New E-Book Collection
There’s a new addition to the University Libraries’ e-book collection -- History Reference Online. This collection contains topical and historical e-books, offering quick, informative information online. Although the resource has the word “history��? in the title, the collection also contains a wide variety of resources related to the social sciences.
Titles that may be of interest to Social Welfare students include;
•Adolescence in America: An Encyclopedia
•Bilingual Education: A Reference Handbook
•Family in America: An Encyclopedia
•Immigration and Asylum: From 1900 to the Present
Criminal Justice students and/or those interested in Law may find these titles useful in their research:
•Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia
•Corporate Crime: A Reference Handbook
•Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook
•Guns in American Society
•Right to Counsel and Privilege against Self-Incrimination
•Right to Vote, The: Rights and Liberties under the Law
For students engaged with topics relating to Political Science or Public Administration and Policy:
•Constitutional Convention of 1787, The: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of America’s Founding
•Conflicts over Natural Resources: A Reference Handbook
•Colonialism: An International Social, Cultural, and Political Encyclopedia
•Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present
History Reference Online also offers reference handbooks on numerous countries including Brazil, Pakistan, Costa Rica, and Cuba.
The entire History Reference Online collection should interest Information Studies students engaged in looking at trends in Reference service, delivery of information services and the role of e-books and online sources.
You can locate History Reference Online by going to Databases and Indexes– clicking on the letter “H��? is a convenient way to do this. Soon, the individual e-book titles will also be accessible through Minerva, the University Libraries' online catalog.
History Reference Online allows you to browse available titles from pre-set subject headings or do a more focused search using the advanced search tab. Each reference title is divided into sections which are viewable on the left side of the screen. This allows you to jump from one section to another with ease. If you need help using History Reference Online or any other resource, feel free to drop by the reference desk, make an appointment, or Ask a Librarian!.
Blog post created by Michael V. Daly