New and Updated Resources for Fall!
The library is excited to announce the following updates to our databases and research tools:
Over 400,000 New eBooks Now Available from EBSCO and ebrary
Along with the recent addition of over 40 new ProQuest databases, GALILEO has now added over 400,000 new ebooks to our ebook collections.
These new ebooks will be searchable via the library catalog in the near future. New EBSCO ebooks may be searched via Discover @ Georgia Southern now. These new titles are included in the following collections, which can be found on the library’s A-Z Database List:
New EBSCO eBook Collections (these collections may be searched individually via the A-Z database list):
eBook Academic Collection: This collection contains a large selection (nearly 150,000 titles) of multidisciplinary e-book titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.
eBook Community College Collection:Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains nearly 52,200 titles, including thousands of Workforce Development titles.
eBook High School Collection:This collection contains nearly 8,500 titles that support a quality learning experience across all academic subject areas, as well as classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials.
eBook K-8 Collection:This collection contains nearly 11,000 titles chosen to support K-8 students across all subject areas and its content aligns with Common Core Curriculum Standards (for participating U.S. states).
eBook Public Library Collection: With nearly 41,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.
New ebrary eBook Collections (these collections may be searched collectively as part of the ebrary database):
ebrary College Complete:Contains nearly 40,000 titles that focuses on Business and Management, Career Development & Guidance, Two-Year College Liberal Arts Curriculum and Vocational Education.
ebrary Public Library Complete:This collection contains nearly 33,000 titles in a broad range of subjects, such as, popular interest, career development, and arts & leisure.
Over 20,000 New Streaming Videos Available from Films on Demand
Since January 2016, GALILEO has added over 22,500 new streaming videos to Films on Demand. New titles cover all subjects and disciplines, and are perfect for classroom use and embedding in Folio. Films on Demand may be found on the library’s A-Z Database List.
To search our new titles, open Films on Demand, click on “Advanced Search,” and limit your search results to the desired “By Date Added” dates.
MathSciNet Now Searchable in Discover @ Georgia Southern!
Through a partnership between EBSCO and the American Mathematical Society (AMS), MathSciNet metadata is now searchable in Discover @ Georgia Southern.
MathSciNet is an electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. MathSciNet contains over 3.1 million items and over 1.9 million direct links to original articles from over 1,800 journals and Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to the early 1800s.
When searching in Discover, look for the AMS MathSciNet icon in the results list. Click on the icon to view the record in MathSciNet. Furthermore, limit your results by selecting “MathSciNet via EBSCOhost” in the Database menu on the left-hand side of the result list.
Enhanced Archives: Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers & South Georgia Historic Newspapers
The Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers Archive and the South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive are now compatible with all current browsers. Users are no longer required to download the DjVu plugin to view newspaper pages in this archive. Both archives can be found on the library’s A-Z Database List and Newspapers Research Guide.
The Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers Archive provides access to early issues of the Macon Telegraph ranging from its inception as a weekly newspaper in 1826, through the daily issues of the early twentieth century.
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive provides access to nineteen newspaper titles published in twelve south Georgia cities (Albany, Americus, Bainbridge, Brunswick, Cairo, Cuthbert, Perry, Thomasville, Tifton, Valdosta, Vienna, and Waycross) from 1845 to 1923.
If you have any questions or concerns about these updates, please contact the Information Services Desk at (912)478-5645.
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