Gould Library News
- February 18, 2010
A reminder about Gould Library's Food, Beverage, and Tobacco Policy.
- January 28, 2010
The installers for EndNote X3 are now available for download! We recommend that everyone upgrade to the new version as previous versions will not import the date correctly for anything published after 2009.
The new version also has the capability to find and download full text articles of references in your EN library! Check our page on how to enable the Find Full Text feature.
Read more about EndNote here. You can also check out our new EndNote movies made by Charlie Priore:
THE ENDNOTE X3 MOVIES!!
- Movie 1-- Launching EndNote and Creating a New Library
- Movie 2-- Customizing Your EndNote Library
- Movie 3-- Manually Entering Citations Into Your EndNote Library
- Movie 4-- Using "Connection Files" To Put Citations Into Your EndNote Library
- Movie 5-- Downloading Citations From A Database Into Your EndNote Library
- Movie 6-- Setting the Preferences to Find Full Text Articles
- Movie 7-- How to Find Full Text Articles
- Movie 8-- Creating a Stand Alone Bibliography
- Movie 9-- Creating a Bibliography Using the Cite While You Write Feature (CWYW)
As part of the NITLE webinar series, "Special Topics in Quantitative Analysis," Kristin and Danya presented a session about Carleton's model for supporting the discovery and access of data for use in classrooms and assignments across the curriculum.
- January 5, 2010
While we were busy celebrating the holidays, LexisNexis Academic was busy unveiling a cleaner, simpler interface based on extensive testing and feedback from its users. Now, its 6,000+ sources and multiple categories (news, legal, business) are easier to locate from the front page. For more information about LexisNexis Academic's new interface, read its wiki announcement here.
- January 4, 2010
Welcome back, and happy new year 2010!
Library hours for winter term:
- Monday-Friday 8 am - 1 am
- Saturday 9 am - midnight
- Sunday 9 am - 1 am
***Note: Library closes at 10 pm on Monday, March 15.***
Research/IT desk (reference and IT help):
Librarians offer research help at the Research/IT desk during the following hours:
- Monday - Friday: 10 am - 11 am: A librarian is on call in the mornings. Check the desk to see who is on call, and how to find them.
- Monday - Thursday: 11 am - 5 pm, 7 pm - 10 pm
- Friday: 11 am - 5 pm
- Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm, 7 pm - 10 pm
SCIC workers offer computer and IT help at the Research/IT desk during the following hours:
- Monday & Wednesday: 8:30 am -1 am
- Tuesday & Thursday: 8:15 am-1 am
- Friday: 8:30 am -9 pm
- Saturday: 10 am -9 pm
- Sunday: 10 am -1 am
- November 17, 2009
Need help citing your sources or creating a bibliography? Take a look at the library's guide to Citing Sources.
If you need more help, or want to talk with someone, stop by the Research/IT desk to meet with a librarian!
- November 5, 2009
JSTOR is an online collection of hundreds scholarly journals that spans many disciplines.
- November 4, 2009
International Standard Book Number. Developed in 1966 and adopted as an international standard in 1970, the ISBN is a unique, ten- or (since January 1, 2007) thirteen-digit number assigned to every published book. Hardcover and paperback editions of the same book are assigned different numbers, and new editions of books are assigned a new ISBN number.
Though it is usually pronounced as individual letters, some people do pronounce it as a word: iz-bun.
- October 26, 2009
This week's list of new DVD arrivals at the Library.
- October 26, 2009
This week's featured resource is the AP Images database.
- October 23, 2009
A depository library is a library designated by the U.S. government to receive and keep some or all of that government's published documents. Gould Library is a depository library and has been since 1930. Our government documents collections are comprised of a total of 279,097 cataloged items in tangible formats:
- paper (85,831 items on Level 1)
- microfiche & film (184,119 items on Level 1)
- CD-ROMS (2,034 items on Level 1)
- maps (7,113 cataloged items on level 2, plus thousands of uncataloged maps, including all USGS topographics for all states)
as well as thousands of documents available electronically available.
- October 19, 2009
Carleton is joining others across the world in celebrating Open Access Week. Open Access (OA) is a movement that has been underway since 2002. OA is a growing international movement that encourages the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere, for the advancement and enjoyment of science and society.