Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Gartner database now available through the Library

"Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company." Gartner is the global leader in providing accurate and current research for the IT industry. Gartner employs 1,200 research analysts and consultants who advise executives in 80 countries every day. They publish tens of thousands of pages of original research annually.

Our subscription provides access to TOPICS reports under the TOPICS column and to Industry reports for the Education, Government and Healthcare Providers under the INDUSTRIES column.

Our subscription does not provide access to the reports under the MARKETS column and some other features may not be available as well.

Gartner requires login/authentication through our proxy server for on or off campus access. Please use your MC ID number beginning with and including the M and all numbers.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Drop-In Workshops at TP/SS

The Writing, Reading, & Language Center and the Library is sponsoring DROP-IN Workshops! Just drop-in on the following dates to learn how to find full-text articles from the library databases and how to cite the information using the new MLA format.

February 23, 2009: Monday -12:00-1:30
February 24, 2009: Tuesday - 5:00-6:30
February 25, 2009: Wednesday - 10:00-11:30
For more information contact:
Kathy Swanson, Librarian, 240-567-1537

Monday, February 16, 2009

CQ Researcher Online Available at MC Libraries

CQ Researcher Online provides in-depth reports on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports include an overview of the issue, an evaluation of the current situation, and bibliographies of key sources. Coverage is available from 1991 – present.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Just in time for Valentine's Day...

Screech, the Washington National's mascot, visited one of our librarians, Kathy Swanson, from the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus to bring her a valentine, candy, and tickets to a National's game. Thanks, Screech!

Monday, February 09, 2009

CQ Weekly

Taking you deep inside the policy-making process, CQ Weekly provides non-partisan news and analysis on how legislation is shaped, who is shaping it and how it could affect your interests.

It includes information such as in-depth coverage of public policy developments across the governmental spectrum from Congress to the White House to the Supreme Court, the week’s legislative news, including “Box Scores” and detailed information on bills, amendments and votes, and a comprehensive review of all bills up for vote in the Senate and the House during the previous week.

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Take a look at the CREDO Reference Library!

Are you looking for a giant online reference library that provides access to a selection of reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, books of quotations and several subject specific titles? If yes, then check out the Credo Reference library. Credo Reference enables users to find authoritative answers to their reference questions really fast. It features content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects. Through Credo Reference you can gain access to approximately 3,189,327 entries, from 404 titles and 62 publishers. You can search or browse by subject in this database. These titles are also accessible through MC Libraries’ online catalog.

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