Library Highlights


SMC Library

New in the Library:

  • New Books.  Link to this month's additions to the Library's collection.
  • New Online Resources.  Connect through the Library's Journals/Periodicals list or Databases page
  •   - The Library is now subscribing to the Ecology & Botany I Collection : This collection was established with the assistance of the Ecological Society of America, and features their premier research journals alongside titles broadly focused on ecosystems. Ecology topics range from biodiversity and climate change to conservation and experimental biology. The set of botany titles, which includes the oldest botanical journal in the Americas, encompasses a range of topics such as plant biology, systematic botany, and taxonomy. AND the Library has added the JSTOR Arts & Sciences XII Collection:  Includes 125 journals in the fields of psychology, sociology, and education. 
  • - The Library is now subscribing to the Science & Technology Collection : An additional 450 titles is now added to the previously subscribed Social Sciences & Technology Collection.  82% of these titles are indexed in Web of Science.  Includes American Statistical Association publications and journals in physics, chemistry, engineering, psychology, natural history, computer science, geography, and other technical fields.
  • Database Trials: - Trial to Wiley Lab Protocols through October 2015.  Limit by clicking on "Lab Protocols" in the right-hand side Filter List.   - Trial to Springer Protocols through December 28, 2015.  Filter for Protocols using the left-hand filter. Please notify Linda Wobbe and Ken Brown which Lab Protocols are most useful, thanks! - GeoScienceWorld Trial through Dec. 15, 2015 includes GeoRef and full text journals package. on-campus only. - GeoRef on EBSCOhost platform. Trial through end of Dec. 2015.  Would integrate with Multisearch. Trial is good on or off-campus.


Library Research Assistance

  • Librarian Subject Selectors : Josh Rose (School of Science except Psychology) and Patty Wade (Psychology) 
  • Subject Guides - Librarians selections of recommended sources for each subject.
  • Tutorials.  This page includes the recently completed Annotated Bibliography and Literature Review tutorials which help users learn the options and process for developing excellent annotated bibliographies and literature reviews that either stand alone, or are assigned as part of the process of writing papers.
  • AskUs!  Connect to the on-duty Reference Librarian by telephone, email, online help...or in person.