Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Literary reference online Database

Did You Know It's...

summer reading time!
This resource contains more than 20,000 critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books, including 700 titles published by Bloom's Literary Criticism and Facts On File. Also included in the database are more than 13,000 biographies, 45,000 character entries, 5,000 synopses of literary works and hundreds of images and videos.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Univeral Class

Universal Class offers hundreds of online CEU classes as well as some auditing classes. 40 categories to choose from.
Take a moment and check out this month's feature--Health & Medicine!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

May is Women's Health

May is women's health month! Check out our health reference center databases and learn about nutrition & wellness.  Explore some of the top diseases and health issues, including, osteoporosis, cancer, menopause, SLE, and so much more… Got a question??    Want to find out about procedures and medical tests?
Health Reference Center

Got a Health Question? Check out Health & Wellness Resource Center for accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health related issues.

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Thursday, April 02, 2015

April is National Poetry Month

Delving into poetry and its beauty, diversity, and cultural impact; so take a moment to explore and learn about national poetry month with us online:
National Poetry Month, launched in April 1996, seeks to elevate poetry and its magnificence as a literary form. The month-long celebration commemorates poetry and honors its permanence and value in the American cultural landscape. Literary and poetry organizations, publishers, libraries, schools, booksellers, and poets throughout the nation participate in poetry readings, discussions, workshops, competitions, and festivals. National Poetry Month, by honoring all aspects of poetry and poetic endeavors, aspires to generate interest in and excitement about poetry and all of its traditions and forms. In honor of National Poetry Month, SIRS Knowledge Source commemorates notable American poets such as Mark Strand and Anne Sexton; introduces poetry; and highlights poetry projects and programs. Articles and Web sites include:
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

March is women's history month

March is Women’s history Month
Facts on File’s newly added, American women’s history, contains videos, slideshows, primary resources and timelines. This new topic center helps students & researchers explore the vast amount of content in our databases.  Come learn and explore American Women's history...

Sirs spotlight on women’s history

Monday, January 12, 2015

Rosetta Stone Language

Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their users the proven immersion method that more than 20,000 schools and 9,000 businesses have trusted for over the last 20+ years.  The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library- or anywhere, anytime.
Features include:
  • 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests
  • 50 + hours of foundational instruction in each language
  • Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
  • Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more
  • Mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go