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European Views of the Americas 1493 – 1750

EBSCO, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, is proud to offer European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750, a free authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples

The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

Take a look at this unique historical resource available to the UAA/APU Consortium Library Community today!

http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/advanced?sid=eb270946-b8b3-41bd-8528-4c579dc7088f%40sessionmgr4001&vid=0&hid=4112

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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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