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Mass Observation Update: New Content

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Mass Observation, from Adam Matthew Digital, provides online access to to one of the most important archives for the study of social history in Britain during the mid twentieth century.  The new Update to this resource adds Diary entries from 1941-1942,

Search Change to EEBO (Early English Books Online)

Submitted by adling on Filed under Library News:  Mills Alerts Endeca Content Spotlighting e-Resources

The EEBO database provides digital facsimile images of approximately 120,000 books published in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America between 1473 and 1700.  Information about these books is searchable within EEBO,

Streaming Video from NFB

Submitted by wyckoff on Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode e-Resources Web Resources

If you enjoy watching movies, the Library has a new resource that you're going to love!

Preview of Upgraded Library Catalogue Now Available

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An upgraded version of the McMaster library catalogue is now available in preview. The improved catalogue will take fewer clicks to give you the information you need, such as:

Updated RefGrab-It Bookmarklet and Plug-In Now Available

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RefWorks users will be interested to know that Scholars Portal has released new versions of the RefGrab-It (RGI) bookmarklet and plug-in for both Internet Explorer (IE) and Firefox (FF). Before installing these you must remove what is currently installed in either browser. The new RGI includes the following enhancements/fixes:

EBL e-books are Back!

Submitted by Anonymous on Filed under Library News:  Endeca Content Spotlighting e-Resources Research @ McMaster

We're pleased to announce that the Ebook Library (EBL) short-term loan service has been reactivated!

After a two year run, the Library concluded its pilot of the program back in January. After reviewing the results, we've refined our collection to better match the needs of the McMaster community. Our new EBL collection, containing more than 22,000 e-books, is now available for use by McMaster students, faculty, and staff. Records for all of the titles included can be found in the Library Catalogue.

Aluka: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa

Submitted by adling on Filed under Library News:  Endeca Content Spotlighting e-Resources

Now available:  Struggles for Freedom within the Aluka collection.  This primary source database provides over 180,000 pages of documents and images focusing on the liberation struggles in southern Africa, with an initial concentration on Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.

New Database: New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Submitted by adling on Filed under Library News:  Endeca Content Spotlighting e-Resources

A new and updated edition of the classic Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is now online, providing a current overview of the field.

Short of time? Use an e-book!

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The Library continues to add to its ebook collections, available 24/7 from the library catalogue.  Recent additions include 14,000 ebooks in the humanities and social sciences from Oxford, Cambridge, and Taylor & Francis, the 2007 Sage E-Reference colle

New Database: Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Submitted by adling on Filed under Library News:  Alerts Endeca Content Spotlighting e-Resources

Should books be banned? What about bottled water? Ebsco's Canadian Points of View Reference Centre provides point-counterpoint overviews of controversial topics along with a selection of fulltext articles drawn from Canadian and international magazines and newspapers.

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