Posts Tagged ‘reference databases’

Renewal for a new year

Monday, January 6th

A new year typically includes a myriad of “best” lists. Databases that are useful enough to be renewed for another year seem deserving of inclusion on a list, so here is a selection. All these resources and more can be accessed via the A-Z list ( using your IU East credentials. Anytime you need help […]

New Video Database Trial

Monday, December 30th

When you are doing research, you know there are lots of resources the Campus Library provides.  But there are many other resources available, and vendors sometimes offer free trials.  Such is the case for a new video database, Meet the Press. And we want your feedback on if it would be useful for your research. […]

Celebrating Computing

Monday, December 9th

This week is Computer Science Education Week, and a great time to learn about the ubiquitous technology that has reshaped the world.  Established to honor the birthday of Grace Hopper, an early computer programmer and the inventor of the computer language COBOL, CSEd Week is focused on preparing students in all disciplines to learn about […]

A Streamlined Database

Monday, October 21st

If you’ve ever used a library database to do research, chances are it was an EBSCO database.  From general-knowledge resources like Academic Search Premier to discipline-specific parts like MedLine, PsycInfo, Business Source Premier, Communication and Mass Media, and ERIC, it covers every discipline taught at IU East – and includes over a third of our […]

Finding Theory for Practice

Monday, September 16th

One question that’s been asked a lot recently concerns various nursing theorists.  Our databases can be great sources for this kind of information.  Major nursing databases like CINAHL, Health Source: Nursing Edition, and MedLine are a great place to start. Try truncating or reducing the number of words in the search to find more articles.  For […]