Monday, August 29, 2005

Steenbock Tours--On-Site and Online

Come, see what Steenbock Library has to offer. Helpful staff, interesting collections, and convenient study spaces. Consider a Welcome Week tour or visit us virtually at:

Free Drop-In Workshops!

The fall 2005 calendar of library workshops has been posted. Come, learn more about library collections, services and tools. Future workshops will treat effective Web searching, resources for finding grants and funding opportunities, and tools for managing information (EndNote, RefWorks).

Library workshops are free and open to the public; no registration required unless otherwise noted.

Connect to the workshops and tours calendar at:

Monday, August 15, 2005

Looking for Maps or Geographic Data? is “your one stop for federal, state & local geographic data"--a gateway to maps and data in many categories, including agriculture, biology, cadastral, demographic, and environment.
The new release (version 2, allows you to save your searches and maps for later use. For additional sources of geographic information for Agriculture, Life Sciences and the Environment, see the Libraries' E-Resource Gateway.

Monday, August 08, 2005

E-Resource Gateway

Have you ever had trouble finding the best database for your research? With the Libraries' new E-Resource Gateway, you can select databases by name or by subject.

Try finding resources by subject, then by sub-category. Core databases will be listed first, followed by additional resources of interest.

Access the E-Resource Gateway from the Libraries' Web Site or at

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Temple Grandin Interview

Steenbock liaison to Veterinary Medicine, Bob Sessions, announces that the spring 2005 issue of Vetz Magazine features an interview with Temple Grandin--who shares her unique insight into how animals may perceive and interact with their world.

Access the interview online at: