Thursday, August 30, 2012

When is the Library Open?

You can always find the Library Hours for the current week at the top right of the Library Homepage, running horizontally.

To find out what hours are beyond the current week - including holiday and break hours - click on the More Hours link.

Starting on Tuesday, September 4th, regular academic year hours will be in effect. This means the library and Circulation Desk is open:
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Reference Desk is open and staffed by a Reference Librarian to answer research questions:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

CSP Library Now Subscribes to CINAHL Plus with Full Text - The Premier Nursing, Health and Allied Services Database

We are happy to announce that the CSP Library now subscribes to CINAHL Plus with Full Text, the premier nursing, health, and allied services database available. From the EBSCOhost Web site:
It provides full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®, including many of the most-used journals in the index—with no embargo. Of those, 464 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source® or Nursing & Allied Health Collection™.  Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.  In addition, this authoritative file offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. 
Locate this database via our Databases A-Z or Databases by Subject List, found on the Library homepage under Research Tools, or via this direct link: CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO).

Monday, August 6, 2012

New ebrary Subscription Gives Access to 75,000 Academic eBook Titles

On July 1st, the CSP Library became a subscriber to the ebrary Academic Complete collection of eBooks, which provides access to over 75,000 eBooks from a wide variety of academic disciplines: 

View these books using your Web browser through the ebrary interface or download the book to use offline. Help for downloading and using ebrary eBooks with an eReader can be found here: 

Downloading and using ebrary books on your eReader requires that you create a personal ebrary account (at no cost) and install Adobe Digital Editions software. ebrary books can't be downloaded to Kindle. iPod and iPad use requires additional software: