News & Events: October 5, 2015

Education Week LogoNEW TRIAL: Education Week – The University Libraries has a  trial to Education Week available through October 25. To access the trial visit http://proxycu.wrlc.org/login?url=http://www.edweek.org.  Education Week is a national newspaper focusing on K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is now recognized as “American education’s newspaper of record.” Please provide feedback to Thad Garrett at garrettt@cua.edu.

Ongoing Trial – The University Libraries has a trial to The Patrologia Orientalis Database through October 18th. To access the trial, go to http://proxycu.wrlc.org/login?url=http://clt.brepolis.net/pod/pages/Search.aspx This link will work on and off campus.  The database is also in the A-Z list and is under the Philosophy/Religion category. The Patrologia Orientalis Database is a collection of Patristic texts from the Christian East, including works, recorded in non-Latin languages including  Syriac, Armenian, Arabic, Coptic, Ge’ez, Georgian, and Slavonic, that come from geographical, cultural, or religious contexts somehow linked to Rome or the Eastern Roman Empire. This initial version of the database allows users to access texts included in the 52 volumes of the Patrologia Orientalis, and search English and French translations where available. Please provide feedback to Dustin Booher.

Columbus Day Closings – Please note that the campus libraries (Music, Architecture & Planning, Nursing/Biology, and Physics) will be closed Saturday, October 10, through Monday, October 12, in observance of Columbus Day. Mullen Library will remain open normal hours (including overnight hours for CUA students). To view regular hours and a complete list of holidays and other exceptions, please visit http://libraries.cua.edu/about/hours.cfm.

Open Access @ CUA – The University Libraries will be hosting three events marking International Open Access Week (October 19-25, 2015). For information about these events, please see our post from Friday.

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