News & Events: November 22, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

HOLIDAY HOURS – In observance of Thanksgiving, Mullen Library will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24 and remain closed through Friday, November 27. Mullen will be open on Saturday, November 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Normal hours will resume Sunday, November 29. For full hours, including campus libraries, please visit

FOOD FOR FINES – From Monday, November 16 through Monday, November 30, for each nonperishable food item donated at Mullen Library, get $1 off outstanding fines!* Donations will benefit the Capital Area Food Bank. Part of CUA Campus Ministries’ Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 14-22. *CUA overdue fines only; lost item replacement fees and other WRLC fines not eligible.

NEW TRIAL: SocINDEX – The University Libraries has a trial to the SocINDEX database through 1/20/16. To access the trial, go to,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=snh. This link will work on and off campus. The database is also in the A-Z list, and is under the Social Sciences and Social Work Databases category. Description of the database from This trusted database features more than 2.4 million records with subject headings from a 29,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and lexicographers and contains abstracts for more than 1,500 core coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, SocINDEX provides data mined from nearly 420 priority coverage journals as well as over 2,900 selective coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included. Searchable cited references are also provided. Please provide feedback to Kevin Gunn, Coordinator of Religious Studies and Humanities Services and Interim Sociology Librarian, at

ONGOING TRIAL: DynaMed – The University Libraries has a trial to the DynaMed database through 1/15/16. To access the trial, go to,uid&profile=dynamed. This link will work on and off campus. The database is also in the A-Z list, and is under the Nursing/Health Science Databases category. Description of the database from is a clinical information resource used by physicians to answer clinical questions quickly and easily at the point of care. It includes thousands of topics that provide clinicians and educators with the evidence-based information they need to make informed decisions. Topics are updated daily as new evidence becomes available. Please provide feedback to Linda Todd, Life Sciences Librarian, at

WRLC NEWSLETTER – The November edition of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) Newsletter is available. To subscribe to the newsletter, visit this page.

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