books

January New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2016

Annual review of nuclear and particle science. QC173 .A52 v.65 (2015) Atomic diffusion in stars / Georges Michaud, Georges Alecian, Jacques Richer. QB461 .M53 2015 Brain mapping [electronic resource] : an encyclopedic reference / editor-in-chief: Arthur W. Toga. An Internet resource — REMOTE ACCE...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2016

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Standing and sitting adlayers in atomic layer deposition of ZnO Author(s): Zhengning Gao; Fei Wu; Yoon Myung; Ruixiang Fei; Kanjolia, R.; Li Yang; Banerjee, P. Source: Journal of Vacuum Science & Technol...

Please report E-Journal access problems promptly!

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2016

This is the time of year when we lose our online access to a few titles; which titles is unpredictable of course. The sooner we can report these issues the sooner they can be resolved. To report problems, please just email Alison or you can use the EJ problem report form if you prefer. Thank you.

Verfasser Datenbank–NEW DATABASE

By Brian Vetruba on January 29, 2016

The Libraries have acquired De Gruyter’s Verfasser-Datenbank, a German-language database of reference materials which provides comprehensive information about literary authors and works in German-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present. It is comprised of content from these four ...

Life Magazine during the Jazz Age

By Andrea Degener on January 29, 2016

The most recent Modern Graphic History Library exhibit, Jazz Age Illustration, features several illustrations from Life magazine. The  publication had its heyday in during the 1920s before eventually being overcome by the Great Depression. Before Life was bought by Time, Inc. the publication fost...

News and notes for math folks from January, 2016

By Ruth Lewis on January 28, 2016

Interesting item in Inside Higher Education: Russia’s Math Diaspora Mathematicians may have left their mother country, but they didn’t leave the discipline, study finds. There’s been a conversation about Authorea on the physics-astronomy-mathematics librarian discussion list I r...

News and notes for biofolk from January, 2016

By Ruth Lewis on January 28, 2016

I was interested to see that PLOS Biology has a new meta-research section. This is their description “Low reproducibility rates have undermined trust in the scientific enterprise. Meta-research, or the scientific study of research practices, is an emerging field that aims to characterize ex...

EALC professors to appear in faculty book celebration event

By Ryuta Komaki on January 28, 2016

Professor Zhao Ma, author of Runaway Wives, Urban Crimes and Survival Tactics in Wartime Beijing, 1937–1949 (Harvard University Press, 2015) will speak in the 2016 Faculty Book Celebration on February 11. The event starts at 4pm in Umrath Lounge with a keynote talk by Christiane Gruber, Associate...