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Now you can access many classic Gale Reference books via eBook format from the Gale database platform! (It’s a great chance to browse the Library reference shelves from home or other off campus locations).

Take a look at some of the eReference books that RMU Library is making available to you through the Gale Virtual Reference Library:
https:reddog.rmu.edu/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/moon96972?db=GVRL

Please let us know if you have any related questions or suggestions.

Enjoy!

This summer RMU Library is running a database trial for ASME Digital Collection. 

This trial includes all of the ASME eJournals RMU Library currently subscribes to and also includes many another mechanical engineering e-journals as well as a number of related conference proceedings and eBooks.

Take a look at the collection, and let us know if you have any feedback or additional questions. Thank you!

See:
https://reddog.rmu.edu/login?url=http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/index.aspx 

To access ASME Digital Collection, go to the library homepage (http://library.rmu.edu/), click on “Find Articles & Databases,” and then continue by clicking on Databases A-Z, “A” for ASME, or by clicking on Databases by Subject, “Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Databases.”

RMU Library has recently acquired access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII offers a somewhat small but extremely varied JSTOR collection that includes coverage to over 35 different disciplines & subject areas.

To see a list of journal titles covered by JSTOR VII, see:

http://about.jstor.org/content/arts-sciences-vii#tab-title-list

To access JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII, go to the library homepage (http://library.rmu.edu/), click on “Find Articles & Databases,” and then continue by clicking on Databases A-Z, “J” for JSTOR.  When connecting through any general RMU Library JSTOR access point,  the JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII will now be included in your searches.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions about this new JSTOR collection.

 

 

RMU Nursing Students and RMU Nursing Faculty, 

RMU Library has just recently upgraded from EBSCO CINAHL Plus with Full Text to EBSCO CINAHL Complete.  

Enjoy the expanded access, which includes recent years of access to many well-known nursing journal titles.

For more information, see: http://www.ebscohost.com/biomedical-libraries/cinahl-complete

To access CINAHL Complete, go to the library homepage (http://library.rmu.edu/), click on “Find Articles & Databases,” and then continue by clicking on Databases A-Z, “C” for CINAHL, or by clicking on Databases by Subject, “Nursing Databases.”

Please let us know if you have any additional questions about this new resource.

It’s Memorial Day Weekend! RMU Library is closing this evening at 5 PM. We will re-open at 7:30 AM Tuesday morning, May 27th.

 

 

RMU Library has just launched its new Institutional Repository. Please take a look: 

https://dspace.rmu.edu/  

For more information regarding Institutional Repositories, see:

http://digitalcommons.bepress.com/repository-research/

To inquire about adding material to this RMU Institutional Repository, contact Christopher Devine

To date, the total check-outs for the textbook reserve program = 10,369. This is a phenomenal number of transactions!

The Textbook Reserve program at RMU is a collaboration between the Office of Student Life and the RMU Library. It provides in-library access to close to 200 required current textbooks (many with multiple copies) for 62 courses and school-wide required textbooks. 

During the Fall 2012 semester, books from this program were checked out 1,824 times to 856 unique RMU students. 

And in Fall 2013, check-outs jumped 83% to 3,338 books checked out by 1,791 unique students.

Spring 2014 textbook reserve check-outs topped Spring 2013 textbook reserve check-out numbers, and textbook reserve check-outs almost doubled from the 2012-2013 Academic Year (3,755) to the 2013-2014 Academic Year (6,614).

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