New online encyclopedias
Thanks to Professor Kym Morrison's suggestion, the library has purchased 2 new online encyclopedias.
Try them out! Let me know if you have connection or access problems to the content.
Titles recently acquired in the Five College Libraries, on African American history.
Keep your research organized
Put all your references in RefWorks, create quick and easy bibliographies, build your knowledgebase.
Guides for Specific Courses
Try out these databases, comment on them and rate them too. (Click on the stars to give your rating.)
Check out the ones with 5-stars:
Disaster & Building in Haiti - A Research and Information Guide
In response to the earthquakes in Haiti, the UMass Amherst Libraries compiled a list of resources for the campus community and the public. This list is available at http://guides.library.umass.edu/haiti. The web page includes links to local/international news coverage of this tragedy, local events and organizations that are providing assistance, as well as library resources for background information.
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Reference & Research Assistance Desk hours, Fall 2014: Wednesdays 12:30-2. In New Africa House: Tuesdays 1-2:30, room 323. Also available by appointment.