Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wilson Web

Important Message

Click the "Important Message" link above for information about Wilson's new "going mobile" feature. Also, using the Biography Reference Bank alone is the easiest way to find biographies by name or occupation. Check the bottom of the screen for featured biographies, or on results pages, narrow by subject.

SLU Construction

Check out the "SLU Construction Update"" blog to follow the progress on the new School of Business building and other construction projects on campus. You can subscribe to the blog or get RSS feeds.


The 21 institutions of the Florida Institute of Oceanography and USF Libraries have created the Gulf Oil Spill Information Center. It Provides links to the information about legal, political, environmental, and health impacts of the disaster, as well as related research.  

Oxford Art Online

The Oxford Art Online database, from the Oxford University Press, includes online access to the classic art reference Grove Dictionary of Art, which we have in our print reference collection. The Oxford Art Online database added the Grove Encyclopedia of American Art to our subscriptions this summer. We also have updated  Italian Renaissance Bibliographies .

Credo Reference

Credo Reference eBooks now has topic pages for select search terms. Topic Pages will appear as the first thing in your results list. These pages include options to link to some of our other online resources, images and videos on the web, results deom the Credo collection, and more. Try this video to learn more about the Topic Pages.

Net Library

Our netLibrary eBook collection now holds some 65,000 titles. We have several new "subject sets" in netLibrary: sports administration (17 titles), engineering (18 titles), social work (20 titles), and science (21 titles), to name a few. Use LeoCat, the online card catalog, to find any of our print and electronic books.

A Community Web of Chemistry at ChemSpider

ChemSpider, the Royal Society of Chemistry's free web-based aggregation of "Structure-based chemistry information," also provides reaction synthesis at the ChemSpider Synthetic Pages beta site.