Friday, November 16, 2007

New electronic reference books

We have added to our collection of Gale Virtual Reference Library titles. Access these titles by choosing Gale Virtual Reference Library from one of our databases pages:

American Decades Primary Sources , 10v,  2004
Business Plans Handbook , Vol. 10,  2004
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information , 3v,  2002
Encyclopedia of Education , 2nd ed.,  8v,  2003
Encyclopedia of Human Geography , 2006
Encyclopedia of Management , 5th ed.,  2006
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America , 2v,  2004
Encyclopedia of Religion , 2nd ed.,  15v,  2005
Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders , 2v,  2003
History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide , 6v,  2003
Mathematics , 4v,  2002
New Catholic Encyclopedia , 2nd ed.,  15v,  2003

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

New health resource for Minnesotans on the web

Take a look at MedlinePlus' latest development, the Go Local feature. Using My Health Minnesota-->Go Local, Minnesota residents can access a free, online directory of health care services and providers throughout Minnesota, including clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, health screening programs, etc. The site also offers a help sheet that explains in more detail how to use this resource. This resource is a joint project of the National Library of Medicine and the Health Sciences Libraries of the University of Minnesota, the Mayo Clinic Libraries, and the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Minnesota's Notable State Documents

Each year, Minnesota librarians nominate state publications (e.g. websites, reports, reference guides) to be included on the MN Legislative Library's Notable State Documents list. Take a look at this year's list!