Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Summer Session Hours

Summer Session hours beginning May 27th have been posted the the Library's web page. Summer Session I runs from May 27–July 3; Summer Session II runs from July 7–Aug 15.

News from the Cafritz Art Library...

The Art Library, located in the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz building, features both print and media materials focused in the fine arts.

For a full listing of our databases, we welcome you to visit the MC Libraries webpage. Click on the link "Articles & Databases" for full-text and abstracts.

We look forward to seeing you at the Art Library at the Cafritz.

JStor has arrived!

By utilizing cost-effective measures, the Library has been able to acquire the entire collection of the electronic database JStor.

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. Academic journals comprise the majority of the content in the archive. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and related titles. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are not available. Please read about the Moving Wall and Links to Recent Content for more information.
  • JSTOR includes 1,856,206 full-length articles across 47 disciplines.
  • There are 1,387,437 book reviews in JSTOR.
  • The oldest content in the JSTOR archive was published in 1665.
  • JSTOR is active in Facebook.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

News from the Germantown Library...

Diane Cockrell, Instructional Librarian at the Germantown campus library along with her colleagues Katalin Muyal, Universities at Shady Grove (USG), and Karen Miller, Agency Manager, Damascus Branch, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), hosted the ninth annual Upcounty Libraries Roundtable at the Universities at Shady Grove Camille Kendall Academic Center on May 20, 2008. This annual event has become more and more popular in building connections between all types and kinds of libraries in the Upcounty region and included talks from State Senator Nancy King and Betty Day from Maryland Digital Library to name a new.

From the Libraries and Library Staff of Montgomery College...

Welcome to the Montgomery College Libraries Newsblog! We hope you will find this blog useful for keeping current with our resources and services at the MC Libraries.