News & Events: December 7, 2015

COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE FOR FINALS – From December 12 through December 18, free coffee will be available in Mullen Lobby. Stop by for an extra boost to get through the week!

NEED RESEARCH HELP? – Have a research assignment due, but not sure how to use the library to find the information you need? Contact your liaison librarian–a librarian with special knowledge of the resources available in your subject area. For a complete list of liaison librarians, visit For quick questions, visit or call the Information Desk at 202-319-5070 or use Ask a Librarian IM service.

MUSIC LIBRARY SALE – This Wednesday and Thursday, December 9 and 10, from 10 am to 4 pm, the Music Library will hold a sale of books, scores, and CDs. Many items are in excellent condition–some CDs unopened! Stop by the lower lobby of Ward Hall to pick up a gift or two for the music lover on your list!


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,

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

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