Friday, December 15, 2006

New Resources: Knovel and Historical Statistics of the United States

The library is pleased to offer access to two new electronic resources:

Knovel Library: Collection of full text reference books and databases from more than 30 Sci-Tech publishers and professional societies including, McGraw Hill, John Wiley, Elsevier, Springer, Industrial Press, American Institute of Chemical Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers covering 18 industrially important Subject Areas in the fields of Chemistry and the Life Sciences; Materials; and Engineering. All sources are full text in PDF format, and many include interactive tables,, graphs and live equations allowing you analyze the data you find.

Historical Statistics of the United States: definitive source of statistics and data about the United States and a key resource for American history research from Colonial times to the present. Includes statistics from over 1,000 sources covering data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade.

Other resources can be found by clicking on Research-->Find Resource-->and typing in the name.

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