Thursday, December 18, 2008


Have you ever used AccessScience?

A great place to start a research project, this encyclopedia provides comprehensive overviews on a range of issues. For example, check out this article on a particle trap written by Stephen Chu. Mr. Chu is President-Elect Barack Obama's choice for Secretary of Energy.

This and other resources can be found in the A-Z List of E-Resources.

Selected Works Training for Faculty

Date: Wed., Dec. 17th
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Description: Bibliographic Instruction Room, DeWitt Wallace Library
Training session for interested faculty who want to learn how to update and maintain their Selected Works page - see web page at We will cover how to add publication or performance information as well as copies of articles if faculty have permission from the publishers to do so. We'll also cover reports that are generated by Selected Works. We'll cover how to locate information to determine if you are allowed to upload copies of your articles. For faculty who are interested, we'll provide additional information on Journal Citation reports, a new service added this year that provides information on citations and impact factors for journals. To register please use registration form Sponsored by the Library.

Introducing Macalester WorldCat Local

We are very pleased to announce our new WorldCat discovery tool available to Macalester users and we want you to please tell us what you think!

(Originally posted on DWL website, spring 2008)

NEWS: The Library Newsletter!

The Fall, and inaugural, issue of the Library, Media, Web Services News is now available online.

We intend to produce an issue at least twice a year, and we welcome your feedback. For environmental reasons, we will not be producing a paper copy. Instead, an electronic copy is kept in our Digital Commons.