Database Trial: History of Science, Technology & Medicine

A trial of History of Science, Technology & Medicine is available through 5/9/2014.

This database includes four bibliographies—the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienzaand the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine—to create an international database for the history of science, technology and medicine. Users can search records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other related materials dating back to 1975.

This library resource is available to unlimited users via networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server:http://www.lib.montana.edu/resources/item/602. Please direct questions or comments to Kirsten DeMoss, Electronic Resources Librarian, kirsten.demoss@montana.edu.

Database Trial: PBS Video Collection

A trial of The PBS Video Collection is available now through May 2, 2014.

The PBS Video Collection

The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one online interface. Subject matter includes, history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.

The collection provides streaming access to films and series you may already know, including:

  • America in Profile
  • American Experience
  • Empires
  • Freedom
  • Frontline
  • God in America
  • Great Performances
  • History Detectives
  • NOVA
  • Odyssey
  • The films of Ken Burns, Michael Wood, and more.

This library resource is available to unlimited users via networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server: http://www.lib.montana.edu/resources/item/621. Please direct questions or comments to Kirsten DeMoss, Electronic Resources Librarian, kirsten.demoss@montana.edu.

 

4/23 Workshop: Zotero Basics

Free workshop 4/23 @ 11:30-12:20pm in the Library Conference Room of Renne Library.

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension that enables you to collect, organize, retrieve and share your research sources. Zotero even lets you store web-page snapshots, PDF files, images, links and has a plug-in for Microsoft Office Word and OpenOffice Writer so you can add in-text citations and create a bibliography with over 1,200 styles to choose from, including the most popular APA, MLA and Chicago. Join us for this 50 minute session to get started.

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4/30 Workshop: Researcher Profiles

Free workshop 4/30 @ 11-12pm in the Heathcote Classroom of Renne Library.

Researchers and published scholarly authors can now set up numerous profiles to display their publications and Profiles are available on Google Scholar, Web of Knowledge (ResearcherID), VivoWeb, and several others. Come learn how to establish your own profiles, claim your ORCID and other identifiers, manage your scholarly identity, import & export data, and connect with other researchers.

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4/3 Workshop: Prezi Basics

Free workshop 4/3 @ 12-1pm in the Heathcote Classroom of Renne Library.

Prezi is a living presentation tool for visualization and storytelling without slides. Tap into your creativity to seamlessly create high-quality presentations, post them to the internet, and share them with friends and colleagues. Topics to cover: creating a new prezi, using templates, importing content, presenting online, sharing offline, and more.

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4/30 Workshop: Reading with MontanaLibrary2Go

Free workshop 4/30 @ 12-12:50pm in the Library Conference Room of Renne Library.

This hands-on workshop will take participants through the basics of the MSU Library’s new popular reading subscription service, MontanaLibrary2Go. Whether you have an e-reading or listening device, bring it along and we’ll explore how you can download the latest fiction and non-fiction from this online service, how to maintain your account, how to find what you are looking for!

NOTE: Please make sure you know and can use your MSU NetID and password prior to coming to this workshop.

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