Current events, exhibits, new resources and news.
Archives of What's New
Exhibit: Northeast Florida Wildlife Books
Exhibit: Summer Reading
Jim Alderman Retires
Exhibit: George W. Simons
Exhibit: Communities of Northeast Florida
Database Trial: Transparent Language Online
Exhibit: Earth Month
Database Trial: Mango Languages
Mango Languages is an e-learning language solution offering language and cultural skills in 57 foreign languages, allowing students to pursue interests in almost any nation during and after their formal education. Available until 4/10/14.
Access this database and other database trials on our LibGuide.
Exhibit: Women's History Month
Exhibit: Irish Literature
Database Trial: APA PsycTests
Welcome Elizabeth Curry, Library Dean
Exhibit: National African American History Month
Exhibit: The Hidden Room in the House; Printmakers and the Art of Sublimation
"The Hidden Room in the House; Printmakers and the Art of Sublimation" is on exhibition within the University of North Florida Library and Special Collections through the month of February. The exhibit was curated by Emily Arthur, UNF Associate Professor of Printmaking.
Arthur is one of 33 American artists featured in the exhibit including the portfolio organizers Kathryn Polk (of New Mexico) and Sylvia Taylor (of New York). A complete list of the artists is below. Five UNF advanced printmaking students are also featured which include Jessie Barnes, Sarah Victoria Brown, Skyler Earnheart, Wai Chee (April) Sham Elizabeth Taber, Josh Quarti, Page Valtison, and Georgia Ward-Collins.
The tradition of printmaking exchange allows for the dissemination of prints between national and international artists. The portfolio organizers Kathryn Polk and Sylvia Taylor selected the participating artists and the concept of the portfolio exchange:
The Hidden Room in the House; Printmakers and the Art of Sublimation: We all have a dark side. There exists in each of us a psychological repository that lives beyond or on the periphery of awareness. Childhood memories, primordial urges, and inappropriate impulses inhabit this shadowy realm. Whether we repress, deny, project or sublimate, we cannot escape the shadow. Nor should we really want to, for even though the shadow can be creepy and frightening, it is also a treasure trove of rich, imaginal and energy-filled material. Indeed, Carl Jung declared the shadow to be gold. As artists, we are fortunate to be able to access dormant power and imagery through the process of sublimation. As printmakers, we have a unique ability through the production of multiples as well as the social and political nature of printmaking to share, learn, and cultivate common ground. – K. Polk & S. Taylor, 2013
Exhibiting Portfolio Artists:
Tell Us Why You Love the Library Contest
Database Trial: Dictionary of American Regional English
Exhibit: Nelson Mandela
Exhibit: Golden Age of Hollywood
Finals Week @ Carpenter Library
Exhibit: Simuel Decatur "S. D." McGill
Tommy G's Haunted Open House
Carpenter Library Receives 2013 BizTech Innovation Award
Exhibit: LGBT Resource Center History Project Archives Exhibit
Database Trial: Literary Reference Center Plus
Art in the Library Exhibit
Patriots & the Sea Exhibit
Exhibit: National Days of the World
Dee Baldwin named Interim Dean of the Library
Shirley Hallblade Retires
New Database: Natural Standard
The following databases have been added to the library's resources:
For a full list of library databases, visit http://www.unf.edu/library/databases/.
Database Trial: e-libro
Sarah Philips Retires
Database Trial: Films on Demand
Exhibit: Focusing on the Environment -- Curriculum Materials in the Library
Database Trial: VAST
New Database: Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Practice
This comprehensive database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and
health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that’s
been analyzed, appraised, and prepared by expert reviewers at JBI so users can
integrate the world’s best evidence into everyday health practice:
Library access also includes two Joanna Briggs journal selection and analysis tools, JBI Journal Club and JBI RAPid.
Database Trial: PsycTESTS
Exhibit: Discovering Florida
The large exhibit case just outside Special Collections on the 1st floor of the Library features materials related to the discovery and exploration of Florida and North America. April 2013 is the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon's "accidental" discovery of Florida while in search of the "Islands of Benimy."
New Database: Annual Reviews
Exhibit: Mirth Month
Exhibit: What's Special About Jacksonville
Database Trial: ProQuest Statistical Abstract
Database Trials -- more
Patai’s Chemistry of Functional Groups - Available until 3/31/13. Patai covers all aspects of the chemistry of functional groups – an essential tool for the organic chemist – including physical organic chemistry, analytical chemistry and techniques, reaction mechanisms, chapters on synthetic pathways, reactions and strategies as well as applications in drug discovery, pharmaceuticals, biochemistry and molecular biology.Native American Archives - Available until 4/26/13. Whether tracing your heritage or learning about Native American history, original records shed new light on the people and events of the past. Over 1.5 million images available for the first time on the Internet.National Review Archive - Available until 4/26/13. This database offers complete indexing, abstracting, and full text coverage for all issues of the journal back to the first issue in 1955 through the present.
Access to trial databases is via the trials libguide at http://libguides.unf.edu/content.php?pid=274675.
BioOne now included in OneSearch results
Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz now searchable in OneSearch
Exhibit: Black History Month
Database Trial: Joanna Briggs Institute
Database Trial: Business Experts Press eBooks
UBorrow Comes to OneSearch
Database Trial: Wharton Research Data Services
Wharton Data Research Service. Wharton
Research Data Services (WRDS) is the leading data research platform and
business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic,
government and nonprofit clients in 29 countries. Wharton provides
single-point access to over 200 terabytes of data across multiple
disciplines, including Finance, Marketing, and Economics. Username, unorthf. Password, Unf2013.
Exhibit: Remembering Martin Luther King
Exhibit: The Emancipation Proclamation
Library launches new home page
Kaleen Davis joins library staff
Exhibit: What's Special About Florida
Eileen Brady Retires
Database Trial: Passport
Database Trial: eStatement Studies
Libguide: Art in the Library
Verna Urbanski Retires
Exhibit: Voces y caras: Hispanic Communities of Jacksonville
Technology Assistance Center
Exhibit: Fine Arts at UNF
Sarah Philips and Jim Alderman
Exhibit: UNF Library -- 40 years
New Database: Journal Citation Reports
Exhibit: Native Americans
Barbara Tuck Retires
Exhibit: Political Parties in the United States
Stephanie Weiss moves to Reference Department
David King, Jr., joins Library Systems & Technology Department
New Exhibit in Special Collections
Exhibit: Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Exhibit: Library of America Project
FRANCIS database change
JSTOR VII and JSTOR Life Sciences Collections Now Available
Exhibit: Teaching and Teachers
Exhibit: Resources for Nursing
Courtenay McLeland moves to Technical Services
Journal Citation Reports database now available
Vicki Stanton Retires
Au Courant - Library Update
Exhibit: Library Resources in Communication
Historic Architectural Photography by Lance Taylor - February 16, 2 p.m.
Lance Taylor, a UNF staff employee and avocational
photographer, will talk about his interest in the photography of historic
architecture. Taylor, a UNF alumnus (BA 1974, MBA 1986), recently donated to
the Library over 7,000 of his photographic images of historical sites in the
United States, predominately in Florida and
neighboring states. The presentation is part of the current Library exhibit, “Jacksonville
Architecture: In Print and Photography.” This event will take place in the
Special Collections Reading Room, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12,
first floor on February 16 at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Exhibit: Poetry Resources in the Library
Marquis Who's Who Database Now Available
Library Exhibit: Jacksonville Architecture: In Print and Photography
Project Muse New Interface
ProQuest Updates Search Platform
Some databases move from Wilson to EBSCO
Library Exhibit: Broadway and Musical Theater
New Database - SRDS
New Database Platforms
ebrary Academic Complete
New EBSCO Databases
New faculty member Hilary Robbeloth
Hilary Robbeloth joins the library faculty.
Library Exhibit - Censorship and Banned Books
This exhibit is related to censorship, banned books, and the reasons various titles have been banned.
It is located in the large case outside Special Collections on the 1st floor and will be available through October 31.
Westlaw Campus Research
Netlibrary is now EBSCO eBook Collection
Library Launches New Web Site
UBorrow is Here!
New Exhibit: Sources about the Space Program and Space Exploration
LibAnswers Now Available
Chemical Abstracts Student Edition no longer available.
LibGuides Now Available
Knowing the Ropes: JAXPORT in the Arts
Music in Three Parts
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