Previously CLASSIFIED Information

Are you interested in examining selected previously classified government documents? The Declassified Documents Reference System provides access to more than 116,000 declassified documents comprising over 750,00 pages of material from 1945-2006, filling an important gap in post World War II domestic and foreign policy studies. Take a look today!

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100 Years ago TODAY – The Guns of August

Exactly 100 years ago today, the Battle of Tannenberg (August 26 – August 30, 1914) began, marking the first great clash between the armies of Imperial Germany and Tsarist Russia.

The First World War, whose centennial we mark this year, was a series of cataclysmic events which continue to shape the world we live in today.

If you are interested in finding out more concerning the causes and consequences of the calamitous events of 1914-1918, your Consortium Library has the resources and skilled researchers to assist you.

Contact a reference librarian and get started.

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2 “Not-to-be-Missed” Research Tools

For those of you still looking for unique content from Library Research tools, take a look at these!

The Times (London) Digital Archives – allows you to browse the pages of this historic newspaper from 1785 to 2008.

http://find.galegroup.com/ttda/start.do?prodId=TTDA&userGroupName=anch19713

National Geographic Virtual Library – Search the pages of this acclaimed Geographic publication back to 1888.

http://natgeo.galegroup.com/natgeo/archive?u=anch19713&prodId=NGMA

Take time to explore what is available to you at the Consortium Library today.

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Hidden in Plain Sight?

Don’t overlook ARLIS – The Alaska Resources Library & Information Services, if you are interested in Alaska Natural/Cultural resources.

Here you will find resources on topics such as:

Oil & Gas exploration
Fisheries & Game management
Climate Change in the Circumpolar North
Alaska Minerals & Mining (including Pebble)
Alaska and Northern Geology
Arctic Engineering
Public Lands and National Parks
Wildlife habitat & Conservation in the Far North
etc., etc., etc.
Visit ARLIS – located on the ground floor in the Consortium Library, OR at www.arlis.org

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Are you feeling STRESSED ?

Are RESEARCH PAPERS looming on the horizon ?

Are you having problems selecting a RESEARCH topic ?

Are you unable to find library resources about your topic ?

Are you frustrated by the RESEARCH process in general ?

Would you like some HELP with any/all of your RESEARCH needs ?

If you answered YES to any/all of the above . . . . . . .

HELP IS HERE . . . . . . .

1     Go to the Consortium Library Web Site (http:www.consortiumlibrary.org)

2     Click on “RESEARCH HELP”  (top of lower left box)

3     Click on “More Resources”  (lower right of page)

4     Click on “Subject Liaison Librarians”

5     Choose from the alphabetized “Program Name” list  (for example: history or music)

6     Contact the librarian/RESEARCH consultant, and schedule an appointment

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