The Reed Digital Collections in CONTENTdm will be unavailable Tuesday Jan. 20th during a planned server outage. When service is restored on Wednesday, Reed’s CONTENTdm collections will have a new look and feel:
- There will be a new viewer, which optimizes the image and features more streamlined tools/controls.
- There will be a new, enhanced “My Workspace” for creating and managing galleries and slideshows.
The period of Wednesday Jan. 21 – Friday Jan. 23 will be spent testing the new features, and troubleshooting as needed to prepare for the first week of class. If you experience any difficulties with the new interface features during this time, please email us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Asset Management Team
Columbia Grangerâ€™s World of Poetry is designed to be a one-stop reference for all poetry-related research and learning.Â It features 450,000 poem citations, 250,000 of which are full text, users can browse by poem, poet, commentaries, and glossary terms.Â Users can also search by era, school or movement of poetry,
nationality, language, cultural identity, and gender.
Please send comments to:
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Journals available via ScienceDirect will not be accessible on Saturday, 10 JanuaryÂ for approximately eight hours starting at 11:30 a.m.Â We apologize for any inconvenience.
Reed College Library is offering trial access to the Research in Dance Education database through December 16th.Â Research in Dance Education is an index to research and literature in dance education written from 1926 to the present.Â If you try use it, do let us know what you think.Â Provide feedback to:
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On the weekend of November 15-16, 2008, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, the ACS Publications website will be unavailable while they update their site. A flash-based demo showcasing many of the features and benefits of the new site is available at: http://pubs.acs.org/flashdemo
Reed College Library is offering trial access to Passport GMID through the end of November.Â Passport GMID provides access to business and economic statistics, market reports, consumer trend information from around the world.Â If you try use it, do let us know what you think.Â Provide feedback to:
Director of Reference & Instruction
Electronic Resources Librarian
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Looking for digital images to view or use in papers and presentations? Looking for a scanner?
Come use the new digital image workstations in the library, located upstairs in the reference room and downstairs in the IMC. These dual-screen workstations are available for students to work with images and graphics, and contain software programs such as Photoshop, PowerPoint, Keynote, and Excel. In addition to using the stations to scan images, you’ll also find links to Reed digital image collections such as Reed Digital Collections (CONTENTdm) and ARTstor.
Brought to you by the library, Visual Resources Collection, and CIS. Contact email@example.com with questions!
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year’s textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs.
Try the Shakespeare Survey now and let us know what you think!
Trial runs through Oct. 31, 2008. Contact Jack Levine with any questions or comments.
If you are just getting started organizing citations for your thesis or a paper, help is here! In this session we will look at EndNote and EndNote Web, two fabulous citation management options available for the Reed community. We will overview some of the programsâ€™ capabilities and how well they play with others.
5 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 30th.Â Meet in Library 17.
â€”Linda Maddux and Taylor Smith
Most of you have heard the news that in the next six months, the Summit catalog will be upgraded and improved.Â We know you probably have questions and concerns about what this will mean for you and your research.Â Â Â The Orbis Cascade Alliance has prepared answers to common questions about the transition to the new Summit.Â We hope this FAQ will address any questions you may have but don’t hesitate to ask us if you need additional information.Â We’re committed to making this transition as seamless as possible!