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
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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Writing a paper and need to cite your sources using a specific citation style? Try accessing Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab. The OWL at Purdue provides style guides for MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.
Want a place to store all of your sources and help create your reference list? RefWorks is a citation management software that is free for any UAA or APU student to use. Researchers can seamlessly export citations from most databases and create folders to store them in.
Check out the Testing and Education Reference Center for CLEP, SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, high school AP, and many career exam study materials. There is even a module on building a resume! This database is available to all Alaskans!
We’re very, very pleased to announce that A&SC is co-sponsoring a week long electronic records training intensive with the Society of American Archivists. A few years ago, in response to professional demand, SAA developed a Digital Archives Specialist certificate that … Continue reading
If you have a project to get started for a class, there are several ways to start. You can ask for help at the reference desk. You can search in QuickSearch on the front page of the Library’s website. There are research guides by subject. Or you can go to the How To Guides under Help with Research.
Elsevier has recently released a new interface for its ScienceDirect platform.
The new release has four key upgrades:
- A simplified user experience, with less visual clutter and improved design
- Better visibility of open access content
- Quicker discovery of relevant ScienceDirect content from search engines
- Seamless export of citations and full-text articles to Mendeley
To learn more about this new release and other updates, visit the ScienceDirect Blog.
Call (or email or IM) your librarian for all kinds of answers.
I thought this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education might be of interest to FLIP:
As Data Proliferate, So Do Data-Related Graduate Programs
“Last month the School of Information at the University of California at Berkeley started what officials there say is the first all-online master’s degree in information and data science. Its mission, in part, is to produce graduates with an awareness of the social and policy implications of data…”
Try out Oxford Bibliographies and let us know what you think. We have free trial access until February 21st: http://bit.ly/1gNcWEH
Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, Oxford Bibliographies guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects in the social sciences and humanities.