.

These updates to Business Insights: Essentials makes it easier than ever for business students and other business-minded folk to keep moving forward on the right track.