Posted by: Roxanne Palmatier
Mideastwire provides daily English-language summaries of key political, cultural, economic, and opinion pieces produced by the media in 22 Arab countries, Iran, and the Arab Diaspora. Although this resource is particularly relevant for faculty and students in Political Science, International Affairs, Journalism, and International Business, it will be of interest to anyone following current developments in the Middle East and Arab world.
Automatic delivery of a daily briefing is available through RSS feed or e-mail. To enable e-mail delivery of the daily briefing, send a blank e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that there are currently some difficulties with delivery to Gmail accounts; Gmail users, please see the following FAQ: http://0-www.mideastwire.com.ilsprod.lib.neu.edu/faq.php. A link to RSS feeds is available on the home page of Mideastwire.
Additional features include:
- Links from each translated article to the original news piece which offers users the look and feel of the original news source. Additionally, readers fluent in the language of publication may view the original.
- Five year archive for issue tracking.
- Basic and advanced searching of the article archive.
- Access to the Mideastwire blog.
- Links to related websites.
- Alumni access.
Mideastwire enhances international news coverage already provided through other library resources, including EIU.com, Press Display, Access World News, and Lexis/Nexis Academic.
Posted in: Foreign Languages and Literatures, Information and Society, Journalism and International Affairs, Library News and Events, Political Science, Research Online, Serendipity
Posted by: Rebecca Bailey
Need a summary of research in Biomedical, Life, Physical, or Social Sciences?
To supplement our ongoing access to the Annual Reviews, Snell Library is pleased to offer the Electronic Back Volume Collection, which has over 70 years of research online — timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists and social scientists from 1932-2006. It offers seamless access to a comprehensive collection of all available Annual Reviews Sciences Collection back volumes, with content dating back to the very first volume of the Annual Review of Biochemistry in 1932.
Features and Benefits
- A comprehensive online collection of available Annual Reviews Sciences Collection with content spanning Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences, including Economics
- Immediate access to 1,100+ volumes, comprising over 25,000 critical and authoritative review articles from 1932-2006
- Color and grayscale figures, charts, tables, and cited literature available via full-text searchable PDFs
You may also wish to look at Annual Reviews‘ audio and video series featuring interviews with foremost scientific scholars.
To find Annual Reviews, click here to link directly, or go to the Library home page and click on All Databases and Trials for an A-Z list.
Posted in: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer and Information Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Library News and Events, Marine Science, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Toxicology, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Research Online, Serendipity, Sociology
Posted by: Emily Sabo
From trial to subscription! The Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of SimplyMap, a web-based application that enables one to create high quality thematic maps, charts, and reports based on extensive demographic, business, marketing, and health data.
SimplyMap tools allow you to compare data across different geographical locations, down to the block group level. Included are variables such as ethnicity, transportation, language, housing, population, education, employment, and consumer expenditures.
The data also includes estimates and projections so that you can analyze and plot current and future trends. SimplyMap also includes SimmonsLOCAL, a tool that tracks consumer behavior through over 200 media markets and includes over 450 product categories and 8,000 specific brands.
For the full press release, click here.
To get started with SimplyMap, click here.
Posted in: Anthropology, Business, Communication Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Information and Society, Library News and Events, Political Science, Research Online, Sociology