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NEWS

E-Resources Update: Six new databases, tens of thousands of new e-books
The library is finishing up the year strong, with a significant expansion of our database offerings, including:

  • Art Source is a large database for finding articles in the fields of art, architecture, graphic design, film and other related subject areas. It includes articles from over 640 magazines and journals!
  • The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is the standard index to journal articles about architecture.
  • Classical Scores Library includes tens of thousands of authoritative scores. Scores you find on the open web can be full of errors, so look here first.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete provides full-text journal articles from over 500 journals in communication, mass media and related fields.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts contains more than bibliographic 400,000 records for articles in areas related to criminal justice and criminology.
  • Psychotherapy.net is a database for streaming video related to counseling and therapy, many of which include recordings of therapy sessions (actual or re-created). Currently includes 90 videos from influential therapists like Aaron Beck, Marsha Linehan, Carl Rogers and Albert Ellis.
  • We've also recently added over 20,000 e-books to the ebrary database, and nearly 4,000 e-books in the humanities from the American Council of Learned Societies. All of these e-books are discoverable both via OneSearch or the library catalog (Webcat).

Book a group study lab now!
Looking for a space to cram, coordinate or collaborate? We've added two new group study labs in the library, including 55-inch wall-mounted monitors and wireless screen-sharing capability for up to four laptops. Both group study labs are available by reservation only -- reserve your spot by clicking "Group Study Lab Reservations" under the Services menu above, or just click here.

Library Unveils Absolute Slew of New Resources
Gearing up for our biggest year ever, we've added more than a handful of important new tools and collections. In addition to Films on Demand, described below, check out the following:

New Database: Films on Demand
A major step forward for the the library's audiovisual collection, Films on Demand is a database that includes over 13,000 full-length educational videos from reputable producers like Ken Burns, National Geographic, PBS, the BBC. Learn more about Films on Demand, search for Films on Demand videos in the catalog, or go straight to Films on Demand via the databases listing.

New Subject-Based Research Guides Available Now
Not sure where to go for the best information? Overwhelmed by the number of options available to you? Comfortable with one or two databases but feel like you're missing out on the vast majority of other resources? The library is introducing research guides covering specific academic disciplines or majors to help you get to the best tool to find the information you need. Click the "Guides" tab above to see the guides currently available -- this list will grow as we continue this project. Currently, guides are available for anthropology, art and design, biology, business, Christian studies, communication and journalism, criminal justice, education, engineering, English and literature, health sciences, kinesiology, music, nursing and psychology.

New Database: Statistical Abstract of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States has been the authoritative collection of social, political and economic statistics in the U.S. ever since it began publication in 1878. Now, it's available to CBU online. Access it now, or view the complete list of the library's statistics databases.

New JSTOR Collection Added
We've added the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I collection to our collection of online full text journals. This collection includes the complete backfile (from the first volume to a few years ago) of about 175 important and influential journals in a variety of fields, including history, business, literature, political science, education and sociology.