New Database for Fall 2022 – Ethnic Diversity Source

The Weinberg Memorial Library is excited to offer a new database for Fall 2022.  EBSCO’s Ethnic Diversity Source is a full-text database dedicated to resources covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, ebooks, and biographies.  Additionally, students and faculty can use Ethnic Diversity Source to explore tens of thousands of well curated primary source documents including letters, interviews, and speeches.

You can start exploring Ethnic Diversity Source today by visiting the Library’s A to Z database page or clicking here.

 

Online Access to The Chronicle of Higher Education Now Available

The Weinberg Memorial Library now offers access to The Chronicle of  Higher Education‘s online presence – Chronicle.com. In addition to the journal content published monthly, Chronicle.com contains daily news, data, and special issues like The Almanac of Higher Education and The Trends Report. University of Scranton students, faculty, and staff have unlimited on and off campus use as well as domain access which allows anyone with a scranton.edu email address to create a free account. Your Chronicle.com account will automatically sync with our site license subscription providing access to all content and additional options to sign up to receive newsletters like Academe Today, Chronicle Review, and more.

For more information on creating your Chronicle.com account, click here.

Library Adds Recreational Reading Collection

The Weinberg Memorial Library is pleased to offer a new Recreational Reads collection for the spring semester!  This collection is currently located in front of the Circulation Desk next to the new books and offers a variety of new and popular fiction and nonfiction for your reading enjoyment.

Titles in the recreational reading collection will be available for check out to all students, faculty, and staff for 30 days. Our starter collection features approximately 90 titles with new titles being added periodically so be sure to stop by and browse!  You can also look for titles online by searching “Recreational Reading Collection” in the Library catalog.

Recreational Reading Collection

EZproxy Issues for Wiley Online Library

Our vendor Wiley is currently experiencing some issues with EZproxy and third party linking. For this reason, you may encounter a message reading “This web property is not accessible via this address” when trying to connect to material from the Wiley Online Library from off campus.
Wiley is aware of the issue and is working on restoring service for all.
Thank you for your patience as we await a resolution.

Weinberg Memorial Library Trials CloudSource OA

Just in time for Open Access Week, the Library has started a trial for CloudSource OA.  We invite all students and faculty to take a look at this exciting new resource which makes searching for open access books, journals, and open educational resources a breeze.  This new search platform curates and aggregates open access content from leading publishers and scholars around the world in one convenient and easy to use location.

The trial period will last until October 31st, 2021 so please take some time to explore.  You can link to the resource here or visit our A to Z Database list and click on “Trial Databases”.  If you have any questions or feedback about this database, please contact Sylvia Orner (sylvia.orner@scranton.edu).