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Results of last year’s library survey

Last spring, almost 1,000 of you responded to the library’s survey evaluating the use and quality of the our collections, services, and facilities. That’s 584 WOU students, 143 faculty, 128 members of staff, and 100 graduate students. Thank you so much for your participation! We’ve crunched the numbers and created an executive summary with the results [more…]

It’s OK to order things OnDemand!

When you run across an article in your research that is available through “Get It Now” or “OnDemand,” don’t let that stop you from getting the article you need. These terms mean that Hamersly doesn’t have access to the journal that published the article you are looking for, but we can still get the article for you. In order to get access, [more…]

Need a midterm break? Check out Films on Demand

Watch online streaming videos about everything from biographies of famous musicians to the history of unions in the U.S. to tips for writing fiction from famous writers (and much more!) for free. Watch the videos in Films on Demand for class or for a study break – there’s something for everyone. Films On Demand is almost like the [more…]

Stream videos for class or fun with ‘Films on Demand’

Watch online streaming videos about everything from biographies of famous musicians to the history of unions in the U.S. to tips for writing fiction from famous writers (and much more!) for free. Use the videos in Films on Demand for class, to learn something new, or just to satisfy your curiosity. Films On Demand is almost like [more…]

The ‘Find it @ WOU’ button is your friend

Doing research for that final paper? Then you’ve probably come across the ‘Find it @ WOU’ button. Often, students are confused about what it does, but it’s a powerful tool that can get you to the articles you need no matter where they’re located. So, it’s worth checking out! [wpspoiler name=”More about ‘Find it @ [more…]

Learn about other countries with ‘A to Z the World’

Thinking about studying abroad? Taking a class with an international focus? Just want to learn about another country? A to Z the World is the database for you. Covering 175 countries and territories, A to Z the World is a great resource to learn about social and cultural customs, important travel and business information, and much [more…]

Get the full text – just click ‘Find it @ WOU’

// Sometimes full articles are available directly from the library databases, and you will see this icon: But in many instances, there is no link to the full text of the article, and you only have the summary (or even just the citation information).  This is when you use the ‘Find it @ WOU’ button. [more…]

What do people think? Find poll results on your topic

Polling the Nations is an online database of public opinion polls containing the full text of 600,000+ questions and responses, from 18,000+ surveys and 1,700+ polling organizations, conducted from 1986 through the present in the United States and more than 100 other countries around the world. Questions cover politics and elections; big issues such as [more…]

EdITLib Digital Library

EdITLib Digital Library is the premier source of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.  From the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center serves up detailed and concise biographies, in full-text, from respected reference sources and magazine articles. In addition to searching by name for a known individual, you can discover notable people by searching fields or browsing categories. Search fields include profession or activity, nationality or U.S. ethnicity, gender, lifespan, and places of birth [more…]

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