Library Hours for Winter Break

December 10, 2011 at 12:42 am | Posted in hours | Comments Off on Library Hours for Winter Break

The library will observe the following hours from Saturday, December 10, 2011 to Sunday, January 8, 2012:

  • Mondays through Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sundays: closed

Both the library and the university will be closed for holidays Saturday, December 24 through Monday, January 2. The library will re-open Tuesday, January 3 at 8:30 a.m.

There is no Night Owl Lab during Winter break.  See our hours page for more information about upcoming changes and closures. Questions? Contact the library.

Important Database Changes for CSA & Others

December 2, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Posted in databases | Comments Off on Important Database Changes for CSA & Others

Several databases now have new interfaces, new URLs, and in some cases new names:

Searching and discovering information in the sciences and technology just got easier. The following databases have been combined into one large database, the ProQuest SciTech Collection:

  • CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
  • CSA/ASCE Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • CSA Engineering Research Database
  • CSA High Technology Research Database with Aerospace
  • CSA Materials Research Database with METADEX
  • CSA Neurosciences Abstracts
  • CSA Technology Research Database
  • For the full list see this PDF.

The following databases have new interfaces:

If you had any of these databases bookmarked with the old URLs, they will no longer work after January 1, 2012. Please update your bookmarks now. Questions? Ask the library.

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