News & Events: October 12, 2015

Happy Columbus Day!

Holiday Closings – The campus libraries (Architecture & Planning, Music, Nursing/Biology, and Physics) are closed today. Mullen Library is open regular hours. Campus libraries will resume regular hours tomorrow, October 13.

Ongoing Trials – Be sure to check out our ongoing trials below. We appreciate your feedback when we decide what new resources to acquire!

  • 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 Weekis 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 tohttp://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.

Upcoming Event – OPEN ACCESS KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How Open Access Benefits Faculty + Research – Tuesday, October 13 • 11:00 AM • Great Room A, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Learn about the experiences at universities that have adopted an open access policy. Speakers will include Dr. Steven Lerman, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, George Washington University, and Geneva Henry, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries, George Washington University

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