e-resources

e-resources

Nursing Searching

Nursing Searching

Are you starting research on a nursing or medical topic, but unsure where to begin?  Let the library help!  We provide you with access to a lot of cutting-edge scholarship that will make your research easier.  The EBSCO databases CINAHL, MedLine, Health Source Nursing, and Health Source Consumer are a great place to begin.  These databases let you limit your results to things like only full text articles, peer-reviewed articles, or articles published in the last few years.    Say your topic is relationship-based care.  This search gives you over 100 scholarly, full text articles, published in the last ten years.  Or try this search for information about care plans.  Or this one for respecting Islamic practices in end-of-life care. … Continued
Research is our Business

Research is our Business

Are you starting research in a business topic?  The library subscribes to a lot of business-oriented databases that would be good for you.  For business news, try the EBSCO databases Business Source Premier, Corporate Resource Net, and Communications and Mass Media. You can limit your results to things like full text articles, peer-reviewed articles, and articles published in the last few years.  For example, this search for corporate research into consumer behavior came up with over three hundred articles.  You can also find SWOT analyses, like these for the Ford Motor Company.  If you don’t find enough of what you need in EBSCO, other good business databases include ABI/INFORM or Business and Company Resource Center.  Run similar searches in them for … Continued
Brill

Brill

Through the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) all of the IU campuses now have access to additional eBooks from Brill. The subject listings available cover a wide variety of disciplines including: Asian Studies; Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity; Classical Studies; European History and Culture; Middle East and Islamic Studies; Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy; Social Sciences; and now featuring… There are now 13 titles available in the Language & Linguistics subject, featuring histories and uses of some esoteric and some not-so-esoteric language families like Arabic, Kharia, Hebrew, Vedic, and Salish, to name a few.  Upon exploring the Language and Linguistics title list I came across “Language at Large: Essays on Syntax and Semantics” in which I read … Continued
Historical Research Resources: real-time and real perspectives

Historical Research Resources: real-time and real perspectives

Suppose someone living in the year 2025, or even 2225, wants reliable information about what happened in 2011? Where would be the best place to get information (assuming by then all our brains aren’t pre-wired at birth to the Internet or whatever comes Next)? There are unique considerations when doing historical research, for whatever type of questions you seek to answer.  One facet of historical research is the need for primary sources – that is, things written and said by the people actually involved with those events.  Having access to primary documentation is of vital important to historical study.  Newspapers are also of great value, providing contemporary perspectives that can be critical to understanding the perceptions about events and people … Continued
127 and counting…more IU East libguides to connect you with the info. you need!

127 and counting…more IU East libguides to connect you with the info. you need!

“Libguides” are information resource guides that bring together course or subject content in an organized, easy-to-access format.   The library faculty and staff at the IU East Campus Library are ready and eager to create libguides for any topic that will assist faculty and students access reliable and relevant information.  If you have questions or want to request a libguide for a course or subject, please contact Library Director Frances Yates fyates@iue.edu Our current list of guides (http://iue.libguides.com/index.php) represents a variety of courses offered at IU East. We also design guides to make it easy for locating specific resources.  For example: a handy guide to databases by subject http://iue.libguides.com/db-subjects how to access and use library e-books http://iue.libguides.com/ebooks international films available for … Continued