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Informational notes from the Bush Library homepage

 

Organized in order of most recent (on top) to older postings.

 

The Oxford English Dictionary is an authoritative source for spelling and defining English words, plus it has a great thesaurus. Find OED online in our Databases & Articles > Reference Sources page or search for it in CLICsearch

 

Happy Homecoming!  Hamline Yearbooks are available online thanks to the University Archives.

 

The Refworks citation tool can help with your citations and works cited/bibliographies for your research papers. It’s available for all Hamline students, faculty and staff.ProQuest RefWorks logo

 

Bush Library has a lost and found by the newspapers, close to the DVD collection on the first floor.

 

Hamline is hiring student employees to work on the Central Service Desk (CSD). We need tech savvy applicants with good customer relationship skills.

 

 You can focus your search for discipline specific articles by using our subject specific databases.

 

Wall Street Journal articles from today’s edition and as far back as 2010 are available through our ProQuest Global Newsstream‎ database.

 

Hamline users have full digital access to the StarTribune thanks to HUSC and the Dean of Students Office.
Star Tribune

 

Having issues connecting to the Wi-Fi? Need help getting internet access to your Playstation or Xbox? Contact the Central Service Desk (CSD) on the first floor of Bush Library.

 

CLIC loans are from NEARBY schools that are part of our consortium. They arrive faster and loan periods are longer. Interlibrary (ILLiad) loans usually come from FURTHER AWAY, thus they often take longer to arrive and have a more limited loan period.

 

Films on Demand streaming educational video clips can help instructors highlight important learning objectives. Films on Demand

 

Lynda.com is a great learning resource available for Hamline users for improving technology and creative skills. Lynda.com from Linked In

 

ACLS Humanities E-Book database has an improved browse interface for helping locate humanities and social science texts. ACLS Humanities E-books logo

 

 The Chronicle of Higher Education's Premium Access is available free of charge for Hamline users. the Chronicle of Higher Education

 

Check out student dissertations, theses, and capstone projects in Digital Commons Hamline scholarship collection.

 

You can schedule a face-to-face appointment with a reference librarian from the comfort of your couch? You can look up the librarian subject liasions by visiting "Contact the Library", book an appointment, or simply call, email, or stop by the library.

 

The Oxford English Dictionary is an authoritative source for spelling and defining English words. Find OED online in our Databases & Articles > Reference Sources page or search for it in CLICsearch

 

Including reputable data sources and statistics can help your research projects stand out. Consult our Data Sources @ Hamline library guide.

 

Hamline Bush Memorial Library is a CLIC member - which saves users time and helps us provide more robust services thus reducing costs. CLIC Cooperating Libraries in Consortium

 

We have a new library suggestion box near the stairwell on the first floor of the library. Write your feedback or email us anytime at bushref@hamline.edu

 

There are over 100 public libraries in the Twin Cities area that cooperate through the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

 

Need help with Blackboard, Google Forms, Lucidchart, or other Hamline supported software? Try the ITS Self-Help site:
https://sites.google.com/hamline.edu/its-selfhelp/home

 

 You’ve graduated, but still need access to library databases? Stop in Bush Memorial Library to use a public computer or access the ELM databases that are free for anyone within Minnesota.

 

Hamline University Archives: Can you help identify us these historic photos?

 

Star Tribune
Hamline users have full digital access to the StarTribune
thanks to HUSC and the Dean of Students Office.

 

 Bush Library has a new Reading List service for faculty that can save time and effort, and can help reduce costs for students.

 

Bush Library is open for Summer Term Mon.-Thur. 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sun. noon-4p.m.

 

Learn about our Leganto Reading List service for faculty.

 

Try our new Reader’s Guide Retrospective database.

 

The Library will be closing Friday, May 18 at 3 p.m. and will be closed Saturday - Sunday, May 19 - 20 for commencement. Congratulations Graduates!

 

Shhhh... the third floor of the library is dedicated to quiet study.

 

Finals stress? Therapy dogs in the library 11:00-12:30 & 4:00-6:00 on Friday, May 11.

 

The Library will be open extended hours until 1:45 a.m. for finals starting the evening of Sunday, May 6.

 

Most libraries are unwilling to loan books via Interlibrary Loan for an entire semester. Don't request something in April or May that you need for your summer term final project.

 

Susie Steinbach, director of honors and professor of history, was recently interviewed in JSTOR’s “Ask a Professor” feature. Steinbach is an author of Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture, and Society in Nineteenth Century Britain, and she spoke with JSTOR about Victorian respectability, baking, and Nordic noir detective novels. View the whole story on JSTOR’s website.

 

Need a little privacy when studying, but don't need absolute silence? Check out the worklounge seating on the second floor of the library. Features include power outlets, lamps and just enough privacy to help you concentrate.

 

Looking for a job or internship? Use the ReferenceUSA database until the trial period ends April 5.
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Need a REALLY big space to write out a math problem or work on some chemistry formulas? Check out the new wall-sized white board in the Bush Library Collaborative Corner. You can reserve the room 101.

 

Spring Break Reading: Bush Library has a small collection of popular fiction titles on the second floor of the library. Find escapist literature for your Service Learning Trip bus ride or simple relaxing reading pleasure.

 

There is a showcase of student work online? Check out the Student Departmental Honors Projects and Graduate Education Capstones.

 

CLIC loans are from NEARBY schools that are part of our consortium. They arrive faster and loan periods are longer. Interlibrary (ILLiad) loans usually come from FURTHER AWAY, thus they usually take longer to arrive and have a more limited loan period.

 

The Refworks citation tool can help with your citations and works cited.

 

Celebrate Love Data Week - Feb 12 - 16, Come to Bush Library for student infographic posters, data story books on display, and treats. Infographics: Student Resources

 

Course Reserves can be checked out at the CSD.

 

Anyone can use the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project to easily create an ebook. Bush Library can help.

 

Our Central Service Desk (CSD) is a collaborative effort between ITS and Bush Library.

 

Ebooks Minnesota has a collection of Open Education Scholarly Resources: ebooks, textbooks, and videos.