Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Database Feature That Deserves a Hearing

Producers of subscription databases are constantly looking for ways to improve their products to make them easier to use and more functional for users. EBSCOhost, which produces a number of databases to which Rice Library subscribes (Academic Search Premier, CINAHL … Continue reading

Posted in Database features, Databases, EBSCOhost, Text-to-Speech | Leave a comment

Library Expertise for You and Your Students

Did you see this 7/16/10 post on the Inside Higher Ed website? Rob Weir’s Using Library Experts Wisely calls on faculty to re-think the same old library orientation for their students, and accurately describes the usual less-than-stellar outcomes that we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Looking for BioMedical Information? A New Free Database May Help

In addition to Rice Library’s excellent subscription databases focused on nursing and health professions and those devoted to science and engineering, users may be interested in trying a new free biomedical search site This site, known as BioMedSearch.com, combines Medline/PubMed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment