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October 15, 2013

DATABASE OF THE MONTH for OCTOBER - Humanities Source

As the most comprehensive resource available in its field, Humanities Source provides full text--plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing--for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. It Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more.  Humanities Source contains the full content of: Humanities Index Retrospective, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Full Text, and Humanities International Complete.

 

Content Includes:

  • Full text for more than 1,480 journals
  • High-quality indexing and in-depth abstracts for thousands of journals
  • Indexing for hundreds of thousands of articles, including book reviews
  • Millions of records
  • A unique subject thesaurus
  • And much more...

Subjects Include:
Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literary & Social Criticism, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion & Theology, and many others.

 

Humanities Source is a valuable resource for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. 
It is accessed through EBSCO’s easy-to-use interface by going to the Library’s website at http://library.albany.edu.  Click on “Databases” then the “Search by Name” tab, then select “H”.  It is also available through a number of Humanities-related database collections on the Databases’ “Browse by Subject” page.  Or just click here:  http://library.albany.edu/db/resource/?id=4155&dbom=oct

 

For more help, please contact the Reference Desk at http://library.albany.edu/help/IM/

October 1, 2013

Open Access Week 2013

The University at Albany Libraries are celebrating Open Access Week 2013 with a program of student and faculty presentations on Wednesday, October 23.

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its 7th year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn more about the benefits of Open Access, to share what they've learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in making Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. Open Access to information - the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and reuse those results as needed - has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and society as a whole.

Wednesday, October 23, 10AM - 12:30PM

Program will be held in the Standish Room, 3rd Floor, Science Library. Beverages and appetizers will be served.


10AM: Chris Kotfila, Ph.D. candidate, Information Science, University at Albany, "Reproducible Research: Open Access, Open Data, Open Tools and Metrics"


11AM: Adam Gordon, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, "Identifying and Addressing the Challenges of Open Access Data Sharing"

Off-campus guests, please contact Lorre Smith (LSmith@albany.edu) for parking information.


Thanks to University Auxiliary Services for its generous support of this program.

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