Monday, September 22, 2008

Start with Stat!Ref

Stat!Ref is an online database of medical, nursing and allied health reference titles that supports nurses and healthcare practitioners during their academic and professional careers. Students have access to codes, drug information, patient information, and point of care information via full text e-books, Pub Med journal articles, and guidelines and related documents from the National Guideline Clearinghouse database. Students, faculty, and staff who have an interest in the medical and allied health field will find this database to be content rich and easy to use.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Looking for a New Career?

Looking for a New Career?
Visit the library to look in the Ferguson's Career Guidance
Center database. You will find endless information regarding
job possibilities, skills you need, and resources that will guide you on the right path.
OR visit the library's website @

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Book Discussion Continues at the Rockville Campus...Don't Miss Out!

Join the conversation about the five year chronicle of Cedric Jennings’ life as retold by author Ron Suskind in the biography, A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Montgomery College
Rockville Campus Library - Macklin Tower Room 205
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850

Refreshments will be provided. Don't miss out! Reserve your seat early.

Space is limited to 20 participants, so please RSVP to:

(Provide your name & telephone number. Accommodations available for special needs. Indicate in email.)

Pick up a copy of the book at any of the following locations:

Montgomery College Libraries (Limited copies available)
MC Books & More (Price: $11.99 plus tax)
Montgomery County Public Libraries (Numerous copies available)

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

RefWorks is here!

"RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies." Even though this database is IP authenticated, users will have to create a free, individual account in order to generate bibliographies and the like. References can be exported directly from many of our electronic databases to a selected output style like the MLA 6th edition or APA 5th edition. This software tool is currently in beta as the Library works on customizing output styles to conform to the standards. As with any citation software, users need to review their bibliographic entries for accuracy.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Don’t let research questions boggle you…Ask a Librarian!

Montgomery College students can now use Maryland's live chat service, "AskUsNow!" Librarians are available 24/7 to answer your questions and help you access the College's resources. Click on the AskUs icon on the library homepage to get immediate help from a librarian.

Friday, September 05, 2008

Got iStream?

The Innovation Stream (iStream) provided by the League for Innovation in the Community College is now available at Montgomery College Libraries. By setting up a personal account with a e-mail account students and faculty can gain access to iStream’s online resource bank and learning community. This database can be used as a professional development tool by networking with other users, to access publications and presentations for coursework and/or research, and you can listen to League Radio. Also, users can participate in League Conferences, use communication services provided and benefit from partnerships developed by using this great resource. Can you afford not to be a part of The Innovation Stream?

Enjoy the View... check out the IRIS Database!

Montgomery College Libraries offers numerous useful electronic resources for your research needs. Check out the IRIS Database!

The Illinois Researcher Information Service, IRIS Database, currently contains over 9,000 active funding opportunities for faculty in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Updated daily, the IRIS database can serve to assist the learner in locating funding for educational pursuit, as it contains information on fellowships and scholarships for the undergraduate and graduate student. The user can elect to receive automatic email notifications of new grant opportunities by signing up for the IRIS Alert Service. In addition, IRIS is easily searched by sponsor, deadline date, keyword, and other criteria.

To locate the IRIS database, faculty can just click on the “Especially for Faculty” information page.

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

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